The NHRA AAA Texas FallNationals, Oct. 14-18 at Texas Motorplex, is one of the last four races of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season and this year, and along with the traditional playoff atmosphere and title hopes are on the line, the event will feature additional classes.
The FallNationals will feature five days of racing action, with Top Fuel, Funny, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle racing Saturday and Sunday. Wednesday and Thursday will feature an NHRA Division 4 National Open for Sportsman competitors from across the country. Friday will be highlighted by the “Friday Night Live” featuring jet cars, nostalgia Funny Cars and a wide assortment of NHRA classes, along with continued Sportsman qualifying.
Additionally, this will be the final event for Top Fuel Harleys so the championship will be on the line and will be crowned in front of the Texas Motorplex crowd. The variety of the race cars will be expanded by the inclusion of the Pro Mod class, 200-mph doorslammers competing in their penultimate event of the season with championship dreams in the balance as well as the Factory Stock Showdown class.
“This will be one of the biggest NHRA events of the season when you consider the number of days and classes contested,” said Andy Carter Texas Motorplex General Manager. “We are especially excited to produce ‘Friday Night Live’ with all sorts of ground pounding fast race cars you wouldn’t normally see at an NHRA national event. You will not get a better playoff atmosphere than the AAA Texas Fall Nationals in October. All the professional class championships will be on the line and when you consider we are one of the last four races, you will be able to cut the championship tension with a knife.
“We will be featuring every major class that competes on the NHRA national tour, everything from Top Fuel and Funny Car to Top Fuel Harley Davidsons to Pro Mods and Factory Stock Ford Cobra Jets and Chevrolet COPO Camaros. I don’t think we have ever had this many classes at one event all racing in a playoff setting for so many different world championships. It will be an amazing weekend of racing for sure.”
The track will be following all state and county health recommendations. For tickets and more information visit www.texasmotorplex.com.