The Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals, the largest and most prestigious drag race in the world with more than 900 teams competing, will again be the richest drag race in history with a combined potential payout of more than $2 million in cash and posted contingency awards at an event that is jam-packed with special events and huge bonuses.
In addition to the incredible prestige and the massive cash purse available during Labor Day eliminations at the world’s biggest drag race, select competitors at the 69th annual Big Go, Aug. 30-Sept. 4, at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, will also take part in bonus-rich special events, including the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, the Pep Boys NHRA Funny Car All-Star Callout; the RoofTec Competition Eliminator Cash Clash, and the Hemi Challenge.
The popular Hemi Challenge, featuring a shootout between Dodge Hemi-powered Super Stock machines, and the new RoofTec Competition Eliminator Cash Clash, will take place on Friday.
The Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, the final event of this exciting and lucrative new bonus program for drivers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle, will roar to life Saturday with the largest purse to date on the line.
The Pep Boys NHRA Funny Car All-Star Callout will thunder into action on Sunday, pitting eight of the top drivers in the class with huge bonuses on the line to all competitors.
In addition to the huge event purse and special-event bonus monies, there also are large payouts in contingency bonuses available to racers across all classes competing at the event.
As befitting a race of this stature and significance, NHRA on FOX will air 10 hours of television coverage from the race, including four and a half hours on the flagship FOX Broadcast Network. Coverage starts on FS1 from 11:30-1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 3 followed by coverage of the Pep Boys NHRA All-Star Funny Car Callout on FOX from 4-5:30 p.m. Qualifying action will continue from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sunday on FS1. On Monday, coverage from eliminations will begin at noon on FS1 and continue on FOX from 2-5 p.m. #NHRA #SpeedForAll