NHRA - National Hot Rod Association

Oct '20

NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals*

1,475 feet

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Bristol Dragway is known as Thunder Valley thanks to the incredible noise created when nitro cars power their way through the mountains that flank the dragstrip in Tennessee. The facility hosted NHRA’s SpringNationals from 1965 to 1967 and went under an $18 million renovation in 1996. NHRA returned to Thunder Valley in 1999 to rave reviews.

As always, fans will have the opportunity to interact with their favorite drivers, as Every Ticket's a Pit Pass® at the most powerful and sensory-filled motorsports attraction on the planet! Get direct access to the teams, see firsthand as the highly-skilled mechanics service their hot rods between rounds, and get autographs from your favorite NHRA drivers

Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the TICKETS button above or by calling 423-BRISTOL. Purchase early and save! 

How to Get There: Bristol Dragway’s Thunder Valley is on Highway 394. From the south, exit Interstate 81 at Tennessee Exit 69, then travel east on Highway 394. From the north, exit Interstate 81 at Virginia Exit 3 and take Highway 11E south to Highway 394. For an alternate northbound route, exit Interstate 81 at Virginia Exit 17 and take Virginia State Route 75 south to Tennessee 44 south to U.S. 421 north to Highway 394 south.

Visitor Information: Bristol Chamber of Commerce, 423-989-4850

TV Schedule

Mello Yello Drag Racing Series
FINALSSunday, Oct. 112:00pm - 5:00pmFS1
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