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Member News

Oct. 18, 2016

2016 Auto Club NHRA Finals Membership Hospitality Center Information

If you’re coming to the season-ending Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Pomona Raceway next week, we hope you’ll stop by the Membership Hospitality Center in a great location in the nitro pits alongside Tim Wilkerson’s Levi, Ray & Shoup Funny Car!

This location offers valued Members like you an authentic pitside experience where you can watch a nitro Funny Car team at work, right in the thick of the excitement of the nitro pits. Plus, this year we've added daily drawings for Top Eliminator Club tickets and other prizes, along with a daily meet-and-greet with members of the NHRA National Dragster staff.

REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR VALID NHRA MEMBERSHIP CARD to the race with you for admission to the Membership Hospitality Center. If you can’t find yours, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request that one be emailed to you. (We can do this during office hours only – not on race weekend.) If you need to renew, the NHRA National Dragster trailer will be right next door to make it easy.

As always,we’ll have snacks and drinks for sale, televisions for watching the on-track action, and private restrooms.

Please be aware that to avoid overcrowding, we may have to limit the number of members and their guests in the tent at any time. We’ll do our very best to accommodate everyone.

Thanks for your support of NHRA. We hope to see you in Pomona!

Hospitality Center Hours
Friday, Nov. 11 | 9am-4pm
Saturday, Nov. 12 | 7:30am-4pm
Sunday, Nov. 13 | 7:30am-4pm

Jul. 25, 2016

Just added! Membership Hospitality with Pritchett, Hagan at Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

A little more awesome has just been added to the NHRA member experience at the 2016 Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. The Membership Hospitality Center at Lucas Oil Raceway, will now be hosted not only by Leah Pritchett and the Papa John's Top Fuel dragster team, but also by Matt Hagan and the crew of the Rocky Boots/Mopar Express Lane Funny Car. Stop by Friday-Monday of the U.S. Nationals to take advantage of one of your best NHRA Member benefits and watch two top-flight nitro teams at once from the best seats in the house, right in the middle of the action.

Your NHRA Membership card admits you and your guests to this exciting Members-only area, which also will offer live television for watching the on-track action, discounted snacks and beverages for sale, and daily prize drawings for tickets and more, including the famous VIP Member of the Event drawing on race-day morning. The VIP Member of the Event wins a pair of instant upgrades to the Top Eliminator Club, a tour of the starting line and pre-race ceremony, and post-race Winner's Circle access. (All prizes and benefits are subject to change.)

Remember, the NHRA Membership Hospitality Center will be in the nitro pits between popular DSR drivers Leah Pritchett and Matt Hagan and and will be open these hours Friday-Monday at the U.S. Nationals:

Friday, Sept. 2: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday Sept. 3: 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 4: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 5: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Jan. 06, 2016

How to get a FREE NHRA Member T-shirt

The 2016 NHRA Member T-shirt is pretty nice. The clean design is a nod to vintage racing apparel, it shows your pride of membership, and it looks good on you. Check it out at NHRAStore.com. At just $12 plus shipping (USPS or Ground), the price looks good, too. To get it for free, buy a new or renewal membership at NHRAStore.com, add the shirt to your cart, and use promo code MBRTEE. You'll see the $12 taken off your total at checkout. Choose USPS as your shipping method for the lowest shipping cost.

Jan. 03, 2016

Enter for a chance to win VIP Parking or a Backstage Pass in 2016

NHRA Members have chances to win two kinds of VIP treatment during events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. First, members can enter by email for a chance to win a VIP parking pass for an event they are attending. Second, members can enter by email for a chance to win a "backstage pass" tour of the race-day opening ceremonies, hosted by members of the National Dragster staff. Here's how to enter each contest for the events on the 2016 tour:

VIP Parking Pass
Please enter only the contest(s) for event(s) you will attend. To enter, send an email containing your name and valid NHRA membership number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line below that matches your event. (Use the handy link below.) You must enter by the deadline shown below.

Only emails received by the deadline with the correct subject line and containing a valid NHRA Member number will be entered into the random drawing. Winners will be notified by email and will receive instructions for picking up their pass on-site at that time. One entry per member per event. Passes are for parking only for the full event and are not good for event admission; members are responsible for their own event admission. One event parking pass per winner, good for the named 2016 event only. Passes are not transferable. No rain checks or substitutions.

Backstage Pass
Please enter only the contest(s) for event(s) you will attend. To enter, send an email containing your name, valid NHRA membership number, and a mobile number where you can be reached during the event to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line below that matches your event. (Use the handy link below.) You must enter by the deadline shown below. For each event, three NHRA Members who plan to attend will receive a backstage tour of the opening ceremony on race day and access to the winner's circle the same day. Each member may bring one guest.

Only emails received by the deadline with the correct subject line and containing a valid NHRA Member number and contact phone number will be entered into a random drawing for the backstage-pass tour. Winners will be notified by email and will receive instructions for meeting their National Dragster tour guide. Please note that occasionally, the race-day opening ceremony must be omitted or condensed and the tour canceled due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather. One entry per member per event. Winners receive a tour only, event schedule permitting, and do not receive event admission; members are responsible for their own event admission. Prize is not transferable and is good for race day of the named 2016 event only. No rain checks or substitutions.

Event Location
Deadline
Subject line Parking Subject Line Backstage
Pomona (February) 2/7 Winternationals Parking Winternationals Backstage Pass
Phoenix 2/21 Arizona Parking Arizona Backstage Pass
Gainesville 3/13 Gatornationals Parking Gatornationals Backstage Pass
Las Vegas (April) 3/28 Vegas 1 Parking Vegas 1 Backstage Pass
Charlotte 4/17 Charlotte 1 Parking Charlotte 1 Backstage Pass
Houston 4/24 Houston Parking Houston Backstage Pass
Atlanta 5/9 Atlanta Parking Atlanta Backstage Pass
Topeka 5/15 Topeka Parking Topeka Backstage Pass
Epping 5/29 Epping Parking Epping Backstage Pass
Englishtown 6/5 Englishtown Parking Englishtown Backstage Pass
Bristol 6/12 Bristol Parking Bristol Backstage Pass
Norwalk 6/19 Norwalk Parking Norwalk Backstage Pass
Chicago 6/29 Chicago Parking Chicago Backstage Pass
Denver 7/17 Denver Parking Denver Backstage Pass
Sonoma 7/24 Sonoma Parking Sonoma Backstage Pass
Seattle 7/31 Seattle Parking Seattle Backstage Pass
Brainerd 8/14 Brainerd Parking Brainerd Backstage Pass
Indianapolis 8/24 Indy Parking Indy Backstage Pass
Charlotte (September) 9/11 Charlotte 2 Parking Charlotte 2 Backstage Pass
St. Louis 9/18 St. Louis Parking St. Louis Backstage Pass
Reading 9/25 Reading Parking Reading Backstage Pass
Dallas 10/9 Dallas Parking Dallas Backstage Pass
Las Vegas (October) 10/23 Vegas 2 Parking Vegas 2 Backstage Pass
Pomona (November) 11/6 Finals Parking Finals Backstage Pass
Nov. 09, 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: My membership expiration date has changed. What’s going on?

A: At the end of 2014, Membership Services switched to a new database system with month-end expiration dates instead of the familiar weekly expiration dates. As a result, expiration dates for all memberships active at the time of the conversion were adjusted. If your expiration date happened to be adjusted backward, please don’t be concerned. You will receive the full year’s worth of membership benefits, including National Dragster and excess medical insurance coverage, regardless.

 

Q: I filed a forwarding order with the Post Office, but my National Dragster stopped coming soon after I moved. What happened?

A: The U.S. Postal Service only forwards Periodicals (magazines) for 60 days, so it’s important to notify everyone who sends you magazines of your new address personally, and pretty quickly. It’s easy to notify NHRA Membership Services and National Dragster. Just send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Membership Services at 1-800-308-6472.

Rulebook updated with amendments posted

One of the benefits of having the NHRA Rulebook available to members online is that periodically, amendments that were made over the previous months are merged into the online version. The latest update to the 2016 Rulebook has been posted.

 NHRA Members may purchase a printed copy of the Rulebook for $7 plus shipping; one copy at this price. To order and receive your NHRA Member discount, please call 800-308-6472; discount available online with membership purchase only and promo code MEMBER3. Please be aware that the printed rulebook does not contain the amendments.

Last modified on Jun. 30, 2016
Jun. 22, 2013

You can buy a photo that appeared in ND

Did you know that many of the photographs that appear in National Dragster are available for reprint? These can make great gifts for the racers, fans, and business partners on your list any time of year. If you're interested in purchasing a print of a photo you've seen in National Dragster, please click here for ordering information.

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