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Mac Tools US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway through Sept. 3

August 30, 2012 Leave a comment
Lucas Oil Raceway

Lucas Oil Raceway. staff photo, (c) 2011, all rights reserved.

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Lucas Oil Raceway

The 58th annual Mac Tools US Nationals Drag Racing Championship is underway and continues daily through Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at Lucas Oil Raceway in Hendricks County.

The US Nationals feature top fuel, funny car, pro stock motorcycles, and pro stock cars. New for 2012 is the introduction of the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootouts, special “races-within-a-race” featuring competition among eight racers in both the Funny Car and Top Fuel ranks.  These best of the best races in both nitro categories will pit the top Funny Car racers as they battle for $100,000 on Sept. 1st.  The elite racers in the Top Fuel class will race for $100,000 on Sunday.

Each NHRA event is fan friendly. Every ticket allows fans access to all of their favorite drivers. John Force Racing will host a car show today, Thursday, August 30. This will include hundreds of cars, food, entertainment, vendors, and more. Driver appearances may include John Force, Ashley Force Hood JFR Race Shop, Courtney Force, Brittany Force, Robert Hight, and Mike Neff.

Pedregon Racing hosts their annual Open House, Thursday, August 30, at the team’s shop just two miles from the raceway. This event features race cars and hot rods, and includes live music and a charity silent auction. And Don Schumacher Racing will host an open house on Friday, August 31 from 10-3. The open house will feature driver appearances, autograph signings, cars, entertainment, and more.

Lucas Oil Raceway is located at 10267 East US Highway 136 between Brownsburg and Indianapolis on Indy’s west side. For more information, visit, or call 317-291-4090.