Gayle Anderson was live in Pomona with a preview of the 54th Annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals beginning tomorrow, February 6th and running through Sunday, February 9th at the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
Every February since 1951, NHRA fans have flocked to Southern California for Winternationals, one of drag racing’s grandest traditions. At Winternationals, new cars, drivers, teams and sponsorships are unveiled for the upcoming season. Teams hope to use the season kickoff as a springboard in their pursuit of a spot in the “Countdown to the Championship” at the fabled Pomona facility known for its outstanding traction, smooth surface, and record performances. For a schedule of events, click HERE.
NHRA offers more han 20 categories of competition, including Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycles at the Professional level. There are more than 40,000 licensed NHRA drivers who compete at 130 NHRA member tracks around the country.
Tickets for Winternationals are available for single-day and multiple-day admission and can be purchased online or by calling (800) 884-NHRA (6472). For group tickets of 20+ or VIP Public Skybox Suite tickets, call Andrew Zamarripa at (626) 250-2220.
Founded in 1951 by Wally Parks, NHRA started as a means of getting hot rodders off the streets and onto legal drag strips. Since those early days, NHRA has evolved into the largest promoter of professional drag racing in the world. NHRA is dedicated to safety while providing millions of racing fans with the fastest and most spectacular form of entertainment on wheels.
54th Annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals
Starts Thursday, February 6th and runs through Sunday, February 9th
Auto Club Raceway at Pomona
2780 Fairplex Drive
Pomona, CA 91768