WHAT: The Goodguys 8th Pomona Nitro Nationals is a hi-speed vintage drag race and a rod & custom car show all in one! Event features include drag racing with over 400 1972 & earlier race cars as well as 100’s and 100’s of hot rods & custom cars on display, and a manufacturer’s midway.
Racing will be conducted in 14 classes including 250mph nostalgia top fuel dragsters and nitro burning nostalgia funny cars, AA/GAS, A/Fuel, Junior Fuel and many other exciting classes!
Southern California Funny Car legend Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen and “The Voice” of Drag Racing – Glendale’s Dave McClelland will be honored as the event’s official “Hot Rod Heroes.” Both men will be on hand throughout the weekend, will sign autographs and be introduced to the crowd during pre-race ceremonies.
NHRA/PowerAde series Funny Car racer Ron Capps, driver of the Brut cologne-sponsored Dodge Stratus Funny Car will compete at the event driving Jeff Gaynor’s nostalgia style 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Funny Car.
Flame-belching nighttime excitement is on tap for Friday and Saturday evening as professional qualifying sessions featuring Nostalgia Top Fuel and Funny Car blast off at 8pm.
WHEN: Friday, Saturday and Sunday August 5, 6 & 7. Qualifying runs are scheduled throughout the day Friday and Saturday with final eliminations Sunday. Special Night time qualifying is slated for 8pm Friday and Saturday.
WHERE: Pomona Raceway. Track is located at Fairplex in Pomona.
TICKETS: General Admission - $25 per day. Weekend pass $65. Kids 7-12 $10 per day.
ONLINE: For additional event information, you can visit www.good-guys.com coldwop.co