250 mph Drag Racing Excitement Coming to Bakersfield March 8, 9 & 10!!!!
WHAT: The K & N Filters Goodguys 43rd March Meet Nostalgia Drag Races. Historic drag racing event and car show featuring 400 drag racing vehicles and over 1,000 1972 and earlier hot rods, custom cars and street machines plus manufacturer/supplier booths and lots of family entertainment. The March Meet is stop number one of the 2002 Goodguys Triple Crown Drag Racing Series. ` Racing will be conducted in Top Fuel, A/Fuel, AA/Gas, A/GAS (7.60), Junior Fuel, Nostalgia Eliminator (7.60), as well as other sportsman classes.
WHEN: Friday, March 8th, Saturday, March 9th & Sunday March 10th 2002. Pro Qualifying (T/F, P/S, A/F, J/F) Friday @ 1:00pm, Saturday @ 10:00am & 2:00pm, Sunday Eliminations start at 10am. Event gates open Friday through Sunday 8:00am to 5:00pm
WHERE: The dragstrip is located at 33559 Famoso Rd. From Interstate 99 take Famoso Rd., Bakersfield, CA. East 3.5 miles to Famoso Raceway.
TICKETS: General Admission is $20 Friday, $25 Saturday and $25 Sunday. Three day Weekend passes $60, Saturday & Sunday pass $40, Kids 7-12 $5 per day. Tickets are available at event only. All admission tickets include pit pass. Famoso Raceway parking is FREE.
GRAND MARSHAL: Visalia, CA drag racing legend Shirley Shahan will serve as the event's Grand Marshal. Shahan, known nation-wide as the "Drag-On-Lady won several NHRA National titles in the 60's. She will be introduced Sunday morning prior to Final Eliminations.