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Weekend Recap: Winternationals, Trains

February 13, 2017

We like to share our weekend experiences through the eyes of our guests! NHRA Winternationals The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series always starts here at Fairplex at the Auto Club Raceaway, and this year was no exception! Click here to read up on who won what at the 2017 NHRA Winternationals! World’s Great Hobby On…

Weekend Recap: 2016 Auto Club Finals

November 14, 2016

2016 NHRA Auto Club Finals The 52nd annual NHRA Auto Club Finals ended in a cloud of adrenaline, breaking records and first-time achievements! Here’s how it went down: Funny Car Championship Funny Car vet Ron Capps has tried (and came very close) to taking the championship title before, but this was the year he actually…

Fairplex Snapshot: Auto Club NHRA Finals

November 10, 2016

It’s here! The 52nd Auto Club NHRA Finals are here, loud and proud. Things kicked off today with sportsman racing. Pros start tomorrow. We’ll be covering all the highlights and results here, Facebook and Twitter. It’ll be a pretty exciting weekend! (P.S. Want to watch the drags but can’t attend? Check out NHRA All Access…

Fairplex Weekend Recap: Agriculture, art and drones

November 7, 2016

What a fantastic weekend of learning! This Saturday was full of agriculture, art and innovation in nearly every corner of Fairplex. Check it out: Fall in the Farm: We partnered with local businesses, school groups and non-profits this weekend for an agricultural celebration at The Farm. Nearly 1,000 guests joined us for a day of…

Throwback Thursday: Fairplex & NHRA

November 3, 2016

For decades now, the familiar, thunderous roar of the drag races can be heard throughout Fairplex every February and November at the Auto Club Winternationals and Finals respectively. The NHRA Winternationals are held at the Auto Club Raceway each year  Back in the 1950s, drag racing wasn’t an official sport — far from it. In…