TagNHRA Finals

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…

Goodbye October and Hello November (aka Holiday Season)

November 2, 2015

Greetings, fellow Fairplex Insider readers! I hope everyone enjoyed the sugar intake this Halloween weekend. If you have kids, remember that for every candy they get, you get TWO! 🙂 Here is what’s going down at Fairplex this month: SoCal Maker Con (Nov. 7): SoCal Maker Con celebrates innovation, inventive minds and creativity in Southern California. Robot wars,…

Behind the scenes of the 49th Auto Club NHRA Finals

November 6, 2013

Auto Club Raceway The 49th annual NHRA Finals starts tomorrow and runs through Sunday. It’s going to be loud, wild and tons of fun as thousands of drag racing fans come out to join the action and see who the world champions will be. We stopped by the Auto Club Raceway today to see how…

NHRA Finals Roar into Fairplex

November 13, 2008

This is as good as it gets for NHRA fans. It’s about 80 degrees here at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, there’s plenty of parking, and the racing–well it’s NHRA, people. It’s mind-blowing. This is the final race of the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series season, the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA…