The 59th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals will be held this Labor Day weekend, Aug. 28-Sept. 2, 2013.
NHRA racers and fans will descend on Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis for what's considered to be the most prestigious drag race in the world. They say that no career is truly complete without a win at this, drag racing's grandest event.
The stakes are high with this event being the final race of the regular season and setting the 10-driver fields for the upcoming six-race Countdown to the Championship. The Traxxas Nitro Shootout special events take place in Top Fuel and Funny Car.
2012 Recap: Tony Schumacher continued his string of success at the sport's most prestigious event by winning the Big Go for the ninth time in his career. Mike Neff scored his second straight Funny Car win at this event by holding off final-round opponent Tim Wilkerson, who secured a playoff position. Part-timer Dave Connolly beat teammate Erica Enders-Stevens in the Pro Stock final on a holeshot with a .002-second winning margin. Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) scored his first Wally at this event.
How to Get There: The track is one mile west of Clermont on Highway 136. From Indianapolis, take Interstate 465 to Highway 136 (Crawfordsville Road). Go west toward and through Clermont. The main entrance is on the south side of the road, one mile past Clermont. From west on Interstate 74, Exit 68 (Ronald Reagan Parkway), then head south. At the light, turn left and travel east, and the track will be on the right.
Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
10267 E. U.S. Highway 136
Indianapolis, IN 46234
Elevation: 700 feet
Tickets: NHRATix.com; 800-884-NHRA (6472)
See a slide show of the NHRA cars on Monument Circle.
Links to the FCC website to view WTHR and/or WALV’s on-line public inspection files:
WTHR: https://stations.fcc.gov/station-profile/WTHR || WALV: https://stations.fcc.gov/station-profile/WALV
Individuals with disabilities may contact Jill Pursell at email@example.com, or 317.655.5602, for assistance with access to the public inspection files.