AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 7, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Dodge has actually extended its agreement as the title civil liberties enroller of the National Racer Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Drag Racing Collection occasion at Maple Grove Raceway for the 2017 period, Dodge and also NHRA revealed today.
The 33rd yearly Dodge NHRA Nationals will be held Sept. 21-24 as well as acts as the second race in the six-race NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Champion. The occasion will be a vital stop for racers that are fighting for a world champion at the final thought of the period.
" The Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway is among the best events on the NHRA Drag Racing Series schedule," said Brad Gerber, NHRA vice president and chief development police officer. "The fan base in the area is among the most devoted in the nation and also followers will certainly witness top NHRA racers battling throughout the countdown to the championship."
Dodge's dedication to the sporting activity of NHRA Drag Racing remains to be strengthened as those that take on Dodge cars in the Super Supply and Supply courses in the Lucas Oil Drag Competing Collection will be eligible for added incentive money during the training course of the year. Freshly presented for 2017, the Dodge Top Finisher honor awards $500 each to the Supply and also Super Supply chauffeurs in a Dodge or Plymouth automobile that advance the farthest during eliminations at each of the 24 NHRA National occasions.
" Extending the Dodge partnership with the NHRA as well as Maple Grove Raceway is a very easy choice. Dodge belongs at the drag strip," stated Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands-- Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and also FIAT, FCA - North America. "The raw horse power and energy that drinks the championship-winning Dodge Battery charger R/T Funny Auto at NHRA weekends influences the horsepower and performance feel located throughout the complete line of Dodge lorries."
A new Dodge display will certainly likewise be presented on Producers Midway at 15 occasions this year. Furthermore, the second yearly Mopar Huge Block Party totally free fan-admission occasion will certainly take place on Thursday, Sept. 21 in conjunction with the Dodge NHRA Nationals.
NHRA presents 24 nationwide events including the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Collection, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Competing Collection as well as NHRA J&A Solution Pro Mod Drag Competing Series. NHRA supplies competitors opportunities for vehicle drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Competing Collection as well as the NHRA Drags: Road Legal Design provided by AAA. NHRA likewise supplies NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Competing Jr. Drag Racing Organization for youth ages 5 to 17. Additionally, NHRA has and also operates five racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and also Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California.03 f150 grill insert
For more details, go to NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.
About Dodge as well as SRT Brands
The Dodge brand name is America's mainstream efficiency brand name. With the purification of the brand and consolidation with SRT, Dodge is focusing on its efficiency origins with every single design it offers. The Dodge and SRT brand names supply a complete schedule of performance cars that stick out within their very own segments. Dodge is the mainstream performance brand name as well as SRT is positioned as the ultimate performance halo of the Dodge brand, with each other developing a complete and also balanced efficiency brand name with one vision as well as one voice.
From muscular tissue cars to minivans, crossovers as well as full-size SUVs, the Dodge brand name's full lineup of 2017 models provide best-in-class horsepower, class-exclusive innovation, unmatched ability as well as a variety of amazing attributes, such as LED headlamps, Dodge signature racetrack tail lamps, active exhaust, cold-air induction, 8.4-inch touchscreen Uconnect infomercial centers as well as 7-inch adjustable scale collections, to name a few. For the 2017 design year, the Dodge brand schedule includes the 25th wedding anniversary Viper, Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey, Battery Charger and Challenger, consisting of the brand-new Battery charger Daytona and also Opposition T/A, as well as the 707-horsepower Challenger SRT Hellcat, the most powerful as well as fastest muscle mass car ever and also the Charger SRT Hellcat, the quickest, fastest as well as most effective sedan worldwide.