5 Reasons to Go 4-Wide This Weekend

April 26, 2018

Whether you’re a seasoned fan or first time drag race attendee, zMAX Dragway is the place to be for heart-pounding excitement!

Engines rev up for the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on Friday, April 27 and the action continues through Sunday, April 29. Here are five reasons you should join us in Concord, NC this weekend!

It’s zMAX Dragway’s Birthday

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of zMAX Dragway, the first four-lane drag strip on the NHRA schedule. Known as “the Bellagio of Drag Strips,” zMAX has celebrated a lot of famous firsts over the years. It hosted the first NHRA-sanctioned four-wide race. It was also home to the first 1,000-ft. lap run in under four seconds in Funny Car history–  completed in 3.995 seconds by driver Matt Hagan. See the full list of firsts here.

Feel the Force of 40,000 Horsepower

Each nitro-burning machine boasts 10,000-horsepower. Combined with the layout of the original four-lane drag strip, this set up means that you get the full effect of 40,000-horsepower tearing down the track as the best racers in the sport run side-by-side-by-side-by-side. Talk about an adrenaline rush!

Every Ticket is a Pit Pass

All tickets to the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals give you access to the pits where you can see your favorite drivers, hard-working crews and their impressive cars up close. Get to the track early to take in pre-race action or stroll through behind-the-scenes excitement at any time during the event.

Join the Track Walk

If you have tickets for Sunday, be sure to arrive in time for the track walk into pre-race ceremonies, including driver introductions. From 10:30am-12pm, several NHRA stars and their families will join fans to walk down the sticky lanes of zMAX Dragway giving you yet another chance to see your favorites!

Kids Under 13 Get in FREE

You read that right– all kids under 13 years old get in for free with a paying adult. Adult tickets start at just $25 making this an affordable outing for the whole family. There’s still time to buy tickets! Visit charlottemotorspeedway.com now to reserve your seat, then give us call for help planning your visit.

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