NHRA Racing in October!

Welcome the cooler fall temperatures while the tracks heat up with these exciting NHRA races, continuing the countdown to this year’s championship. The action begins with the Carolina Nationals in Charlotte, NC on the weekend of October 11thto 13th. It continues on the weekend of the 17th– 20thin Texas for the Fall Nationals and culminates on October 31st– November 3rd, with the Dodge NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The Carolina Nationals at the zMAX Dragway: Witness the excitement as drivers fire up the track in NHRA’s best battle for supremacy at the Bellagio of drag strips during the fourth race of the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship. Every ticket is a pit pass, giving fans unmatched access to the drivers and crews who drive these 10,000+ horsepower machines to their limits!

RV Camping for the Carolina Nationals: Camping World Racing Resort opens on Thursday the 10thand races begin on the 11thwith qualifying sessions all day and on Saturday. Then Sunday, September 13ththe elimination rounds begin, and end up with the finals for both Nitro and Pro Stock categories. The weekend will be exciting for both kids and adults, as kids get free admission in general admission areas. Racers will top 330 miles per hour with their 11,000 hp engines.

Need to Rent an RV?Visit our El Monte RV Rentals Locations.

AAA Texas Fall Nationals: This race is the fastest race in Texas, held each year in Ennis, Texas at the Texas Motorplex. From October 17thto 20thNHRA action is focused on this all concrete quarter mile drag racing facility. The Motorplex has hosted national event racing since 1986 and has been the site of record-breaking passes, championship-clinching performances and jaw-dropping events.

The AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals will feature some of the biggest names in racing, including Texas native and 2018 Top Fuel world champion, Steve Torrence, as well as Austin resident and 8-time Top Fuel world champion, Tony Schumacher, 16-time Funny Car world champion John Force, Greg Anderson and many more stars of the fastest motorsport. The event is the fourth of six playoff events in the NHRA’s Countdown to 1 championship playoff system.

RV Camping for the Texas Fall Nationals: You can camp right in the Texas Motorplex Campground for only $50 for the entire weekend for this event, if they have room. All spots are first come, first serve. Direct track-side view motorhome spots are also available. Motorhome space options available for the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals are rented for single event only. Space is limited, for information about the Motorhome Corral, making reservations or information on their waiting list, please email tickets@texasmotorplex.com. You can also find several campgrounds near Ennis, if they are full. One option is High View Park; another is Waxahachie Creek RV Park, or you may prefer Hwy 287 RV Park and Storage. All three are within about a ten minute drive of the track.

For the last weekend in October NHRA Returns to Las Vegas for the Dodge NHRA Nationals. This event is the next-to-last event that will decide the season’s NHRA Mello Yello world championships, so there is plenty at stake. Every run is important. The venue is the same as in the spring, though this time the race is cut to two lanes, and the potential for cooler weather can make for high drama at an event where world titles are on the line.

As in many NHRA venues, every ticket is a Pit Pass at LVMS, and racers will top 330 mph as they race their dragsters with more than 11,000 horsepower.

RV Camping at LVMS: You can camp beside the Las Vegas Motor Speedway at the Burnout RV Lot – which is reserved camping located next to the drag strip behind the general admission grandstands.  Race tickets are required in order to camp in this lot.Or you can camp in style for the 2019 Dodge NHRA Nationals with a Trackside RV lot spot. This coveted camping area overlooks all of the action on the drag strip. You can witness your favorite NHRA drivers up close and personal as they speed past your RV site. Parking positions are extremely limited, so make sure to reserve one of the most unique camping experiences any drag strip can offer. (Price increases during week of event).

Need to Rent an RV:

To rent an RV, visit our El Monte RV Rentals Location page to find a location near your selected track. To learn more about NHRA Racing with your RV, see our page devoted to NHRA Racing Vacations.

Whichever track you visit, you’re sure enjoy watching these dragsters attain top speeds on the track.

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