The public has an opportunity to meet the stars of the NHRA this week during free public appearances, which include tickets and swag giveaways.
The NHRA is in town for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals this weekend, when the best drag racers in the world battle it out in hot rods that pump out 11,000 horsepower. Racing starts Thursday and ends Sunday.
Ron Capps, driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car, will be in the Walmart parking lot Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 5:30-7 p.m. along with Wild Bill Satre from B93.3 radio. He’ll be broadcasting live from the event and giving away Friday tickets to the NHRA Nationals and B93.3 swag. Look for the Mello Yello display in the parking lot.
Tommy Johnson Jr. and Ron Capps will be at The Side Track Bar & Restaurant across from BIR on Thursday. Aug. 15 from 7:30-9 p.m. Johnson drives the Make-A-Wish Funny Car and Capps pilots the NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car. They’ll be available to sign autographs, mug for photos and visit with fans. Everyone who attends has a chance to win a grand prize package of 4 Saturday tickets to NHRA Nationals as well as an exclusive Pit Crew Experience, which includes a private meet and greet with Capps and his crew and a behind-the-scenes tour of the NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car pit area.