NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Extreme machines roar into Bristol Dragway June 15-17 for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, treating guests to one of the most electrifying weekends in all of motorsports.
Scheduled for Father’s Day weekend, the event has become a can’t-miss on the NHRA calendar and Bristol Dragway creates an action-packed weekend guaranteed to not only celebrate Dad but entertain the entire family!
If you’re looking to upgrade your 2018 visit to the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, be sure to check out Bristol Dragway’s premium hospitality areas like Bruton's Suite, the Thunder Valley Club, and the New Ole Smoky Lounge.
Detailed Event Schedule
NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Detailed Schedule
Friday, June 15
Gates Open 9:00AM
Sportsman Qualifying 10:00AM
Pro Mod Qualifying 4:15PM
Pro Stock Qualifying 5:00PM
Nitro Qualifying (Funny Car/Top Fuel) 5:30PM
Nitro Harley Qualifying 6:15PM
Pro Mod Qualifying 6:30PM
Pro Stock Qualifying 7:30PM
Nitro Qualifying (Funny Car/Top Fuel) 8:00PM
Fireworks to Follow
Saturday, June 16
Gates Open 7:30AM
Sportsman Eliminations 8:00AM
Nitro Harley Qualifying 12:00PM
Pro Mod Qualifying 12:15PM
Pro Stock Qualifying 1:00PM
Nitro Qualifying (Funny Car/Top Fuel) 1:30PM
Nitro Harley Qualifying 2:30PM
Pro Mod Qualifying 2:45PM
Pro Stock Qualifying 3:30PM
Nitro Qualifying (Funny Car/Top Fuel) 4:00PM
To Follow: Fan Fest located in Nitro Alley 30 minutes after last Nitro Qualifying Round
Sunday, June 17
Gates Open 8:30AM
Track Walk 10:30AM
Pre-Race Ceremonies 11:00AM
If you're looking for the pinnacle of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, Bruton's Suite is the answer.
Bruton's Suite is a luxury skybox that sits above the heart of Thunder Valley quarter-mile and boasts a wide array of fan amenities.
- Enclosed theatre-style seating
& Outdoor Veranda Seating
- Climate-Controlled Interior
- Chef's Table Buffet
- Private Restrooms
- Closed-Circuit TV
- Bruton's Suite Gift
- Golf Cart Shuttle from parking area
- Driver Appearances
- Inside Seat - $475 For The Weekend
- Inside Bar Stool - $425 For The Weekend
- Outside Seat - $400 For The Weekend
Thunder Valley Club
Bristol Dragway invites you to enjoy the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in our exclusive Thunder Valley Club.
In addition to the exciting and power-packed NHRA Mello Yello Series drag racing action, as a member of the Thunder Valley Club, you'll have access to a wide variety of amenities:
Members Only Pit-Side Grandstand
Preferred Parking with Golf-Cart Shuttle Service
Catered Meals with Cash Bar
Daily Door Prizes & Entertainment
Thunder Valley Club Gift Pack (available only for guests purchasing 3 Day Combo Package)
Daily Driver/Crew Appearances
Pricing for Thunder Valley Club for the weekend is $320 per person.