NHRA - National Hot Rod Association

May 14 - 16

NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

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Who’s ready to go four-wide! It’s time to head east to zMAX Dragway to the original four-wide drag strip. NHRA Camping world Drag Racing Series drivers will battle head-to-head-to-head-to-head with eyes on an NHRA Wally trophy. This unique event is a favorite amongst new NHRA fans and seasoned veterans. The 2021 event will feature racing action from the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes as well as the Pro Stock Motorcycle division and the return of Pro Stock to the NGK NTK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals! 

As always, fans will have the opportunity to interact with their favorite drivers, as Every Ticket's a Pit Pass® at the most powerful and sensory-filled motorsports attraction on the planet! Get direct access to the teams, see firsthand as the highly-skilled mechanics service their hot rods between rounds, and get autographs from your favorite NHRA drivers.

Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the TICKETS button above or by calling 800-455-FANS (3267). Purchase early and save! 

Click on nhra.com/fans for rules, requirements, and guidelines for spectators.

How to Get There: From Charlotte (south) or Greensboro, N.C. (north), take I-85 to Exit 49 (Bruton Smith Boulevard/Concord Mills), then head east; parking is available on both sides of Bruton Smith Boulevard. From Charlotte, take I-85 north to Exit 46A (Mallard Creek Church Road), turn right off exit, then left onto Highway 29 North/North Tryon; parking is available on the left past Bruton Smith Boulevard. From South Carolina, take I-77 north to Exit 1 (I-485 East), then follow I-485 to Exit 32 (Highway 29/North Tryon). Take Highway 29 north to the speedway; parking is available on the left past Bruton Smith Boulevard. From Statesville, N.C., take I-77 south to Exit 25. Turn left on Highway 73 (Sam Furr Road), then right on Poplar Tent to Pitts School Road. Turn right onto Highway 29 South; parking available on the right.

Visitor Information: www.zmaxdragway.com


Event Schedule

FRIDAY - May 14, 2021

Complete Racing Schedule

Sportsman Qualifying9:00 AM
Midway Opens1:00 PM
Top Alcohol Qualifying Sessions2:00 PM
Sportsman Eliminations2:45 PM

The ScottRods AA/Gassers presented by Real Painting, Inc." Exhibition

5:10 PM
Southeast Nostalgia Pro Stock Exhibition5:20 PM
Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session5:30 PM
Top Alcohol Qualifying Sessions5:45 PM
Pro Mod Qualifying Session

6:30 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Session

7:00 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session 

7:45 PM

“The Diamond Jim Racing” Jet Funny Car and “Mustang Sally” Jet Funny Car Exhibition

8:30 PM

SATURDAY - May 15, 2021


Sportsman Eliminations9:00 AM
Midway Opens10:30 AM
The ScottRods AA/Gassers presented by Real Painting, Inc." Exhibition11:35 AM
Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session11:45 AM
Top Alcohol Qualifying 12:00 PM
Pro Mod Qualifying Session12:45 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Qualifying 

1:15 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session

2:00 PM

Top Alcohol Qualifying

2:45 PM

Southeast Nostalgia Pro Stock Exhibition3:50 PM
Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session4:00 PM
Pro Mod Qualifying4:15 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Qualifying

4:45 PM

Nitro Qualifying Session 

5:30 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 16:15 PM
“The Diamond Jim Racing” Jet Funny Car and “Mustang Sally” Jet Funny Car Exhibition7;00 PM
Sportsman Eliminations7:05 PM

SUNDAY - May 16, 2021


Midway Open/Suggested Time of Arrival10:00 AM

Nitro Eliminations - Round 1

12:00 PM

Pro Stock  Eliminations - Round 1

12:45 PM

Pro Mod Eliminations - Round 11:15 PM
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 21:30 PM
Top Fuel Harley Eliminations - Round 11:50 PM
Sportsman Eliminations- Semi-Finals2:00 PM
Nitro Eliminations - Round 22:30 PM
Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 22:45 PM
Pro Mod Eliminations - Round 23:00 PM
Top Fuel Harley Eliminations - Round 23:10 PM
Sportsman Eliminations - Semi-Finals3:15 PM
Top Fuel Harley Eliminations - Finals4:00 PM
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Finals4:05 PM
Pro Mod Eliminations - Finals4:10 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Eliminations - Finals

4:15 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Finals

4:20 PM

All times are Eastern Daylight Time *Schedule subject to change* 

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