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NHRA New England Hot Rod Reunion Sept. 12-14, 2013 Tickets on Sale

EPPING, N.H. – Tickets for the inaugural New England Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance at New England Dragway, Sept. 12-14, are available for purchase.

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The legions of New England area fans will now have a nostalgia drag racing and hot rodding event all their own. As part of the celebration, the NHRA Museum is offering free admission for children 15 and younger with the purchase an adult ticket. Plus, fans will want to purchase their tickets early for extra savings and a goody bag filled with an official event program, dash plaque and collectible hard card. AAA members -show your card and save.

Produced and benefiting the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, the family-friendlyReunion is a three day festival of speed, hot rods and American automotive enthusiasm. Race fans will enjoy rubbing elbows with many heroes of drag racing’s past and enjoy watching the heart-pounding nostalgia drag racing action on the track throughout the event.

The fun kicks off on Thursday, opening day, with thrilling Hot Heads nostalgia racing on the track and a sea of beautiful hot rods, customs and collectible cars in the Show ’N Shine area for fans to admire. More racing and a special Grand Marshal and Honoree Reception highlight Friday’s festivities. Saturday night’s grand-finale Cacklefest® show promises to bring tears to your eyes as dozens of nitro-burning historic, front-engine dragsters and other classic race cars are push-started and fired up on the dragstrip just like in the '50s and '60s. The roar of the engines and flame-throwing headers creates an amazing symphony of “cackling” sights and sounds that only old iron motors can produce on nitro.

Legendary New England drag racer Jimmy King of Rhode Island is the Grand Marshal of the inaugural event. King and the late Don Marshall comprised one of the best NHRA Top Fuel drag racing teams in the East Coast during the 1960s and 70s.

To purchase tickets for the inaugural New England Hot Rod Reunion, please visit or call (800) 884-NHRA (6472). Racing, Car Show, Vendor and Swap Meet participant entry forms are also available for download off the website. For more information about the Hot Rod Reunions, please call the NHRA Motorsports Museum at 909-622-2133 or visit


NHRA Museum

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, long a dream of NHRA founder Wally Parks, opened to the public April 4, 1998, after years of planning and months of hard work cataloging and arranging the exhibit. Housed in a 28,500-square-foot building on the edge of the historic Los Angeles County Fairplex, the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum's mission is to celebrate the impact of motorsports on our culture. We collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the vehicles, stories, and artifacts that represent our affection for, and the influence of, automotive speed and style in all its forms. We are the place to view and learn about hot rods, customs, racecars and speed records, and the West Coast's role as the historic center for their past and present development.

The Museum features an impressive array of vintage and historical racing vehicles –- nearly 50 at the Grand Opening -- along with photographs, trophies, helmets and driving uniforms, artifacts, paintings, and other memorabilia chronicling more than 50 years of American motorsports. A gift shop offers a wide variety of souvenir items. The Museum is open during the annual Los Angeles County Fair. Please check the Fairplex website for hours of operation and admission prices ( Museum admission is just $1 with regular paid Fair admission ticket. 

HOURS: Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Extended hours during the NHRA Winternationals and NHRA Finals. Also, hours change during the annual Los Angeles County Fair.

HOLIDAYS WE ARE CLOSED: Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

ADMISSION PRICES: Current NHRA members are admitted free. Admission for non-members is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 60 and older, $6 for juniors 6 through 15, and free for children under the age of 5. AAA discount available. 

HOW TO GET HERE: From the 10 fwy east, exit White Avenue, proceed North, turn left on McKinley Avenue, enter Fairplex Gate 1. From the 210 fwy, exit Fruit Avenue, proceed South, turn right on McKinley Avenue. The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum is located at Fairplex Gate 1, 1101 W. McKinley Avenue in Pomona. Call us at (909) 622-2133.



Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Building 3A
Pomona CA, 91768
Museum Main Number: 909-622-2133
Museum Fax Number: 909-622-1206
Reunion Hotline: 909-622-8562
[email protected]