Eastern Conference Finals
Each season, racers from throughout the eastern United States and Canada take their shot at Wallys and a share of prize money during the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston Performance. The event features racers from all tracks in Divisions 1, 2 and 3. Each NHRA member track may send an unlimited number of teams of 10 racers to the event. The event awards a Wally and prize money to the winner in each of the eight age categories -- 6-9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16-17 -- and a Wally to each member of the winning team.
2017 Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals
presented by Huddleston Performance
Bristol Dragway (Bristol, Tenn.)
Cade Poe continued to add to his record as the winningest driver in the history of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League’s National Championships/Conference Finals when he added a fifth Wally to his collection. Poe was joined in the winner’s circle by seven first-time champions: Shawn Sanseverino (age 6-9), Brady Snack (10), Wyatt Palmatier (11), Savannah Bilton (12), Richie Fluck (13), Ashley Pumphrey (14), and Zach Lewis (16-17). Mason-Dixon Dragway won the team championship.
Click the above headline for a list of racers who earned trophies for running closest to their dial on a winning run in the first round.
Click on the above headline for a list of racers who received trophies for having the best reaction time on a winning run in the opening round of eliminations.
Click on the above headline for the special-award winners at the 2017 NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston Performance.
Photo highlights from Friday's time run and first round at the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston.
After a couple of time runs yesterday, Jr. racers are back on track at Bristol Dragway for the second day of action at the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston Performance.
The NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston Performance will take place at Bristol Dragway Thursday through Saturday, July 20- 22. The event will feature more than 500 drivers, from 6-17 years old, in eight racing categories.
The individual team codes for each track team at the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston Performance have been finalized. Click on the above headline for the complete list of codes.
Due to the requirement of a doctor's signature on the participant licensing form, no membership/participant applications will be accepted for new membership or renewal at the Conference Finals, so make sure your license is up-to-date before heading to the events.
Are you planning on attending this year's NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston Performance? Now is the time to sign up for your track's team. Details on registering teams and racers for the event were sent to all NHRA member tracks last week, and online team and racer registration is currently open. Racers interested in attending this year's event should contact their local track for details on joining its team.
The day-to-day schedule of events for the 2017 NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston Performance and pre-event activities has been finalized, and Bristol Dragway is once again holding more than a week’s worth of racing who make the trip to Tennessee for the race, one of two national events in the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League. As is the case each year, Bristol will kick things off with the Huddleston Performance Jr. Dragster Nationals presented by Mike Bos the weekend before the main Eastern Conference Finals event, and the racing will continue through Saturday, July 22, when Wallys are handed out to champions of the Eastern Conference Finals.
The 2017 NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western Conference Finals and Eastern Conference Finals will be held at Osage Tulsa Raceway Park in Tulsa, Okla., and Bristol Dragway in Tennessee, respectively. The Western Conference Finals will visit Oklahoma’s Osage Tulsa Raceway Park for the second time, June 15-16, and the Eastern Conference Finals will return to Eastern Tennessee’s famed Thunder Valley, July 20-22.