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.
2018 Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals
Bristol Dragway (Bristol, Tenn.)
Carson Emmett (age 11) won his second NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston Performance title when the 2018 edition of the annual event at Bristol Dragway wrapped up Saturday night. Emmett was joined in the winner’s circle by first-time winners Shelby Todd (6-9), Grant Cook (10), Cody Owens (12), Mason Bean (13), Lane Kahley (14), Jake Heaton (15), and Isaac McDaniel (16-17). Numidia Dragway Team 1 won the team competition.
Click the headline for the special awards winners from the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Huddleston Performance.
Due to a weather forecast that is getting progressively less favorable, NHRA and Bristol Dragway officials have changed the schedule for Friday's activities at the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals.
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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.
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.
Osage Tulsa Raceway Park and Bristol Dragway have a full week of racing planned for the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western and Eastern Conference Finals, respectively. Both host tracks have planned a number of racing events ahead of the main events, in which Wallys will be awarded to individual and team champions.
For years now, the team at Huddleston Performance and Bristol Dragway have worked hand in hand to bring the largest Jr. Dragster event in the country to racers. For 2018, the duo is back together and looking to grow the event to even new heights of success.
The NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Conference Finals will return to familiar surroundings for the 2018 season as the Western Conference Finals will take place at Osage Tulsa Raceway Park in Tulsa, Okla., and the Eastern Conference Finals will be held at Bristol Dragway in Tennessee.
Oklahoma’s Osage Tulsa Raceway Park will host the event for the third season on June 21-22, while the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals will return to Eastern Tennessee’s famed Thunder Valley, July 19-21.