Wednesday, June 20, 2012
NHRA FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN ADDED TO MAC TOOLS U.S. NATIONALS LINEUP
NHRA has announced the formation of the NHRA Factory Stock Showdown at the 2012 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Auto-Plus at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, Aug. 29-Sept. 3, adding even more excitement to the biggest, richest and most prestigious drag race in the world. The NHRA Factory Stock Showdown is a competition designed to showcase the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet, Dodge Mopar Challenger Drag Pak, and Chevrolet COPO Camaro.
The program will feature '08 and newer models. Competition will be run heads-up as a class within NHRA Stock eliminations. Early rounds of eliminations in the NHRA Factory Stock Showdown will take place Thursday, Aug. 30. The final four cars in competition will run Friday, Aug. 31, in conjunction with the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series qualifying sessions. An NHRA Wally will be awarded to the winner of the NHRA Factory Stock Showdown. All participants in the NHRA Factory Stock Showdown will still be able to run in the national event eliminator.