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Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
Featuring race vehicles that range from five-second Top Alcohol Dragsters and Top Alcohol Funny Cars to 15-second Stockers, the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series is the premier Sportsman series in drag racing.
Lucas Oil Products, a worldwide leader in the production of oils, greases, and problem-solving additives, is in its fourth year of a multiyear commitment to back the program, which boasts the eight categories of Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, and Super Street and whose racers make up the vast majority of entries at NHRA national events.
Top Alcohol Dragsters and Top Alcohol Funny Cars will be showcased at 16 NHRA national events; Comp, Super Stock, Stock, and Super Comp entries at 19 national events; Super Gassers at 20; and Super Street cars at eight.
Additionally, racers in Comp, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, and
Drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series are competing for more than $560,000 in year-end champions' bonuses, including $37,500 each for national champions in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car. Divisional champions in those two categories from each of NHRA's seven geographical regions will earn $8,500.
In addition, the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series features bonus money for competitors through the $100,000 Jeg's Allstars, a special event showcasing the best drivers in the series, and the $52,000 NHRA Perfectly Strange Performance Award.
"We at Lucas Oil Products are extremely proud and excited about our involvement with the National Hot Rod Association," said Forrest Lucas, president and CEO of Lucas Oil Products. "We are especially pleased to be associated with the many Sportsman-class racers throughout the country, as we consider them to be the backbone of drag racing."
"Sportsman racing is at the core of NHRA," said NHRA President Tom Compton. "To that end, we will always continue to grow, support, and encourage Sportsman racing at all levels."