NHRA Partially Cancels Gatornationals; Only Sportsman Categories to Compete

Story By: JOHN DOUGLAS / RPW – GAINESVILLE, FL – NHRA Follows the list of other racing events in the state of Florida to suffer cancellation or postponement during the Coronavirus outbreak.

In a statement Thursday afternoon the NHRA said:

“In consideration of the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with the recommendation of the Florida governor, NHRA officials are postponing a portion of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The sportsman categories contested on Thursday will complete competition this weekend without ticketed spectators. Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pro Mod, Factory Stock Showdown, Top Fuel Harley, Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car will compete at a later date to be determined. Current tickets will be honored at the rescheduled event or ticket holders may opt to use their tickets as a credit toward the 2021 Gatornationals. NHRA will determine next steps for moving forward as additional information becomes available. We appreciate the patience of our competitors and fans.”

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