How the NHRA Works

NHRA Benefits


­When you join the NHRA you receive benefits, both online and to your person. It doesn't matter where you live or when you purchase a membership, you'll receive the same benefits.

Online membership benefits include:

  • Web-only audiocasts of each day of every NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event
  • Online coverage of the National Dragster print magazine, with pre-print previews including pro coverage from Full Throttle Series events
  • A free personalized NHRA page that you can customize to display only the racing news and information you want
  • Free downloads of vintage and current dragster racing photos from the archives of National Dragster
  • Track and event locators, designated by zip code and mileage radius
  • Members-only travel discounts on car rentals and hotels

Other benefits include:

  • 48 issues of National Dragster magazine
  • Membership card, decal and yearly collector pins
  • Up-to-date NHRA Rulebook
  • NHRA Fan Guide
  • Admission discounts at Full Throttle Drag Racing Series events
  • Membership kits with gifts from the NHRA and NHRA sponsors
  • Discounts on official NHRA merchandise
  • NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Hospitality Center admission at select locations

[source: NHRA]

­If you're interested in learning more about the National Hot Rod Association, visit the group's Web site, read National Dragster magazine and check out the links in the next section.

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