Columbus Friday Night Drags to Feature Nitro Funny Cars!

The Midwest’s most popular and colorful Nitro Funny Cars are coming to the Goodguys Friday Night Drags, July 8th at National Trail Raceway in Columbus, Ohio! Goodguys are proud to announce a special, one night only match race between Justin Grant’s Mike Lewis-driven “Stardust” Barracuda and Troy Martin’s “Chi Town Hustler” Dodge Charger. Lewis and Martin will make two runs during the evening filling the air with nitro fumes and lighting up the night sky with header flames! You’ll think it’s 1970 all over again!

The giant evening also features competition in five eliminator classes!

If you’re a registered participant at the Goodguys 14th PPG Nationals [resented by Bridgestone make sure and bring your rod, custom or muscle car out to the drags! After you’ve paid your adult admission to the drags, your event window sticker will get your ride inside National Trail Raceway to the show car parking area!

Here’s a look at the classes to be run that evening along with the event hours:

Eliminator Classes (NHRA Heritage Series Rules Apply):
Hot Rod I ’54 & Earlier – 7.50-11.99
Hot Rod II ’54 & Earlier – 12.00 & Up
Street Machine I ’55-’72 7.50-11.99
Street Machine II ’55-’72 12.00 & Up
Comp (NOS & Electronics OK) 7.50 & Up

Event Hours:
Gates Open -2pm
Tech Opens – 3pm
Time Trails – 4pm
Final Eliminations – 7pm

For technical racing questions, contact John Drummond ( For a complete look at the Goodgys 14th PPG Nationals presented by Bridgestone, visit


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