Charlotte Motor Speedway
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

NGK Adds ‘Spark’ to NHRA Four-Wide Nationals


Scott Cooper
Aaron Burns
(704) 455-3209
-- For Immediate Release

NGK Spark Plugs to Sponsor NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals April 27-29

  • NGK Spark Plugs signed a multi-year agreement with zMAX Dragway to sponsor the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, the most storied four-wide race on the NHRA calendar

  • For tickets to the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, visit online or call 1-800-455-FANS (3267); Every ticket doubles as a pit pass

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CONCORD, N.C. (March 16, 2018) – Fans can expect more power than ever when drag racing’s most spectacular four-wide thrill show returns to zMAX Dragway April 27-29. NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. on Friday announced their entitlement sponsorship of the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.

 “NGK Spark Plugs is thrilled to sponsor the prestigious NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway,” said Danielle Orlando, the general manager of marketing for NGK Spark Plugs. “We’ve partnered with Charlotte Motor Speedway for nearly a decade, and we relish the opportunity to kick our support into high gear by sponsoring one of drag racing’s premier events at one of the world’s most iconic racing and entertainment venues.”

The multi-year agreement gives NGK Spark Plugs top billing for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ original four-wide fracas.

“Charlotte Motor Speedway is all about providing an unforgettable show for fans at all three of our venues,” said Greg Walter, the executive vice president for Charlotte Motor Speedway. “The NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and NGK Spark Plugs are proven icons in American racing, so having NGK come on board as our entitlement sponsor is a perfect fit. We’re privileged to announce this partnership and are excited to witness the outcome of what is sure to be a tremendous race weekend no fan should miss.”

Weekend packages start at $99, while kids 13 and under get in FREE with paying adult. Single-day and weekend tickets, camping and race-day upgrades to the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway are available by calling 1-800-455-FANS (3267) or shopping online at

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Since 1936, NGK Spark Plugs has been the world leader in technology, innovation, and world-class quality in the design of spark plugs and oxygen sensors. Today, NGK manufactures NGK Spark Plugs and NTK Oxygen Sensors for virtually every automotive manufacturer in the world.

NGK has built a reputation for quality and reliability, and a commitment to excellence continues to be the driving force behind the company’s advanced research and development programs. With state-of-the-art manufacturing, inventory, and distribution facilities, NGK is dedicated to providing customers with world-class products and services.

In addition to serving OE automotive and aftermarket customers, NGK also produces spark plugs for motorcycle, power sports, marine and small engine manufacturers. NGK also offers complementary product lines including resistor caps, spark plug wires, and high performance cables.

In North America, NGK is headquartered in Wixom, MI and maintains manufacturing, inventory, and distribution facilities in Irvine, CA, Sissonville, WV, and Chicago, IL.

For more information about NGK Spark Plugs, (U.S.A), Inc., please visit

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