Several of the NHRA’s top Pro Stock teams will test at zMAX Dragway on Wednesday, Sept. 8, in conjunction with the final round of the Summer Drag & Brag Series.

The NHRA teams will be getting valuable track time in preparation for the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, Sept. 16-19 at the Bellagio of drag strips. This four-day event marks round two of the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship—a six-race post season that determines the world championships in the NHRA’s top four professional classes.

The Pro Stock teams will test throughout the day before making several exhibition passes during Summer Drag & Brag that evening. Drivers scheduled to participate include Greg Anderson, Jeg Coughlin and Jason Line, among others.

Summer Drag & Brag provides the opportunity for every auto enthusiast to run their car down the famed concrete quarter-mile in a head-to-head grudge race or simply take in the racing action from the grandstands. All vehicles are welcome, whether you bring your dragster, souped-up station wagon or classic sports car, there is something for everyone.

The event also provides racers with a chance to win trophies in the categories of Best in Show, Best Elapsed Time, Best Reaction Time, Top Speed, Best Burnout and Iron Man (most passes).

Spectators and Drag & Brag participants who show their ticket for the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at the gates will receive free admission to the grandstand area or $5 off car-and-driver registration.

Spectators can be purchase tickets at the gate for just $5. Kids 12 and under are free with a paying adult. Car-and-driver registration is only $20.

Gates and registration open at 4 p.m. with Summer Drag & Brag on-track action beginning at 5 p.m. For more information on the Summer Drag & Brag Series or to purchase tickets to the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, Sept. 16-19, visit or call the Charlotte Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267). General admission four-packs are available for only $14.75 per person on Friday and $29.75 for Saturday or Sunday.

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