Drag Race

At the Pontiac Nationals, you can race in multiple events during the weekend. Friday is our test n tune day and is included for all race entrants. We run a bracket race on Saturday and another bracket race on Sunday. All racers must follow NHRA safety rules.
Weekend Drag Race Entry

Admission for Car & Driver, $70

1 Vehicle Pit Access Pass, addl. passes available

Ames Performance Hospitality for 2

Friday Test & Tune

Lindor's Lot opens Thursday at 8:00 AM for entry to the racetrack

1A Auto.com "Chief of the Pontiacs" Final

Saturday & Sunday Super Pro, Pro, Street Class Winners run off

Win $500 and a custom leather jacket!

Runner Up wins $250


Friday Bonus Race Entry

Additional Entry fee, $20

M & K SPORTS COACH Box

Win $500, R/U $250, Semi $100, Qtr $50

RAM AIR RESTORATION No Box

Win $500, R/U $250, Semi $100, Qtr $50

Bracket Classes

Pontiac body and/or Pontiac engine

ALLPONTIAC.COM SUPER PRO 0-11.99

Win $850, R/U $400, Semi $125, Qtr $75

SUPER DUTY PROMOTIONS PRO 0-14.99

Win $850, R/U $400, Semi $125, Qtr $75,

8ths $50, 16ths $30

TIN INDIAN PERFORMANCE STREET Open Dial-In

Win $500, R/U $250, Semi $100, Qtr $50


Kauffman Racing Quick 16
Win $1,000, R/U $500, Semi $200, Qtr $100,
1st rnd $50, All 16 places are paid!

Additional Entry Fee, $10

Show your run card to purchase at Guest Services, next to the Quarter Mile Clothing Company

Traditional Pontiac V-8 Only

Any Head, 4.620" bore center

Super Pro rules apply, everything else goes

Blowers, NOS, Turbos, Nitro

More Info:

Sixteen qualified cars race ONLY the Kauffman Racing Equipment Quick 16 on Sunday!

Three qualifying rounds, two on Saturday and the third on Sunday at 11 AM

All qualified entries must dial within one tenth (0.1) of their qualifying pass.

Qualified entries may race in the regular bracket class on Saturday.

Non qualified entries can race in the Sunday bracket program.

KRE Quick 16 winners do not race in the "Chief of the Pontiacs" final.


Butler Performance Frantic 4
Win $1,000, R/U $500, 1st Rnd $150, Low qualifier $100

Additional Entry Fee, $25

Show your run card to purchase at Guest Services, next to the Quarter Mile Clothing Company

Traditional Pontiac V-8 Only

Any Head, 4.620" bore center

Pontiac Door Slammers, One Power adder ONLY

Heads up, Pro tree

More Info:

Three qualifying rounds, one on Friday, two on Saturday, Eliminations run on Saturday

Frantic Four qualifying runs are NOT applicable to the KRE Quick 16

Frantic Four entrants can race in the Sunday bracket program

Frantic Four winner does not race in the "Chief of the Pontiacs" final


Big 3 Racing Late Model Heads Up Class
Win $500, R/U $250, Semi $125

Additional Entry Fee, $10

Show your run card to purchase at Guest Services, next to the Quarter Mile Clothing Company

1/8 mile, heads up, small-tire class for '82 and newer Pontiac or GMC bodied vehicles

Model year correct, factory installed or LS series are the only engines permitted

One Power adder ONLY

All run, qualified field, on an NHRA Sportsman Ladder with a .400 Pro Tree

More Info:

Late Model Heads Up entrants do not race in the "Chief of the Pontiacs" final