NHRA Cancels Arizona Nationals, Exploring New Event

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NHRA and Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park have made the decision to not host the 2021 NHRA Arizona Nationals, leaving an opening on this season's schedule. 

The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions due to the public health situation in the Phoenix area and the state of Arizona were taken into account as part of the decision.

“We’ll miss our annual stop at Wild Horse Pass, but we are working on new options for 2021,” said NHRA President Glen Cromwell. “We hope that fans in the area will try to make it to another one of our events.”

“We have enjoyed being host to the NHRA Arizona Nationals for the past 36 years,” said Mark Grado, general manager of Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. “However, due to many circumstances beyond our control, including current COVID-19 restrictions, unfortunately, the event is not feasible for the 2021 season.”

The 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to begin March 11-14, in Gainesville and currently includes 22 events at racetracks across the country.

For more information, visit nhra.com.

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