NHRA national events will feature a record number of exhibition passes from the jet cars during the 2017 season as NHRA looks to expand the program.
Known for their pre-run flame shows and after burner pops, the jet cars are always a fan-favorite attraction.
“We are very excited to be expanding the jet car program for the 2017 season,” said Evan Jonat, NHRA director of national event marketing. “The jets are an exciting and unique spectacle for our racing fans. They really put on a thrilling show.”
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The cars will run on Friday nights following the second Top Fuel qualifying session, with passes being made by members of Muy Calitente Racing, Larson Motorsports and Hanna Motorsports.
2017 Jet Car Program Schedule:
Feb. 24, 2017 – NHRA Arizona Nationals – Phoenix – Muy Caliente Racing
March 17, 2017 – Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals – Gainesville, Fla. – Larson Motorsports
March 31, 2017 – DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals – Las Vegas – Muy Caliente Racing