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Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 20:38 PM

Sixth Annual NHRDA NAPA Auto Parts Gator Diesel Drags Preview
Courtesy of NHRDA


The National Hot Rod Diesel Association will head to Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville for the Sixth Annual NHRDA NAPA Auto Parts Gator Diesel Drags on March 23rd. This weekend will be the season opener to the 2013 NHRDA MBRP Diesel Drag Racing Series. The event is one of 10 scheduled across North America where drivers earn points in their bids for the 2013 NHRDA MBRP Diesel Drag Racing Series National Championship.

Gates at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville open at 10 a.m. Saturday March 23rd. Qualifying starts at 1 pm with Eliminations scheduled for 3 pm.

Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville is located at 11211 North County Road 225, Gainesville, FL, 32609. For more information call the NHRDA, (360) 658-4353 or visit


WHAT: The 6th Annual NHRDA NAPA Auto Parts Gator Diesel Drags, one of ten events in North America where drivers earn points leading to national championships. Categories include Top Diesel, Pro Stock, Pro Street, Super Street, Super Diesel (11.90 index) and Sportsman Diesel. This event also features a Show N Shine competition, Dyno competition, Vendor Row and Burnout Contest.

WHERE: Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville, Gainesville, FL Track is located at 11211 North County Road 225, Gainesville, Fl. 32609

WHEN: Saturday March 23rd, 2013

SATURDAY, March 23 - Competitor Gates open at 10 a.m. Spectator Gates open at 12 p.m. Tech opens at 11 a.m. Driver's meeting 12:30 p.m. Qualifying starts at 1 p.m. Eliminations scheduled for 3 p.m. Show N Shine competition from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dyno competition from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Burnout Contest at the conclusion of racing.
SUNDAY, March 24 - Rain Date if needed.

GENERAL ADMISSION: Adult Admission $15.00, Child 6-12 $5.00, Child 5 & under Free, Competitor's Fees $15.00 (Drag Racing, Show N Shine, Dyno and Burnout). Tickets can be purchased at

TECH CARD FEES: Top Diesel $40.00, Pro Stock $40.00, Pro Street $40.00, Super Street $40.00, Super Diesel $20.00 and Sportsman $20.00.

CONTENDERS: Jared Jones and the Scheid Diesel Dragster, Two time Pro Street World Champion Phillip Palmer, The MBRP/G&J Diesel Dirty Max Pro Stock, Warren County Pro Stock, Wade Moody driving his Pro Stock and The Georgia Diesel Mafia.

EVENT T-SHIRTS: Event T-Shirts will be available at the NHRDA trailer throughout the event for $25.00. Sizes will include Small, Medium, Large, X-Large and XXL.

2012 EVENT WINNERS: Event was rained out.

DIESEL TV LIVE EVENT COVERAGE: The NHRDA, Diesel TV and Motor Mania TV have entered into an agreement to bring live event coverage of the 6th Annual NHRDA NAPA Auto Parts Gator Diesel Drags on March 23rd. Motor Mania TV will broadcast the event for NHRDA and Diesel TV live via USTREAM. You can watch the live feed here

The National Hot Rod Diesel Association is the fastest-growing diesel race organizations in the world. It currently has six drag racing classes that compete in the NHRDA MBRP Diesel Drag Racing Series, including Sportsman, Super Diesel (11.90 index), Super Street, Pro Street, Pro Stock and Top Diesel. New this season the NHRDA has added a National Sled Pulling series with feature class, 2.6, 3.0 and Super Stock Diesel. The NHRDA started with a single event in 2003. By 2006, it had grown into a national organization spanning the U.S. and Canada. Today, the NHRDA has 10 events across North America, culminating with the top 32 competitors of each class battling for the NHRDA World Championships on September 28th at Texas Motorplex in Ennis, Texas. Visit for more information. Stay connected with the NHRDA on facebook at, on Twitter at and on Youtube

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