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Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals

The 63rd Annual Chevrolet U.S. Nationals will be held at Lucas Oil Raceway over Labor Day Weekend, August 30th to September 4, 2017. The Big Go is the biggest and best event in drag racing each year and is the final race in which drivers can qualify for the NHRA Countdown to the Championship. For everything you need to know about U.S. Nationals read our Insider Blog

Location  |  Schedule  |  Tickets & Discounts  |  Frequently Asked Questions


Lucas Oil Raceway
10267 East U.S. Highway 136
Brownsburg, IN 46234

Lucas Oil Raceway is 15 miles from downtown Indianapolis and 20 miles from the Indianapolis International Airport in Hendricks County. The nearest towns are Brownsburg, Avon and Plainfield.   


Full 2017 Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Schedule & Special Events.

Andrew Hines

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
   8:30 am   Sportsman Qualifying 

Friday, September 1, 2017
8:00 am    Sportsman Eliminations
   10:30 am  Hemi Challenge - Round 1
   2:00 pm    Top Alcohol Qualifying Session (1 of 2) 
   5:00 pm    Top Alcohol Qualifying Session (2 of 2)
   6:30 pm    Pro Mod Qualifying Session
   7:15 pm    Pro Stock Qualifying Session 
   8:00 pm    Nitro Qualifying Session
   8:40 pm    Hemi Challenge - Final
   8:45 pm    Nitro Qualifying Session
   9:25 pm    Jet Dragsters 

Tommy Johnson

Saturday, September 2, 2017
   10:00 am   Top Alcohol Qualifying Session (1 of 2)
   12:30 pm   Top Alcohol Qualifying Session (2 of 2)
   1:00 pm    Mello Yello Autograph Session
   1:45 pm    Pro Mod Qualifying Session
   2:30 pm    Pro Stock Qualifying Session
   3:45 pm    Traxxas TF Shootout - Round 1
   4:00 pm    Nitro Qualifying Session
   5:00 pm    Pro Mod Qualifying Session
   5:45 pm    Traxxas TF Shootout - Round 2
   6:15 pm    Pro Stock Qualifying Session
   7:00 pm    Nitro Qualifying Session
   7:40 pm    Traxxas TF Shootout - Final
   7:45 pm    Nitro Qualifying Session
   8:25 pm    Jet Dragsters

Greg Anderson

Sunday, September 3, 2017
   10:45 am   Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 1
   11:30 am   Pro Stock Qualifying Session
   12:00 pm   Factory Stock Showdown - Round 1
   12:45 pm   Traxxas FC Shootout - Round 1
   1:00 pm     Nitro Qualifying Session
   2:00 pm     Pro Mod Qualifying Session
   2:45 pm     Traxxas FC Shootout - Round 2
   3:15 pm     Pro Stock Qualifying Session
   4:00 pm     Nitro Qualifying Session
   4:40 pm     Traxxas FC Shootout - Final
   4:45 pm     Nitro Qualifying Session
   5:25 pm     Pro Mod Eliminations - Round 1
   6:00 pm     Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 2

Brittany Force

Monday, September 4, 2017  
     9:15 am   Pre-Race Ceremonies
   11:00 am   Nitro Eliminations - Round 1
   12:00 pm   Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 1
   12:25 pm   Pro Mod Eliminations - Round 2
   12:50 pm   Nitro Eliminations - Round 2
   1:20 pm     Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 2
   1:30 pm     Pro Mod Eliminations - Semi-Finals
   1:45 pm     Top Alcohol Eliminations - Semi-
   2:15 pm    Nitro Eliminations - Semi-Finals
   2:33 pm    Pro Stock Eliminations - Semi-Finals
   2:45 pm    Top Alcohol Eliminations - Finals
   2:50 pm    Pro Mod Eliminations - Finals
   3:00 pm    Factory Stock Showdown - Finals
   3:30 pm    Pro Stock Eliminations - Finals
   3:37 pm    Nitro Eliminations - Finals    


2017 NHRA U.S. Nationals DiscountAdults: 
   Wednesday: $12.00
   Thursday: $16.00
   Friday: $37.00- $50.00
   Saturday - Sunday: $53.00 - $66.00
   Monday: $61.00 - $64.00
   *Ticket prices vary by day and seat location

Kids 12 and under: General Admission is FREE with the purchase of an Adult Ticket.

Discounts on tickets for Friday - Monday are available. Buy your discount tickets here.
The discount is automatically taken off within this link, you will not need a code.

Frequently Asked Questions

Lucas Oil Raceway offers dry camping for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. For more information call 317-291-4090 or visit the Lucas Oil Raceway website.

Raceview Campgrounds offers camping with hook-ups directly across the street from Lucas Oil Raceway. For more information call 317-291-4090.

Coolers no bigger than 14x14x14 are permitted. No glass containers or alcohol allowed. For more information on permitted items, please visit the Lucas Oil Raceway website.

Parking is available on site after you enter the main gate off U.S. 136 and is $10 per day.

Seating, Suites and Hospitality
General Admission seating changes daily. There are 3 suite areas; Oval Suites, Parks Tower and Concourse Suites as well as hospitality tents throughout the event. If attending a suite or hospitality area make sure you know where it is located before attending the event. Learn more about suite amenities and pricing here.

Hotel rooms are still available in Hendricks County. Call the Visit Hendricks County office, (800) 321-9666, for up-to-date hotel availability and recommendations on where to stay. Check here for a list of hotels near Lucas Oil Raceway.

Plan Your Visit

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