Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals

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The 65th Annual Chevrolet U.S. Nationals will be held at Lucas Oil Raceway over Labor Day Weekend, August 28th to September 2nd, 2019. 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


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

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



Every ticket is a Pit Pass, so fans will have the opportunity to have an up-close and personal experience. You'll be able to meet drivers, get autographs and take photos with your favorites. Head to the pits early if you want a front-row seat to watch the action. To find out more on what to expect from a day at the drags, click here.

Discounts on Tickets

Visit Hendricks County is offering a 15% discount if you purchase tickets online. Click here to purchase discounted tickets >>

OR use the coupon code HENDRICKS at checkout.

Ticket Pricing

Prices vary by day and ticket type.  Daily ticket pricing is listed below:

  • Friday:  $32 - $46
  • Saturday:  $46 - $60
  • Sunday: $46 - $60
  • Monday: $44 - $57



Whether you're an early riser or would rather sleep in over Labor Day Weekend, the Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals offers plenty of sessions for any race fan. 

 Listed below is a daily preview for the most popular sessions and special events happening at Lucas Oil Raceway. Schedule is subject to change.  View official racing schedule >>

Friday, August 30th
Time Event
8:00 AM Sportsman Eliminations
12:00 PM Competition Qualifying Session
11:30 AM Hemi Challenge (Round 1)
1:00 PM Midway Opens
1:30 PM Hemi Challenge (Round 2)
2:45 PM Hemi Challenge (Round 3)
3:00 PM Top Alcohol Qualifying Sessions
4:15 PM Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session
5:30 PM ScottRods Gassers Qualifying
5:40 PM Hemi Challenge (Round 4)
5:45 PM Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying
6:00 PM Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session
6:20 PM Pro Mod Qualifying Session
7:15 PM  Pro Stock Qualifying Session
7:55 PM Hemi Challenge (Final)
8:00 PM NHRA Prime Time Nitro Qualifying Session

* Schedule subject to change.

Saturday, August 31st
Time Event
10:00 AM Midway Opens
10:30 AM Top Alcohol Qualifying Sessions
11:45 AM Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session
12:00 PM Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying Sessions
12:30 PM Pro Mod Qualifying Session
1:15 PM Pro Stock Qualifying Session
2:00 PM Nitro Qualifying Session
3:00 PM Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session
3:20 PM Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying Sessions
3:40 PM Pro Mod Qualifying Sessions
4:15 PM Pro Stock Qualifying Session
5:00 PM Nitro Qualifying Session
6:40 PM Sportsman Eliminations
7:10 PM Top Alcohol Qualifying Sessions

* Schedule subject to change.

Sunday, September 1st
Time Event
10:00 AM Midway Opens
10:15 AM ScottRods Gassers (Round 1)
11:30 AM Top Alcohol Eliminations (Round 1)
12:15 PM ScottRods Gassers (Round 2)
12:30 PM Top Fuel Harley Eliminations (Round 1)
12:40 PM Factory Stock Showdown (Round 1)
12:45 PM Pro Mod Qualifying
1:15 PM Pro Stock Qualifying
2:00 PM Funny Car Qualifying 
2:30 PM Top Fuel Qualifying 
3:00 PM Top Fuel Harley Eliminations (Semi-Finals)
3:00 PM ScottRods Gassers (Finals)
3:20 PM Factory Stock Showdown  (Round 2)
3:30 PM Pro Mod Qualifying
4:15 PM Pro Stock Qualifying Session
4:50 PM Top Fuel Harley Eliminations (Finals)
5:00 PM Funny Car Qualifying Session
5:30 PM Top Fuel Qualifying Session
6:00 PM Pro Mod Eliminations (Round 1)
6:45 PM Top Alcohol Eliminations (Round 2)

* Schedule subject to change.

Monday, September 2nd
Time Event
9:00 AM Midway Opens
10:00 AM Pre-Race Ceremonies / Race Day Review
11:00 AM Nitro Eliminations (Round 1)
12:00 PM Pro Stock Eliminations (Round 1)
12:35 PM Pro Mod Eliminations (Round 2)
12:55 PM Factory Stock Showdown (Round 2)
1:00 PM Nitro Eliminations (Round 2)
1:40 PM Pro Stock Eliminations (Round 2)
1:55 PM Pro Mod Eliminations (Semi-Finals)
2:05  PM Factory Stock Showdown Eliminations (Semi-Finals)
2:35 PM Top Alcohol Eliminations (Semi-Finals)
2:35 PM Nitro Eliminations (Semi-Finals)
2:50 PM Pro Stock Eliminations (Semi-Finals)
3:00 PM Sportsman Eliminations (Finals)
3:15 PM Top Alcohol Eliminations (Finals)
3:20 PM Factory Stock Showdown Eliminations (Finals)
3:25 PM Pro Mod Eliminations (Finals)
3:40 PM Pro Stock Eliminations (Finals)
3:50 PM Nitro Eliminations  (Finals)

* Schedule subject to change.


Frequently Asked Questions


Lucas Oil Raceway offers dry camping for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. For more information call 317-852-5737 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  view Lucas Oil Raceway's Gate Policy below.

Gate Policy

To find out which items are permitted and prohibited beyond the admissions gates, please refer to Lucas Oil Raceway's Gate Policy or call 317-969-8600.


Parking is available on site after you enter the main gate off U.S. 136 and is $10 per day. To view parking options, download the Lucas Oil Raceway Map.


Lucas Oil Raceway is not located on a public bus line. Most taxi companies and ride share services, like Uber and Lyft, will make runs to the track.


Animals are not allowed at Lucas Oil Raceway. The only exception is made for service animals. 

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. For up-to-date hotel availability and recommendations on where to stay, call the Visit Hendricks County office at (800) 321-9666, email us at or view our list of hotels near Lucas Oil Raceway.



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