Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals

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The 66th Annual Desno Spark Plugs U.S. Nationals will be held at Lucas Oil Raceway over Labor Day Weekend, September 3rd - 6th, 2020. 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.

Special Note: This year's event will have a condensed schedule starting a day late and ending a day early with no racing on the traditional Labor Day Championship Monday. 

For everything you need to know about U.S. Nationals read our Insider Blog

Event Date: September 3rd - 6th, 2020


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 >>


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.

Thank You to all who attended this event in 2020! Check back next year for 2021 schedule. 

Tickets & Discounts

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 for U.S. Nationals if you purchase tickets online. Click here to purchase discounted tickets >>

OR use the coupon code HENDRICKS at checkout.

Lucas Oil Raceway FAQs

2020 Spectator Rules

Lucas Oil Raceway has added new protocols for fans due to the pandemic. These include face covering requirements, social distancing, health screening, sanitizing and more. Please review the Spectator Rules before attending.


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

Raceview Family Campgrounds offers camping with hook-ups directly across the street from Lucas Oil Raceway. For more information, call 317-852-5737 or visit the Raceview Family Campgrounds website.


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.

Lucas Oil Raceway & NHRA U.S. Nationals Gear

Lucas Oil Raceway apparel can be purchased at The Shop. Find both Lucas Oil Raceway and NHRA event apparel and fan gear at NitroMall.