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2020 Drag Racing Event Schedule

The 2020 Season at National Trail Raceway is shaping up to be bigger and better than this past season.  The schedule features annual events coming back for 2020 and some new events.

The season will open on Saturday, April 4th with a Street Tire Test and Tune and then Sunday, April 5th for a Slick Test and Tune.

Import Face-off will make two stops at National Trail Raceway on Sunday, April 19th and August 30th.

The JEGS ET Series will feature 14 scheduled events over the course of 7 weekends throughout the season.  We will also be offering up Gambler races on the Friday nights of all JEGS ET Series weekends.

Brand new this year is the Hillbilly Nationals Demolition Drag Race on Saturday Night, May 9th.  This event will be one that the whole family will enjoy and won’t want to miss!

There will be two major events for all the Chrysler fans out there with the Chrysler Power Classic on May 16th & 17th and the Mopar Nationals August 7th – 9th.

National Trail Raceway and Ohio Grudge Racing have come together to offer two backwards races (May 30th and September 12th) and one no prep event (July 10th) this season.

Street car racers will have the opportunity to race at both the Streetcar Takeover (June 13th) and the King of Columbus (July 11th).

The Night of Thunder has been moved up to Saturday, June 27th and will feature Jet Cars, Nostalgia Nitro Funny Cars and Top Fuel Harleys!

Some of the new events to feature on the 2020 season will be the return of the JEGS Jr Buckeye Open, July 3rd – 5th, this event promises to be one that all Jr Dragster racers will be coming to.

The biggest addition to the schedule is JEGS SPEEDweek (July 16th – 20th), that will feature a combo event of a NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event and the JEGS SPORTSnationals!  Fans will see Top Alcohol Funny Cars and Top Alcohol Dragsters on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  This event will see racers from all over the country converge on National Trail Raceway for a chance to race for the NHRA Wally.

Bracket Racers will be looking at three major events in 2020 with the return of both the Buckeye Bracket Triple Crown (June 26th – 28th) and Halloween Hootout (October 2nd – 4th), and the addition of the Labor Day Classic (September 4th – 6th).

Specific classes, rules, specialty class dates are still being finalized and will be announced in the coming weeks.

“We are all looking forward to a very exciting 2020 season.  With some new events coming to the track next year it should be a great year,” said Jay Livingston, Owner of National Trail Raceway.

2020 Season Schedule

April 4: Street Tire Test and Tune

April 5: Slick Tire Test and Tune

April 11: Open Test and Tune

April 19: Spring Import Face-Off

April 24: Bracket Test and Tune & Gamblers Race

April 25: JEGS ET Series #1

April 26: JEGS ET Series #2

May 1: Test and Tune

May 2: Super Series Saturday – Buckeye Stock/Super Stock

May 3: Super Series Sunday – Buckeye Stock/Super Stock

May 6: Wednesday Night Test and Tune

May 8: Outlaw Street Drags

May 9: Hillbilly Nationals Demolition Drag Race

May 13: JEGS Wednesday Night Series #1 & Test and Tune

May 16: Chrysler Power Classic

May 17: Chrysler Power Classic

May 22: Bracket Test and Tune & Gamblers Race

May 23: JEGS ET Series #3 (Summit Racing JDRL Challenge)

May 24: JEGS ET Series #4

May 27: JEGS Wednesday Night Series #2 & Test and Tune

May 29: Outlaw Street Drags

May 30: Uncaged 2.0 Backwards Race

June 5: Bracket Test and Tune & Gamblers Race

June 6: JEGS ET Series #5

June 7: JEGS ET Series #6

June 10: JEGS Wednesday Night Series #3 & Test and Tune

June 12: Ohio Bike Night

June 13: Streetcar Takeover

June 19: Bracket Test and Tune & Gamblers Race

June 20: JEGS ET Series #7

June 21: JEGS ET Series #8

June 26: Buckeye Bracket Triple Crown

June 27: Buckeye Bracket Triple Crown

June 27: NIGHT OF THUNDER

June 28: Buckeye Bracket Triple Crown

July 1: JEGS Wednesday Night Series #4 & Test and Tune

July 3: JEGS Jr Buckeye Open Parking

July 4: JEGS Jr Buckeye Open

July 5: JEGS Jr Buckeye Open

July 8: JEGS Wednesday Night Series #5 & Test and Tune

July 10: Scraped No Prep

July 11: King of Columbus

July 14: JEGS SPEEDweek Parking

July 15: JEGS SPEEDweek Test and Tune

July 16: JEGS SPEEDweek – LODRS Qualifying

July 17: JEGS SPEEDweek – LODRS Eliminations

July 18: JEGS SPEEDweek – SPORTSnationals Qualifying

July 19: JEGS SPEEDweek – SPORTSnationals Eliminations

July 24: Bracket Test and Tune & Gamblers Race

July 25: Christmas in July JEGS ET Series #9

July 26: Christmas in July JEGS ET Series #10

July 29: JEGS Wednesday Night Series #6 & Test and Tune

July 31: Bracket Test and Tune & Gamblers Race

Aug. 1: JEGS ET Series #11

Aug. 2: JEGS ET Series #12

Aug. 7: Mopar Nationals

Aug. 8: Mopar Nationals

Aug. 9: Mopar Nationals

Aug. 19: JEGS Wednesday Night Series #7 & Test and Tune

Aug. 21: Bracket Test and Tune & Gamblers Race

Aug. 22: Funny Car Fever JEGS ET Series #13 (NHRA.tv Challenge)             

Aug. 23: JEGS ET Series #14

Aug. 26: JEGS Wednesday Night Series #8 & Test and Tune

Aug. 28: Ohio Bike Night

Aug. 30: Fall Import Face-Off

Sept. 4: Labor Day Classic Test and Tune & Gamblers Race

Sept. 5: Labor Day Classic (Fall ET Series #1)

Sept. 6: Labor Day Classic (Fall ET Series #2)

Sept. 9: JEGS Wednesday Night Series #9 & Test and Tune

Sept. 11: Outlaw Street Drags

Sept. 12: Uncaged 3.0 Backwards Race

Sept. 23: Wednesday Night Test and Tune

Sept. 25: Test and Tune

Sept. 26: Fall ET Series #3

Sept. 27: Fall ET Series #4

Oct. 2: Halloween Hootout Test and Tune & Gamblers Race

Oct. 3: Halloween Hootout (Fall ET Series #5)

Oct. 4: Halloween Hootout (Fall ET Series #6)

(Schedule Subject to Change)

Click here for a PDF Copy of the 2020 Schedule!




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