Free NHRA Driver Autograph Session at The Palms April 2

A free NHRA driver autograph session will kick off the annual NHRA Nationals, April 2-5, at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The autograph session will take place in the Key West Room of The Palms Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Thursday, April 2, from 6-8 p.m. Drag racing fans are invited to obtain autographs and take photos with their favorite drivers.

Drivers scheduled to appear include: Tony Schumacher, Jeg Coughlin Jr., Cruz Pedregon, Ron Capps, Jack Beckman, Morgan Lucas, Shawn Langdon, Urs Erbacher, Matt Hagan, Jeff Arend, Johnny Gray and Bob Bode. Many more are expected to join the festivities.

Twice each year, the NHRA delivers the biggest names in professional drag racing to The Strip at LVMS for side-by-side, nitro-burning, 300-mph action. The cavalcade of straight-line stars includes six-time NHRA Top Fuel Dragster champion Tony Schumacher and 13-time NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car titleholder John Force. To date, Ron Capps is undefeated in the Funny Car ranks in 2009 competition and four-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. plans to visit The Strip at LVMS’s victory lane once again.

To purchase tickets or obtain additional information, please call the LVMS ticket office at (702) 644-4444 or visit