Royal Purple Raceway to reopen March 2nd with new race surface

BAYTOWN, Texas (Jan. 29) — After five months of serving as a massive storage facility for tens of thousands of flooded cars in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Royal Purple Raceway, site of the annual NHRA SpringNationals, will reopen March 2 with a brand-new race surface among many other facility upgrades and improvements.

“We’re very…

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2018 NHRA SpringNationals Race Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets to the 2018 NHRA SpringNationals, April 20- 22, 2018, are now on sale to the public.  While many preferred seats were locked up for renewing race fans, there are still great seats available for those who didn’t get the opportunity to reserve their 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series experience.

Friday race tickets start as low…

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2018 NHRA SpringNationals Daily Event Schedule

Royal Purple Raceway benefits from incredible atmospheric conditions because of its proximity to Trinity Bay, which feeds the facility cool air. The track’s first NHRA national event, in fall 1988, established RPR as one of the sport’s quickest with NHRA’s first four-second Top Fuel quarter-mile pass and a new national record. Since then, the track…

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RPR Releases 2018 Race Schedule, NHRA SpringNationals return April 20-22, 2018

Baytown, TX- Royal Purple Raceway, Southeast Texas largest multi-purpose motorsports facility, announced its calendar of race events for the 2018 season.  The schedule is highlighted by the 31st Anniversary NHRA SpringNationals, April 20-22, 2018. NHRA race tickets go on sale next month.

TX2K, the Super Bowl of Street Car Racing, gets the race…

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NHRA fans can offer their support to Hurricane Harvey victims







The affects of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey have created unprecedented damage on Houston and other Gulf communities both in Texas and Louisiana. Members of the NHRA community can donate resources to those in the affected areas in a number of ways.


“When something as tragic…

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Royal Purple Raceway suspends racing to help with hurricane relief efforts

BAYTOWN, Texas (Sept. 1) — Royal Purple Raceway, site of the annual NHRA SpringNationals, will suspend all drag racing activities through the end of the year to help in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Utilizing its gigantic footprint in the Houston suburb of Baytown, Royal Purple Raceway will become a temporary storage facility for…

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Darryl Patton Takes King of the Track Title, E.T. Bracket Racing Series Champions Crowned at Royal Purple Raceway

The 2017 Bayshore Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM E.T. Bracket Racing Series crowned its Champions over the weekend:

Super Pro:  Hunter Patton  No Box:  Jason Patterson

Advanced Junior:  Arabella Maitland   Sportsman Junior:  Logan Abernathy

Summit King of the Track:  Daryl Patton

2017 Final Championship Point Standings:

 Super Pro Final No Box Final 1 Hunter…

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Renew Your 2018 NHRA SpringNationals Tickets Today and Save

The exclusive renewal period for the NHRA SpringNationals, April 20 – 22, 2018, has begun and will extend for a limited time through Friday, September 29, 2017.  Account Holders are eligible to renew the same seats from 2017 and will have access to the lowest ticket pricing available.

If you would like to renew online…

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2018 NHRA SpringNationals Ticket Pricing

4/16/18-4/22/18 Advance Price Race Week Price Full Event Tickets Top Eliminator Club $350.00 BEST VALUE $$$ Starting Line Club $250.00 BEST VALUE $$$ Full Event Adult Reserved – Pit Side $135.00 $145.00 Full Event Adult Reserved – Pit Side Premium $150.00 $160.00 Full Event Adult Reserved – Spectator Side…

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2018 NHRA SpringNationals Ticket Renewal FAQs

Why should I renew my tickets? Renewing your tickets not only guarantees you can keep your current seats, but it locks in the lowest price for your tickets. When is the deadline to renew my tickets? The renewal period begins in August and ends on Friday, September 29th, 2017. How do I renew? You may…

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