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GLENDORA, Calif. (March 14, 2016) – The 14th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion® presented by AAA Insurance returns to Bowling Green, K.Y., June 16-18, and tickets are now on sale to the general public. This annual Father’s Day weekend tradition will once again fill scenic Beech Bend Raceway with the finest classic cars and thrill those in attendance with nostalgic quarter-mile nitro racing during the event.
Tickets are $25 for a single day and a three –day pass can be purchased for $65 if purchased before May 27th. Children 15 and under are free with paid adult. AAA members can save on this event by entering their first three digits of their membership card at checkout. Tickets can be purchased at www.nhra.com/hotrodreunion.
The activities kick off on June 15th with the Heacock Classic Car Insurance free Fan Fest taking pace at scenic Fountain Square Park from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The night is a great way to get a sneak preview of the cars and the racing legends that will be on display during the weekend at the track.
On Thursday the hills of Beech Bend Raceway will be full of hundreds of historic cars as gates open to those taking part in the Axalta Coating Systems Show ‘N Shine will proudly display their vehicles for those in attendance.
On June 17, the grand marshal and event honorees will take center stage during the course of the day with numerous opportunities to meet the legends of racing. New for this season, the grand marshal and all the honorees will be celebrated at the track on Friday evening during a reception inside the oval track across from the Holley Performance Products display. The reception will take place immediately following the conclusion of racing.
The weekend concludes on Saturday with another full day of activities including the NHRA Motorsports Museum’s exclusive Cacklefest® featuring dozens of nitro-fueled vintage dragsters.
• SCHEDULE: The event kicks off with a free Fan Fest in downtown Bowling Green, Wednesday night 5-8 p.m. Gates open Thursday at 8 a.m. each day with racing beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 16; Racing starts at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June 17; and 10 a.m. on Saturday June 18.
• TICKETS: Single day tickets are only $25, $75 at the gate for a three-day ticket, and children 15 and under are free accompanied by paid adult.
• ON THE WEB: For more information about the Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance, please visit www.nhramuseum.org.