BRISTOL — Wally’s were handed out at Bristol Dragway in June for the Thunder Valley Nationals.
This weekend, 8 more were up for grabs at the NHRA junior drag racing eastern conference finals.
600 racers, ranging from ages 6-17 hit the strip at Bristol Dragway.
The event features racers from all tracks in divisions 1, 2 and 3 with 8 age groups vying for the championships. Friday was the first round of eliminations.
It’s the biggest event of the year for the junior dragster and for many, a dream to compete on the track that some of their idols raced on last month.
The field gets narrowed down to 300 Friday night with the final elimination on Saturday.