After taking in the excitement of June 15-17 Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by the Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol Dragway, race fans probably will begin anticipating their return trip in 2013. Just $1 will help turn that dream into a reality.

During the race weekend, fans will be able to lock in their seats for all the nitro-burning, 300 mph excitement of the 2013 Thunder Valley Nationals by putting just $1 down toward the purchase.

Additionally, anyone who reserves their 2013 tickets by October 11 will save 10% on every adult ticket purchased, including weekend combos. Anyone interested in tickets for the track-side Thunder Valley Club or the eye-in-the-sky Bruton’s Suite can reserve their seats for just 10% of the discounted rate.

Fans may visit one of the guest information booths located throughout the property all weekend to take advantage of the offer.

To make attending the race even easier, the Bristol Dragway ticket office can place tickets on an interest-free payment plan if desired.

Every grandstand ticket is also a pit pass, which allows fans an up-close look at the crews as they tune the cars between rounds. Pit access provides fans an opportunity to meet their favorite drivers, pose for pictures and collect autographs.

For those who renew by October 11, ticket prices are as follows: Friday -- Sections A - D $27 Adult / $10 Junior; Sections E - U $31 Adult / $10 Junior; Thunder Terrace $31 Adult / $10 Junior, Saturday -- Sections A - D $40 Adult / $15 Junior; Sections E - U $49 Adult / $25 Junior; Thunder Terrace $49 Adult / $25 Junior, Sunday -- Sections A- B $18 Adult / $10 Junior, Sections C - D $40 Adult / $15 Junior, Section E – P $49 Adult/ $25 Junior, Section Q – U $18 Adult/$10 Junior, Thunder Terrace $49 Adult / $25 Junior. Weekend combos are: Sections A - B $71 Adult / $30 Junior, Section C – D $85 Adult/$30 Junior, Sections E - P $108 Adult / $50 Junior, Sections Q – U $85 Adult/$30 Junior and Thunder Terrace $108 Adult / $50 Junior.

Early renewal price for Thunder Valley Club is $270, while Bruton’s Suite is $405.

To purchase tickets for the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, call the ticket office toll-free at 1-866-415-4158 or locally at 423-BRISTOL.