To celebrate its partnership with Bristol Dragway, Ford is offering a special ticket promotion for Friday, June 17 action at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Your Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers.

A family value package, the Ford Friday Four-Pack, consists of four admission tickets to Friday’s racing, four hot dogs and four bags of chips products for only $99.

Not only does the Ford Friday Four-Pack offer families a reduced admission and concessions pricing, it provides the opportunity to experience the excitement of NHRA drag racing under the lights on Friday evening. The offer expires February 28.

In addition, Bristol Dragway officials again offer last season’s hugely-popular $20 Father’s Day ticket. This special ticket, good on Sunday, June 19, gives families a unique gift every dad is sure to enjoy.

Due to the number of available tickets, interested fans should act quickly to take advantage of both offers. To order either ticket package, fans should call (423) BRISTOL or visit

NHRA fans know the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals is one of the most unique events in motorsports. From the valley that envelops the track and gives it its signature name to the access fans have to the drivers; this is one race fans should mark on their calendars.

For Father’s Day weekend fun, the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals is the place to be.

Gates open Friday, June 17 at 9 a.m. Pro Stock qualifying takes place at 5 p.m., followed by Nitro qualifying at 5:30 p.m. Second round qualifying runs under the lights, with Pro Stock qualifying at 7:30 p.m. Nitro qualifying begins at 8 p.m.

Gates open at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 18. Pro Stock qualifying runs at 11:30, with Nitro classes scheduled for noon. The drivers return for the final round of Pro Stock qualifying at 2 p.m., and the final round of Nitro qualifying at 2:30 p.m.

Gates open at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. Pre-race ceremonies begin at 11 a.m., and final eliminations of the Thunder Valley Nationals take place at noon.

Ticket prices are as follows: Friday -- Sections A - D $30 Adult / $10 Junior; Sections E - U $35 Adult / $10 Junior; Thunder Terrace $35 Adult / $10 Junior, Saturday -- Sections A - D $45 Adult / $15 Junior; Sections E - U $55 Adult / $25 Junior; Thunder Terrace $55 Adult / $25 Junior, Sunday -- Sections A- B $20 Adult / $10 Junior, Sections C - D $45 Adult / $15 Junior, Section E – P $55 Adult/ $25 Junior, Section Q – U $20 Adult/$10 Junior, Thunder Terrace $55 Adult / $25 Junior. Weekend combos are: Sections A - B $79 Adult / $30 Junior, Section C – D $95 Adult/$30 Junior, Sections E - P $120 Adult / $50 Junior, Sections Q – U $95 Adult/$30 Junior and Thunder Terrace $120 Adult / $50 Junior. Thunder Valley Club admission for three days is $300 for adults and $100 for juniors. Three-day Bruton’s Suite admission is $450 for both adults and juniors.

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.