Second-Annual Ford Fun Weekend and Mopar Thunder Event Cruises into Bristol Dragway
Blue oval enthusiasts and Mopar fans alike cruise into Thunder Valley this weekend for the second-annual combined Fun Ford Weekend and Mopar Thunder. The August 29-30 doubleheader fuses together these two fan-favorites for a weekend guaranteed to captivate any gearhead.
The weekend kicks off Friday at 11 a.m. with a car show featuring Ford favorites and Mopar classics. Track action starts at noon with a test and tune open to all manufacturers followed by an All-Manufacturer's Gambler's Race at 6 p.m. Saturday's racing action begins at 9 a.m. with time trials and the first round of a Ford vs Mopar Gambler's Race, giving competitors the chance to settle once and for all which make reigns supreme in Thunder Valley. In addition to the Gamblers Race, Saturday's on-track action features Mopar and Ford bracket races along with a throwback clash between the iconic Nostalgia Funny Cars Solid Rock Mustang and Gold Coast Charger. A Saturday car show is also on tap for the event's second day, along with an organized swap meet that provides any car enthusiasts an opportunity to locate those rare parts and pieces needed for their next restoration project.
Spectators can purchase a two-day weekend pass for only $25 at the gate. Gates open at 10 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. on Saturday. For more information on the Fun Ford Weekend/Mopar Thunder visitwww.bristoldragway.com or call (423) BRISTOL.