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May 12
Sunday

NHRA Mother's Day Motherload Season Opener

Alaska Raceway Park Drag Strip

The NHRA season opener is here! Join us as we shake the rest of the snow off the mountains with high-speed action that will keep you entertained for hours. Come out and feel the excitement surge through you, where every roar and pulse-pounding moment will have you on the…

May 12

NHRA Mother's Day Motherload Season Opener

Alaska Raceway Park Drag Strip
General Admission
$15 Adult General Admission
$0 Child General Admission (0-10)
$12 Senior (60+)/Military General Admission
$10 Youth (11-15) General Admission
Participants
$60 Motorcycle/Sled
$15 MTA Jr. Dragster
$60 Pro ET
$60 Sportsman
$60 Super Pro
$25 Test & Tune
$30 Trophy

9 a.m. Pit Opens
10 a.m. Spectator Gates Open
11 a.m. Test and Tune
12 p.m. Qualifying starts, test & tune between qualifying rounds
1:45 p.m. Driver’s Meeting
2 p.m. Show Starts!
5 p.m. Races End (end time is approximate) 

Alaska Raceway Park Drag Strip
5599 Race Way
Palmer AK 99645

The NHRA season opener is here! Join us as we shake the rest of the snow off the mountains with high-speed action that will keep you entertained for hours. Come out and feel the excitement surge through you, where every roar and pulse-pounding moment will have you on the edge of your seat. Don't miss this chance to witness the thunderous speed and the thrill of victory at the start of an incredible 60th Anniversary season. Secure your tickets now for an unforgettable experience! 

The Green Light Grill, Nitro Java and the High Octane Lounge will be open, as well as the gift shop with the latest ARP Swag. The spectator parking lot is free with admission. Spectator fence parking is available for a small fee, but no overnight parking. Free camping in the regular spectator lot.

The pit gate opens at 9 a.m., can't wait to see you track family!

The spectator gate opens at 9 a.m. Admission to the pits to visit with your favorite racer is allowed!