2024 Event Schedule

The 2024 NHRA Northwest Nationals kicks-off Thursday, July 18th at noon with a Drag & Drive tour through the cities of Kent, Federal Way, and Auburn before ending at NHRA’s FanFest in front of Dave & Busters at the Outlet Collection in south Auburn from 5 to 8 p.m. The event weekend concludes with the Winner’s Circle at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, July 21. Between then, there is a whole lot of excitement at The Place to Race including two sessions of Nitro qualifying on Friday including a night session for Funny Cars and Top Fuel!

Click here for a link to the NHRA Northwest Nationals event calendar. This calendar will be updated by the NHRA as needed.

Parking Lot and Gate Schedule

Friday

  • Parking Lots open at 8 a.m.
  • Box Office and Spectator Gates Open at 9 a.m.
  • Parking Lots Close at 1 a.m.

Saturday

  • Parking Lots open at 7:30 a.m.
  • Box Office and Spectator Gates Open at 8:30 a.m.
  • Parking Lots Close at 10 p.m.

Sunday

  • Parking Lots open at 7 a.m.
  • Box Office and Spectators Gates Open at 7:30 a.m.
  • Parking Lots Close at 8 p.m.

Hospitality Area Schedule

In 2024, Pacific Raceways will be providing hospitality in three areas: Tower Seating; Launch Club; and Finish Line Club. Below are the times hospitality will be open and food will be served in each area.

Friday

  • Tower Seating and Launch Club are open from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. with food service from 12 – 2 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Finish Line Club will be open from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. with food service from 6 – 8 p.m.

Saturday

  • Tower Seating and Launch Club will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. with food service from 9 to 11 a.m. and 12 – 2 p.m.
  • Finish Line Club will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with food service from 1 – 3 p.m.

Sunday

  • Tower Seating and Launch Club will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with food service from 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Finish Line Club will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with food service from 1 – 3 p.m.

Event Schedule

The schedule is subject to change. Check out the latest event schedule for the NHRA site for more information. This schedule will keep you updated and in-the-know with all the on-track activities.