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Dodge Expands Sponsorship Of Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented by Pennzoil:

Dodge//SRT Dig Even Deeper Into It's Drag Racing Roots...

The upcoming Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented by Pennzoil at Bandimere Speedway, continues the longest-running sponsorship in the NHRA and one of the longest in all of motorsports. Racing returns to the Colorado track on July 19th through the 21st. It marks the 31st year that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) US has had one of its brand’s been the title sponsor of the event.

Leah Pritchett’s “Angry Bee” 1320 Top Fuel Dragster in the Winner Circle in Denver. (Mopar).

 “NHRA offers the perfect stage to connect with the performance and race enthusiasts who power our brand,” said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Cars – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. “Together with our friends at Mopar and Pennzoil, we continue to deepen our commitment to the sport because there’s no better arena to showcase what Dodge//SRT represents on both the street and strip.”

FCA US has also announced that the Dodge//SRT brand will return as title sponsor of the NHRA Dodge HEMI® Challenge at the historic NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Dodge brand will also take over the title sponsorship duties at the Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented by Pennzoil, at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 31st through November 3rd, 2019.

Dodge//SRT and the Mopar brands have a lot in store for the upcoming Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented by Pennzoil. The action-packed weekend at Bandimere Speedway will kick off with the unveiling of a new special graphics package on Matt Hagan’s Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger SRT HELLCAT funny car during the pre-race press conference on Thursday, July 18th. 

Matt Hagan piloting his Mopar ExpressLane Dodge Charger SRT HELLCAT Funny Car. (Mopar).

The action-packed weekend at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colorado, will commence with the reveal of special new graphics on Matt Hagan’s Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car during the NHRA pre-race press conference on Thursday, July 18. The 18th annual Mopar Big Block Party Presented by Pennzoil, scheduled for Thursday night in downtown Golden, Colorado, will kick enthusiasts into high gear at the free-admission fan event.

Mopar Big-Block Party in Golden, Colorado. (Mopar).

The Mopar Big-Block Party provides race fans the opportunity to meet their favorite Dodge & Mopar NHRA drag racing stars in an hour-long autograph session. Attendees experience virtual “rides” down the drag strip in Dodge Challenger SRT Demon race simulators, virtual spins in simulators located in the Pennzoil display, hear live music, car show, and enjoy a variety of food, drink, and merchandise tents.

At Bandimere Speedway, fans will also have the chance to visit the Dodge//SRT and Mopar displays on Manufacturers Midway and to test their skills on Dodge Challenger SRT Demon race simulators. Education will also be the focus during the weekend, with more than 30 students from the Mopar Career Automotive Program (CAP) participating in the “Assemble Your Future” initiative.

 

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Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only a Co-Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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