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About the Race Series


Atlanta $10,000 Nostalgia Drags and Car Show

  Zot Productions LLC

The 2014 Atlanta 10,000 Nostalgia Drags and Car Show will be the 12th edition of the drag race held annually from 1964-1972 at Atlanta Speed Shop Dragway in Covington Ga and at Atlanta Dragway in 2012-2013.  The 2014 event will be held at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia on Friday and Saturday October 10th and 11th, 2014.  Raindate is Sunday, October 12th..

 The Atlanta $10,000 will feature Nostalgia Top Fuel dragsters as well as Nostalgia Funny Cars and Blown Fuel Altereds. Also on tap will be Outlaw Super Stocks and the “Gasser Shootout”.  Nostalgia Super Stocks , Muscle Cars, Modifieds and Gassers along with various nostalgia sportsman classes. We are also including a full bracket race including Super Pro to Jr. dragsters. Other festivities include a Show’n’Shine car show, a Vendors Midway, official honoree Geezer’s Alley, the Hot Rod Row car corral, and a swap meet. We will conclude the event with the classic Horton Race Cars Krackle”Cade Parade. Come out and see these nitro burning monsters and wheelie popping gassers reminiscent of the glory days of drag racing.

The Atlanta $10,000 will be  a two day event for 2014.  Gates will open Friday at 4:00 pm and time trials will begin at 6:00 PM.  Year One Fast Friday will start at 6:00 and go to 11:00 PM.  Gates will open for Saturday 8:00 am Saturday morning. Qualifying sessions start at 10am and run through 2:00pm. Eliminations begin at 2pm and conclude at 9 -9:30pm, followed by the Krackle’Cade Parade and Winner’s Circle awards ceremony.


Race Classes for Atlanta $10,000

Nostalgia Top Fuel- Features 4-6 Supercharged Nitro Front Engine Dragsters Heads up match style race.

Nostalgia Funny Car- Features 4 Supercharged Nitro ’79 and older bodied flip top Funny Cars. Heads up match style race.

Outlaw Fuel Altered– Features a 2 car sulpercharged nitro fuel altered match race.

Gasser Shootout-  Heads Up match racing for 1967 and older period correct Gassers.  8 car feild.

Outlaw Super Stock-  Mountain Motor Super Stock  4 car match race.

Nostalgia Super Stock– Featuring 1972 and older Super Stock style cars  running quarter mile on indexes ranging from 8.50 to 13.00.  Handicap start on full tree.  All run field.

Nostalgia Comp- 4 separate quarter mile heads up, pro tree index classes on 7.80, 8.60, 9.40 and  10.15 indexes.  Open to Front Engine Dragsters, ’84 and older Funny Cars,  Altereds, roadsters, and Modified door cars.  All run fields.

Nostalgia Gas– 5 separate eighth mile heads up, full tree index classes  on 5.50, 6.00, 6.50, 7.00, and 7.50 indexes.  Open to 1967 and older Gasser style cars and trucks.   All run fields.

Street Eliminator/Muscle Car– 1984 and older street and muscle cars running quarter mile on indexes from 10.00 to 14.00 on half second increments.  Handicap start on full tree.  All run field.

Nostalgia Modified – 1984 and older modified door cars.  4 separate eighth mile heads up, pro tree classes on 6.0,6.5,7.0, and 7.5 indexes.  All run fields.

Hot Rod Eliminator- Handicap race with dial in from 10.00 to 13.99. Quickest qualifying time is dial in and cannot be changed during race..  Open to all cars 1984 and older.  All run field.

Exhibition-  Open to any car that is nostalgic and doesn’t fit another class but will go fast and put on a show RACE CARS ONLY

Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Pro Bike, Street Bike, Jr. Dragster– Standard Atlanta Dragway bracket race. All run fields. Atlanta Dragway rules with Fuel and Gas Series Purse.


Show’N’Shine Car Show and Car Corral

Car show will have many Classes and will be judged by participants as well as fans.  The categories will be similar to the categories at the NHRR in Bowling Green.  They are: Hot Rod, Street Rod, Rat Rod, Custom, Classic, Muscle Car, Truck, Pro Street, Classic ’55-’57, Street Gasser, Open, Race Car,Hot Boats, Bikes

 Geezer’s Alley

We are having a tent near the starting line behind the Pit grandstand to honor drag racing pioneers.  We are calling it The Geezer Alley Tent.   The idea is for children to honor their parent or friends to honor their pears by posting pictures and memorabilia on the display boards and tables that are provided.  60-69 is a Jr. Geezer, 70-79 is a Sr. Geezer and 80+ is an Extreme geezer.

We will be honoring a group of Geezer honorees each year of the event.  Autograph sessions will be at scheduled times and the Geezer parade down the racetrack in hot rod cars will be at 2:00 pm.

We will have tables and chairs for people to meet, greet and bench race..

 Krackle’Cade Parade

The Krackle ‘Cade will bring down the curtain on the event at 9:00 – 9:30 pm right after the final rounds.  This is for old restored drag race cars and replica cars .  The cars are brought out onto the track and all fired up at the same time in a display of early model horsepower heritage.  The nitro cars are push started like the old days right in front of the stands with flames and nitro filling the night time air.  After the cars are shut off the track is opened to the spectators to check out the cars and stars.

The awards ceremonies in the winner’s circle on the starting line will conclude the event right after the Krackle’ Cade Parade with all fans welcome.

 Swap Meet

The swap meet is a high performance flea market where you may find treasures to purchase or rent a spot and sell your hand me down hot rod parts.  The spaces are cheap and many people make a lifestyle out of selling and swapping parts at these events.  Used parts only.  New parts must be sold on the Vendor Midway.

 Vendor Midway

Located behind the Pit side grandstand, the vendor midway is a place for industry and business operators to represent and sell their products.  You may find anything from T shirts to head gaskets to metal working tools in this area.

 Race Sponsorship

There are many ways to help support your sport of drag racing at this event.  From being the Event sponsor to being an Associate sponsor the benefits are numerous and the prices are cheap.  Go to www.atlanta10000.com or call Julius Hughes III  at 770-534-1560 or Elaine Hughes at 770-403-7353 for more details.


For more info go to www.atlanta10000.com or call 770-534-1560