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What is JDRL (Jr Drag Racing League)?

The NHRA Jr Drag Racing League offers kids ages 5-18 a chance to race half-scale dragsters in a controlled environment. If you haven't seen a Jr Dragster, then you haven't seen the future of NHRA drag racing.



- All Jr's need to be a JDRL member - click here for more info
- All Jr's must be licensed - click here for more info
- Must Follow NHRA Rules - For detailed rules and amendments please see NHRA Jr Rule Book Online
- All participants must have a MINOR RELEASE FORM signed by both parents or guardians.

Jr Dragster Competition Categories

Trophy Classes - Win 2 Rounds, Win a Trophy!

All participants receive a Medallion!
Jr's race at all racing events (unless otherwise noted) - see schedule for dates.
- Novice (age 5 - 9)
- Intermediate (age 10 - 12)
- Advanced (age 13 - 18)

Special Events for Jr Drag Racers

GCR Championship Series - see schedule for series dates

Held at - Grove Creek Raceway - Grove City MN

2021 Jr Trophy Getters!
Novice: 2nd-Brynn Reynolds, 1st-Evan Songas, (not pictured 3rd-Avery Dorneman)
Intermediate: 3rd-Jack Madison, 1st-Ty Reynolds, 2nd-Colin Songas
Advanced: 1st-Bailey Dorneman, 3rd-Cam Giese, (not pictured 3rd-Gabbie Poole)

To Qualify to compete at the NHRA Jr Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals, you must join the Grove Creek Championship Series.

-- $35 entrance fee to be eligible (sign up at track before first points race)
-- Count your best points races of the season (see schedule for details)
-- Points awarded for attendance and rounds won
-- Top point getters earn Special Prizes and Trophies awarded at presentations

GCR Jr Drag Racing Challenge - Sun Jun 5, 2022

Held at - Grove Creek Raceway - Grove City MN

2021 JDC Winners:
Bodie Carlson - Novice, Ty Reynolds - Intermediate, Jack Beutler - Advanced

2021 JDC Jr Street Winner:
Mikey Amos - Jr Street

In the NHRA Jr Drag Racing League Challenge, Jr drag racers compete for special-edition trophies and receive recognition in NHRA National Dragster.

Division 5 Jr Championships - Jun 24, 2022

2022 Held at - Bandimere Speedway - Denver, CO

**NEW for 2022 - JDRL National Shootout

2022 Div 5 Held at - Bandimere Speedway - Denver, CO Jul 15-17, 2022

Racers in the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League will be featured during 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series events. The seven National Shootouts, one in each geographic division, will include eight-car Jr. Dragster fields, and the final round from each shootout will take place on Sunday and be included in the event's national broadcast on FOX and FOX Sports 1.

Western and Eastern Conference Finals

Western (Div 4-7) - Held at - Bandimere Speedway - Denver CO - June 25, 2022
Eastern (Div 1-3) - Held at - Bristol Dragway - Bristol TN - July 14-16, 2022
(must sign up for local track points and be a member of the track team to participate in these events)

Each season, racers from throughout the western/eastern United States and Canada take their shot at Wallys and a share of prize money during the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western/Eastern Conference Finals. The Western event features racers from all tracks in Divisions 4, 5, 6 and 7. The Eastern event features racers from all tracks in Divisions 1, 2 and 3. Each NHRA member track may send an unlimited number of teams of 10 racers to the event. The event awards a Wally and prize money to the winner in each of the eight age categories -- 6-9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16-17 -- and a Wally to each member of the winning team.