Tag Archives: Gatornationals

At drag racing school, students learn the way to race

By on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Nearly three-quarters of the racers in this weekend’s GatorNationals were trained at Frank Hawley’s School of Drag Racing. But as one WUFT reporter found out, all you need to be trained there is a drivers license and good health.

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Mar. 12, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:14 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Millhopper Road house fire, driver’s license distribution, U.S. Department of the Treasury sold General Motors shares, activists protest for female priests, Gatornationals starts Thursday.

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44th annual Gatornationals scheduled for Thursday through Saturday

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:59 am

Gatornationals, Gainesville’s annual drag racing event, will be held at Auto-Plus Raceway March 14 to 17. The event is expected to attract at least 500 racers.

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Gatornationals, a family affair

By on March 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:12 pm

Gatornationals is more than just a race to some fans, it’s a tradition. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Alex de Armas spoke to a father and son who have been coming out to the race for decades.

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The need for speed brings in the “big bucks” to Gainesville

By on March 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:12 pm

Rain or shine drag racing fans from all over traveled to Gaineville this weekend for the Gatornationals. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian de Montluzin reports, fan’s just couldn’t resist their need for speed. Gatornationals attracts fans from across the country. Aaron Weber from [...]

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