NHRA recovers for successful ’08
The NHRA’s year of change didn’t begin on script. When a weakening economy led HD Partners to rescind its offer of $121 million for the NHRA’s pro racing division, the letdown was immediate. But the failed deal did little to forecast the year that was ahead. New marketing partnerships and sponsorships, a sparkling new venue and a surge of interest among prospective owners and investors all marked the 2008 season.