NHRA official announced Nick Duty as the new NHRA West Central (Division 5) Division Director. With his role, Duty will oversee NHRA member tracks in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
“I have been involved in weekly drag racing, as an employee and operator, since I was 12 years old,” Duty said. “I am looking forward to taking everything that I’ve learned at the track level and bringing a unique perspective to NHRA. Drag racing is evolving quickly and I’m excited about working for an organization that leads the industry and is embracing the future.”
Before coming to the NHRA, Duty spent time managing North Star Dragway in Denton, Texas and later Thunder Valley Raceway Park in Nobe, Oklahoma.
“We are excited to welcome Nick to our team,” said Josh Peterson, NHRA Vice President of Racing Administration. “His passion for drag racing and background in track management make him a great addition to the team of division directors and the NHRA West Central division.”
Duty joins a team of division directors who represent the seven divisions of the NHRA. The NHRA West Central sees several Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events throughout the season as well as NHRA national events at Bandimere Speedway, Heartland Motorsports Park and Brainerd International Raceway.
“I’m excited to jump into the 2023 season,” Duty said. “I believe my experience operating local tracks will be an asset in working with the tracks that make up the backbone of NHRA and make them more successful