Press Release


For Immediate Release March 25, 2022

Contact Information: Michelle Bowman

Assistant General Manager, Business Operations 5350 N. 48th Street, Suite 310

Chandler, AZ 85226

(520) 796-2804

mbowman@wildhorse pass.com


Wild Horse Pass Development Authority Celebrates the Final NHRA Race in 2023

A new overpass/roadway for the I-10 extension will use the space now occupied by the track.


Chandler, Arizona – Wild Horse Pass Development Authority (WHPDA) has announced the final National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) race in 2023. This final race will celebrate the 40th year of NHRA racing at the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.


For nearly 40 years, the NHRA, in conjunction with the Wild Horse Pass Development Authority, has wowed Arizona spectators and fans at the fastest quarter - mile in Arizona. Wild Horse Pass Development Authority is excited to celebrate the final race of this storied racetrack, February 2023.


Elizabeth Antone, General Manager-Interim:

“Arizona has been an incredible supporter of the NHRA and Wild Horse Pass Motorsport Park for the past four decades, and we are very grateful for this tremendous fan support. We know this final race will be a celebration that NHRA fans are famous for.”



About Wild Horse Pass Development Authority (WHPDA)

The Wild Horse Pass Development Authority (WHPDA) is a business entity owned by the Gila River Indian Community which is responsible for developing the Wild Horse Pass Development Area, a 3,300- acre master-planned commercial development zone and the Community’s premier tourist destination. The Wild Horse Pass Destination includes Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Gila River Resorts & Casinos - Wild Horse Pass, Whirlwind Golf Club, Aji Spa, Rawhide Western Town & Event Center, Phoenix Premium Outlets, KOLI Equestrian Center, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, Radford Racing School, and Huhugam Heritage Center.


For more information, visit www.wildhorsepass.com