In 1980, the track became an NHRA-sanctioned track. Through the years, the track has had several major modifications including aluminum grandstand seating, permanent restrooms, concession buildings and a VIP tower complete with a timing deck, press center and corporate suites.
One of my friends races in the Summit Racing Series. So if you see the Blalocks with the world's fastest '47 Hudson, say hi for me. It's just a great day when you are at the races!