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Start the new year with the excitement of drag racing at The Hangover Nationals, which will take place at Dragway 42 in West Salem, Ohio, on January 1st, 2024. This event marks the beginning of the 2024 drag racing season, welcoming both 2WD and 4WD/AWD vehicles to compete. Attendees can expect a day filled with adrenaline as racers vie for large prize checks awarded to winners and runners-up in each class. The Champions in these two classes will get a chance to run off for an additional prize of $220.24. Safety is a consideration with all passengers required to wear seatbelts during the event. The races will adhere to a 1/4 mile format, and it is important to note that the use of studs or chains on tires is not permitted. This event will run under IHRA regulations, assuring participants of its competitive standards. The gates will open for enthusiasts and participants at 10AM, followed by time trials starting at 10:30AM. The main elimination rounds are scheduled to commence at approximately noon. Prospective racers can enter the competition at a cost of $30, which covers the car and driver. Spectator admission is priced at $15 for adults, while a lesser fee of $5 applies to children aged 6 to 12. Those looking to try their luck again, if time allows, can take advantage of the buyback option for $10. For those planning a day-long stay at the event, concessions will be available, ensuring that attendees can enjoy a variety of food and beverages throughout the day. For more information about the event, Dragway 42 can be contacted at (419) 853-4242 or via their website dragway42.com.