NHRA Division 2 Lucas Oil Regional “Baby Gators”

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division arrives at Gainesville Raceway for the Baby Gators to kick off the month of March! The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $500,000!

Gates at Gainesville Raceway open at 12:00 PM on Monday, February 27 for competitor parking, then again for racers on Tuesday, February 28 and Wednesday, March 1 at 9:00 AM. Gates open at 8:00 AM on the remaining event days.

Spectator tickets for the Baby Gators at Gainesville Raceway are $20 each day and can be purchased at the gate. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

Gainesville Raceway is located at 11211 N County Road 225, 3.5 miles north of the Gainesville Municipal Airport. For more information you can call the track at 352-377-0046.


As of the 2023 season, packages will not be accepted at Gainesville Raceway for the NHRA Division 2 Baby Gators OR the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.

Please see the following guidelines for shipping packages to Gainesville for the March 2023 races.

  • All packages for the events are to be addressed to the UPS store located at: 5200 NW 43rd Street, Ste. 102, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • PLEASE BE AWARE you must write HOLD FOR NHRA and your information in order for the store to hold onto your package. Can be written as “TO: HOLD FOR NHRA – (YOUR NAME OR TEAM HERE)
  • Each package will incur a $10 pickup charge, that is UPS standard fee for this service.
  • UPS will accept packages from all major carriers for pick up.
  • If you are sending any pallets please contact the store in advance.
  • To contact the store you can call 352-377-6840 or e-mail TheUPSStore1867@Gmail.com. The store owner is Jay Tanna and is aware of the event and our shipping needs.
  • The UPS Store will be open from 8 AM to 6:30 PM from Monday through Friday, and 9 AM to 4 PM on Saturday. The UPS Store will not be open on Sunday.
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