SONOMA (CBS SF) – Sonoma Raceway on Monday announced the postponement of the National Hot Rod Association’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event that had been scheduled for July 24-26 but will now take place a yet-to-be-determined future date.
The postponement is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Raceway said it will work closely with the NHRA on confirming a new date while maintaining safety guidelines regarding social distancing and limitations on public gatherings.READ MORE: Solano County Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Pimping, Multiple Failures To Appear In Court
“The effects of this health crisis are impacting every aspect of our society, and though this delay is frustrating, our first priority is the health of our patrons and the larger NHRA drag racing community,” Sonoma Raceway president and general manager Steve Page said.
Ticket holders may use their tickets for the postponed event, receive an event credit for the amount paid to date plus an additional 20 percent or get a full refund of their purchase price, minus service charges.READ MORE: Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Strikes Northern Sonoma County
The 120 percent event credit can be applied toward any admissions, including but not limited to single-day and weekend tickets, upgrades, packages, fan hospitality, and camping for the 2021 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at the Raceway, subject to availability.
Fans can start the ticket exchange process within 30 days of the rescheduled date announcement by completing a request form at SonomaRaceway.com.
The rescheduled date will be announced as soon as possible, and updates will be relayed through Sonoma Raceway’s social media channels, website email communications and mobile app.MORE NEWS: San Jose May Raise Illegal Dumping Fines To $10,000 Per Offense - 'A No Nonsense Approach'
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