Below is a list of all the Drag Race meetings held at Blackbushe Airfield near Camberley in Surrey. As far as we know the list is complete, unless anyone can provide any more details.

Blackbushe has an important historical place in British Drag Racing history. It was the scene of the legendary Dragfests, which brought many famous American names like Garlits, Ivo and Nancy, and inspired so many Brits to go away and build their own machines. It was adopted as a regular venue for the fledgling NDRC in 1970 and they continued to use it regularly until 1984 when the site was sold for development.

19/9/64 First International Dragfest

4/10/64 First International Dragfest (second meeting)

25&26/9/65 Second International Dragfest

7/7/70 NDRC Custom Car Trophy Dragfests

8/8/71 NDRC Meeting (Radio Luxembourg Sponsors)

20/8/72 NDRC Hot Car Grandnationals (Hot Car Magazine and Radio Luxembourg Sponsors)

19/8/73 NDRC Castrol/RAC National Drag Racing Championship Round 4

30/9/73 NDRC Castrol/RAC National Drag Racing Championship Finals

7/4/74 NDRC Castrol/RAC Spring Smokers Meeting. National Drag Racing Championship Round 2

11&12/5/74 NDRC Radio Luxembourg Nationals

18/8/74 NDRC Hot Car/Radio Luxembourg Grandnationals

13/4/75 NDRC RAC National Drag racing Championship Round 3 & MCN Drag Bike Championship Round 2

17/8/75 NDRC/European Dragways Hot Car/208 Grandnationals

5/10/75 NDRC Championship Finals

2/5/76 NDRC Spring Smokers Meet

12&13/6/76 BDR&HRA/BARC/European Dragways Tor Line European Funny Car Championship Round One

22/8/76 NDRC Hot Car Grandnationals

24/4/77 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Round

14/8/77 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Round

25/9/77 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Round

16/4/78 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Round

21/5/78 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Round

13/8/78 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & ACU British Drag Bike Championship Round

24/9/78 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Final Rounds

22/4/79 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Round

17/6/79 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Round

5/8/79 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Round

30/9/79 NDRC/Gauloises Pro Comp Championship & RAC National Championship Finals

20/4/80 NDRC/Gauloises Top Fuel & Pro Comp Championship Round 1 & RAC National Championship Round 1

8/6/80 NDRC/Gauloises Top Fuel Championship Round 3

20/7/80 NDRC/Gauloises Top Fuel & Pro Comp Championship Round 5/4 & RAC National Championship Round 5

15/5/83 NDRC Points Championship Round 2

7/8/83 NDRC Street Machine Summer Nationals NDRC Points Championship Round 5

2/10/83 NDRC Points Championship Final Round

20/5/84 NDRC Season Opener featuring Top Fuel match racing & NDRC Points Championship Round 1

12/8/84 NDRC Street Machine Summer Nationals "20th Anniversary Of The Dragfests Meeting" featuring Top Fuel match racing & NDRC Points Championship 5

30/9/84 NDRC Autumn Finals (The last Drag Race at Blackbushe) featuring Top Fuel & Funny Car match racing & NDRC Points Championship 8

Thanks to Steve Purchase, Clive Rooms and Jeremy Cookson for their help in compiling this list.

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