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IHRA Summit SuperSeries Returns With $200,000 Program

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit SuperSeries, the largest and most prestigious bracket racing program in drag racing, will return for a 17th straight year in 2018. The $200,000 program is the World Championship for over 8,000 IHRA member-track racers each season. Summit Racing Equipment, the official mail order company of IHRA, sponsors this [...]

By | 2017-12-04T09:10:19+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DIVERSE 2018 SCHEDULE SET FOR US 131 MOTORSPORTS PARK

Harleys and hot rods.  Chevies and Snowmobiles.  Funny Cars and fuel dragsters.  Conjure up a thundering horde of Pro Modifieds, toss in a half- dozen window-rattling jet cars and add a wheelstander or two and there literally is something for everyone in the 2018 feature event schedule announced by US 131 Motorsports Park. Beginning with [...]

By | 2017-12-01T14:49:15+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Forecasted Rain for Saturday Cancels Season Ending $2K Bracket Race

After last week’s postponement of the Season Ending $2K Bracket Race, as we were hoping for better weather this Saturday, the weather is once again calling for much precipitation. Unfortunately, this will end the Season Ending $2K Bracket Race. The remaining schedule will feature open Test & Tune events from 12 noon – 6 p.m. [...]

By | 2017-10-13T13:59:02+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MOPARS EARN TITLE SWEEP IN U.S. 131 ‘BATTLE OF BRANDS’

Hicks, DeHaan Get the Hardware in Combined Fun Ford-Mega Mopar Event   MARTIN, Mich. – It was a Mopar sweep of US 131’s annual “Battle of the Brands” as J.R. Hicks of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Gerry DeHaan of West Olive claimed the Modified and Street titles, respectively, in the Ford versus Mopar event combining [...]

By | 2017-10-09T11:22:19+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TOP BRACKET RACERS AT US 131 FOR IHRA TEAM FINALS

Racers from Six States and Canada Battle for Cash and ‘Ironman’ Hardware MARTIN, Mich. – The best bracket racers in the Great Lakes region descend upon US 131 Motorsports Park this week to battle for cash, hardware and other considerations in the IHRA’s Division 5 Summit Team Finals. Top ET, Modified, Street and Junior racers [...]

By | 2017-09-12T09:10:51+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LAGANA’S RUN AT US 131 AMONG THE BEST IN ¼ MILE HISTORY

How good was the Lagana brothers’ 4.485 second, 338.35 mile per hour run during Saturday’s Funny Car Nationals at US 131 Motorsports Park?              It was just one tick off the IHRA world record for the quarter mile of 4.484 seconds set by Clay Millican in October, 2005, at Rockingham Dragway in North Carolina. [...]

By | 2017-09-12T09:13:45+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DIXON FAVORED IN NORTHERN NATIONALS TOP FUEL BATTLE

Nostalgia Funny Cars, Fuel Altereds, Jet Truck, Jet Dragsters Also Share the Stage   MARTIN, Mich. -- Anyone with a working knowledge of professional drag racing knows that Larry Dixon, one of the headliners in this week’s nitromethane-infused Northern Nationals at US 131 Motorsports Park, is a three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion (2002, 2003, 2010) [...]

By | 2017-08-09T09:27:09+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

JETS, JETS AND MORE JETS AT US 131’S NORTHERN NATIONALS

Larsen Motorsports Jets Share Stage with Top Fuel Dragsters and ‘The Truck’   MARTIN, Mich. – When the Englishman, Sir Frank Whittle, patented his design for a turbojet aircraft engine in 1930, it’s unlikely that he imagined that one day someone would find a reason and a way to stuff his creation into a truck [...]

By | 2017-08-03T16:39:57+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

OVERKAMP PREVAILS WITH ‘NO MISTAKES’ WEEKEND

GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP OVERKAMP PREVAILS WITH ‘NO MISTAKES’ WEEKEND   Sixth Different Modified Winner in 2017 Lane Automotive Bracket Series           For most of the racers who compete in the Lane Automotive Bracket Series at US 131 Motorsports Park, the round trip rarely exceeds 160 miles whether [...]

By | 2017-08-03T13:39:11+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments