GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP

HAGGAR MAKES THE MOST OF HIS OPPORTUNITIES Two Wins in Two Days for 19-Year-Old in Lane Automotive Bracket Series While rivals were getting their cars dialed-in for last Saturday’s edition of the Lane Automotive Bracket Series at US 131 Motorsports Park, Donnie Hagar was working at the Auto Value store near his home in Clark [...]

By | 2017-08-16T22:55:37+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HAGAR WINS SECOND LANE SERIES RACE IN AS MANY DAYS

Jensen, Hammer Double-Up in Jr. Dragster Classes at US 131 Motorsports Park Clark Lake’s Donnie Hagar added a Sunday victory in Modified to the one he earned in on Saturday in the Street class to complete a dominating weekend in the Lane Automotive Bracket Series at US 131 Motorsports Park. Hagar just missed a third [...]

By | 2017-08-16T14:46:09+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DIXON, MCINTIRE WIN BIG, JET DRAGSTERS RULE AT US 131

Dom Lagana Races to 320 MPH Top Speed to Highlight Annual Northern Nationals MARTIN, Mich. – True to form, three-time NHRA World Champion Larry Dixon of Indianapolis won the Top Fuel portion of the Northern Nationals at US 131 Motorsports Park Saturday although he had to share the spotlight with four jet dragsters and the [...]

By | 2017-08-14T15:09:51+00:00 August 14th, 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

4th Annual Bottom Bulb Bash / Jr Dragster Bonanza

This weekend Aug 4-5 US 131 Motorsports Park will be hosting its 4th annual Bottom Bulb Bash / Jr Dragster Bonanza.  New for 2017 are three days of racing paying $5k to win each day for the Bottom Bulb racers.  Cost is just $250 for all three days.  Jr Dragster will have a Early Bird [...]

By | 2017-08-01T14:49:53+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BURKHARDT GETS TOP ET WIN IN LANE BRACKET SERIES

Overkamp, Mesik, Alexander Also Claim Victories at US 131 Motorsports Park MARTIN, Mich. – Kip Burkhardt’s .012 package in the final round would have left Rob Sanders with very little wiggle room even if the Granger driver hadn’t fouled away his chances at a Top Eliminator victory in Saturday’s Lane Automotive Bracket Series event at [...]

By | 2017-07-30T11:13:46+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TOP FUEL DRAGSTERS ON THE QUARTER MILE AT US 131

Dixon Heads Lineup of Stars Aiming for 330 MPH at Annual Northern Nationals The importance of preserving one’s history never can be overstated, which is why US 131 Motorsports Park’s upcoming Northern Nationals (Aug. 11-12) should become a bucket list item for anyone who loves drag racing or ever marveled at the quarter mile performance [...]

By | 2017-07-27T18:16:20+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

VREELAND, STROUD BIG WINNERS IN AMRA RACES AT US 131

Toth, Charley Douglass Double Up; Muskegon’s Harrington Wins Open Street   MARTIN, Mich. – Veteran Rich Vreeland of Bloomsburg, Pa. extended his point lead in the Nitro Funny Bike class, Hoosier Gary Stroud upset favored Janette Thornley of Statesville, N.C. in Pro Fuel and John Toth of Twilight, Pa., and Charley Douglass of Staunton, Va. [...]

By | 2017-07-24T15:22:00+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments