VILLEMURE, WHELPLEY FALL BUG RUN WINNERS

Another All-Villemure Final Round in Eleventh Annual Event at US 131 Andy Villemure of Holland got another one over his dad in the Pro class and James Whelpley of Marion dominated the Street category in Sunday’s 11th annual Fall Bug Run at US 131. Villemure, has now defeated his dad not once, but twice this year. Dad Villemure, [...]

By | 2017-10-13T16:17:35+00:00 October 13th, 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

‘BATTLE OF THE BRANDS,’ FORD VERSUS MOPAR AT US 131

Drag Race, Swap Meet, Vender Midway, Separate Car and Truck Show Awards Muscle car mania returns this Sunday, October 8 to US 131 Motorsports Park where Cobra Jet Ford Mustangs will duel with Hellcat Dodge Challengers in the annual “Battle of the Brands,” a combo program that incorporates the best elements of the Mega Mopar Series and [...]

By | 2017-10-03T16:21:40+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMSNOW SUPER SLED SHOOTOUT, ‘DASH FOR CASH’ AT US 131

Bracket Motorcycles, 150 Mile-an-Hour Snowmobiles in Unique Dual Event Defending Pro Stock champion Louie Wirbel of Marion is among a host of snowmobile racers expected to swap one hard surface for another this week to compete in the 28th annual AMSNOW Super Sled Shootout at US 131 Motorsports Park. Wirbel beat Tina Duncanson of Acton, [...]

By | 2017-09-19T21:07:09+00:00 September 19th, 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

LAGANA, JETS, MCINTIRE SHINE AT FUNNY CAR NATIONALS

Scott Taylor Wins American Racers Runoff by .005 of a Second Over Alan Connors Dom Lagana stopped the quarter mile timers at a track record speed of 338.35 miles per hour, John Lawson got a hole shot win over Joe Haas in the fuel altered shootout and Mike McIntire and Greg Jacobsmeyer dominated the nostalgia [...]

By | 2017-09-11T09:17:30+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘EASTERN RAIDER’ RUNNY CAR: FROM NITRO V-8 TO JET POWER

‘EASTERN RAIDER’ FUNNY CAR: FROM NITRO V-8 TO JET POWER Jet Funny Cars Join ‘Nitro Ninja,’ NDRL and Jet Truck at US 131’s Funny Car Nationals Connecticut native Al Hanna always has been a big Oakland Raiders fan.  So, when he went drag racing in the 1960s, he incorporated his home region with his sports [...]

By | 2017-09-08T17:39:35+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments