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

AFTER WINNING INDY, LAGANA BROTHERS CELEBRATE AT US 131

‘Nitro Ninja” Dragster, Nostalgia Funny Cars, Jet Truck Highlight Funny Car Nationals MARTIN, Mich. – When most working Americans get a day off, the last thing they want to do is anything that reminds them of their jobs. Of course, there are exceptions.  Take, for instance, the Lagana brothers: Bobby Jr. and Dom.  Last week [...]

By | 2017-09-07T14:49:18+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

BRUISCHART CLOSES WITH A FLOURISH IN LANE SERIES 12 Round Wins on Final Weekend Fuel Best Ever No. 2 Finish in Modified Allegan’s Al Bruischart never planned to be a drag racer.  When he bought a 1973 Plymouth Duster 27 years ago, “it was something I could afford at the time.  My son was young [...]

By | 2017-09-07T12:14:49+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MCINTIRE, BOWEN, ROMINE, ‘BLUE MAX’ BATTLE AT US 131

Fuel Coupes, Jets, NDRL Circuit Also Part of 13th Annual Funny Car Nationals Mike McIntire Jr. of Chesterland, Ohio, whose “McAttack” 1970 Chevy Camaro set the world record for nostalgia Funny Cars last March at Bakersfield, Calif., leads a world class field of nostalgia drivers into next week’s (Sept. 8-9) 14th annual Funny Car Nationals at US [...]

By | 2017-09-06T11:03:28+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WANAMAKER MAKES TRANSITION TO ROADSTER PAY OFF

GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP Third Time’s a Charm for Former Track Champion in 2017 Lane Bracket Series When Justin Wanamaker announced this season that he would pursue the Modified track championship at US 131 Motorsports Park with a vehicle boasting something other than Dodge power, it sent shock [...]

By | 2017-08-25T09:25:20+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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