US 131, LANE AUTOMOTIVE OFFER UP ‘NO PREP TRIPLE CROWN’

Wednesday Night Races in June, July and August Pay $30,000 Cash Purses MARTIN, Mich. -- In collaboration with Lane Automotive, long-time sponsor of its popular weekly bracket series, US 131 Motorsports Park has announced that it will play host this summer to the inaugural No Prep Triple Crown, a series of three Wednesday night events [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:41:48+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BOW TIE REVOLUTION AT ORIGINAL SUPER CHEVY SHOW

US 131 Motorsports Park Celebrates All Things Chevrolet in Saturday Festival If you’re a bow tie guy, even a female “bow tie guy,” US 131 Motorsports Park is your oyster this Saturday, June 3. That’s when Michigan’s fastest track partners with the world’s No. 1 Chevrolet enthusiast magazine to present the Original Super Chevy Show [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:42:15+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BOW TIE REVOLUTION AT ORIGINAL SUPER CHEVY SHOW

US 131 Motorsports Park Celebrates All Things Chevrolet in Saturday Festival MARTIN, Mich. – If you’re a bow tie guy, even a female “bow tie guy,” US 131 Motorsports Park is your oyster this Saturday (June 3). That’s when Michigan’s fastest track partners with the world’s No. 1 Chevrolet enthusiast magazine to present the Original [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:42:30+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

KASSIE WANAMAKER BECOMES FIRST REPEAT WINNER

KASSIE WANAMAKER BECOMES FIRST REPEAT WINNER GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP Sometimes, Gary Hunt’s choice for US 131 Racer of the Week is so obvious even a career politician could make it.  At other times, though, there are so many good options that it would be difficult for Watson, [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:43:32+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CHILLY, WET FORECAST SILENCES ‘THUNDER’ AT US 131

Test-and-Tune, Lane Automotive Bracket Series Still Scheduled for Now Unfortunately for Michigan racers and race fans, the prospect of real thunder and all that comes with it has at least temporarily silenced the cackle of fuel Funny Cars and the roar of “The Original Jet Truck” that had been expected at this week’s annual “Night [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:43:24+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NOSTALGIA FUNNY CARS FIRE UP THE ‘NIGHT OF THUNDER’

Event Brings Back ‘The Original Jet Truck,’ Fuel Altereds, Wheelstander Some of the most iconic nostalgia Funny Cars on earth including Bill Hallett’s “Detroit Thunder” 1955 Ford Thunderbird and Mark Horvath’s one-of-a-kind 1977 Chrysler Cordoba will be among those competing in Saturday’s (May 20) annual Night of Thunder at US 131 Motorsports Park. The Great [...]

By | 2017-06-13T14:44:36+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

‘MINIMALISM’ PAYS DIVIDENDS FOR VETERAN VANDERPLOEG Multi-tasking is great, but sometimes it’s best to concentrate on just one thing.  Just ask Bernie VanderPloeg who, after dividing his time between a dragster and a door car the last few seasons, focused his attention solely on his venerable 1967 Chevy II last weekend and came away with [...]

By | 2017-05-10T17:20:24+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MOTZ BRINGS ‘ORIGINAL JET TRUCK’ OUT OF MOTHBALLS

MOTZ BRINGS ‘ORIGINAL JET TRUCK’ OUT OF MOTHBALLS 200 Mile Per Hour Kenworth To Make Three Appearances at US 131 Motorsports Park MARTIN, Mich. – Officially, Bob Motz has retired as driver of one of drag racing’s most awe-inspiring vehicles. Unofficially, though, the legendary jet car driver will make three post-retirement appearances this season at [...]

By | 2017-05-06T21:19:56+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FIRST LANE BRACKET SERIES POINTS RACE IS A GO!

After looking at several different weather predictions, as well listening to a few outside racer suggestions, the decision has been made that we are going ahead with running the Lane Bracket Series race on Saturday, April 29.  Gates will open at 8:30am with one time trial starting at 10am sharp.  Class order: Modified, Top ET, [...]

By | 2017-04-28T19:19:10+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments