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2016 SPECIAL EVENTS

All tickets include free pit passes. Unless stated otherwise, children ages five and under are free and a child's ticket refers to children ages 6-12.


Super Chevy featuring Saturday Night of Thunder~ May 20-22, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

This legendary event returns to Martin. With the famed show cars on Saturday and Sunday, large swap meet area as well as the all Chevy drag racing, (including all GM makes) on Sunday.

Nitro will fill the air at the Night of Thunder on Saturday showcasing 320+ miles-per-hour Top Fuel Dragsters. This event will also feature the Nitro Fuel Altereds, Midwest Nostalgia Pro Stock Series and The Great Lakes Nostalgia Funny Car Series.

Each event is not complete at US 131 MSP without a wheel stander or a jet-powered vehicle. This event is no different as the "King of Quake" jet-powered Kenworth driven by legendary Bob Motz will return to US 131 MSP, as well as the Dan Crownhart Jet Funny Cars. Also slated for the event is the Peacemaker driven by the 81 year old Jim Brewer.

Friday the gates open at 4:30 pm with an open to all Test and Tune which will be run from 6 pm until 11 pm. Cost to test and tune is just $25, adult general admission is $12, and children 6-12 are just $5.

Saturday gates open at 9 am and the Lane Automotive Bracket time trials start, bracket eliminations begin at approximately 1:30 pm. Top Fuel and other before mentioned cars including Jets will run at 7 pm & 9 pm. Saturday tickets purchased in advance for adults are only $15 and children ages 6-12 are only $5. Saturday admission at gate for adults is $20 and children ages 6-12 are only $7.

Sunday gates open at 9 am, Super Chevy drag racing time trials at 10 am, eliminations at approximately 12:30 pm. Tickets purchased in advance for adults $15 and children ages 6-12 are only $5. Sunday admission at gate for adults is $20 and children ages 6-12 are only $7.


PDRA Summer Drags~ June 10-11, Friday & Saturday

This event features Pro Extreme Pro Mods, Pro Nitrous Pro Mods, Pro Boost, Pro Extreme Motorcycles, Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Pro Junior Dragster, and Top Junior Dragster. All racing contested on the 1/8 mile and if you have ever seen these Pro Mods you'll know why 1/8th mile is extreme! These are the wildest outlaw door cars to hit the drag strip.

Gates open at 10am each day.

Friday- Qualifying Round 1 at 12:00 noon, Qualifying Round 2 at 3:00 pm, Qualifying Round 3 at 6:30 pm and Jet Car at 9:45 pm.

Saturday- Qualifying Round 4 at 12 noon, Eliminations Round 1 at 3:30 pm, Winner's Circle Celebration 10:00 pm.

Tickets are $20 for adults, children 12 & under are FREE and parking is FREE.


24th Annual B-93 Birthday Bash~ June 18-19, Saturday & Sunday

This is the Midwest's largest free Country Music Festival created by Clear Channel's B-93 radio station. Complimentary general admission tickets will be distributed at various radio remotes prior to the event. Visit b93.com for details on ticket locations.

Two-day parking passes must be purchased in advance through our website, us131msp.com. Cost is $60 for a two-day pass. Reserved tickets are $59.00-$39.99.


F.A.S.T Muscle Car Drags~ June 24-25, Friday & Saturday

Step back in time with these spectacular classic muscle cars just as they were in the good old days, original and even running on old bias ply tires. This event features beautiful American made cars in mint condition racing down The Fastest Track in Michigan! This is a fastdrags.com production.

Friday & Saturday adults are $20 each day, children ages 12 & under are free.

 

Fun Ford vs Mega Mopar~ July 10 Sunday

Celebrating American Made Muscle! Separate car shows for both Ford and Mopars, swap meet and drag racing with a run-off to determine "King of the Track". Gates open at 8am with time trials beginning at 10am. Adult admission is $15, children 12 and under are FREE.

 

AMRA All Harley Drags~ July 23-24 Saturday & Sunday

All Harley drag racing featuring Pro Fuel Nitro, local vendors, swap meet and ride in bike show.

Gates open at 9am each day. See amraonline.com for more details.

 

9th Annual Summer Bug Run~ July 31, Sunday

Exclusive VW event, open to both water and air-cooled vehicles, featuring car show, swap meet, vendors and VW racing. Vendor gate opens at 7 am, gates open to all at 9 am, 10:30 am time trials, 12 noon race starts, 3 pm car show awards. Adult admission is $12, children ages 6-12 are $7.

 

3rd Annual Bottom Bulb Bash / Jr. Dragster Bonanza~ Aug 5-7 Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Bottom bulb racing is the core race group across the country. There are no electronics allowed (other than a trans-brake). Racers that are included in this race are Modified and Street racers from IHRA and Pro and Sportsman racers from NHRA, no-box cars allowed. Bottom Bulb refers to when the driver leaves the starting line. New in 2016 this will now be a three-day event with the added Friday warm-up race paying a guaranteed winning purse of $2000, Saturday and Sunday will be paying a guaranteed winning purse of $5000. In addition Jr. Dragsters will be competing in two separate classes paying $100 to win on Friday and $200 to win on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Gates open at 9 am daily with time trials starting at 10 am. Entry fees for Bottom Bulb racers are $199 two or three-day race entry or $125 for either Saturday or Sunday. Jr. Dragster entry fees are $75 for the weekend or $45 for Saturday or Sunday. Crew and spectator admission is $30 for the weekend, $25 for a two-day pass or $15 per day.

IHRA Northern Nationals~ Aug 12-14, Friday & Saturday(Pro-Am races on Saturday and Sunday) This year's IHRA Northern Nationals event will be featuring an eight-car qualified field of Nostalgia Nitro Funny Cars vying for a world championship. Additional Nitro fumes will be coming from an eight-bike qualified field of Top Fuel Harleys. The return of the battle of the door cars is back in full force with a qualified field in Mountain Motor Pro Stock and legendary Pro-Modified class. This year's event will feature a battle of side-by-side Jet Pick-ups.

Tickets purchased in advance are $20 for Friday and $25 for Saturday general admission, day of event is $25 for Friday and $30 for Saturday, children ages 6-12 are $10 each day, children five and under are FREE with paid adult.

2nd Annual Midwest Jr. Dragster Super Series~ Aug 26-28 Friday, Saturday and Sunday

US 131 MSP is hosting one of seven total events that are run in the Midwest section of the country. Friday's event is a scheduled Test and Tune for the weekend racers. Saturday will feature an Out Law 330 class, index racing for 7.90, 8.90, 11.90 and 13.90. In addition there will also be an all-run sportsman bracket race. Sunday's activities feature age bracket racing for ages 6-7 years, 8-9 years, 10-12 years and 13 & up. Also included for Sunday will be a Quick 32 race run on the 330. These Jr. Dragster racers are the future of the sport of drag racing. Be sure to come and see the future stars.

 

Out Law entry $75, Sportsman Bracket entry $50 all other classes $40 entry. General admission is $35 for the weekend or $15 daily.

 

12th Annual Funny Car Nationals presented by Discount Tire~ September 9-10, Friday & Saturday

Experience a "Blast from the Past" featuring the NDRL (Nostalgia Drag Racing League) bringing in 60+ Nostalgia racers competing in four different classes. Also featured will be Nostalgia Nitro Funny Cars, Nitro Fuel Altereds as well as Dom Lagana and his 330+ miles-per-hour Top Fuel Dragster, Jet Funny Car and the event will be capped off with the "King of Quake" Jet Kenworth piloted by Bob Motz.

 

Friday Advanced general admission tickets can be purchase for just $12 for adults and $5 for children, day of event is $15 for adults and $7 for children ages 6-12.

 

Saturday Advanced general admission tickets can be purchased for just $19 for adults and $5 for children, day of event is $25 for adult and $7 for children ages 6-12.

 

Hot Rod Drag Week Stop #3 HOT ROD Drag Week is the event where street/strip cars are driven 1,000-plus miles on public roads during a trip that includes four dragstrips and five races in five days. The winner in each of the many classes is the car that averages the quickest elapsed time over the five races, and the quickest overall is named HOT ROD's Fastest Street Car in America. Drag Week: anything else is just talk. Spectator pricing is $10 for adults with children 12 and under FREE. Spectator gates open at 9am.

AMSNOW & Super Sled Shootout Presented by Aeroquip / Bike Mania~ September 24-25, Saturday & Sunday On track activities will feature the Aeroquip Outlaw Sled Series featuring 7-second snowmobiles, Pro Stock Snowmobiles, as well as several sportsman classes for snowmobiles and motorcycles on Saturday and Sunday. This is a terrific event for sleds and bikes! Adults are $12 each day, children $5 each day.

10th Annual Fall Bug Run~ Oct 2, Sunday

Exclusive VW event, open to both water and air-cooled vehicles, featuring car show, swap meet, vendors and VW racing. Vendor gate opens at 7 am, gates open to all at 9 am, 10:30 am time trials, 12 noon race starts, 3 pm car show awards. Adult admission is $12, children ages 6-12 are $7.