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POPULAR THUNDER NATIONALS MOVED TO NEW DATE

Date posted: 5/9/2014 11:41:36 AM

This grand event is now known as the Night of Thunder and will be held in conjunction with the legendary Super Chevy Show on May 30 and May 31.  Nitro will still fill the air at the Night of Thunder on both Friday and Saturday nights as there will be Nostalgia Nitro Fueled Altereds, a pair of Nostalgia Top Fuel Dragsters, the return of the PMRA, Pro Modified Racing Association, which features the baddest Pro Mods vying for an eight-car qualified field running in the full ¼ mile. This show has the Quick 32 Sportsman Series; this format of racing will pitch the quickest 16 Top Dragsters and Top Sportsman cars against each other with the winner of each squaring off for an event overall champion. You won't want to miss the Pro Bike & Sled Series, featuring the quickest 16 bikes and sleds.

As our fans have come to expect at US 131 Motorsports Park, a big event is not complete without a jet-powered vehicle. This event is no different as there will be THREE! Al Hanna will be bring his entire arsenal of jets including his two GOJO sponsored Jet Funny Cars as well as the all new "Queen of Diamonds" 300+ MPH Jet Dragster driven by the talented Jill Canuso.

Fans will also be able to enjoy the Super Chevy Show at no additional cost.  This event features their famed car show on Saturday and Sunday, large swap meet area as well as the all Chevy drag racing including all GM makes.

These events start on Friday, May 30 as the gates open at 4:30 pm, Pro Modified qualifying at 8pm and 10pm, an open to all Test & Tune will be run from 6pm until 11pm in between the Night of Thunder's special activities. Cost to Test & Tune is just $25, adult general admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the gate and children 6-12 are just $5, children under five are FREE.

On Saturday, May 31 the gates open at 9 am, Super Chevy drag racing time trials begin at 10am, bracket eliminations at approximately 2:30, Pro Mod qualifying at 5pm, 7pm and 9pm, Nitro Fuel Altereds and Jets at 7pm & 9pm. 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 $7.

Car lovers won't want to miss Sunday, June 1 as there are still many great activities and racing to be completed.  Sunday the gates open at 9am, Super Chevy drag racing time trials begin at 10am, eliminations begin at approximately 12:30pm. Pro Mod eliminations start at 12 noon. Tickets purchased in advance for adults are $15 and children ages 6-12 are only $5. Sunday admission at gate for adults is $20 and children ages 6-12 are $7.