Date posted: 7/5/2012 4:19:41 PM

Under new ownership, there is considerable excitement and anticipation surrounding the world's premier eighth-mile drag racing league as the PDRA invades upon US 131 on June 27th and 28th.

The PDRA has made US 131 Motorsports Park an annual stop on its tour, thanks to excellent driver participation and fan turnout. The gates open at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, with the first round of qualifying on Friday set to begin at 5 p.m. On Saturday, the racing will begin at 12 p.m. with the final qualifying session. The first round of eliminations starts at 3:30 p.m., with special jet car passes concluding each evening on Friday and Saturday.

For more information on the PDRA Summer Drags, go to  General admission to the event is "FREE", there is only a $20 car load parking fee each day.  You can print your free tickets by going to

WHAT: The PDRA Summer Drags takes place at US 131 Motorsports Park on June 27-28. It is the fourth of eight races for the 2014 season in the Professional Drag Raccers Association (PDRA).

Series includes seven all-professional, eighth-mile drag racing classes: Top Sportsman (TS), Top Dragster (TD),  Pro Boost (PB), Extreme Pro Stock (XPS), Pro Extreme Motorcycle (PXM), Pro Nitrous (PN) and Pro Extreme (PX), the quickest and fastest full-bodied, doorslammer class in the world. 

Top Jr Dragsters (TJD) and Pro Junior Dragsters (PJD) compete at each race and there will also be special exhibition jet car runs concluding each evening.

WHEN: Friday and Saturday, June 27-28, 2014

WHERE: US 131 Motorsports Park, 1249 12th Street, Martin MI, 49070

SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)
FRIDAY: Gates Open at 10 a.m. Event testing from 11a.m. to 4pm.  Qualifying Round 1 at 5 p.m.; Qualifying Round 2 at 7:30 p.m.; Jet Car at 10:00 p.m.
SATURDAY: Gates Open at 10 a.m.; Qualifying Round 3 at 12 p.m.; Eliminations Round 1 at 3:30 p.m.; Jet Car at 9 p.m. Final Eliminations at 9:30 p.m.

TICKETS: General Admission tickets are free you can print yours at or by calling US 131 at (269) 672-7800 or on their website at

Vehicle parking fee only $20 daily. Includes PDRA VIP pit pass.