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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

JETS, JETS AND MORE JETS AT US 131’S NORTHERN NATIONALS

Larsen Motorsports Jets Share Stage with Top Fuel Dragsters and ‘The Truck’   MARTIN, Mich. – When the Englishman, Sir Frank Whittle, patented his design for a turbojet aircraft engine in 1930, it’s unlikely that [...]

OVERKAMP PREVAILS WITH ‘NO MISTAKES’ WEEKEND

GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP OVERKAMP PREVAILS WITH ‘NO MISTAKES’ WEEKEND   Sixth Different Modified Winner in 2017 Lane Automotive Bracket Series           For most of the racers who [...]

4th Annual Bottom Bulb Bash / Jr Dragster Bonanza

This weekend Aug 4-5 US 131 Motorsports Park will be hosting its 4th annual Bottom Bulb Bash / Jr Dragster Bonanza.  New for 2017 are three days of racing paying $5k to win each day [...]

BURKHARDT GETS TOP ET WIN IN LANE BRACKET SERIES

Overkamp, Mesik, Alexander Also Claim Victories at US 131 Motorsports Park MARTIN, Mich. – Kip Burkhardt’s .012 package in the final round would have left Rob Sanders with very little wiggle room even if the [...]

TOP FUEL DRAGSTERS ON THE QUARTER MILE AT US 131

Dixon Heads Lineup of Stars Aiming for 330 MPH at Annual Northern Nationals The importance of preserving one’s history never can be overstated, which is why US 131 Motorsports Park’s upcoming Northern Nationals (Aug. 11-12) [...]

VREELAND, STROUD BIG WINNERS IN AMRA RACES AT US 131

Toth, Charley Douglass Double Up; Muskegon’s Harrington Wins Open Street   MARTIN, Mich. – Veteran Rich Vreeland of Bloomsburg, Pa. extended his point lead in the Nitro Funny Bike class, Hoosier Gary Stroud upset favored [...]

HARLEY DRAGS THIS WEEKEND AT US 131

Harley fans won't want to miss the Harley Drags this weekend when the only American Motorcycle Sanction, AMRA returns to US 131 Motorsports Park. Featuring drag racing, bike show and vendors on Saturday and Sunday. [...]

SCOTT TAYLOR’S BIG WEEKEND NETS BIG HONOR

GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP  Almost every time they’ve lined up to run the Lane Automotive Bracket Series at US 131 Motorsports Park over the past two years, Scott [...]

TAYLOR WINS LANE AUTOMOTIVE SERIES IN TOP ET, QUICK 16

Jase Wanamaker Doubles Up in Beginner Jr. Dragster at US 131 Motorsports Park   Scott Taylor of Portage, raced to a Quick 16 victory on Saturday and a Top ET win Sunday and Jase Wanamaker [...]

RACER ENDS 30 YR DROUGHT AT MARTIN AT SUMMER DRAGS

Congratulations to Jim Davis of Baroda, Michigan who earned a well-deserved win last Saturday night at the ADRL Summer Drags.  Please click on this link to read the full story: http://www.mlive.com/autoracing/index.ssf/2017/07/drag_racer_ends_30-year_martin.html#incart_river_home

NHRA TOURING PROS SCORE BIG AT ADRL SUMMER DRAGS

Smiths, Laughlin Among Weekend Race Winners at US 131 Motorsports Park   What the 2017 ADRL Summer Drags lacked in quantity, it delivered in quality at US 131 Motorsports Park where event champions included 11-time [...]

SMITH IS A RACING DINOSAUR WITH A T-REX REPUTATION

NHRA, IHRA Champion Launches ADRL Title Bid in US 131’s Summer Drags Rickie Smith, of Kings, North Carolina, is a drag racing dinosaur, one of the last of a do-it-yourself breed that once dominated the [...]