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THE MORE, THE MERRIER AT US 131’S BOTTOM BULB BASH

For Immediate Release THE MORE, THE MERRIER AT US 131’S BOTTOM BULB BASH Seventh Annual Event Also Features Master, Advanced and Beginner Jr. Dragsters MARTIN, Mich. – What do you give drag racers who’ve lost their fan base to the COVID-19 pandemic and Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “no spectators allowed” order? Well, if you’re the management [...]

By |2020-07-28T11:22:37-04:00July 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE MORE, THE MERRIER AT US 131’S BOTTOM BULB BASH

IMPORTANT NEWS FOR US 131 BRACKET RACERS

We are currently putting the final touches on the 2020 racing season schedule.  The tentative 2020 schedule has been released, just a couple more additions to make.  We hope to finalize this soon. Mark your schedules for the 2019 Champion Awards banquet that is scheduled for January 25, 2020 hosted once again at the Fetzer [...]

By |2019-12-16T14:46:00-05:00December 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on IMPORTANT NEWS FOR US 131 BRACKET RACERS

ROBERTS DOUBLES UP IN MIDWEST JR. DRAGSTER EVENT

ROBERTS DOUBLES UP IN MIDWEST JR. DRAGSTER EVENT Roloff, Oswald, Jensen, Scholten and Bode Also Score at US 131 Motorsports Park MARTIN, Mich. – Monica Roberts of Troy was the only double-up winner as Michigan drivers took five of the 12 trophies in the Lucas Oil/Protect the Harvest Midwest Jr. Dragster Super Series event presented [...]

By |2019-08-26T11:48:55-04:00August 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ROBERTS DOUBLES UP IN MIDWEST JR. DRAGSTER EVENT

GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK HAGAR PROVES ONCE MORE

MARTIN, Mich. – At the 18th annual US 131 Northern Nationals, Donnie Hagar proved once again that he is the consummate drag racer. He can beat you with his car or he can beat you with someone else’s. He can win at the quarter mile distance or the eighth mile; with a car or with [...]

By |2019-09-03T08:38:41-04:00August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK HAGAR PROVES ONCE MORE

HUNTINGTON IS ‘ROAD MASTER’ IN US 131 OPENER

GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK  HUNTINGTON IS ‘ROAD MASTER’ IN US 131 OPENER MARTIN, Mich. – When one thinks about race cars, the Buick Roadmaster probably isn’t the first vehicle that comes to mind. Nevertheless, Jake Huntington is doing his part to change all that. The Waltz resident drove his hulking Roadmaster, [...]

By |2019-05-15T16:36:29-04:00May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HUNTINGTON IS ‘ROAD MASTER’ IN US 131 OPENER

MOTOR STATE KNOCKOUT ADDS LATE MODEL MUSCLE FOR 2019

New for the 2019 Motor State KnockOut program is the addition of Late Model Muscle Cars to the 1/8-mile No-Prep Event. The new group will be divided into two divisions, Stock and Modified. Along with Big Tire, Small Tire and Outlaw Street, the day long race program will showcase some of the best No-Prep competition [...]

By |2019-01-24T11:52:24-05:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MOTOR STATE KNOCKOUT ADDS LATE MODEL MUSCLE FOR 2019

MILD WINTER ALLOWS CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN AT US 131

With the unseasonably warm winter weather construction has begun at US 131 Motorsports Park.  SWT Excavating of Galesburg, owned by local racer and past track champion Scott Taylor, has been able to take advantage of the mild weather and rectify a drainage issue leading into the racer pit area.  “We have had an area as [...]

By |2019-01-10T11:11:25-05:00January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MILD WINTER ALLOWS CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN AT US 131

Lane Automotive Safety Summit

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019  Safety is and must be top of mind for racers and crews alike. We will be hosting our second annual safety summit at Lane Automotive headquarters (8300 Lane Drive, Watervliet, MI 49098) on Saturday, February 23, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Join industry experts and representatives from some of [...]

By |2018-12-17T10:18:26-05:00December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lane Automotive Safety Summit

IHRA ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF SPORTSMAN CLASS (STREET) TO SUMMIT SUPERSERIES FOR 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit SuperSeries, the country’s most prestigious grassroots bracket racing program, returns for an 18th straight year in 2019 with the addition of a new Sportsman class. The popular $200,000 program is where each season more than 8,000 racers compete to become IHRA Summit SuperSeries [...]

By |2018-11-27T10:04:40-05:00November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on IHRA ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF SPORTSMAN CLASS (STREET) TO SUMMIT SUPERSERIES FOR 2019