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KRAUS, LAGANA, JET TRUCK SHINE AT FUNNY CAR NATIONALS

Freels, Boles, Rasler and Mullin Prevail in NDRL; Six, Vanderploeg in Brackets Dom Lagana raced to a near-record speed in his “Nitro Ninja” Top Fuel dragster, Greg Kraus recorded the fastest ever speed for a fuel altered and the Mark McElwee-driven “Buzzy’s Bomber” 1962 Chevy II was the quickest of the Funny Cars during the [...]

By |2018-09-10T09:50:14-04:00September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KRAUS, LAGANA, JET TRUCK SHINE AT FUNNY CAR NATIONALS

‘THE ORIGINAL JET TRUCK’ BACK FOR FUNNY CAR NATIONALS

One-of-a-Kind Kenworth Again Will Close the Show at US 131 Motorsports Park MARTIN, Mich. – Call Bob Motz the “King of Quake.”  Call him the “Jedi Master of the Jet Truck.”  Call him crazy, if you want.  Just don’t call him late to the starting line. After a couple of failed attempts, the seemingly ageless [...]

By |2018-09-05T15:51:18-04:00September 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘THE ORIGINAL JET TRUCK’ BACK FOR FUNNY CAR NATIONALS

NITRO AND NOSTALGIA AT 15TH ANNUAL FUNNY CAR NATIONALS

NITRO AND NOSTALGIA AT 15TH ANNUAL FUNNY CAR NATIONALS ‘Original Jet Truck,’ ‘Nitro Ninja,’ Studebaker Wheelstander Also on US 131 Program MARTIN, Mich. – Recalling a golden era in which race cars had both names and personalities, US 131 Motorsports Park’s 15th annual Funny Car Nationals promises a large helping of nostalgia served up with [...]

By |2018-08-28T09:27:24-04:00August 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NITRO AND NOSTALGIA AT 15TH ANNUAL FUNNY CAR NATIONALS

DIXON JOINS LINEUP FOR US 131’S NORTHERN NATIONALS

MARTIN, Mich. – When a headliner withdraws from an event at the eleventh hour, whether it’s a rock concert, a tennis tournament or a major drag race, the replacement invariably lacks the street cred of the original performer.  Nevertheless, when Canadian Top Fuel driver Todd Paton was forced to pull out of the Aug. 11-12 [...]

By |2018-08-06T16:04:06-04:00July 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DIXON JOINS LINEUP FOR US 131’S NORTHERN NATIONALS

FISHER, WILSON ALL-HARLEY AMRA MICHIGAN NATIONALS WINNERS

Douglass Doubles Up as Michigan Riders Doherty, Price, Steensma Also Prevail Dennis Fisher of Dayton, Ohio, and Tyler Wilson of Walnut Grove, NC, won their respective classes Sunday in the Perry Harley-Davidson AMRA All-Harley Michigan Nationals at US 131 Motorsports Park. Fisher turned back point leader and former champion Rich Vreeland of Bloomsburg, PA, to [...]

By |2018-07-30T10:52:43-04:00July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on FISHER, WILSON ALL-HARLEY AMRA MICHIGAN NATIONALS WINNERS

GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP

IN A SEA OF DRAGSTERS, MARKINI’S CHEVY SHINES .016 Average Reaction Time Including a Pair of .000s During Super Chevy Weekend Dave Markini prefers the road less traveled.  However, that doesn’t mean the Grand Rapids auto tech doesn’t get there on time. Racing his venerable 1969 Chevy Camaro in a Top ET class chock full [...]

By |2018-06-28T13:07:28-04:00June 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP

SECOND ANNUAL NO PREP TRIPLE CROWN PRESENTED BY LANE AUTOMOTIVE

Watervliet, Mich. (June 20,2018) - Although initially plagued by a dose of morning showers that swept through west Michigan's US 131 Motorsports Park on Saturday, June 16, the No Prep Triple Crown Presented by Lane Automotive was a resounding success for racers and spectators alike.  The second annual drag racing event featured three distinct classes; True [...]

By |2018-06-21T13:52:20-04:00June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SECOND ANNUAL NO PREP TRIPLE CROWN PRESENTED BY LANE AUTOMOTIVE

IMPORT VS. DOMESTIC SHOOTOUT THIS WEEKEND AT US 131

MARTIN, Mich. – Diversity will be the underlying theme Saturday and Sunday when US 131 Motorsports Park plays host to the fifth annual Import vs. Domestic Shootout featuring some of the most creative and bizarre show-and-go vehicles on the planet including the Wankel rotary engine-powered Mazda RX8 campaigned by Aiden Racing and the eccentric 1981 [...]

By |2018-06-08T18:11:31-04:00June 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on IMPORT VS. DOMESTIC SHOOTOUT THIS WEEKEND AT US 131

GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP

IT’S ANOTHER BIG WEEK FOR RACING’S HAGAR FAMILY Kyle Wanamaker Also Impressive in Lane Automotive Bracket Series Opener          In last week’s Lane Automotive Bracket Series opener at US 131 Motorsports Park, Ron Hagar gave notice that if son Donnie is going to win another Street ET points championship – as he [...]

By |2018-05-10T09:43:50-04:00May 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP

Lane Bracket Series Kicks Off With Added Attractions

This coming weekend is scheduled to be race number 1 & 2 for the Lane Bracket Series Points Races  Saturdays event will be paying $2000 to win in Top ET and Modified and Sunday will be paying to newly increase standard highest guaranteed payout in the region at $1500 to win in each class.  Racers [...]

By |2018-05-02T15:20:10-04:00May 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lane Bracket Series Kicks Off With Added Attractions
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