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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

Longtime Tech Official Passes Away

Jan Grossman, of Sturgis, served as the Tech Director for Martin Dragway for over 20 years from the late 1970's to 2002. Grossman, age 82, unexpectantly passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at his home. Grossman was a big, somewhat intimidating man, and was highly respected.  Those who knew him knew he was thorough, [...]

By |2018-05-10T10:28:26-04:00April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Longtime Tech Official Passes Away

US 131 MOTORSPORTS PARK SET TO INCREASE WEEKLY PAYOUTS IN 2018

There have been no increases in either racer entry fee or payout in over 15 years at US 131 Motorsports Park, but that is getting ready to change. New for the 2018 racing season will be an increase in payouts, the norm for a standard weekly Lane Automotive point’s series point’s race was a guaranteed [...]

By |2018-01-30T10:27:13-05:00January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on US 131 MOTORSPORTS PARK SET TO INCREASE WEEKLY PAYOUTS IN 2018

IHRA Summit SuperSeries Returns With $200,000 Program

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit SuperSeries, the largest and most prestigious bracket racing program in drag racing, will return for a 17th straight year in 2018. The $200,000 program is the World Championship for over 8,000 IHRA member-track racers each season. Summit Racing Equipment, the official mail order company of IHRA, sponsors this [...]

By |2017-12-04T09:10:19-05:00December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on IHRA Summit SuperSeries Returns With $200,000 Program

DIVERSE 2018 SCHEDULE SET FOR US 131 MOTORSPORTS PARK

Harleys and hot rods.  Chevies and Snowmobiles.  Funny Cars and fuel dragsters.  Conjure up a thundering horde of Pro Modifieds, toss in a half- dozen window-rattling jet cars and add a wheelstander or two and there literally is something for everyone in the 2018 feature event schedule announced by US 131 Motorsports Park. Beginning with [...]

By |2017-12-01T14:49:15-05:00December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DIVERSE 2018 SCHEDULE SET FOR US 131 MOTORSPORTS PARK

Forecasted Rain for Saturday Cancels Season Ending $2K Bracket Race

After last week’s postponement of the Season Ending $2K Bracket Race, as we were hoping for better weather this Saturday, the weather is once again calling for much precipitation. Unfortunately, this will end the Season Ending $2K Bracket Race. The remaining schedule will feature open Test & Tune events from 12 noon – 6 p.m. [...]

By |2017-10-13T13:59:02-04:00October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Forecasted Rain for Saturday Cancels Season Ending $2K Bracket Race

MOPARS EARN TITLE SWEEP IN U.S. 131 ‘BATTLE OF BRANDS’

Hicks, DeHaan Get the Hardware in Combined Fun Ford-Mega Mopar Event   MARTIN, Mich. – It was a Mopar sweep of US 131’s annual “Battle of the Brands” as J.R. Hicks of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Gerry DeHaan of West Olive claimed the Modified and Street titles, respectively, in the Ford versus Mopar event combining [...]

By |2017-10-09T11:22:19-04:00October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MOPARS EARN TITLE SWEEP IN U.S. 131 ‘BATTLE OF BRANDS’

Friday’s Test & Tune along with Saturday’s $2K Bracket Race Postponed

US 131 Motorsports Park has been blessed with eight straight weekends of great racing weather and the West Michigan weather is putting an end to that with its forecast for tonight and tomorrow, October 6-7.  “We see that there is a window of clear weather on Saturday, but we feel that it is not big [...]

By |2017-10-06T15:03:16-04:00October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday’s Test & Tune along with Saturday’s $2K Bracket Race Postponed
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