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

TWO FINAL ROUNDS PUT KISH’S TITLE BID ON TRACK Kalamazoo’s Alex Kish has a reputation for being as cool as the other side of the pillow.  A standout athlete who played varsity soccer as a freshman, the talented teenager also is a skilled race car driver who this year is trying to complete a Jr. [...]

By |2018-08-23T11:55:06-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP

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

WROBLEWSKI MAKES MOST OF SECOND CHANCE Second chances are a wonderful thing and, because he made the most of his during Saturday night’s Northern Nationals at US 131 Motorsports Park, 2008 track champion Andy Wroblewski is Gary Hunt’s selection as Racer of the Week. Wroblewski, who with his brother George races in the Top ET [...]

By |2018-08-15T22:19:12-04:00August 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP

DAKIN SURGES IN TOP FUEL; ‘DETROIT TIGER’ WINS AGAIN

Larsen, Moller Share Jet Car Title in US 131’s Annual Northern Nationals Veteran Pat Dakin twice beat track record-holder Dom Lagana to claim the Top Fuel championship and Belleville’s Tim Timoszyk drove the “Detroit Tiger” 1980 Chevy Monza to the Nostalgia Alcohol Funny Car title in the wrap-up to Saturday’s annual Northern Nationals at US [...]

By |2018-08-14T15:19:47-04:00August 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DAKIN SURGES IN TOP FUEL; ‘DETROIT TIGER’ WINS AGAIN

TOP FUEL WORLD RECORD PERFORMANCES POSSIBLE AT US 131

Dixon, Lagana Eye Quarter Mile History at Northern Nationals; Plus Funny Cars, Jets For second generation drag racers Dom Lagana and Larry Dixon, there is much more at stake this weekend than simply the Top Fuel championship at US 131 Motorsports Park’s annual Northern Nationals. Although they are among six drivers vying for that title [...]

By |2018-08-10T17:53:46-04:00August 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TOP FUEL WORLD RECORD PERFORMANCES POSSIBLE AT US 131

MCCRORY GETS LAST BIG CHECK IN FTI SUMMER SHOOTOUT

Beats DiPiazza Sunday at US 131 Motorsports Park for a $50,000 Payday~Stephen McCrory of Taylorsville, GA, used a .011 package Sunday to force John DiPiazza of Greenfield, WI, into a final round breakout foul that secured the last six-figure piece of the big money pot at the inaugural FTI Summer Shootout at US 131 Motorsports [...]

By |2018-07-16T21:47:37-04:00July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MCCRORY GETS LAST BIG CHECK IN FTI SUMMER SHOOTOUT

HASTINGS GRABS $100,000 WIN IN SUMMER SHOOTOUT

Ohio Bracket Racer Comes Back from Red Light to Win Big at US 131 The agony of a Friday foul start that denied him a shot at $50,000 gave way to the ecstasy of Saturday success for “Nasty Nick” Hastings, the reigning NHRA Summit Super Series Sportsman champion, whose .017 package secured the biggest share [...]

By |2018-07-15T13:34:40-04:00July 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HASTINGS GRABS $100,000 WIN IN SUMMER SHOOTOUT

LANE LEDFORD $50,000 FRIDAY WINNER IN SUMMER SHOOTOUT

.003 Package Denies Diaz in Dragster-Door Car Final at US 131 Motorsports Park As the grandson of the owner of Mid-Michigan Motorplex, Lane Ledford obviously knows his way around a dragstrip.  He proved it Friday when he threw a .003 package at Jose Diaz of Parma, Ohio to win the $50,000 on the second day [...]

By |2018-07-14T23:10:03-04:00July 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on LANE LEDFORD $50,000 FRIDAY WINNER IN SUMMER SHOOTOUT

MCLENNAN STRIKES FIRST IN US 131’S SUMMER SHOOTOUT

$50,000 To Win Friday and Sunday; $100,000 at Stake in Saturday’s Feature Kirby McLennan of Temperance, Michigan, drew first blood Thursday in the inaugural FTI Performance Summer Shootout which continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday and US 131 Motorsports Park. McLennan used a .005 package to best Lee Newmeyer of Shelby, Ohio, and claim Thursday’s $20,000 [...]

By |2018-07-13T11:47:05-04:00July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MCLENNAN STRIKES FIRST IN US 131’S SUMMER SHOOTOUT

GARY HUNT’S US 131 RACER OF THE WEEK PRESENTED BY AEROQUIP CHAD SIX SCORES DIFFICULT DOUBLE IN LANE SERIES Like so many 40-somethings, Parma’s Chad Six is battling a mid-life identity crisis.  Is he a Top ET racer?  Or is he a Modified racer?  As it turns out, he’s both and, in an age of [...]

By |2018-07-12T12:06:18-04:00July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on

HAGAR, WANAMAKER SWEEP TITLES IN STREET, JR. DRAGSTER

Six Also a Double Winner in Lane Bracket Series at US 131 Motorsports Park Donnie Hagar and Kenzie Wanamaker both were unbeaten in their classes during last weekend’s Lane Automotive Bracket Series at US 131 Motorsports Park while Parma’s Chad Six scored a rare Top ET-Modified double in his venerable roadster. Hagar, the veteran from [...]

By |2018-07-12T09:45:11-04:00July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HAGAR, WANAMAKER SWEEP TITLES IN STREET, JR. DRAGSTER
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