BURKHARDT, SWAIN LEAD US 131 TEAM INTO BRACKET FINALS

Battle Drivers from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Wisconsin for IHRA Division 5 Title~ Kip Burkhardt and Bill Swain, who battled all season long for the Top ET championship in the Lane Automotive Bracket Series, will lead the 50-driver host team when US 131 Motorsports Park plays host to the IHRA Division 5 Team Bracket Finals [...]

By |2020-09-21T21:29:17-04:00September 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BURKHARDT, SWAIN LEAD US 131 TEAM INTO BRACKET FINALS

SMITH DOUBLES UP IN FINAL LANE AUTOMOTIVE BRACKET RACE

For Immediate Release Marckini’s Clutch Top ET Win Earns a Berth on US 131 Bracket Finals Team   MARTIN, Mich. – Katelyn Smith of Sterling Heights swept both Mojo Quick 16 events and David Marckini of Grand Rapids got a big win in Top ET to highlight the rain-shortened final weekend of racing in the [...]

By |2020-09-08T10:49:29-04:00September 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SMITH DOUBLES UP IN FINAL LANE AUTOMOTIVE BRACKET RACE

FUNNY CAR NATIONALS CANCELLED – SUMMIT MID-WEST DRAG RACING SERIES STILL PLANNED

Double Points for Pro Mods, Funny Cars, Top Dragster and Top Sportsman Cars The promise of double points is expected to assure a world class field of Pro Mods, Funny Cars, Top Dragsters and Top Sportsman cars Friday and Saturday when US 131 Motorsports Park plays host to the Summit Mid-West Drag Racing Series presented [...]

By |2020-09-05T14:00:47-04:00September 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on FUNNY CAR NATIONALS CANCELLED – SUMMIT MID-WEST DRAG RACING SERIES STILL PLANNED

US 131 MOTORSPORTS PARK WILL HOST BRACKET FINALS

50-Driver Teams from Nine IHRA Division 5 Tracks to Compete Sept. 24-27~ As host of the IHRA Division 5 Bracket Team Finals on Sept. 24-27, US 131 Motorsports Park will field a team led by Top ET point leader Bill Swain, Modified point leader Bill Schmidt and multiple-time track champion Donnie Hagar, the current point [...]

By |2020-09-01T12:58:11-04:00September 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on US 131 MOTORSPORTS PARK WILL HOST BRACKET FINALS

WORLD’S FASTEST FACTORY HOT RODS THIS WEEK AT US 131

NMCA/NMRA All-American Nationals Also Features Xtreme Pro Mods, Car Show~ The world’s most awesome factory hot rods challenge Michigan’s fastest track this weekend when the very best of the NMCA (National Muscle Car Association) and the NMRA (National Mustang Racers Association) compete in the All-American Nationals at US 131 Motorsports Park. Cobra Jet Mustangs, COPO [...]

By |2020-08-25T15:15:27-04:00August 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WORLD’S FASTEST FACTORY HOT RODS THIS WEEK AT US 131

PETERSON WINS SECOND BIG CAR RACE ON HIS HOME TRACK

Wells Also Wins in Rain-Plagued Event; Parish, McKissick Claim Jr. Dragster Titles Samuel Peterson, who just a year ago still was racing in the Jr. Dragster division, got his second win since moving up to the big cars Sunday when he drove a 1985 Chevy S-10 pickup to a $7,500 victory in the weather-plagued seventh [...]

By |2020-08-03T09:21:50-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PETERSON WINS SECOND BIG CAR RACE ON HIS HOME TRACK

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

CHICAGO RIDER DOUBLES UP IN ALL-HARLEY RACE AT US 131

Miller, Van Fleet, Hillen, Everage, Alexander Among Other Two-Wheel Champions~ Chicago’s Don White was the lone double-up winner Saturday as Harley-Davidson riders challenged Michigan’s fastest track at US 131 Motorsports Park. White got an easy victory in the Dresser class when he was unopposed in the final. He later added a win in the 12.20 [...]

By |2020-07-26T14:36:09-04:00July 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CHICAGO RIDER DOUBLES UP IN ALL-HARLEY RACE AT US 131

GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS DOOM NORTHERN NATIONALS

‘No Spectators’ Rule Forces Cancelation of Another Major Event at US 131 Motorsports Park Recent executive orders issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have placed even more restrictions on sports and entertainment venues and, as a result, have forced Jason Peterson, General Manager of US 131 Motorsports Park, to cancel [...]

By |2020-07-24T06:51:02-04:00July 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS DOOM NORTHERN NATIONALS

SALERNO, NEIDLINGER WIN SUMMER BUG RUN TITLES

Rader Shines in Car Show; Simply Getting to Race Makes Latimore a Winner~ Marty Salerno of Carolstream, Ill., and Jerry Neidlinger of Vicksburg were the Pro ET and Street ET winners Sunday at US 131’s annual Summer Bug Run but it was Donovan Latimore’s story that sent everyone home feeling a little better about the [...]

By |2020-07-13T21:04:23-04:00July 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SALERNO, NEIDLINGER WIN SUMMER BUG RUN TITLES
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