NMCA/NMRA Power Festival, Funny Car Nationals Among Other Feature Events~

A 2023 schedule featuring the Honor Credit Funny Car Nationals, the NMCA/NMRA Power Festival and the Northern Nationals and including the Lane Automotive Bracket Series was announced today by US 131 Motorsports Park and Marketing Director Stephanie Peterson.

The NMCA/NMRA Power Festival returns July 20-23 with the world’s fastest muscle cars racing on Michigan’s fastest track.  Two weeks later (Aug. 4-5), it’s the Northern Nationals for the first time including the stars of the PDRA (Professional Drag Racers Association).

The Honor Credit Union Funny Car Nationals, featuring the Funny Cars, Top Dragsters and Pro Modifieds of the Midwest Drag Racing Series, will wrap up the main event season Sept. 8-9.

No fooling, opening day at US 131 will be Saturday, April 1, 2023 for a test-and-tune session.  The first major event will be the Memorial Day Weekend US 131 Lane Bracket Series, May 26-29.

Also featured in the April-to-October slate will be the annual F.A.S.T. Drags (May 12-13), Grudge Racing (May 19-21), Street Car Takeover (June 9-10), 8th Annual Import vs. Domestic (June 23-25), SFG bracket race (June 29-July 2), JJ’s Arm Drop Championship (July 14-15), 16th Annual Summer Bug Run open to VW & all German makes (July 16), the Bottom Bulb Bash and Jr. Dragster Bonanza (July 27-30), the “Party with Marty” Harley Drags (Aug. 26), Woody’s Super Sled Shootout (Sept. 15-17), Grudge Racing (Sept. 29-30), and the 17th Annual Fall Bug Run (Oct. 1).

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US 131 2023 Schedule (subject to change)


April 1                      Opening Day (test-and-tune)

May 12-13               F.A.S.T. Drags fastdrags.com

May 19-21               Grudge Racing

May 26-29               Memorial Day Weekend Bracket Championships

June 9-10                Street Car Takeover

June 23-25              8th Annual Import vs. Domestic

June 29-July 2         SFG Professional Bracket Racing

July 14-15                JJ’s Arm Drop Championship

July 16                     16th Annual Summer Bug Run

July 20-23                3rd Annual NMCA/NMRA Power Festival

July 27-30                10th Annual Bottom Bulb Bash and Jr. Dragster Bonanza

August 4-5               Northern Nationals featuring PDRA

August 26                “Party with Marty” Harley Drags

Sept. 8-9                  Honor Credit Union Funny Car Nationals featuring MDRS

Sept. 15-17              Woody’s Super Sled Shootout

Sept. 29-30              Grudge Racing

Oct. 1                       17th Annual Fall Bug Run