The American Drag Racing League (ADRL) is pleased to announce that the Comfort Suites South in Grand Rapids, Mich. has been named the official race hotel for the upcoming ADRL Summer Drags VIII at the U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Mich.
The ADRL Summer Drags VIII takes place on July 13-14 at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park and is the sixth race on the 2012 ADRL Tour. As part of the highly-anticipated event, the ADRL series includes the following professional, eighth-mile drag racing classes: Summit Racing Equipment Top Sportsman (TS), Aeromotive Fuel Systems Pro Modified (PM), Extreme Pro Stock (XPS), Pro Extreme Motorcycle (PXM), Mickey Thompson Extreme 10.5 (XTF), Pro Nitrous (PN) and Pro Extreme (PX), the quickest and fastest full-bodied, doorslammer class in the world.
The new SuperCar Showdown (SCS) and Pro Junior Dragster (PJD) also race at the event.
Comfort Suites South Grand Rapids will be partnering with the ADRL for the event, andÂ the partnership will allow fans and race teams the opportunity to stay at the suite hotel that is located just 15 miles north of the U.S. 131 Motorsports Park.
The Comfort Suites South is also conveniently located just 10 miles south of downtown Grand Rapids on Highway 131. This Grand Rapids hotel is close to area attractions like the Van Andel Arena, Craig’s Cruisers Family Fun Center, the John Ball Zoo, the Gerald R. Ford Museum, the DeVos Place Convention Center and Grand Valley State University.
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is 12 miles away.
Gun Lake Casino is located in the middle of the Speedway and the Hotel, serving as an ideal food and fun destination between the hotel and track.
There are a wide variety of restaurants and several shops located in the area. Other popular attractions include Chaffee Planetarium, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum and the Voigt House Victorian Museum. There are also two golf courses nearby.
The Comfort Suites South offers an array of services, including Your Morning Breakfast, which is full of hot and delicious options making breakfast at Comfort Suites South the perfect way to start your day. Guests can enjoy free hot breakfast featuring eggs, meat, yogurt and fresh fruit, cereal and more, including your choice of hot waffle flavors. If you’re leaving early, a Your Suite Successâ„¢ Grab & Go bag is available for the two hours prior to breakfast.
This Grand Rapids hotel provides guests with many full-service amenities, including free weekday newspaper, free local calls and free coffee. Guests will also enjoy the fitness center, sauna, indoor heated pool, whirlpool and sundeck.