The ADRL Summer Drags VIII takes place on July 13-14 at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Mich. It is the sixth race of the 2012 season in the American Drag Racing League (ADRL), and the sixth of 10 races on the 2012 ADRL Tour.
Series includes seven all-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 revolutionary new SuperCar Showdown will also compete at this race.
Pro Junior Dragsters (PJD) also compete at each ADRL event.
U.S. 131 Motorsports Park
1249 12th Street Martin, MI 49070
Contact U.S. 131 Motorsports Park at (269) 672-7800 or visit www.us131msp.com
Official Race Hotel
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.
For more information on the Comfort Suites South Grand Rapids, visit www.comfortsuites.com/hotel-grand_rapids-michigan-MI231 or contact (616) 301-2255.
THURSDAY (July 12)
- Pit gates open at 8 a.m.
- Event parking (includes competitors, manufacturers and vendors) from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Tech inspection and registration for all classes from 10:00 AM to 8 PM
- Secure Track 10:00 PM
FRIDAY (July 13)
- Pit gates open at 8:00 AM
- Spectator gates open at 10 AM
- Qualifying Round 1 at 12 PM (Run order: T/S,PM,XPS,PXM,XTF,PN,PX,PJD)
- Qualifying Round 2 at 3 PM (Run order: T/S,PM,XPS,PXM,XTF,PN,PX,PJD)
- Event Ceremonies at 6 PM
- Qualifying Round 3 at 6:30 PM (Run order: T/S,PM,XPS,PXM,XTF,PJD,PN,PX)
- Jet Car and Exhibition runs at 9:30 PM
- Secure Track at 10 PM
SATURDAY (July 14)
- Spectator gates open at 10:00 AM
- Qualifying Round 4 at 12:00 PM (Run order: T/S,PM,XPS,PXM,XTF,PN,PX,PJD)
- Pre-Race Ceremonies at 3:15 PM
- Eliminations Round 1 at 3:30 PM (Run order: T/S,PM,XPS,PXM,XTF,PN,PX,PJD)
- Eliminations Round 2 at 6 PM (Run order: T/S,XPS,PXM,XTF,PN,PX,PJD)
- Eliminations Round 3 at 8 PM (Run order: T/S,PM,XPS,PXM,XTF,PN,PX,PJD)
- Jet Funny Car at 9 PM
- Final Eliminations 9:30 PM (Run order: PJD, T/S,PM,XPS,PXM,XTF,PN,PX)
- Exhibition Run at 10 PM
- Winnerâ€™s Circle Celebration at 10:15 PM
- Secure Event at 11 PM
Map Link: http://g.co/maps/h3dcj
Exit 55 off of US 131 (Between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids). The exit is for Martin.
Go West and take the first road to your left (12th Street).
Go South on 12th Street for about 1 mile and the track is to your left.
Pro Extreme â€“ Jason Hamstra def. Todd Tutterow
Pro Nitrous â€“ Mahana Al-Naemi def. Burton Auxier
Extreme 10.5 â€“ Frankie Taylor def. Billy Glidden
Pro Extreme Motorcycle â€“ Ashley Owens def. Eric McKinney
Extreme Pro Stock â€“ Cary Goforth def. John Montecalvo
Top Sportsman â€“ Glen Butcher def. Charlie Whittenburg
Pro Junior Dragster â€“ Shainna Nelson def. Trevor Wilson