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Feel The Norwalk Experience at Kelly Night Under Fire at Summit Motorsports Park

Narwalk, OH – The flames, fireworks and fun will be off the charts at the 42nd Annual Kelly Night Under Fire, Aug. 10, 2019 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.

The special and spectacular event will feature fan-favorite NHRA Funny Car drivers John Force, Robert Hight, Ron Capps, Tim Wilkerson, Cruz Pedregon and Dale Creasy Jr., who will race down track at well over 300 mph with their hot headers lit.

The legendary Bob Motz will blast off in his jet engine-powered truck and leave fans wondering what he’ll burn up behind him, and drivers bringing extra heat in their jet engine-powered vehicles and competing in the North American Jet Car Championship are Danny Sullivan and Chicago Rush, Ernie Bogue and Beast from the East, Robert Albertson and Blazing Angel, Josh Graham and Eastern Raider, Tony Franco and MAV TV, Al Zukaskas and Hot Blade and Shelly Segal and Fire Starter.

Richard Hutchins will go wheels-up in his Chevy-powered VW bus, Chevy Rebellion, and additional action will come from ScottRod’s AA/Gassers and the R&R Auto Body, DeCerbo Construction and P2 Contracting Rumble Wars Extreme 8. Top Alcohol Dragster driver Corey Michalek will fire up his Energize dragster to face Top Alcohol Dragster driver JP Gutierrez and his MGM Grand Detroit dragster.

A colossal, colorful, unbelievable and unforgettable finale will feature a $125,000 fireworks display shot off from multiple locations throughout the park and presented by R&R Auto Body.

“The Kelly Night Under Fire is the event that put Summit Motorsports Park on the map,” said Bill Bader Jr., president of Summit Motorsports Park. “I’m proud to say that we have fans who come from all over the country to see the show and to see the spectacle, and we simply will not let them down. We have made this year’s event even bigger and even better, and we can’t wait to light the fuse.”

Various ticket levels are available from $13 to $202, but fans are urged to get tickets now as they’re selling quickly. Summit Motorsports Park is at 1300 State Route 18, Norwalk, Ohio. For information or tickets, call 419-668-5555 or visit

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