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2012 Division 1 Patriots Summit Pro-Am Schedule

Courtesy of  IHRA

Norwalk, OH – The International Hot Rod Association’s Patriots division will feature four double Summit Pro-Am events and will open the 2012 season at Richmond Dragway May 4-6. The family owned track is known for its ever improving facility amenities and home town hospitality. In past years the event has grown since its introduction into the Pro-Am tour and owners Johnny and Allison Davis are looking forward to hosting the event again in 2012. This event will host the IHRA’s Tournament of Champions Qualifying race.

The second stop on the Divisional tour will be Pittsburgh Raceway Park the weekend of June 1-3 in conjunction with the Nitro Jam weekend.  The new Nitro Jam structure will include a test and tune on Friday followed by a Nitro Jam professional show later that night. Saturday will feature the first of two Summit Pro-Am points races and will stand as the divisions Summit Tournament of Champions qualifying event.

The second Nitro Jam professional show later that night will feature the final rounds of sportsman competition in front of a packed house. Sunday will wrap up the race weekend with a second Summit Pro-Am race.  As a staple in northern drag racing, the Tedesco family has responded year after year to larger and larger Pro-Am events with an ever-growing facility. The facelift continues in the pre-season as the facility looks toward more renovations both on and off the track to prepare for the 2012 Summit Pro-Am tour once again.   

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MOSER ENGINEERING ANNOUNCES ‘BRAKE’THROUGH IN SAFETY AND PERFORMANCE

Courtesy of Moser Engineering

PORTLAND, IN – Moser Engineering continues to be an innovative industry leader in rear end aftermarket components. Now they announce the release of a revolutionary new standard for safety and precision in Performance Drag Brake kits.

This new brake design is the first clean sheet design the drag racing industry has seen in years. Key to this innovation, Moser developed a dynamically mounted rotor hat combination that will not warp like a typical hard mounted rotor hat combination. The R&D has already been put to the test proven to be safe and effective in over four years of track testing.

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Nitro Jam announces 2012 schedule

Courtesy of IHRA 

NORWALK, OH – After another successful year of racing on the Nitro Jam tour, Feld Motor Sports and the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) are pleased to announce an exciting 2012 schedule that includes stops at many of the most fan-friendly motorsports facilities in the country.

Beginning on the west coast for the first time ever, the 2012 Nitro Jam schedule will take America’s premier drag racing entertainment show from the deserts of Arizona to the hills of Michigan and everywhere in between on an eight-event tour of North America.

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Two of the Biggest Names in Racing Team Up

Courtesy of Rousch Yates

Mooresville, NC – Roush Yates has once again cemented a reputation for producing the fastest engines on the planet regardless of the application, wtih 160 victories this year alone.  When first opening its performance products store in 2009, Roush Yates created an extension of its championship-winning engine technology to include everything from engine parts to chassis components.

The popularity of the move spread so quickly that massive foot traffic and product demand required a recent expansion to a new 40,000 square foot new and race proven parts facility.

According to Bucky Gregory, Roush Yates Performance Products’ Vice President of Sales, safety products, in-general, has proved to be a significantly in-demand aspect of the company’s business. To that end, Roush Yates has reached a distribution agreement with Impact by MasterCraft Safety to create a 1,500 square foot safety center within Roush Yates Performance Products’ Mooresville, N.C. retail center.  

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IHRA Division 6 2012 Summit Pro-Am Schedule

Courtesy of IHRA

Norwalk, OH – The 2012 IHRA Division 6 Border Bandits Summit Pro-Am Tour will include two stops and four races during the summer months at NI’Akapxm Eagle Motorplex in British Columbia and Castrol Raceway in Alberta.

IHRA’s Border Bandits division will open its 2012 Summit Pro-Am season with a double Pro-Am event at NI’Akapxm Eagle Motorplex in Ashcroft, B.C. the weekend of May 18-20. The race will feature a test and tune on Friday, followed by the first of two Summit Pro-Am races on Saturday. Saturday’s event will include two time trials followed by Pro-Am eliminations. Sunday’s event will feature one time trial before going into eliminations.

The second stop on the Division 6 Border Bandits tour will be Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alb. on the weekend of July 6-8. Friday the track will host a track test and tune along with tech and parking. Saturday there will be two time trials with eliminations immediately following. Sunday morning there will be one time trial followed by eliminations. Saturday’s event will also act as the Division 6 Summit Tournament of Champions qualifier with winners automatically advancing to the year-end championship tournament at Memphis International Raceway in October.

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Hagan, Langdon, C. Force, Reinhart, Schnathorst on WFO Radio

Courtesy of WFO

HOLLYWOOD, FL – Matt Hagan, Shawn Langdon, Courtney Force, and Schaun Schnathorst join Joe Castello along with the NHRA’s Alan Reinhart, on WFO Radio NHRA Nitro. To listen now, go to WFORadio.com.

The 2011 Funny Car World Champion, Matt Hagan stops by WFO Radio to discuss the aftermath of his Championship win in the Auto Club Finals and invite NHRA fans to his Championship celebration in Virginia. Hagan discusses off season testing, his plans for 2012, and the youth movement in NHRA Drag Racing.

Just minutes after being announced as the newest driver for Al-Anabi, Alan Johnson Racing, Shawn Langdon took time out to discuss the move with host Joe Castello. Langdon talks about the move to Al-Anabi, and his opportunity to win a championship in the coming year.

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