Weekend Preview: October 15-16, 2016

Saturday, October 15

This Saturday is the “Last Hurrah” E.T. Bracket race for the 2016 season. The event is structured similar to a normal E.T. bracket race. However, no points will be awarded to participants. All entry fees and purse structures reflect that of a normal Money Trail E.T. Bracket race. The “Last Hurrah” is open to any racer wishing to run, not just Money Trail participants. This includes all Junior Street and Junior Dragster racers as well.
Super Pro: $75
Pro: $55
Street: $40
Top Bike: $45
Jr. Dragster: $30
Trophy: $30
Jr. Street: $30
Gates open for the “Last Hurrah” at 8AM. Time trials are set to begin at 9AM, and eliminations start after two rounds of time trials. Dress warm and please be advised, due to weather conditions, racing may be subject to change to 1/8th mile racing. In addition to the Last Hurrah, the Money Trail ET Shootout race for the golf cart has been moved to October 15th as well.

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The Money Trail ET Shootout format has evolved into what it is today; a 16 car and bike field.  A drawing is held after race number 15 in the Money Trail Series where four names are chosen from Super, Pro, Street Eliminator and Top Bike. Only winners, runner-ups and semifinalists during the 2016 Money Trail season are entered into this special drawing. Some racers might have only one entry, while others could have more, depending upon their finishes throughout the season.
Over the years the golf carts have been awarded to 1 Super driver, 3 Pro Drivers, 1 Street driver and 3 have been awarded to Top Bike with one rider taking 2 carts home! Originally, the Golf Cart Shootout was to take place on Sunday, October 2 during the Dodge NHRA Nationals. However, due to weather, the shootout was moved to Saturday, October 15 during the Last Hurrah E.T. Race.
Gates open at 8AM and time trials begin at 9AM. Eliminations will begin following two time trials. All rules pertaining to the Shootout will be in effect. If for some reason, rain would cancel on track activity for October 15th the rain date for the Shootout is October 16th during the VW June Bug Classic.
Below are the 16 individuals competing in the 2016 Money Trail ET Shootout on Saturday, October 15th.
2016 Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail ET Golf Cart “Shootout”: The Contenders
Super Pro- Presented by Scott’s Transmission
         Super #1 Bill Carroll races Super #2 Chris Camplone
        Super #3 Rick Terkowski races Super #4 Willard Pusey Jr.
Pro- Presented by ATI Performance
        Pro #1 Paul Thimm races Pro #2 Denny Parisan
       Pro #3 Curt Rubendall races Pro #4 Marques McClure
Street- Presented by PC Richards & Son
       Street #1 Tom Harhart races Street #2 Adam Werner
       Street #3 Paul Werner races Street #4 John Pehlem
Top Bike- Presented by Reading Standard Motorsports
        Top Bike #1 Kyle Gockley races Top Bike #2 Allen Heilner
        Top Bike #3 Derek Cesari races Top Bike #4 Jeff Santin

Sunday, October 16

This Sunday is a day full of fun with the rescheduled VW June Bug event from June, the Jr. Dragster Challenge as well as the UTI Funday Sunday.
Admission Fees:
Adult $15
Teen (13-15 years old) $10
Children (12 and under) Free
Crew with UTI Identification $10
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NHRA offers member tracks with the opportunity to participate in a program geared specifically geared toward Junior drag racers. The NHRA Summit Jr. Drag Racing League Challenge at Maple Grove Raceway was originally scheduled for June 5th but due to weather was rescheduled to Sunday, October 16. Racers will compete for special edition trophies and a trip to victory lane. The age groups for the Jr. Dragster Challenge are 8-9 years old; 10-11 years old; 12-13 years old; 14-15 years old and 16-17 years old. There will not be any Junior Street class on Sunday, October 16.
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VW June Bug Classic Racer, Car Show & Vendor Entry Fees:
A/ Gas $50
I/ Gas $35
Pro $35
Bracket $35
Test N’ Tune $25
Slug Bug $10
Car Show $25
Swap Meet $35

 

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UTI Sunday Funday
Funday features three race classes! Funday eliminator (open to all), Motorcycles and UTI Student/ Instructors. All race entries must pass an NHRA technical inspection and have all necessary safety equipment prior to running down the track. Dial-your-own brack racing rules are in effect. All race entries must be 10.00 seconds and slower in all classes.
UTI Sunday Funday Racer Fees:
Funday Eliminator $25
Motorcycles $25
UTI Student/ Instructor $20

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