On Sunday, Aug. 31, the final points race for the Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail will be held. Classes will include Gold Rush Trailers Super Pro, Ciccarone Racing Products Pro, P.C. Richard & Son Street, Ray’s Yamaha Top Bike and UTI Jr. Dragster. The racing program also will include NHRA Jr. Street and Trophy classes. Gates will open at 8 a.m. with racing at 9 a.m. Spectator admission is $15 for adults and $10 for teens ages 13-15. Kids 12 and under are free with a paid adult.
Maple Grove Raceway’s offices will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.
The 30th annual NHRA Nationals will take place at Maple Grove Raceway on Oct. 2-5.
NHRA Funny Car driver Tommy Johnson Jr. is helping to kick off a charity promotion for MGR to benefit Make-A-Wish®.. Johnson, driver of the Don Schumacher Racing Make-A-Wish Funny Car in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, is appearing in a viral video to launch the special offer that started Monday for MGR and Make-A-Wish®.
For each NHRA Nationals adult ticket purchased between Aug. 25 and Sept. 8, MGR will donate $10 to Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Maple Grove Raceway was forced to postpone today’s event due to track conditions caused by heavy rain over the weekend. The NHRA Summit Jr. Drag Racing League Challenge has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20. The Race 4 Ronald’s House has been rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 26.
REVISED MAPLE GROVE RACEWAY 2014 SCHEDULE:
29 – Auto Locator Fast Friday. Heads-up drag racing and testing.
30 – Scott’s Transmission Center Racer Appreciation Day -- Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail Race No. 14. Guaranteed purses: Super Pro — $2,500 to win; Pro — $1,500 to win; Street — $500 to win; Top Bike — $500 to win. Racing program also includes NHRA Jr. Street and Trophy classes. Standard Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail entry fees apply. (Rain date for Scott’s Transmission Center purse bonuses will be Aug. 31.) Gates open at 8 a.m. with racing at 9 a.m.
31 – Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail Race No. 15 (final points race of the season); Jr. Street class. More >
Revised: Aug. 24, 2014
Revisions: Aug. 24 NHRA Summit Jr. Drag Racing League Challenge and the Race 4 Ronald’s House rescheduled to Sept. 20 and Oct. 26, respectively.
29 – Auto Locator Fast Friday. Heads-up drag racing and testing. More >
Gates will open both days at 8 a.m.
For event information and vendor spaces: (215) 783-6921.
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Race classes will include: Pro Mod, Quick 16 (Import Sport Compact), Quick 32 (Import vs. Domestic, no box), Bracket 1 (11.99 sec. and faster), Bracket II (12.00 sec. and slower), Super Pro V8 11.99 and faster, Honda Battle (11.50 sec. and faster).
The weekend will begin with Auto Locator Fast Friday on Friday, Sept. 5. Gates will open at 4 p.m. with heads-up racing and testing from 5-10 p.m. More >