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 >
Brian Crump, Bill Moore, Elise Renninger, Mark Schwalm, Kyle Robb, Michael Witmer and Robert Weidenhammer shared victory lane Saturday during Scott’s Transmission Center Racer Appreciation Day at Maple Grove Raceway. The event also was the next-to-last points race for the 2014 Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket Series. Final-round winners in the Super Pro, Pro, Street and Top Bike (motorcycle) classes earned large cash bonuses courtesy of Scott’s Transmission Center in Lebanon, Pa. More >
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.
Lightning — red lightning, in the form of Byron Worner’s crimson VEGASFUEL Camaro — struck twice this weekend at Maple Grove Raceway. Worner, of Duncannon, Pa., won both rounds of final eliminations on Saturday and Sunday in the ATI Stock-Super Stock class. This was the final weekend for points in that division and Mark Petitdemange of Oxford, Pa., earned enough points to claim the championship. The championship is unofficial until points are verified, but Petitdemange had a substantial lead over second place driver Tony Curcio of West Chester, Pa.
Byron Worner (John Bisci photo)
The NHRA Mello Drag Racing Series will return to Maple Grove Raceway for the 30th annual NHRA Nationals on Oct. 2-5. Tickets for the event now are on sale and may be purchased by calling MGR at (610) 856-9200 or online at www.MapleGroveRaceway.com.
Young drag racing fans in the junior (ages 6-15) and children (ages 5 and under) ticket categories are entitled to substantial discounts for the Northeast’s biggest professional drag racing event. For example, a reserved seat ticket for Sunday’s final eliminations is $60 for adults, but only $20 for “juniors” (ages 6-15) and $10 for children (ages 5 and under).