Posts tagged Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals
As with any event, Maple Grove Raceway management didn’t know what to expect when it scheduled the first Keystone Diesel Nationals over the winter.
The signs for a great event were there in the months leading up the July 27 date. Mack Trucks, an industry giant, signed up as presenting sponsor. Other industry sponsors then came aboard. Also, Super Show Rigs helped with promotion and spread the word through the trucking community.
The result was a successful first act. With great summer weather, 365 trucks were at Maple Grove, including 158 in the judging show field and 85 on the racetrack. More >
These big and powerful machines are actually not strangers to Maple Grove Raceway.
Throughout the season, diesel-powered tractor trailers transport racecars and equipment to dozens of events. When the NHRA Mello Yello Series arrives in October for the Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals, it’s a neat sideshow watching the transports wind their way down the country roads to The Grove.
On Saturday, July 27, the trucks won’t be supporting actors; they will have the top billing. More >