Martin: Rain delays eliminations, finish on Monday

Rain Pushes IHRA Eliminations to Monday MARTIN, Mich. (August 5, 2007) -- Officials have postponed Sunday's eliminations during the Torco Racing Fuels Northern Nationals in Martin, Mich. The day began with rain which pushed racing back until...

Rain Pushes IHRA Eliminations to Monday

MARTIN, Mich. (August 5, 2007) -- Officials have postponed Sunday's eliminations during the Torco Racing Fuels Northern Nationals in Martin, Mich. The day began with rain which pushed racing back until the afternoon. After about four hours of on-track time, light showers began to fall on Knoll Gas Motorsports Park at US 131, calling an end to the day's racing.

Top Fuel, Nitro Funny Car and Alcohol Funny Car are in the finals; Pro Modified and Pro Stock the semi-finals. The Pro-Am classes will be completed Monday as well.

Racing is scheduled to resume at 10 a.m. with sportsman eliminations. Professional classes will run at 11 a.m. and 12 noon.

Sunday tickets will be honored Monday.

The Torco Racing Fuels Northern Nationals is the sixth event of the $19.5 million Knoll Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. For more information and results, log onto www.ihra.com.

-credit: ihra

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