MIR Eastern Junior Dragster Nationals

Event notice for immediate release. Contact Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 (bilden@erols.com) EVENT: IHRA Eastern Junior Dragster Nationals DATE: Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27 TIME: Gates open at 8:30 a.m.; eliminations...

Event notice for immediate release. Contact Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 (bilden@erols.com)

EVENT: IHRA Eastern Junior Dragster Nationals DATE: Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27 TIME: Gates open at 8:30 a.m.; eliminations begin at 2 p.m. PLACE: Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, MD. From Maryland/Washington: Take Washington Beltway exit 7A south 30 miles to Route 234, then left seven miles to Budds Creek. MIR is on the right. From Virginia: Follow Washington Beltway directions, or get to Route 301 from Route 17 or Routes 64 and 207. Take Route 301 north 20 miles to MD Route 234 (flashing light), then right seven miles to Budds Creek. MIR is on the right. COST: $20 entry fee Saturday; $30 Sunday; Pit Pass $10 per day; children 11 and under are free PHONE: 301-449-RACE (free from the Washington Metro area) INFO: The IHRA Eastern Junior Dragster Nationals features 8 to 17 year old drag racers in their own special race. More than $1,500 in prizes (savings bonds) and awards are up for grabs, including a grand prize of a complete Briggs & Stratton Motorsports racing engine to each age group winner on Sunday. Full elimination programs will be run Saturday and Sunday, plus a Top Eliminator run off between the age group winners, and two heads-up classes: a 350 lb. class and an Outlaw Frantic 8 (featuring the eight quickest cars in attendance). This event will be covered by Drag Review and Quick Times magazines. Come one day or both--each day has its own separate program. Free overnight camping permitted. No alcoholic beverages permitted Sunday. Large playground on premises. Sunoco Race Fuels and Methanol available at the track. Maryland International Raceway Juniors challenge racers from all surrounding racetracks and states to show up for the ultimate East Coast Junior Dragster showdown!

-- Bill Pratt Bilden Enterprises, Inc. bilden@erols.com

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