Ed Bergenholtz to run at Pomona

Bergenholtz Scheduled To Run at K&N Filters Winternationals POMONA, Calif. - Pro FWD driver Ed Bergenholtz, a mainstay in the NHRA Summit Sport Compact Series, is scheduled to hit the racetrack for exhibition runs Feb. 21-22, at the K&N Filters...

Bergenholtz Scheduled To Run at K&N Filters Winternationals

POMONA, Calif. - Pro FWD driver Ed Bergenholtz, a mainstay in the NHRA Summit Sport Compact Series, is scheduled to hit the racetrack for exhibition runs Feb. 21-22, at the K&N Filters Winternationals at Pomona Raceway.

Bergenholtz, who ran his career-best time of 8.326-seconds at the Mazda NHRA Sport Compact World Finals in Pomona last year, also will put his 2003 Mazda MX6 on display both days in the Manufacturers' Midway at the California Speedway booth. A resident of Santa Ana, Calif., Bergenholtz, 30, finished seventh in the Pro FWD point standings in 2003.

The NHRA Summit Sport Compact Series will kick-off its 2004 season March 13-14 at the California Dragway in Fontana, Calif., with the inaugural Nitto California NHRA Sport Compact Nationals presented by Import Tuner. The race is the first of a 10 event nationwide tour for the $2.1 million series.

Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., the NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. It presents 23 national events through its NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. The NHRA has 80,000 members and 140 member tracks. The NHRA-sanctioned sportsman and bracket racing series' provide competition opportunities for drivers of all levels. The NHRA develops the stars of tomorrow by offering the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, NHRA Summit Racing Series, NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series and the NHRA O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Legal Program. The NHRA also offers the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League for youths ages 8 to 17.

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