19th Annual "Jet Funny Car Nationals"

Event notice for immediate release. Contact Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876, bilden@erols.com EVENT: 19th Annual "Jet Funny Car Nationals" DATE: Saturday, August 16 TIME: Gates open at 1 p.m.; time runs 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; race ...

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

EVENT: 19th Annual "Jet Funny Car Nationals" DATE: Saturday, August 16 TIME: Gates open at 1 p.m.; time runs 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; race begins at 7 p.m. PLACE: Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, Md.

From Maryland/Washington: Washington Beltway exit 7A (Route 5) south 30 miles to Md. Route 234 (traffic light), then left seven miles to Budds Creek. MIR is on the right. Baltimore fans take Route 301 to Route 5. From Virginia: Take Route 17 or 64 to Route 301 North to Maryland. When 17 and 301 meet, continue 20 miles North to Md. Route 234, then right seven miles to MIR.

COST: $18 per person, free admission for children age eleven and under. FREE Pit Pass to see the race cars up close. $2 per car parking. PHONE: 301-449-RACE (free from the Washington Metro area)

INFO: The Jet Funny Car Nationals features the world's wildest drag racing machines--jet powered funny cars and dragsters. These spectacular vehicles throw flames 30 feet as they speed towards 300 miles per hour. The Jet Funny Car Nationals also will feature the most awesome vehicle in all motorsports, Bob Motz's incredible seven second, 200 mph Kenworth semi truck, powered by a J-79 engine from a military transport jet. Plus wheelstanders, MIR's incredible Frantic Four series, and a spectacular fireworks show! In addition, hundreds of Super Pro, Heavy Eliminator, and Motorcycle racers will compete for championship points and cash. Eight to 15 year old Junior Dragsters will compete in a special exhibition race. -- Bill Pratt Bilden Enterprises, Inc. bilden@erols.com

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Series Drag
Drivers Bob Motz