Computech-Bill Mitchell Shootout at MIR

Event notice for immediate release. Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 (bilden@erols.com) EVENT: Computech/Bill Mitchell Shootout WHERE: Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, Md. DATES: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,...

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

EVENT: Computech/Bill Mitchell Shootout

WHERE: Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, Md.

DATES: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 18, 19, 20

TIME: Friday: Gates open 4pm; time runs 4 to 8; race begins 8pm

Saturday: Gates open 2pm; time runs 2 to 6:30; race begins 6:30

Sunday: Gates open 10am; time runs 10 to 2:30; race begins 2:30

MARYLAND: Take Washington Beltway exit 7A (Route 5) south 30 miles to Md. Route 234, then left seven miles to MIR. Baltimore fans take Route 301 to Route 5.

VIRGINIA: Take Route 17 or 64 to Route 301 North. At 17 and 301 intersection, continue 20 miles North to Md. Route 234, then right seven miles to MIR.

COST: $10 per person each day; ages eleven and under free with paying adult.

PHONE: 301-449-RACE (free from the Washington Metro area)

INFO: This weekend concludes the nine-race Computech/Bill Mitchell Shoot-out series, culminating in the crowning of an overall series champion. The Computech/Bill Mitchell Shootout series features a guaranteed purse of more than $107,000, plus a $10,100 points program, plus nearly $30,000 in contingency prizes. There will be $5,000-to-win races on Friday and Saturday, and a $10,000-to-win race on Sunday. The three-day program will attract hundreds of the country's top Super Pro racers. Super Pro racing features nearly endless engine, body, year, make, and car model combinations. Dragsters, late models, nostalgia cars, roadsters, altereds, and just about anything else on four wheels will compete! Heavy Eliminator, Motorcycle, and Trophy racers will compete each day also. Junior Dragsters will compete on Saturday. Saturday morning features a test and tune session from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Bill Pratt The Drag Racing List bilden@erols.com

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