Darlington Promo to Feature Pro Modified Racer, Local Hockey Team

27th annual IHRA Prolong Winter Nationals Darlington International Dragway's Annual Raw Horsepower Festival March 12 - 13 - 14 Darlington, SC Darlington International Dragway and Local Hockey Team To Promote Upcoming IHRA Prolong...

27th annual IHRA Prolong Winter Nationals Darlington International Dragway's Annual Raw Horsepower Festival March 12 - 13 - 14 Darlington, SC

Darlington International Dragway and Local Hockey Team To Promote Upcoming IHRA Prolong Winter Nationals

DARLINGTON, SC-- It's going to be interesting to see what happens when the diverse worlds of raw horsepower and raw intensity collide on Friday evening, February 12. The East Coast Hockey League's Pee Dee Pride will combine with the management of Darlington International Dragway to run a promotion night featuring the IHRA Prolong Winter Nationals as a Corporate Night entity. Dale Brinsfield's Dylan Mortgage sponsored, 1963 Pro Modified Corvette will be on display at the Florence, S.C., based Florence Civic Center, home of the Pride.

"We are excited to be working with the Pride to promote hockey in the area as well as promoting one of largest events of the season, and opening ourselves to a new style of spectator," said David Johnson, drag strip General Manager. "Just think about it. We are combining two of the most intense spectator sports in the recreational world. This is going to be a huge rush for all of us."

It's not one-sided excitement. Chuck Riddle of the Pride explains that he's just as excited to have the race cars and to help promote one of the largest motorsports functions in the area. He explains, "This is exciting and something new for us. We can't wait to get started helping Dave and his staff at Darlington Dragway because we are both in the sports entertainment business."

The Pee Dee Pride hosts 35 home games annually and is in its second year of being in the ECHL and hosts about 4,000 spectators a game. While at the event, spectators can get information on the 27th annual, IHRA Prolong Winter Nationals , plus register to win tickets to the event and other Darlington International Dragway races such as the upcoming Majesty Homes Groundhog Warm- up coming up on February 17-20. For more information, please contact Johnson at the Darlington International Dragway office at (843) 332-0123.

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