MIR 12th Annual Superchargers Showdown

Event notice for immediate release. Contact Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 (bilden@erols.com) EVENT: 12th Annual Superchargers Showdown DATE: Saturday, October 4 TIME: Gates open at 1 p.m.; time runs 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; race begins at...

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

EVENT: 12th Annual Superchargers Showdown

DATE: Saturday, October 4

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: Take Washington Beltway exit 7A south 30 miles to Md. Route 234, then left seven miles to Budds Creek. From Virginia: Take Route 301 North to Maryland. Cross Route 17, continue 20 miles North to Md. Route 234, then right seven miles to Budds Creek.

COST: $18 per person; eleven and under free with adult ticket purchase. FREE Pit Pass. $2 per car parking.

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

INFO: The Superchargers Showdown is MIR's annual event for 2,000 horsepower supercharged cars only! 240 mph dragsters and funny cars and 210 mph pro modified cars will compete for thousands of dollars. Revisit drag racing's roots as ill-handling, 1,500 horsepower altereds attempt to traverse the quarter mile in anything but a straight line! Supercharged wheelstanding cars will go the entire 1320 feet with their front wheels high in the air. As a special bonus, MIR will feature 280 mph, flame throwing jet funny cars! In addition, hundreds of Super Pro, Heavy Eliminator, Motorcycle, and Junior Dragster racers will compete for thousands in prize money.

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

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