MIR 23rd Annual Yates Auto Parts U.S. Pro Stock Open

Event notice for immediate release. Contact Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 (bilden@erols.com) EVENT: 23rd Annual Yates Auto Parts U.S. Pro Stock Open DATE: Wednesday Night, September 10 TIME: Gates open at 3 P.M.;...

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

EVENT: 23rd Annual Yates Auto Parts U.S. Pro Stock Open

DATE: Wednesday Night, September 10

TIME: Gates open at 3 P.M.; eliminations begin at 8 P.M.

PLACE: Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, MD.

From Maryland/Washington: Take Washington Beltway exit 7A south 30 miles to Route 234, then left seven miles to Budds Creek. MIR is on the right.

From Virginia: Follow Washington Beltway directions, or get to Route 301 from Route 17 or Routes 64 and 207. Take Route 301 north 20 miles to MD Route 234, then right seven miles to Budds Creek. MIR is on the right.

COST: $18 per person; free admission for ages 11 and under with adult ticket purchase. FREE Pit Pass. $2 per car parking. (Advance discount tickets available at Yates Auto Parts stores).

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

INFO: For over twenty years, MIR's U.S. Pro Stock Open has been the premier independent Pro Stock drag race in the world. This year's event will be bigger than ever with a full qualified field of 16 top NHRA Pro Stock racers. Early entries include the Pontiacs of 1996 World Champion Jim Yates in the Joe Gibbs/ McDonalds entry, former world champ Warren Johnson, Kurt Johnson, Steve Schmidt, Tom Martino, and Terry Adams. Trying to knock off the GMs will be Robert Patrick's Ford, Alan Johnson's Dodge, and many other top teams. Come out to see the sport's most technologically advanced race cars vie for this historic title. Also on hand will be Frantic Four Doorslammers, and Super Pro, Heavy Eliminator, Motorcycle, and Junior Dragster racers. -- Bill Pratt Bilden Enterprises, Inc. bilden@erols.com

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Series Drag
Drivers Robert Patrick , Warren Johnson , Tom Martino , Terry Adams , Steve Schmidt