MIR 5th Annual Spring Funny Car Classic

Event notice for immediate release. Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 or bilden@erols.com EVENT: 5th Annual Spring Funny Car Classic DATE: Saturday, May 10 TIME: Gates open at 1 P.M.; eliminations begin at 7 ...

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

EVENT: 5th Annual Spring Funny Car Classic DATE: Saturday, May 10 TIME: Gates open at 1 P.M.; eliminations begin at 7 P.M. PLACE: Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, MD. From Maryland/Washington: Washington Beltway exit 7A south 30 miles to Route 234, left seven miles to Budds Creek. From Virginia: Washington Beltway directions, or Route 301 from Route 17 or Routes 64 and 207. Route 301 north 20 miles to MD Route 234 (traffic light), then right seven miles to Budds Creek. COST: $18 per person; free admission for ages 11 and under with adult ticket purchase. FREE Pit Pass. $2 per car parking. PHONE: 301-449-RACE (free from the Washington Metro area) INFO: The Spring Funny Car Nationals offers the top funny car teams in a 230 mph battle for cash! Tire smoking Supercharged Funny Cars are joined by 270 mph, fire breathing Jet Funny Cars and wild, wheelstanding Funny Cars. The Funny Car Classic will showcase MIR's two outrageous new Frantic Four categories, featuring heads-up six-second, 200 mph dragsters and doorslammers! The Classic also features the competition return of popular Bunny Burkett, the world champion funny car racer who suffered a devastating crash in at another track in 1995. Hundreds of Super Pro, Heavy Eliminator, Motorcycle, and Junior Dragster racers will compete for cash and championship points.

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

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Series Drag
Drivers Bunny Burkett