IRP Regional canceled due to weather

Cold Temperatures Force The Cancellation of Sundays Race at IRP INDIANAPOLIS (April 3, 2004) Due to the cold weather moving into Indianapolis, Sunday's VP Fuels E. T. Bracket Series race at Indianapolis Raceway Park has been cancelled in...

Cold Temperatures Force The Cancellation of Sundays Race at IRP

INDIANAPOLIS (April 3, 2004) Due to the cold weather moving into Indianapolis, Sunday's VP Fuels E. T. Bracket Series race at Indianapolis Raceway Park has been cancelled in interest of racer safety.

"We are always disappointed to cancel an event," said Mike Myslinski, director of racing operations at IRP. "With a forecasted temperature of 39 degrees at 9:00 A. M. when we start the event, and a high of only 46, we feel it is in the best interest of the racers to cancel the race."

The next VP Fuels E. T. Bracket Series Race will be on April 25th. One of five drag racing facilities owned and operated by the National Hot Rod Association, IRP was built in 1960 and has presented organized racing events since 1961. From March through October, the facility hosts more than 120 dates of racing on three tracks, a quarter-mile drag strip, a .686-mile paved oval and a 2.5-mile road course. Home to drag racing's biggest event, the NHRA U.S. Nationals over Labor Day weekend, the drag strip runs more than 50 days of point-to-point action, from national events to street legal community programs. The oval track draws racing's biggest events, including annual visits from the NASCAR Busch and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series to five annual USAC races, and an exclusive Saturday Night Series. The road course provides a home for several racing sanctions, such as SCCA, while providing an ideal resource for driving schools, corporate outings and open-road tests for professional drivers.

- IRP -

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