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NMRA has announced the addition of the Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival to the Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals, taking place September 26–29, at Beech Bend Raceway.
NMRA World Finals Expands With Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway
NMRA has announced the addition of the Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival to the Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals, taking place September 26–29, at Beech Bend Raceway. The event will offer Ford drag racing, a car show, midway and swap meet combined with the all-new Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival, which will showcase everything from Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Cheslea DeNofa drifting their Mustangs to YouTube sensation Cleetus McFarland and his supercharged Neighbor Crown Vic doing burnouts for NMRA fans. For the first time ever, the NMRA World Finals will have Autocross, a 3S Challenge and Grand Champion competitions. NMRA championship drag racing, QA1 True Street, and special Shootout eliminators will continue to be the hallmark attraction on the quarter-mile, and Holley has increased payouts across the board to create the biggest NMRA purse in history. For more information and to pre-purchase or register tickets and entries for the various competitions offered by Holley and NMRA, visit www.NMRAdigital.com/KY or www.FordFest.com.
Red Line is sponsoring BimmerWorld’s BMW M4 during the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Red Line Synthetic Oil Supports Multiple Vehicles as They Compete at the 97th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Red Line Synthetic Oil has announced that it will support three competitors throughout the 97th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The vehicles include RealTime Racing’s ’19 Acura TLX GT, BimmerWorld’s BMW M4 and Scott Birdsall’s 1,400 hp ’49 Ford F1 truck. The company will provide products and technical expertise to the racers and their respective teams before the event takes place June 30. Red Line-sponsored Peter Cunningham and the RealTime Racing team are back at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with their Acura TLX GT car this year to defend their 2018 Pikes Peak Open Class title.
Travis Pastrana takes the checkered flag at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
Yokohama Tire Is Back as Sponsor and Exclusive Tire Provider for the Porsche Pikes Peak Division
For the second consecutive year, Yokohama Tire and Porsche Motorsport North America are teaming up for another run in the “Race to the Clouds.” Yokohama is the sponsor and exclusive tire supplier for the Porsche Pikes Peak Trophy by Yokohama at the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Organization, June 30, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The tire maker has 15 drivers competing in four classes, including returning champions David Donohue and Travis Pastrana.
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