Maple Grove Raceway Releases 2015 Schedule

January 26, 2015 by  
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Maple Grove Raceway Releases 2015 Schedule

MOHNTON, Pa. — Maple Grove Raceway today released its 2015 schedule. Headlining the 2015 calendar is the 31st annual NHRA Keystone Nationals for the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series on Oct. 1-4.

Fifteen dates are reserved for the Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket racing series: May 2, May 9, May 16, May 17, May 31, June 20, June 28, July 4, July 5, July 11, July 12, Aug. 1, Aug. 2, Aug. 8 and Aug. 22.

This year’s schedule contains many special events, including: Mega Mopar Series (May 30), The Great Bull Run (June 13), Glory Days Nostalgia Drags (June 27), Super Chevy Show (July 17-19), Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals (July 25), American Muscle Mustangs (Aug. 15), Fun Ford Series (Sept. 5), Monster Trucks (Sept. 6), Latin-American Sport Compacts (Sept. 12-13) and the P.C. Richard & Son Dutch Classic Presented By Penske Truck Leasing (Oct. 8-11).

APRIL
11 — Saturday — Spring flea market

MAY
2 — Saturday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 1
3 — Sunday — U.T.I. High School Challenge
8 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
9 — Saturday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 2
15 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
16 — Saturday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 3, Mid-Atlantic .90 Series
17 — Sunday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 4, Mid-Atlantic .90 Series
21 — Thursday — Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series test
22 — Friday — Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
23 — Saturday — Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Showdown at Sundown
24 — Sunday — Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
25 — Monday — Memorial Day — Rain date for Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
29 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
30 — Saturday — Mega Mopar Series, East Coast Stock-Super Stock Series
31 — Sunday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 5, East Coast Stock-Super Stock Series

JUNE
5 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
6 — Saturday — Race For Ronald McDonald House
7 — Sunday — VW June Bug Classic XXVIII, Jr. Dragster Challenge
13 — Saturday — The Great Bull Run
14 — Sunday — Rain date for The Great Bull Run
19 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
20 — Saturday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 6
21 — Sunday — Father’s Day — Doug Foley’s Drag Racing Experience
26 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
27 — Saturday — Glory Days Nostalgia Drags, summer flea market
28 — Sunday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 7

JULY
3 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
4 — Saturday — Independence Day — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 8, National Dragster Challenge

5 — Sunday — Scott’s Transmission Center Racer Appreciation Day, Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 9

10 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
11 — Saturday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 10
12 — Sunday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 11
17 — Friday — Super Chevy Show Presented By Original Parts Group
18 — Saturday — Super Chevy Show Presented By Original Parts Group
19 — Sunday — Super Chevy Show Presented by Original Parts Group
24 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
25 — Saturday — Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals
26 — Sunday — Rain date for Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals
31 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday

AUGUST
1 — Saturday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 12
2 — Sunday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 13
7 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
8 — Saturday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 14, East Coast Stock-Super Stock Series

9 — Sunday — ATI Performance Products Racer Appreciation Day, East Coast Stock-Super Stock Series
15 — Saturday — American Muscle Mustangs
16 — Sunday — Rain date for American Muscle Mustangs
21 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
22 — Saturday — Sunoco Race Fuels Money Trail E.T. bracket series race No. 15, NHRA King of the Track

23 — Sunday — Hannum’s Harley Davidson Show (drag races, www.hannumshdmedia.com)

24, 25, 26, 27 — Monday-Thursday — Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School

28 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
29 — Saturday — Rumble at The Grove: Pro Mods, ATI Performance Products Racer Appreciation Day, Jr. Dragsters

30 — Sunday — Doug Foley’s Drag Racing Experience

SEPTEMBER
4 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday
5 — Saturday — Fun Ford Series
6 — Sunday — KSR Motorsports Monster Truck & Thrill Show
7 — Monday — Labor Day — Rain date for KSR Motorsports Monster Truck & Thrill Show
11 — Friday — Auto Locator Fast Friday (final ALFF of the season)
12 — Saturday — Latin-American Sport Compacts
13 — Sunday — Latin-American Sport Compacts
19 — Saturday — Test ‘n’ Tune, “grudge” racing
20 — Sunday — UTI Funday Sunday

OCTOBER
1 — Thursday — NHRA Keystone Nationals (Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event)
2 — Friday — NHRA Keystone Nationals (Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event)
3 — Saturday — NHRA Keystone Nationals (Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event)
4 — Sunday — NHRA Keystone Nationals (Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event)
8 — Thursday — P.C. Richard & Son Dutch Classic Presented By Penske Truck Leasing
9 — Friday — P.C. Richard & Son Dutch Classic Presented By Penske Truck Leasing
10 — Saturday — P.C. Richard & Son Dutch Classic Presented By Penske Truck Leasing
11 — Sunday — P.C. Richard & Son Dutch Classic Presented By Penske Truck Leasing
17 — Saturday — 10k Footbrake Nationals
18 — Sunday — Rain date for 10k Footbrake Nationals
24 — Saturday — Fall flea market

Schedule is subject to change.

Now in its 53rd year of operation, historic Maple Grove Raceway is recognized as one of the leading NHRA-sanctioned drag strips in the United States. MGR’s 31st annual NHRA Keystone Nationals Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event will take place Oct. 1-4, 2015.

For more information, please call Maple Grove Raceway at (610) 856-9210 or visit www.maplegroveraceway.com. Follow Maple Grove Raceway on Facebook and Twitter (@maplegrove).

2015 Maple Grove Raceway Details

January 15, 2015 by  
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Event Schedule

Saturday, May 30

Gates Open                          8am

Racer Tech                           8am-12pm

Time Trials                           9am

Burnout Contest                   12pm-3pm

Eliminations                         1pm

Car Show Registration        8:30am-11:30am

Car Show Judging begins   12pm

Car Show Awards               3pm

Monster Truck Rides           10am-4pm

 

Car Show Entry Fees:

$35 Car Show Entry, includes driver and one passenger

$10 for additional passengers

$10 Test-N-Tune tech card for car show participants

 

Mega Mopar Car Show Classes:

A-Body; Stock
A-Body; Modified
B-Body; Stock
B-Body; Modified
C-Body; Stock
C-Body; Modified
E-Body; Stock
E-Body; Modified

Late Model Challenger (2008-up) Stock

Late Model Challenger (2008-up) Modified
Late Model (2005-up) RWD; Stock
Late Model (2005-up) RWD; Modified
RWD Cars; Stock (Note: for all RWD chassis types that don’t fit in the above stock categories)
RWD Cars; Modified (Note: for all RWD chassis types that don’t fit in the above modified categories)
FWD Cars; Stock
FWD Cars; Modified
Trucks; Stock
Trucks; Modified
Viper
Radical Custom
Street Rod

 

 

Mega Mopar Race Classes and purses:

Bracket Classes:

 

 B1 Electronics (7.00 and up)                B2 Non-Electronics (7.50 and up)           DOT/ Street Tire

Entry fee, $50 Car and driver                 Entry Fee, $50 car and driver                   Entry Fee, $35

$600 Winner                                              $500 Winner                                               $200 Winner

$300 Runner up                                        $250 Runner up                                         $100 Runner up

$75 Semi Finalists                                     $75 Semi Finalists                                      $ 50 Semi Finalists

$50 Quarter Finalists                                $50 Quarter Finalists

 

 

Heads up Classes:

 

Late Model Hemi Challenge                 Front Wheel Drive Challenge              S&W Racecars Challenger SO

(2005-current Hemi powered)                    (Chrysler or DSM)                              (Any Year Challenger)

Entry Fee, $50                                          Entry Fee, $35                                           Entry Fee, $35

$350 Winner                                             $200 Winner                                             Trophy & Banner, Winner

$150 Runner up                                       $100 Runner up                                        T-shirt, Runner up

$75 Semi Finalists                                    $50 Semi Finalists

$50 Quarter Finalists

 

 

 

Admission Fees:

$20 Crew or Spectator

$10 Teens, 13 – 15

12 and under Free

 

 

Swap Meet Entry Fees:

$35 for15’x20’ space

Includes 1 GA ticket

 

Burnout Contest:

$10/entry

Trophy to winner

Open to anyone attending event

 

Monster Truck Ride

$10/person

MEGA MOPAR ACTION SERIES AT THUNDER MOUNTAIN EVENT DETAILS

January 5, 2015 by  
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MEGA MOPAR ACTION SERIES AT THUNDER MOUNTAIN EVENT DETAILS

Sunday, May 31, 2015

FEATURES

DRAG RACING * CAR SHOW * SWAP MEET * VENDOR MIDWAY * EXHIBITIONS * MAGAZINE COVERAGE FROM “MOPAR ACTION” * MORE! Mopar at Thunder Mountain ad web

ADMISSION
Race/Show: $35
Show Only: $30
20′x20′ Swap Meet: $30
Adult Spectator: $15
Child (12 & under): FREE
*Pro-Mopar racers pay additional $10 at tech.

SCHEDULE
Gates Open: 8:00 am
Time Trials: 11:00 am
Elimination: 2:00 pm
Show Awards: 3:00 pm

RACE CLASSES
STREET ELIMINATOR
- Open to all street-legal cars. Must have DOT tires. Open exhaust permitted.
- No delay boxes or throttle stops.
- Trophies to winner, runner-up, semi-finalists, quarter-finalists, and eighth-finalists.

PRO-MOPAR
- Open to all Mopar-powered vehicles.
- Delay and non-delay separated until round 4.
- Trophies to winner, runner-up, semi-finalists, and quarter-finalists.
- $500 to winner, $250 to runner-up, $50 to semi-finalist.
- Additional $10 paid at the Budweiser Tech Building for this class.

NEW HEMI
- Open to all new generations HEMI-powered street-legal vehicles.
- No delay boxes or throttle stops.
- Trophies to winner, runner-up, and semi-finalists.
- $150 to winner. $75 to runner-up

TRUCK
- Open to any and all trucks and SUV’s, gas or diesel.
- No delay boxes or throttle stops.
- Trophies to winner, runner-up, and semi-finalists.
- $150 to winner. $75 to runner-up

S&W Race Cars CHALLENGER SHOOTOUT
- Open to all street-legal Dodge Challengers, any year.
- Must have DOT tires and mufflers.
- No delay boxes or throttle stops. Maximum one power-adder.
- S&W Trophy to winner. S&W t-shirts to Winner, runner-up, and semi-finalist.
- Bandimere Speedway trophy to runner-up and semi-finalists.

SHOW INFORMATION
Show awards presented to multiple places in over 20 participant choice classes, plus special awards for Best SRT, Best Survivor, Best Hemi, Celebrity Pick, and Best of Show.

Classes Include:
A-Body Dodge, A-Body Plymouth, B-Body Dodge early, B-Body Plymouth early, B-Body Dodge late, B-Body Plymouth late, E-Body Dodge, E-Body Plymouth, C-Body/300′s, Truck/Van/SUV, Vintage, Mid-years, Modern Mopar, New Charger, New Challenger, Viper/Prowler, AMC/related, Special Interest, Pro Street, Race Car.

SPONSORS
Discount Coupons will be available at front range Dodge, Chrysler, Ram, Jeep dealerships. These will be delivered to their Parts & Service departments.

Mopar.com, Mopar Action Magazine, US Recognition, Menards, S&W Race Cars, RockAuto.com

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