ADRL Returns To Summit Motorsports Park For Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI Presented By Mickey Thompson

O’FALLON, MO – The American Drag Racing League (ADRL) returns to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio for the Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI presented by Mickey Thompson on Sept. 28-29. It is the ninth of 10 races on the 2012 ADRL Tour.

Racing on both Friday and Saturday will now start at 11 a.m. instead of the previously-scheduled 12 p.m. Gates will still open at 10 a.m. for fans.

With new classes, a World Championship format and expanded family fun midway, there is considerable excitement and anticipation surrounding the world’s premier eighth-mile drag racing league as it returns to Summit Motorsports Park. With only one race remaining in the 2012 season following the Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI presented by Mickey Thompson, the race for a world championship is also as tight as ever in a number of classes.

Along with the highly-anticipated and revolutionary new SuperCar Showdown class, all of the ADRL’s professional classes will make compete at Summit Motorsports Park, including Pro Junior Dragster (PJD), Summit Racing Equipment Top Sportsman (TS), Aeromotive Fuel Systems Pro Modified (PM), Extreme Pro Stock (XPS), Pro Extreme Motorcycle (PXM), Mickey Thompson Extreme 10.5 (XTF), Pro Nitrous (PN) and Pro Extreme (PX), the quickest and fastest full-bodied, doorslammer class in the world.

The gates open at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, with the first round of qualifying on Friday set to begin at 11 a.m. On Saturday, the racing will begin at 11 a.m. with the final qualifying session. The first round of eliminations starts at 2:30 p.m., with special jet car passes and other exhibition runs concluding the evening on both Friday and Saturday.

For more information on the Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI presented by Mickey Thompson, go to www.adrl.us.

Tickets are $15 for adults Friday or Saturday, $25 for a two-day, full-event pass, free for children 12-under and are on sale now. They are available by going to www.adrl.us/tickets or by contacting Summit Motorsports Park at (419) 668-5555 or www.summitmotorsportspark.com.

 

WHAT: ADRL Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI presented by Mickey Thompson takes place at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio on Sept. 28-29. It is the ninth race of the 2012 season in the American Drag Racing League (ADRL), and the ninth of 10 races on the 2012 ADRL Tour.

Series includes seven all-professional, eighth-mile drag racing classes: Summit Racing Equipment Top Sportsman (TS), Aeromotive Fuel Systems Pro Modified (PM), Extreme Pro Stock (XPS), Pro Extreme Motorcycle (PXM), Mickey Thompson Extreme 10.5 (XTF), Pro Nitrous (PN) and Pro Extreme (PX), the quickest and fastest full-bodied, doorslammer class in the world.

The ADRL’s revolutionary NEW SuperCar Showdown will also race at this event.

Pro Junior Dragsters (PJD) compete at each race and there will also be special exhibition jet car runs.

WHEN: Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, 2012

WHERE: Summit Motorsports Park, 1300 State Rt. 18, Norwalk, Ohio 44857

SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)

FRIDAY: Gates Open at 10 a.m. Qualifying Round 1 at 11 a.m.; Qualifying Round 2 at 2:30 p.m.; Qualifying Round 3 at 5:30 p.m.; Jet Car at 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY: Gates Open at 10 a.m.; Qualifying Round 4 at 11 a.m.; Eliminations Round 1 at 2:30 p.m.; Jet Car at 8 p.m. Final Eliminations at 8:30 p.m.

TICKETS: They are available by visiting www.adrl.us/tickets or by contacting Summit Motorsports Park at (419) 668-5555 or www.summitmotorsportspark.com.

Friday Adult $15; Saturday Adult $15; Full Event Pass Adult $25; All Kids 12-Under Free; General Parking $10/day. All tickets include ADRL VIP pit pass.

CONTACT: To contact the ADRL, call (855) 277-2375 or e-mail info@adrl.us. Contact Summit Motorsports Park at (419) 668-5555 or visit www.summitmotorsportspark.com. For media requests, please contact Josh Hachat with ADRL Communications at (740) 627-1423 or josh@adrl.us

 

 

ABOUT THE ADRL

Based in O’Fallon, Missouri, the American Drag Racing League is the world’s premier sanctioning body for the sport of eighth-mile drag racing. The professional categories featured in the ADRL are Pro Junior Dragster, Summit Racing Equipment Top Sportsman, Aeromotive Fuel Systems Pro Modified, Extreme Pro Stock, Pro Extreme Motorcycle, Mickey Thompson Extreme 10.5, Pro Nitrous and Pro Extreme, the quickest doorslammer class in all of drag racing, as well as the revolutionary new SuperCar Showdown. The 2012 ADRL Tour consists of 10 national events run throughout the United States. For more information on the ADRL, visit www.ADRL.us.