The nine classes that began the PDRA series will carry into its sophomore season—Pro Extreme, Pro Nitrous, Pro Boost, Extreme Pro Motorcycle, Extreme Pro Stock, Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Pro Junior Dragster and Top Junior Dragster.
PDRA's first Awards Banquet will be held in conjunction with PRI Show on December 13.
The "World's Fastest Street Cars" kick off the season at Bradenton Motorsports Park and finish with the World Finals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Several important special events are in store for just about every event.
The new class, currently labeled the No Throttle Stop (NTS) 11.50 class, will be run at four events in 2015 and will feature entry-level, heads-up index racing for racers without the need for additional expenditures.
Winners of the NTS 11.50 class will be awarded an Ironman and $1000.
Stump comes to Stewart-Haas Racing after an 18-year career at Hendrick Motorsports. There, he founded the organization’s research and development program and has been instrumental in chassis design and technology.
Stump will take over his new role immediately.
Education Day will provide insight on the latest racing products, tips on installation and even some insight into the latest industry trends, direct from the manufacturers themselves.
Held on Wednesday, December 10, at the PRI Show.
Former F1 Driver & IndyCar Engineering Director To Present Youth Driver Development Seminar At PRI2014
The seminar will discuss a wide spectrum of necessary skills, from working with sponsors to dealing with the media.
Derek Daly and Jeff Horton.
The Renegade Sprints series has hired Frankie Kerr, the NASCAR crew chief for a variety of drivers including Marcos Ambrose, as the series director.
Kerr spent the past 15 years in the NASCAR industry.
One of the most respected track operators in the drag racing industry, Royce Miller joins IRG as the Chief Operating Officer, overseeing the track division and leading the team of vice presidents and general managers from each venue.
MDIR becomes the fifth motorsports and entertainment facility in the IRG portfolio of brands.
With 15 dates confirmed, including a final event to be added in October, the PASS South Super Late Models will compete at 11 different venues in four states over the course of the 2015 season—including Anderson Motor Speedway and Caraway Speedway.
In the first year the series saw over 80 drivers take the green flag with 10 different winners over the course of an 11-race schedule. The series returns in 2015 with some new additions including two new tracks, a new series director and some of the region’s biggest names.
51 TV will feature a live broadcast of the historic 300-lap super late model Snowball Derby on Dec. 7 as well as the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 on Dec. 6 and all other preliminary feature event throughout Snowball Derby week.
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- Official Guide To The 2014 PRI Trade Show
- Schedule Of Events Planned For Race Industry Week
- Complete PRI Trade Show Exhibitor List
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