NSDN Feature: #WheelieWednesday #1Who doesn’t love a cool looking wheels up sand drag pass? That’s why we are starting a new #WheelieWednesday feature on NSDN. Occasionally we will throw together some great wheelie pictures in a gallery for your viewing. The first batch of photos comes from the recent Avenal Sand Drags Spring Nationals in Avenal, CA. Enjoy!
Atoka Heartland Nationals '15 CancelledThe 17th Annual Heartland Nationals at Atoka Motorsports Park in Atoka, OK set for May 22-24 has been cancelled due to the torrential rains that have plagued the Oklahoma/Texas region and appear to be sticking around through the upcoming weekend. Atoka Motorsports Park has a full schedule of events throughout the remainder of the 2015 race season that can be found at www.AtokaSandDrags.com.
Avenal Apr '15 Race RecapThe 2015 Avenal Sand Drags Spring Nationals once again brought big time sand drags back to Central California in late April. The weather started out gloomy and overcast on Saturday morning, but as the weekend progressed sunny skies and comfortable temperatures prevailed which provided for great racing conditions. The Avenal sand Drags crew once again did a stellar job keeping the show moving and the track smooth for all. All ingredients led to a spectacular weekend of sand drag racing action, let’s take a look at all fit to print from the Avenal Spring Nationals.
2015 Frankie Burgess Memorial Race InfoThe 2015 Frankie Burgess Memorial Event will take place on July 11 at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds in Chesaning, MI. This event will feature bracket racing classes as well as Diesel and Snowmobile classes. There will be plenty of room for 300’ racing and adequate shutdown area for the first race at this facility. There are more exciting details expected to be released soon about this race. Pre-registration is already open on the event’s website at www.burgessracing.com. There is also more info on the Burgess Racing Facebook Page. Click “Read More” to view the full event flyer.
NSDN Daily Race Coverage - Avenal Apr '15
The 2015 Avenal Sand Drags Spring Nationals final day of eliminations was contested with sunny skies and mild temps in Central California. The Top Eliminator final round is one for the ages. Carey Mahoney took the TE class victory defeating Ron d’Artenay in a close 2.954 to 2.955 race on the 2.95 Index. Carey had a .04 starting line advantage and that was the deciding factor. Gary Mink put the power to the ground and won the Top Alcohol class with a weekend best 2.48 in the final round. The Three Jeeps ended up in the Winner’s Circle at Avenal with Kenny Hayes (Pro 1), Justin Adamson (Pro 2), and Chris Adamson (Pro 3) all getting their respective class wins. Timothy Wilson (MP1) and Jack Vandigriff (MP2) were the ATV Pro Bracket class winners on Sunday. Junior class winners were Chaylene Pintor (Juniors), Jayden Pena (Kids), and Cheyenne Hartman (Youth). Run Sheets are now posted (4-29).