nitro-powered cars in the world will be competing August 3 – 5 at Knoll-Gas Motorsports
Park at US 131 south of Grand Rapids, Mich., during the Torco Racing Fuels
Northern Nationals, the seventh event of the Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam™ Drag Racing
Series. The weekend will include appearances by IHRA’s current stars, as well
as some of the best NHRA crossovers, including J.R. Todd, Melanie Troxel and
Clay Millican in Top Fuel and Mike Ashley and Gary Densham in Nitro Funny Car.
be an amazing nitro showcase, an unofficial all-star game, for Michigan racing fans to enjoy at Knoll-Gas Motorsports
Park at US 131,” IHRA
vice president of marketing Jim Marchyshyn said. “NHRA’s best will come over
and take on IHRA’s best in the two nitro categories. We’ll also be running the
Torco’s CompetitionPlus.com Pro Modified Shootout featuring the world’s
quickest door cars.
the track management for increasing the amount of spectator parking after
nearly running out last season. We are going to need it this year,” added
five-time NHRA event winner currently fourth in the point standings, will be
making his return to IHRA. He competed during the Northern Nationals in 2006
and actually began his career racing with mentor Bruce Litton, who is currently
second in IHRA point standings.