SPITZER RACE CARS NAMED SPONSOR OF TOP DRAGSTER “FAST FOUR” RACE DURING ROUTE 66 RACEWAY BURNDOWN AT SUNDOWN, JUNE 11
May 17, 2011 (Joliet, Ill.) – Spitzer Race Cars will sponsor the Top Dragster “Fast Four” race during the Route 66 Raceway Burndown at Sundown on Saturday, June 11. The Spitzer Race Cars “Fast Four” is a special bonus race during the Burndown at Sundown, a part of the NHRA North Central Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Route 66 Raceway. The four quickest Top Dragster qualifiers will be paired up in a special heads-up race during the final qualifying session. The winner of each pair will return for their final round of eliminations later in the evening. The “Fast Four” drivers will be recognized during Saturday night pre-race ceremonies with the winner enjoying a special post race awards ceremony. The winner and runner-up of the special, two-round shootout race will collect a $300 and $200 payout respectively.
The Burndown at Sundown is an exciting night of drag racing action. Jet dragsters and jet funny cars will deliver an exciting finale to an evening of match racing between Lee Shepherd and Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins tribute Nostalgia Pro Stockers while the Shake, Rattle & Run ’57 Chevy will square off against “Animal” Jim Feurer’s Zypher. The Wheelie Wagon will perform a quarter-mile wheel stand at speeds up to 150 miles per hour. The Drastic Plastic AA/FA will provide a taste of Nitromethane, complimenting the 260+ mile per hour Top Alcohol Dragsters and Funny Cars. To buy tickets, call (888) 629-RACE or visit www.route66raceway.com/burndown
About Spitzer Race Cars: Lead by founder and owner Mike Spitzer, the Greenfield, Ind., based race car manufacturer continues to enjoy over 40-years of business in the racing industry through uncompromised quality, safety, performance and service. Specializing in dragster, funny car, altered, roadster and street rod fabrication as well as composite and component production, Spitzer Race Cars continues to exceed customer expectations by introducing innovative technology with exemplary service. Route 66 Raceway is proud to partner with Spitzer Race Cars to deliver a special bonus race for the Top Dragster racers and deliver an exciting heads-up race for our loyal drag racing fans.
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