Thread posted: 08/06/2013 at 11:15:am
American Drag Racing League
COMPETITION HEATS UP FOR ROCKINGHAMS BATTLE FOR THE BELTS
When the American Drag Racing League (ADRL) returns to Rockingham Dragway
September 6-8, it will offer Southeastern race fans a double-dose of competition between the most extreme vehicles in straight-line motor racing
DragstockX, which at its debut attracted the largest one-day crowd in Rockingham Dragway history, will be preceded this year by the ADRLs Battle for the Belts, a stand alone all-star race that will distribute a $500,000 cash purse!
The showdown for the final starting spots took place at Memphis, Tenn., on Aug. 2-3. The top eight drivers in points at the end of that event will move on to The Rock to compete for the biggest prizes in extreme drag racing.
The winners in Pro Extreme, Pro Nitrous and Extreme Pro Stock will earn $50,000. In Pro Modified, Pro Extreme Motorcycle and Pro Drag Radial, they'll earn $20,000.
Even the Pro Junior Dragster champion will share in the bounty with$2,000 to the winner.
Friday's Battle of the Belts competition will roll right into Saturday qualifying for Dragstock X and Sunday eliminations. Tickets for both events are available through the track ticket office at 910-582-3400.