Mark your calendar for the dates of September 25 - 26, 2015 as the International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) is proud to reintroduce the San Antonio Nitro Jam Nationals to San Antonio Raceway. The facility reopened as an IHRA member track with its recent purchase by local businessman/promoter, Iain Grae, from foreclosure proceedings back in January of 2015.
Roger Garten, driver of the popular "War Horse" nitro funny car, died on June 27 from injuries suffered in a crash during a funny car event in California. Garten and his competitor, Matt Bynum, collided at the 330' foot mark, violently rebounding in different directions across the track.
Due to the recent news that Galot Motorsports Park would not be opening for any events in 2015, the Summit Pro-Am Tour Division 9 event has been moved to Carolina Dragway.
Dave started working with jet cars in 1993. He became owner/driver of the Dragon's Fyre jet dragster in 1998 and launched the Dragon's Fyre 1940 Ford jet truck in 2012. Dave has a 100% run completion record and a perfect safety record as well. Between the dragster and truck Dave has over 800 passes in jet powered vehicles.
The Lund family from Bettendorf Iowa were this weekend's "IronMan", pulling off double victories Saturday night during day one of the Summit Pro-Am Tour at Cordova International Raceway. Mike Lund drove his Firebird to the win in Stock while Matt Lund drove his Firebird to victory in Super Stock.