O'FALLON, MO (April 8, 2011) — The American Drag Racing League (ADRL) will make its first-ever appearance at Palm Beach International Raceway for the Safety-Kleen Spring Drags II on April 15-16.
With increased purse payouts for each race, a new World Championship format with major championship payouts and greatly expanded live online broadcasts, there is considerable excitement and anticipation surrounding the world's premier eighth-mile drag racing league as it goes to Florida for the first time.
The gates open at 9 a.m. Friday, with the first round of qualifying set to begin at 11 a.m. On Saturday, the racing will begin at 11 a.m. with the final qualifying session. The first round of eliminations starts at 3 p.m., with a special jet-car and monster truck pass concluding the evening on Friday and Saturday.
WHAT: Safety-Kleen Spring Drags II, the second of nine national events this calendar year for the American Drag Racing League (ADRL), but the third points-paying event toward the 2011 World Championship. Series includes five all-professional, eighth-mile drag racing classes: Pro Extreme Motorcycle, Extreme Pro Stock, Extreme 10.5, Pro Nitrous and Pro Extreme, the quickest and fastest full-bodied, doorslammer class in the world. Pro Jr. Dragsters also compete at each ADRL event, along with exhibition runs by a Police Interceptor jet car and the legendary Summit Motorsports "Bigfoot" monster truck.
WHEN: Friday and Saturday, April 15-16 2011
WHERE: Palm Beach International Raceway, 17047 Beeline Hwy. Jupiter, Fl 33478
CONTACT: For directions, contact Palm Beach International Raceway at (561) 622-1400 or racepbir.com. For media requests, please contact Josh Hachat with ADRL Communications at (740) 627-1423 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)
FRIDAY: Qualifying Round 1 at 11 a.m. (Run order: XPS, PXM, XTF, PN, PX, PJD) Qualifying Round 2 at 2:30 p.m. (Run order: XPS, PXM, XTF, PN, PX, PJD) Pre-Qualifying Ceremonies at 6 p.m. Qualifying Round 3 at 6:15 p.m. (Run order: XPS, PJD, PXM, XTF, PN, PX) Jet Car and Monster Truck run 9:45 p.m. Secure Track 10 p.m.
SATURDAY: Qualifying Round 4 at 11 a.m. (Run order: XPS, PXM, XTF, PN, PX, PJD); Pre-Race Ceremonies 2:30 p.m. Eliminations Round 1 at 3 p.m. (Run order: XPS, PXM, XTF, PN, PX, PJD) Final Eliminations at 9:30 p.m. (Run order: PJD, XPS, PXM, XTF, PN, PX) Jet Car and Monster Truck run at 9:45 p.m. ADRL Winner's Circle Party 10:15 p.m. Secure Event 11 p.m.
TICKETS: Complimentary in-advance general admission tickets distributed locally and available online at www.ADRL.us. Tickets on sale both days at track. Friday Adult $20; Kids 6-12 $5; Saturday Adult $30; Kids 6-12 $5; Full Event Pass Adult $50; Kids 6-12 $10; All Kids Under 6 Free; General Parking $20; RV Parking Weekend $150. All tickets include ADRL VIP pit pass.