Bradenton Nitro Jam Fact Sheet
IHRA Nitro Jam returns to Bradenton for first time in over a decade
BRADENTON, Fla. (April 12, 2013) – The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Nitro Jam series returns to Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida April 19-20 for the Bradenton Nitro Jam presented by CarSafe, Metro PCS and Southern Ford Dealers.
The April 19-20 event will mark IHRA's first national event at the track since the 1998 and 1999 seasons.
The 2013 Bradenton Nitro Jam features multiple professional and sportsman classes spread over the two-day event. The Bradenton Nitro Jam will feature professional competition in Top Fuel Dragster, AMSOIL Prostalgia™ Nitro Funny Car, Fuel Altered, Nitro Harley and multiple sportsman class competing on the Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL. The event will also feature multiple exhibitions including the Battle of the Big Trucks between the world famous Grave Digger monster truck and the 30,000 horsepower Super Shockwave jet truck, pyrotechnics and fireworks and much more.
This is the third race of the 2013 IHRA Nitro Jam season with championship points on the line in all classes. Adult tickets are only $25 if purchased in advance and $30 at the gate. Children tickets are $10.
Nitro Jam professional racing will take place at 7:30 p.m. both Friday and Saturday. Sportsman racing will be contested throughout the day.
WHAT: The Bradenton Nitro Jam presented by CarSafe, Metro PCS and Southern Ford Dealers is the third race of the 2013 IHRA Nitro Jam season.
PROFESSIONAL CLASSES & EXHIBITION
Top Fuel Dragster
AMSOIL Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car
Nostalgia Fuel Altered
Grave Digger Monster Truck
Super Shockwave jet-powered truck
Fireworks and pyrotechnics
WHEN: Friday-Saturday, April 19-20
WHERE: Bradenton Motorsports Park | 21000 SR 64, Bradenton, FL 34212
CONTACT: Call Bradenton Motorsports Park at (941) 748-1320 or visit www.nitrojam.com orwww.bradentonmotorsports.com. For media requests, contact Larry Crum with IHRA Communications at (304) 812-0104 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets can be purchased at the gate. Adult tickets are $30, Kids tickets (12 and under) are $10. Fans can save $5 when they purchase their tickets in advance at www.nitrojam.com.
2012 SPORTSMAN WINNERS: Dennis Wallace & Rick McDonough (TS), Claude DeBonis & Dwayne Roberts (TD), Mark Nowicki (SS), Jim Wahl & B.J. Bianchi (ST), Steve Muller (QR), Mike Ruff (SR) and Tony Johnson & Tim Anderson (HR).
SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)
FRIDAY: Spectator gates open at 3 p.m.; Sportsman Racing at 5 p.m.; FanFest at 6:30 p.m.; Nitro Jam at 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY: Spectator gates open at 3 a.m.; Sportsman Racing at 9 a.m.; FanFest at 6:30 p.m.; Nitro Jam at 7:30 p.m.