LAS VEGAS — Being the No. 1 qualifier in a drag race theoretically gives a racer an advantage during eliminations because, on paper at least, the opponent doesn’t have as strong a car. Mickey Thompson wants to give top qualifiers a DEFINITE advantage on the line at the Super Chevy Show at Bandimere Speedway Aug. 17-18 by awarding a new set of drive tires to the pole sitters in the Pacific Street Car Association classes.
“PSCA’s Hot Street and Outlaw 10.5 racers are not only battling for supremacy at Bandimere in eliminations,” sanction president Mel Roth said, “they’re also fighting for a set of rear tires for the top qualifier. Every drag racer out there knows the value of free equipment, especially when it comes to the quality product Mickey Thompson brings to the track. I have a feeling qualifying will be very interesting at Super Chevy.”
Roth went on to say work continues in the effort to bring a full-blown PSCA or Street Car Super Nationals event to the Denver area. “(Mickey Thompson Tires Director of Motosports) Tom Kundrik sees the value of bringing an event to the region,” Roth said. “He wants his company involved in a Colorado race just like they’ve been involved with PSCA races since our early days.”
For more information on Bandimere Speedway and its events, visit them on the Web at www.Bandimere.com. Super Chevy fans can check them out at www.SuperChevyShow.com.
PSCA marketing sponsors participating in the Super Chevy Show at Bandimere Speedway include MagnaFuel, Chris Alston’s Chassisworks, Hot Rods & Horsepower, Sarmientos Trucking, Hughes Performance, Fisher Trucking, Mickey Thompson Tires, H.A. Specialties, Santa Fe Sand & Gravel, Lucas Oil, HOM, Edelbrock, Alpha Omega Swiss, Precision Designs, Strube’s Performance, B & A Automotive, On Track Performance & AC Transmission.
The next Complete PSCA event, the Lucas Oil “Slick mist Drags”, is scheduled for Sept 7-9 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. For information on this and other LVMS events, visit LVMS.com or go to their official page on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheStripAtLVMS.
Fans of the Pacific Street Car Association can find updates and photos of PSCA racers and events by checking out PSCARacing.com, Twitter.com/PSCARacing, and Facebook.com/PSCARacing. Videos of PSCA drag racing action can be found at YouTube.com/PSCARacing.
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