TOP DRAGSTER and TOP SPORTSMAN - Top Dragster and Top Sportsman racers looking for competition in addition to Division 3 next season can enter PDRA events. The association has released its 2021 schedule of eight races.
Two of the races are in D3 – at Beech Bend Raceway Park and Summit Motorsports Park. The Bowling Green race is April 29-May 1, while the Norwalk event is May 27-29. PDRA will be at both tracks for the first time since the organization was founded eight years ago.
The PDRA season begins at Galot Motorsports Park on April 8-10. After the Bowling Green and Norwalk events, the next one is June 24-26 at Maryland International Raceway.
On July 15-17 the racing will be at Virginia Motorsports Park. The following month, on Aug. 12-14, Maple Grove Raceway will host a race, also for the first time in PDRA history.
Another race at Galot Motorsports Park has been set for Sept. 30-Oct. 2. The season finishes Oct. 14-17 at Virginia Motorsports Park.
All of the races will be held on Thursday-Saturday except for the last one at Virginia, which is an extra day – Wednesday-Saturday.
“It’s always fun to add a new track to the mix, and we found a perfect addition to the tour in Beech Bend Raceway Park,” PDRA race director Tyler Crossnoe said. “It’s such a unique, historic place, and it’s been known to have record-setting conditions when we’re set to race there.
“We were all really looking forward to making our debut at Norwalk and Maple Grove this year, so it’s exciting to know we’ll get a second chance to bring our brand of eighth-mile drag racing to these two tracks in 2021,” Crossnoe said. “They’re two historic facilities, and we can’t wait to add a little more history.”
The 2021 PDRA schedule is:
April 8-10 – GALOT Motorsports Park, Benson, N.C.
April 29-May 1 – Beech Bend Raceway Park, Bowling Green, Ky.
May 27-29 – Summit Motorsports Park, Norwalk, Ohio
June 24-26 – Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, Md.
July 15-17 – Virginia Motorsports Park, Dinwiddie, Va.
August 12-14 – Maple Grove Raceway, Mohnton, Pa.
Sept. 30-Oct. 2 – GALOT Motorsports Park, Benson, N.C.
Oct. 14-17 – Virginia Motorsports Park, Dinwiddie, Va.