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MIR Announces the Release of its 2014 Season
Schedule Featuring the return of the
IHRA President's Cup Nitro Jam


December 16, 2013




The 2014 MIR season schedule once again has an exciting lineup of popular events. You’ll see the return of MIR’s legendary special events including: Door Wars, Mountain Motor Nationals, Jet Wars, Legends at Budds Creek, International Pro Mod Challenge at Superchargers Showdown and the Haltech World Cup Finals - Import vs Domestic. This year’s schedule is again all about our racers and fans and we have kept the best events on our schedule!

The highlight of the 2014 schedule is the return of the IHRA President's Cup Nitro Jam. Race fans will see three exciting Nitro Classes including Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car, Top Fuel Harleys and Nitro Altereds. In addition to the Nitro classes, the MIR fan favorite Mountain Motor Pro Stocks will return to the President's Cup. The new pro format has two rounds of qualifying on Friday night and eliminations on Saturday night. Sportsman racers will have a double Pro Am weekend with testing on Friday night and a complete Pro Am race on Saturday and Sunday. Mark this one on your calendars and stay in touch with the website for more details.

Also new for 2014 is the "No Prep" Maryland Street Outlaws heads up street car event on Saturday May 24th. Custom T's will add a third large grudge event to the schedule (May 25th, Aug 2nd and Aug 31st ). Top ET racers will get a full weekend to themselves at the new Cash Clash at the Creek on July 18-20 featuring a 10K to win race on Friday and Sunday and a huge 20K to win on Saturday.

The special event kickoff for the 2014 season will once again be the Door Wars on April 11-13. Featuring Pro Mods from the Northeast Pro Mod Association going the distance on the 1/4 mile! The event also includes Outlaw 10.5, Outlaw Drag Radial, X275, Pros vs Joes $5,000 Top Sportsman competing on the 1/8 mile. There will also be a $2,000 to win Footbrake class run on the 1/4 mile open to 9.00 and slower cars.

The Mountain Motor Nationals on May 9-10 and the International Pro Mod Challenge at SuperChargers Showdown on September 26-27 have been dubbed "Pomonas" of MIR. Both will be Friday and Saturday events that will anchor the professional class-racing season at MIR. Both will also feature $5,000 to win Top ET races each day. These events will host the top teams in Pro Stock and Pro Mods on the full 1/4 mile and will receive the most media and press attention anywhere. With spring and fall temperatures coupled with the famous MIR prepped 1/4 mile, the records won’t stand a chance.

We always save the best for last, and the 19th annual Haltech World Cup Finals (Import vs Domestic) event delivers...every single year! The three day WCF event will be held on November 7-9, and draws cars from NMCA, NMRA, LSX Shootouts, Buick GN Shootouts, IREV, Pan-American Nationals, and other series and events every year. At WCF, fans get to see it all, every possible kind of car in existence all in one spot competing for over $55,000 in cash purse. Adding to that excitement is the famous bikini contest, a huge custom car show, a vendor midway, music, DJ’s and more. Every year 300 car show enthusiasts, 500 racers and more than 25,000 fans pour into this one of a kind event making it the biggest and best on the season lineup. For full event info, visit www.importvsdomestic.com.

The full line-up of MIR’s 2014 signature special events includes Door Wars, NMRA Ford Nationals, the Legendary Mountain Motor Nationals, IHRA President's Cup Nationals, Legends at Budds Creek, Jet Wars, International Pro Mod Challenge at Superchargers Showdown, Ford Fever Classic, and the Haltech World Cup Finals. Also returning is the Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series (featuring four events), the Autofab Raider ET Challenge, two IREV events, Big Rig Truck Nationals, IHRA Junior Dragster Team Finals, Custom T’s Doorslammer Nationals & Custom T's Afterdark Underground, QuarterMasters' Challenge and the Mopar Eastern Classic. Plus the new third Custom T's event and the Maryland Street Outlaws. There will also be three War on Wheels and two MIR Performance Swap Meets (both Spring and Fall).

MIR has some of the best racers in the country; and we have some of the best special ET events as well including. The Top ET $5K Triple Header with two $5,000 to win races on Saturday and one on Sunday. Also, there's $5,000 to win on Friday and Saturday of both the Mountain Motor Nationals and the SuperChargers Showdown, two $5,000 to win races at each Autofab Raider ET Challenge event and the new Cash Clash at the Creek on July 18-20 featuring a 10K to win race on Friday and Sunday and a huge 20K to win on Saturday.

Rounding out the 108 race day season is the ever-popular Speed unlimited ET Series, the Speed Unlimited Midnight Madness series and the MIR Test & Tunes.





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