Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA PDRA Drag News Photos
Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 14:22 PM

Universal Technical Institute High School Challenge April 27 at Maple Grove Raceway
Courtesy of John Bisci





MOHNTON, Pa. - Maple Grove Raceway will host its annual Universal Technical Institute High School Challenge on Sunday, April 27. Students will drag race in street-legal cars, competing for bragging rights against other area high schools. The Challenge also offers aspiring young mechanics and racers an opportunity to showcase what they've learned in automotive classrooms in front of their peers. Also on the schedule is a high school alumni race: All past participants are welcome to compete in the special Alumni Eliminator.

The overall winner on April 27 will represent Maple Grove Raceway at the NHRA Northeast Division Summit Racing Series E.T. Final in September.

Gates will open at 8 a.m. with time trials at 9:30 a.m.
Race entry is $25 per student. Adult spectator admission is $15, young adults (ages 13-15) are $10 and kids 12 and under are free.
Last year, York Tech student Brandon Witmeyer of Thomasville, Pa., defeated Jeremy Bartman of Daniel Boone High School in the final.

HIGH SCHOOL CHALLENGE

• Score team points for your school. The winning school will receive a championship trophy.
• Racer only has to win two rounds to receive a trophy.
• Overall individual high school champion will receive a large trophy and will represent Maple Grove Raceway at the NHRA Northeast Division Summit Racing Series E.T. Final in September. RULES:
• All competitors must be current high school students with a valid driver's license.
• Cars may not run quarter-mile elapsed times quicker than 11.50 seconds.
• All cars must have a closed exhaust system.
• All vehicles must pass an NHRA technical inspection before making any runs.
• Motorcycles are not permitted.
• All cars must use street tires or D.O.T.-approved drag tires. Slicks are not permitted.
• All students under the age of 18 must present a parental release form signed by both parents before competing. Only original consent forms will be accepted - no photocopies.
• Parental consent forms are available at Maple Grove Raceway.

Maple Grove Raceway's 52nd season of drag racing will open on Saturday, April 12, with grudge racing and a Test 'n' Tune session.

For more information, please call Maple Grove Raceway at (610) 856-9200 or visit www.maplegroveraceway.comwww.maplegroveraceway.com. Follow Maple Grove Raceway on Facebook and Twitter.





Drag News: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Aug 12- Bowman Conquers 'The Mountain' to Win $100,000 World Series of Pro Mod
Aug 05- Menholt Wins Aeromotive Wild Card Shootout at World Series of Pro Mod
Aug 04- Malvaso Conquers Supercharged Bounty Hunters Field at Lancaster Dragway
Aug 04- Friday Night Twice as Nice for Wayne Cleveland at Lancaster
Aug 04- Tucci Named Official Announcer of World Series of Pro Mod
Aug 04- Stand 21 to Award Custom Helmet to World Series of Pro Mod Winner
Aug 04- July 28-29 Results from Gateway Motorsports Park's Dragplex, including Missouri Street Car
Aug 04- Carlson is BIR's King of the Track
Aug 03- Surmatchewski, Stirk, Coonly are All Winners in TNT Super Series at Toronto
Aug 03- Pete Maduri Jr. Wins TNT Super Series Bonus Race at Lancaster

Copyright ©2017 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035