Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA PDRA Drag News Photos
Wed, 15 Nov 2017, 13:07 PM

Fun in the Sun Sunday Results
Courtesy of John DiBartolomeo





BRADENTON, Fla. -- They say that if you don’t like the weather in Florida, wait five minutes and it will change. Unfortunately, when you’re counting on dry conditions, that doesn’t help much. Last night’s activities were cut short when Mother Nature didn’t cooperate, forcing the continuation of the Brown & Miller Racing Solutions $20K race portion of the Fun In The Sun Series presented by Lucas Oil and Drag Racing Edge until today.


The plan was to finish that race and then roll right into the final $10K-to-win race originally scheduled for Sunday. Best laid plans of mice and men. The rain continued overnight forcing track officials into a drying session prior to racing continuing. With the delay, it became obvious trying to get two races in wasn’t feasible. As such, the decision was made to eliminate the final race, refunding everyone’s entry money, and continue with the Brown & Miller Racing Solutions portion of the event.

Once again, best laid plans of mice and men… With two rounds completed, Mother Nature came back with a vengeance prior to running the third round. Track officials made a valiant effort to dry the surface, but with a very wet race track and more rain eventually falling, the unfortunate decision had to be made to cancel the entire event and split the purse money between the remaining competitors.

Everyone involved from Scott Richardson, Jeff Stange of Strange Engineering, along with Alan Chervitz and his staff at Bradenton Motorsports Park are especially appreciative of all the racers who chose to attend and stick out the weather delays. “It was an unfortunate situation and a very tough one to decide, but in all fairness to the racers, it was only the right thing to do,” said Richardson. “I’d like to thank everyone for coming and their patience, and I hope to see all next year.”





Drag News: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Dec 06- World Series of Pro Mod Winner Mike Bowman to Receive Noonan Championship Ring at PRI Show
Dec 06- Third Annual Drag Illustrated 30 Under 30 List to be Announced at PRI Show
Nov 27- New Increased Purses for Spring Fling Vegas in 2018
Nov 27- Racers for Christ Named Official MWPMS Ministry
Nov 25- Drag Illustrated After Hours Powered by Dodge in 2017; Drag Racing's Biggest Party Returns
Nov 24- Frankenstein Engine Dynamics Named MWPMS Title Sponsor
Nov 15- Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Moves 2018 Induction Activities To March 12-13
Nov 15- NMRA to Celebrate 20 Years in 2018
Nov 15- 2018 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series Schedule
Nov 15- Mid-West Pro Mod Series Releases 2018 Event Schedule

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