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Fri, 05 Apr 2013, 12:37 PM

San Antonio Nitro Jam Fact Sheet
Courtesy of IHRA Communications

Nitro Jam's Two Biggest Nights Take Place this Weekend at San Antonio Raceway

MARION, Texas --

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Nitro Jam series returns to San Antonio Raceway in Texas April 5-6 for the San Antonio Nitro Jam presented by Good Vibrations Motorsports and CarSafe.

This year's San Antonio Nitro Jam features multiple professional and sportsman classes spread over the two-day event. The 2013 San Antonio Nitro Jam will feature professional competition in Top Fuel Dragster, AMSOIL ProstalgiaT Nitro Funny Car, Fuel Altered, Nitro Harley and multiple sportsman competing on the Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL. The event will also feature multiple exhibitions the Battle of the Jet Trains between "Cannonball Express" and the "Chattanooga Choo-Choo", jet funny cars "First Strike" and "Top Secret", the 30,000 horsepower "Super Shockwave" jet truck, wheelstanders, fireworks and much more.

This is the second race of the 2013 IHRA Nitro Jam season with championship points on the line in all professional classes. Last year's event was the largest event in Nitro Jam history at Southwestern International Raceway, so spectators are advised to arrive early. Adult tickets are only $25 if purchased in advance and $30 at the gate. Children tickets are $10.

Nitro Jam professional racing will take place at 7:30 p.m. both Friday and Saturday. Sportsman racing will be contested throughout the day.

WHAT: The San Antonio Nitro Jam presented by CarSafe and Good Vibrations Motorsports is the second race of the 2013 IHRA Nitro Jam season.

AMSOIL Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car
Nostalgia Fuel Altered
Nitro Harley
Super Shockwave jet-powered truck
"Cannonball Express" vs. "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" jet-powered trains
"First Strike" vs. "Top Secret" jet-powered funny cars
World's fastest wheelstander
Fireworks and pyrotechnics

WHEN: Friday-Saturday, April 5-6, 2013

WHERE: San Antonio Raceway - 3641 S. Santa Clara Road, Marion, TX 78124

CONTACT: Call San Antonio Raceway at (210) 698-2310 or visit or

TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets can be purchased at the gate. Adult tickets are $30, Kids tickets (12 and under) are $10. Fans can save $5 when they purchase their tickets in advance at

2012 PRO WINNERS: Bill Evans & Kristen Dennis (Pro Fuel Dragster), John Hale & Mitch King (Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car), Ron Maroney (Nostalgia Fuel Altered), Jay Turner (Nitro Harley).

2012 SPORTSMAN WINNERS: Glenn Wright & Chris Gulitti (TS), Joseph Tinsley & Scott Ball (TD), Pete Peery & Jeffrey Miller (SS), Jimmy Hidalgo Jr. & Kirk Morgan (ST), Michael Pennington & Bart Nelson (QR), Joe Collier (SR) and David Bills (HR).

SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)

FRIDAY: Spectator gates open at Noon; Sportsman Racing at 5 p.m.; Nitro Jam at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY: Spectator gates open at 9 a.m.; Sportsman Racing at 9 a.m.; Nitro Jam at 7 p.m.

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