Posted on Friday, June 06 @ 00:00:00 EDT by admin




JEFFERSON, GA (June 15, 2014) " Everyone wants to be a racer.

At Gresham Motorsports Park, you can.

In your own Car, Truck, SUV - even your Mini-Van.

And - on Thursday Nights too.

When there's nothing to do. Nothing but reruns on television. Too nice to sit inside.

Come out to GMP this Thursday and have some fun with your car.

All races are basically a stoplight-to-stoplight contest on the GMP 300-foot Pit Road Drag Strip - a perfect length for street cars.

And, best of all, you can have fun with your car in a legal and safe way -off our public roads and highways.

You don't even need a helmet - unless you are in the Hot Rod Bracket.

Driver and registration is $20 and includes vehicle inspection, bracket placement in up to two brackets (Grudge Bracket racing FREE to all entries except Hot Rod).

You'll get one hour - 6:30-7:30 p.m. - of as many practice runs as you want or can - before you 'compete' in the following brackets depending on what type of vehicle you have.

G - Grudge " Run What Ya Brung "
(Any Make, Engine, Model Car/Truck/Mini Van/SUV)

AM - American Muscle
(8 Cyl " Slightly Modified " Headers, Cam Okay)

2WDT " Trucks/SUV s
(2WD, 8 and 6 Cyl, Any Make, Model, Year)

CT - Compact Truck
(4 Cyl, Any Make, Model, Year)

FWDT - Four-Wheel Drive Trucks/SUV s
(All Makes, Models, Engines, Years)

MV - Mini Van
(Any Make, Model, Engine, Year)

TNR - Tuners
(Turbo 4 Cyl, Any Make, Model, Year)

CS - Compact Stock
(Foreign or Domestic - 4 Cyl, Non Turbo, Any Make, Any Year)

6BNG - Six Bangers OEM STOCK
(Foreign or Domestic - Any Make, Model Car/Truck Non-Turbo 6 Cyl)

HR - Hot Rod
(Any Engine, Tire, Any Make, Model, Year Passenger Car " Slick Tires Permitted)

Brackets are double-elimination format with the last pair racing a best two-out-of-three, winner take all format.

Bracket Registration ends at 8 p.m. - Eliminations begin at 8:15 p.m.

Remember, the GMP Thursday Throwdown Street Drag program is for Street Legal Cars, Trucks and SUV s (Hot Rod Class Exceptions). As such, all vehicles must have a current, valid registration.

Drivers must be 18 years of age or older and present a valid current (non-expired) drivers license to compete.

Drivers 16-17 are permitted as long as they have notarized minor release form signed by their parent or guardian on file. (Form available in Street Drag section of www.racegmp.com.)

All Street Drag bracket winners will receive a trophy.

Gates for the GMP Thursday Throwdown Street Drag events will be open at 5:30 p.m. Driver registration is from 5:40-8 p.m.

Spectator admission is just $5.

Pit passes are $10 (15 and under not allowed in the Pit Area.)

For more information about the 2014 Gresham Motorsports Park racing season " including rules for the Street Drag Divisions - please log on to www.racegmp.com.

Gresham Motorsports Park
Thursday Throwdown Street Drag Schedule
Thursday, June 12

5:30 P.M. " Drag Pit Gates Open
5:40 " 8:00 P.M. " Drag Vehicle Safety Inspection Opens/Bracket Assignment
6:00 P.M. " Spectator Gates Open
6:30 P.M. " 7:30 p.m. " Practice Runs
7:35 P.M. " Driver s Meeting " Infield Tech Building
8:00 P.M. " Opening Ceremonies
8:10 P.M. " Drag Racing Eliminations Begin
11:00 P.M. " Facility Closes

The Gresham Motorsports Park Thursday Throwdown Street Drags are supported by the Jackson County Sheriff s Department - which urges you to drag race at GMP " not on public streets and highways.

The Thursday GMP Street Drag events are also an alcohol free event with no alcohol sales or carry ins allowed.

To inquire about the many promotional partner opportunities at Gresham Motorsports Park " including the Thursday Throwdown Street Drag program, please contact GMP at 706-367-9461

You can also follow GMP on Twitter @GreshamMotorsportsPark or on Facebook at Gresham Motorsports Park.