San Antonio Nitro Jam hits the track this Friday and Saturday
Nitro Jam Media
Mar 26, 2012
The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Nitro Jam series returns to San Antonio Raceway in San Antonio, Texas on March 30-31 for the San Antonio Nitro Jam.
This year’s San Antonio Nitro Jam features multiple professional and sportsman classes spread over the two-day weekend. The 2012 San Antonio Nitro Jam will feature professional competition in Pro Fuel Dragster, AMSOIL Prostalgia™ Nitro Funny Car, Nitro Harley and Fuel Altered and multiple sportsman classes including Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Super Stock, Stock, Quick Rod, Super Rod, Hot Rod and Junior Dragster. The event will also feature multiple exhibitions including the 30,000 horsepower Super Shockwave jet semi, side-by-side 300 mph jet dragsters and jet funny cars, wheelstanders and the world debut of the Grave Digger vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle monster truck drag race.
This is the second race of the 2012 IHRA Nitro Jam season with championship points on the line in all professional classes. A spot in the year-end Summit Racing Equipment Tournament of Champions is on the line for racers in the sportsman classes on Saturday. Last year’s event was the largest U.S. event in Nitro Jam history, so spectators are advised to arrive early. Adult tickets are only $25 if purchased in advance.
Spectator gates open at 2 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday with the FanFest Pit Party set to begin at 6:30 p.m. both nights followed by the Nitro Jam professional show at 8 p.m. Sportsman racing will be contested throughout the day.
: The San Antonio Nitro Jam is the second race of the 2012 IHRA Nitro Jam season.
The event will include four professional classes including Pro Fuel Dragster, AMSOIL Prostalgia™ Nitro Funny Car, Fuel Altered and Nitro Harley, multiple sportsman classes including Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Super Stock, Stock, Quick Rod, Super Rod and Hot Rod and thrilling exhibitions including the 30,000 horsepower Shockwave jet semi, 300 mph jet dragsters and jet funny cars, wheelstanders and the world debut of the Grave Digger vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle monster truck drag race.
Friday and Saturday will feature sportsman racing throughout the day followed by the FanFest Pit Party at 6:30 p.m. The FanFest Pit Party features driver autographs and interactive stations for fans of all ages. FanFest and complete VIP access to the pit area is included with the price of admission. The Nitro Jam professional rounds will begin at 8 p.m. both nights.
: Friday and Saturday, March 30-31
: 3641 S. Santa Clary Road, Marion, TX 78124
: Call San Antonio Raceway at (210) 698-2310 or visit www.nitrojam.com or www.sanantonioraceway.com. For media requests, contact Larry Crum with IHRA Communications at (304) 812-0104 or at email@example.com.
SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)
: Spectator gates open at 2 p.m.; FanFest Pit Party at 6:30 p.m.; Nitro Jam at 8 p.m.
: Spectator gates open at 11 a.m.; FanFest Pit Party at 6:30 p.m.; Nitro Jam at 8 p.m.
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