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AHDRA's Next Stop: Tulsa Raceway Park for the Mid-West Nitro Nationals 6/30-7/1

AHDRA'S NEXT STOP: TULSA RACEWAY PARK FOR THE MID-WEST NITRO NATIONALS PRESENTED BY ROUTE 66 HARLEY-DAVIDSON, JUNE 30TH – JULY 1ST

Pfafftown, N.C., June 11, 2012 – As AHDRA gears up for a second-time appearance at Tulsa Raceway Park for the AHDRA/Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Mid-West Nitro Nationals presented by Route 66 Harley-Davidson, we’ll be singing – Oklahoma, where the Harleys come rumbling down the plain, and the nitromethane can sure smell sweet, when the east meets the west at Tulsa Raceway Park on June 30th and July 1st.

AHDRA President Craig Tharpe says, “The demand for a Harley drag racing event in the area has grown tremendously, and I am grateful to the staff at Tulsa Raceway Park and this year's presenting sponsor, Route 66 Harley-Davidson, for making it possible to hold the event at this first class facility.”

Route 66 Harley-Davidson is Oklahoma’s premier Harley-Davidson dealership. Owned and operated by Dale Rhoads, they offer the largest selection of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, clothing and accessories in Oklahoma. Route 66 Harley-Davidson is Oklahoma’s #1 volume dealer and was the only dealership in Oklahoma to receive Harley-Davidson’s prestigious “Bar & Shield Award”.

The staff of Route 66 Harley-Davidson will welcome race fans with not one but two fun-filled evenings. On Wednesday, June 27th, the AHDRA Nitro Party will be at Joe’s Crab Shack, which is located at 7646 E. 61st Street, Tulsa, OK. The party starts at 7pm and will feature Racebikes, AHDRA Racer, Mike Bahnmaier, giveaways and more. On Thursday, June 28th, the AHDRA Nitro Party will be at Twin Peaks, which is located at 7007 S. Memorial Drive, Tulsa, OK. The party starts at 7pm and will feature AHDRA Racers, Racebikes, giveaways and more.

Racing action gets underway at Tulsa Raceway Park, Friday, June 29th, with a Test & Tune session from 3pm – 8pm. On Saturday, June 30th, the gates open at 8am with qualifying for Sportsman Classes beginning at 10am. On Sunday, July 1st, Opening Ceremonies begin at 12:15pm followed by Pro Eliminations beginning at 12:30pm.

Admission to the Mid-West Nationals presented by Route 66 Harley-Davidson is $50 for the weekend and $30 for single-day passes. H.O.G. members receive a $5 discount at the gate, and children 11 and under are admitted free. Active and reserve Military are admitted free with a valid Military ID. Each event ticket gives fans direct access to the pits for an up-close look at the motorcycles in competition as well as time to observe and meet the race teams. An assortment of vendors will be on
hand along with the AHDRA Merchandise Store.

Discount tickets are available at Route 66 Harley-Davidson. The Host Hotel for the Mid-West Nitro Nationals will be the Best Western Tulsa Airport, 222 North Garnett Road, Tulsa, OK 74116 (located at exit 14 off I-244; 2 miles from Tulsa Raceway). Toll free 888-438-0780 or 918-438-0780 – Reserve now for the special AHDRA group rate.

For more information on the AHDRA-Mid-West Nitro Nationals presented by Route 66 Harley-Davidson or the 2012 AHDRA/Screamin’ Eagle Performance Parts Championship Series, please contact 336-924-2095 or visit www.ahdra.com.

For more information on Route 66 Harley-Davidson, please contact 918-622-1340 or visit www.route66h-d.com.

For more information on Tulsa Raceway Park, please contact 918-437-7223 or visit www.tulsaracewaypark.com.