The highly-anticipated first event for the X-treme Drag Racing League (X-DRL) is about to get even bigger for one lucky X-DRL fan.
The new eighth-mile sanctioning body, which will debut in 2013, is thrilled to announce its spectacular, “Destination-X” contest as part of the X-DRL’s debut event on April 6-7 at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park.
With a first event that will certainly be a must-see race, “Destination-X” becomes official when the X-DRL Facebook page reaches 10,000 fans. From there, the X-DRL will select one lucky fan to receive a huge, expenses-paid trip to its inaugural event in Tulsa.
The grand prize will feature a variety of items sure to make it an even more memorable experience for X-DRL race fans, including VIP suite passes for the two-day X-DRL premier event at the popular Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park.
The winner of the four-day, three-night “Destination-X” trip (April 5-8) will receive a $750 flight voucher gift card from Southwest Airlines, a $200 rental car voucher from Hertz Car Rental, a $250 gift card from Visa and a special X-DRL fan souvenir package that will include t-shirts, hats and other X-DRL memorabilia items.
The “Destination X” winner will also receive a 3-night stay at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Tulsa in downtown Tulsa, ensuring incredible accommodations for what will be a spectacular race weekend. The Hyatt Regency Tulsa, which offers a number of top-notch amenities and services, is located just 10 miles from Tulsa Raceway Park, ensuring five-star accommodations and a short trip for the two-day X-DRL event.
“We are so excited to announce this ‘Destination-X’ event and we can’t wait to announce the winner of what will be an unbelievable race weekend. There’s been a tremendous amount of work put into the X-DRL to make it a success and we thought there would be no better way to celebrate our first event than to send someone to it in first-class fashion,” X-DRL Director of Marketing Michele Beck said.
“We are confident the X-DRL will make a big splash onto the drag racing scene in 2013 and ‘Destination-X’ is our way of doing something big for our fans who have already shown amazing support. With the flight and rental car, Visa gift card, X-DRL gift package and the 3-night stay at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Tulsa, the lucky winner will be taking in the X-DRL’s debut event in style.
“Add in the outstanding racing the X-DRL will provide, and it will all amount to a racing experience someone will never forget.”
Stops At Bristol, zMAX Dragway Highlight Debut Season
(December 8, 2012) – Featuring stops at two of the nation’s most prestigious tracks, along with races at a host of marquee locations, the X-treme Drag Racing League (X-DRL) announced its 2013 season schedule in what is the highly-anticipated debut season from the new eighth-mile sanctioning body.
The schedule release came during an official press conference on Saturday at the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, and features events at historic Bristol Dragway and zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, along with seven more confirmed stops at standout facilities.
“We’re excited to give fans a schedule like this and one that will feature action-packed racing at some of the premier tracks in the nation,” X-DRL’s Jeff Mitchell said.
“The enthusiasm from the tracks we’re working with has been incredible, and that’s given us a great deal of excitement for our inaugural season. We’re all about racing and putting on a great show, and these outstanding tracks will undoubtedly present us that opportunity in 2013.”
An additional race could also be scheduled in the coming days for the potential of a 10-race season.
The first confirmed stop of the current nine-race schedule and the official start of the X-DRL’s debut season in 2013 will take place on April 6-7 at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park in Tulsa, Okla. This will be the only race on the 2013 X-DRL schedule that takes place on Saturday and Sunday. The other eight events will take place on Friday and Saturday.
From there, the X-DRL will head to Bristol Dragway for a second April race, bursting onto the Thunder Valley scene on April 26-27.
The X-DRL will head south following its trip to Bristol, going to No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose, La, on May 17-18.
In June, the X-DRL will visit Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis, as the Midwest track will play host to the X-DRL on June 14-15.
On July 26-27, the X-DRL will head back to the East coast for an appearance at the fan-friendly and highly-regarded Maryland International Raceway in Mechanicsville, Md.
Dallas Raceway in Crandall, Texas is the destination for the sixth race of the 2013 season, as the X-DRL will visit the Texas track on Aug. 16-17.
Always a popular destination in the doorslammer scene, Virginia Motorsports Park, just outside of Richmond, will showcase the X-DRL on Sept. 20-21.
The first of two October races will take place on Oct. 4-5 at Montgomery Motorsports Park in Montgomery, Ala.
The 2013 season will then finish in fine fashion, as the X-DRL wraps up its inaugural campaign in the heart of doorslammer country with an event at the state-of-the-art zMAX Dragway.
That highly-anticipated finish to the year will take place Oct. 25-26 in Charlotte.
The X-DRL will offer competition and 1/8-mile racing in nine professional categories for the 2013 season. Those classes are:
• Pro X-treme
• Pro Nitrous
• X-treme Pro Stock
• Pro Turbo
• X-treme Pro Mod
• Top Dragster
• Top Sportsman
• Pro Junior Dragster
• Supercar Showdown
2013 X-DRL SCHEDULE
April 6-7: Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park, Tulsa, Okla.
April 26-27: Bristol Dragway, Bristol, Tenn.
May 17-18: No Problem Raceway, Belle Rose, La.
June 14-15: Gateway Motorsports Park, St. Louis
July 26-27: Maryland International Raceway, Mechanicsville, Md.
Aug. 16-17: Dallas Raceway, Crandall, Texas
Sept. 20-21: Virginia Motorsports Park, Petersburg, Va.
Oct. 4-5: Montgomery Motorsports Park, Montgomery, Ala.
Oct. 25-26: zMAX Dragway, Charlotte, N.C.
TRP & Core Ministries are asking for your help. We are accepting donations for the victims affected by the wild fires over the weekend. We are asking for water, Gatorade, clothing, monetary donations and etc. You ca
n drop your donations off at Tulsa Raceway Park from 9am till 5pm today through Friday and then Saturday evening during the TNT and Midnight drags. We will be taking these items Sunday and Monday to them. All of us at TRP and Core Ministries thank you in advance for anything you can do.
Tulsa Raceway Park's new points and results software is up!
Tulsa Raceway Park’s owners, Keith Haney and Todd Martin, have been working in conjunction with 1320togo.com for a few months developing brand new software that will update points and results in REAL time! From staging to finish line, every increment of the race will be updated live, so before you leave the track, you know where you stand!
Keith came up with the idea and the owners of 1320togo.com did all the work! This software will change the face of drag racing at every track; no more calling and saying your points are wrong, or waiting on someone to update them 2 to 3 days later.
Tulsa Raceway Park works hard to be on the forefront of technology and the time spent behind the scenes making things better is second to none.