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Top 8 local bracket racers to compete in King-of-the-Arch contest during NHRA national event

King of the Arch competition to be contested on Friday of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event


June 6, 2020, St. Louis Region – For the first time in its history, racers in the Carl’s 4WD & Performance ET Bracket Series at World Wide Technology Raceway will be invited to participate in a special event during the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals on Friday, October 2, for the King of the Arch Championship Runoff. The top eight (8) racers in the final point standings in each class will be eligible to compete for the Arch title.

“This will be a great way to showcase our local and regional racers in front of a tremendous crowd of NHRA fans in attendance for Friday Night Dynamite. This is a tremendous opportunity to add to the growth and development of our series,” said WWTR Executive Vice President and General Manager Chris Blair. “The top eight in points in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman and Motorcycle will face off in a special Chicago-style runoff to be named King of the Arch and receive a one-of-a-kind class trophy produced exclusively for this event. The Contingency Connection is back by popular demand. Our loyal racers enjoyed the many great prizes,” continued Blair. “Ronnie Ball has done a tremendous job is securing great bonus sponsors. His special event programs are unique and the overall addition to our existing E.T. bracket series cash payouts, year-end point funds, national event participation and special events truly benefit the working-class racer.”






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