THE FASTEST TWO-WHEEL ACTION ON EARTH COMING TO BRISTOL DRAGWAY, AUGUST 3rd AND 4th
FOR THE AHDRA THUNDER IN THE VALLEY NATIONALS PRESENTED BY 95.9 THE HOG & 93.9 FM94
Pfafftown, NC, July 9, 2012
AHDRA is gearing up for one of the biggest events of the year at the upcoming Screamin' Eagle Performance Parts Thunder in the Valley Nationals. AHDRA is pleased to announce that this year's Presenting Sponsor is 95.9 THE HOG and 93.9 FM94. 95.9 The HOG and 93.9 FM94 or WRZK is a full service regional radio station covering Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. "We are STOKED! This is an AWESOME opportunity and we look forward to being able to partner with AHDRA for the Thunder in the Valley Nationals", stated Tiffany Hickman, Senior Account Manager for 95.9 THE HOG and Sales Manager for 93.9 FM94.
Bristol Dragway is a premier facility nestled fifteen hundred feet in the Blue Ridge Mountains at Bristol, TN. AHDRA predicts that this year's event at Bristol Dragway will surpass last year's numbers, with the top names in the sport on hand for nonstop excitement.
With elite sponsors on board, including 95.9 THE HOG and 93.9 FM94, there will be plenty for racers and fans to enjoy throughout the weekend. We are expecting a huge display in "Manufacturers' Row" including the AHDRA Merchandise Trailer and plenty of T-shirts to toss into the grandstands.
The AHDRA Thunder in the Valley Nationals presented by 95.9 THE HOG & 93.9 FM94 will kick off the action on Tuesday, July 31st from 6pm - 9pm at the Black Wolf Harley-Davidson Bike Night at the Mellow Mushroom (located at 3500 Lee Highway, Bristol, VA). Come on out and join the Pack for food, music, beverages, giveaways and fun! Black Wolf Harley-Davidson (located at 1061 Old Abingdon Highway, Bristol, VA) will host the official AHDRA Nitro Party on Thursday, August 2nd, from 5pm - 8pm. On hand will be AHDRA Race Bike Displays, AHDRA Racers, food, giveaways, discount tickets and more. Race fans can stop and meet the racers and get a peek at their nitro-burning machines.
Racing gets under way on Friday with a Test and Tune from 1:30pm - 5:30pm followed by round one of qualifying beginning at 6pm with the sportsman racers followed by pros. Round two of qualifying will follow immediately after round one. On Saturday, beginning at 12:30pm, round three of qualifying will begin with the pros and followed by the sportsman racers. Pre-race ceremonies and eliminations start immediately after the third round of qualifying. Gates open both days at 8:00 a.m.
Admission to the AHDRA Thunder in the Valley Nationals presented by 95.9 THE HOG & 93.9 FM94 is $45 for the weekend, with single-day passes for $25. H.O.G. members with a valid membership ID will receive a $5 discount at the gate, and children 11 and under are admitted free. Free admission for active and reserve Military personnel with 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.
Weekend camping is available at Bristol Dragway starting on Friday, August 3rd, for an additional $25 for tent sites and RV sites with hook-ups will be $100.
The Host Hotel this year is the Holiday Inn Johnson City, 101 West Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 282-4611. Reserve now for the special AHDRA group rate.
For more information on the AHDRA Thunder in the Valley Nationals presented by 95.9 THE HOG & 93.9 FM94, please contact 336-924-2095 or visit www.ahdra.com.
For more information on Bristol Dragway, please visit www.bristoldragway.com or call (423) 989-6933.