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                                                                                                                             addition to the opportunity to
 NHRA racers to bowl for charity                                                                                             purchase this unique travel package
                                                                                                                             from AAA Travel, one lucky fan can
                                                                                                                             win a trip by participating in the

 I  ndianapolis-area bowling enthusiasts will have a rare
    opportunity to bowl with 14 NHRA stars and raise
 money for Riley Hospital for Children Tuesday, May 19, at
                                                                  Registration is available to the first 28 four-person
                                                              teams. Single bowlers can also register. Non-bowlers can
                                                              watch for free and participate in the silent auction and
                                                                                                                             Win with Force BrandSource
                                                                                                                             promotion at select NHRA national
                                                                                                                             events or by entering online at
 Brownsburg Bowl in Brownsburg,                                                          various drawings. For $25, fans The grand-
 Ind. NAPA Auto Parts and Don                                                            can buy a VIP all-access pass,      prize winner of the Win with Force
 Schumacher Racing are                                                                   which includes admission into the   promotion will receive a penthouse
 organizing the event on behalf of                                                       VIP Lounge with the participating   suite with accommodations for four
 Riley Hospital for Children in                                                          drivers. The winning team will      people on John Force Racing Fan
 Indianapolis.                                                                           receive trophies, Mac Tools U.S.    Cruise III as well as a $2,000 AAA
     DSR drivers Ron Capps                                                               Nationals reserved-seat tickets,    Gift of Travel certificate.
 (pictured), Tony Schumacher, and                                                        and DSR hospitality passes for
 Cory McClenathan will be joined                                                         Saturday, Sept. 5, at O’Reilly      Showtime: On Aug. 1, the
 by Antron Brown, Morgan Lucas,                                                          Raceway Park at Indianapolis.       inaugural SEMA Cares classic
 Cruz Pedregon, Tommy Johnson                                                               Helmets, team shirts, diecast    car show will take place at the newly
 Jr., Melanie Troxel, Andrew                                                             models, and framed artwork are      remodeled Pasadena Convention
 Hines, Eddie Krawiec, Shawn                                                             among the prizes for the auction.   Center in Pasadena, Calif. The event
 Langdon, and Spencer Massey.                                                            Additional door prizes will be      is expected to attract more than 200
 Drivers will rotate lanes so every bowler can share a lane   awarded throughout the evening. For more information,          vehicles representing every facet of
 with a different driver for each of three games.             call Brownsburg Bowl, 317-858-0388, or DSR, 317-858-0356.      car culture, from hot rods to muscle
                                                                                                                             cars to exotics to sport compacts.
                                                                                                                             The event will benefit Childhelp and
Double Dixons: For the first                  Spokane County Raceway                 the Victory Junction Gang Camp.
time ever, father/son drag racing duo    The Fan Value Pack combination is a       had its unofficial opener May 2-3         “We hope this enthusiast car show
Larry Dixon Sr. and Jr. will light up    limited-time offer available through      under new owner Bucky Austin. The         will become the showcase event of
the night sky during the June 20         June 15.                                  track had a good turnout despite bad      the summer and grow each year so
Cacklefest at the NHRA National                                                    weather. The track’s official season      that we can raise more money for
Hot Rod Reunion. It’ll be a              Member track news: In                     opener will be May 16-17 and will         two deserving children’s charities,”
memorable Father’s Day weekend for       conjunction with the Northwest            include nostalgia nitro Funny Cars,       said Mike Spagnola, chairman of the
the Dixons, who will be push-started     Division NHRA Lucas Oil Drag              nostalgia alcohol Funny Cars, Pro         SEMA Cruisin Old Town car show.
at historic Beech Bend Raceway           Racing Series opener, Firebird            Mods, and jet cars.                       The day will also include the second
Park. Larry Dixon Sr. will be behind     Raceway hosted its 39th annual                                                      annual SEMA Cares Pinewood Drag
the wheel of his old Smirnoff ca
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