TUCSON, Ariz. (March 19, 2012) – The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Nitro Jam series returns to Southwestern International Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. on March 23-24 for the Arizona Nitro Jam presented by Good Vibrations Motorsports.
This year’s Arizona Nitro Jam features multiple professional and sportsman classes spread over the two-day weekend. The 2012 Arizona Nitro Jam will feature professional competition in Pro Fuel Dragster, AMSOIL Prostalgia™ Nitro Funny Car, Nitro Harley and Fuel Altered and multiple sportsman classes including Top Dragster, Top ET and Modified. The event will also feature multiple exhibitions including the 30,000 horsepower Shockwave jet semi, side-by-side 300 mph jet dragsters, the Candyland wheelstander and more.
This is the first race of the 2012 IHRA Nitro Jam season with championship points on the line in all professional classes. A spot in the year-end Summit Racing Equipment Tournament of Champions is on the line for the Top Dragster class. Last year’s event produced sold out crowds both nights, so spectators are advised to arrive early to guarantee a seat. Adult tickets are only $20 if purchased in advance.
Spectator gates open at 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday with the FanFest Pit Party set to begin at 6:30 p.m. both nights followed by the Nitro Jam professional show at 8 p.m. Sportsman racing will be contested throughout the day.
WHAT: The Arizona Nitro Jam presented by Good Vibrations Motorsports is the first race of the 2012 IHRA Nitro Jam season.
The event will include four professional classes including Pro Fuel Dragster, AMSOIL Prostalgia™ Nitro Funny Car, Fuel Altered and Nitro Harley, multiple sportsman classes including Top Dragster, Top ET and Modified and thrilling exhibitions including the 30,000 horsepower Shockwave jet semi, 300 mph jet dragsters, the Candyland wheelstander and more.
Friday and Saturday will feature sportsman racing throughout the day followed by the FanFest Pit Party at 6:30 p.m. The FanFest Pit Party features driver autographs and interactive stations for fans of all ages. The Nitro Jam professional rounds will begin at 8 p.m. both nights.
WHEN: Friday and Saturday, March 23-24
WHERE: Southwestern International Raceway, 12000 South Houghton Road, Tucson, AZ 85747
CONTACT: Call Southwestern International Raceway at (520) 762-9700 or visit www.nitrojam.com or www.sirace.com. For media requests, contact Larry Crum with IHRA Communications at (304) 812-0104 or at email@example.com.
SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)
FRIDAY: Spectator gates open at 2 p.m.; FanFest Pit Party at 6:30 p.m.; Nitro Jam at 8 p.m.
SATURDAY: Spectator gates open at 2 p.m.; FanFest Pit Party at 6:30 p.m.; Nitro Jam at 8 p.m.
IMPORTANT LINKS: ARIZONA NITRO JAM PREVIEW ARIZONA NITRO JAM EVENT PAGE ARIZONA NITRO JAM TICKETS
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