Eliminations for the President’s Cup Nationals Fueled by Sunoco Cut Short due to Remnants of Tropical Storm Bill
The President’s Cup Nationals Fueled by Sunoco was in full swing when remnants from Tropical Storm Bill moved into the Southern Maryland area. Shortly after the start of the second round of eliminations, the event was cancelled and will conclude at the Northern Nationals at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan on August 7 – 8.
Tii Tharpe, Bob Malloy, Rickey House and Jay Turner were the winners in round one of the Nitro Harley eliminations and will advance into the semi-finals. Jay Turner was the story of the weekend as he dominated all three qualifying sessions and won against Jim Fagan in the first round of eliminations.
Next up on the Nitro Jam schedule is the Mopar Nitro Jam Nationals at Grand Bend Motorplex on June 26 – 28.
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Record Qualifying Night at the President’s Cup Nationals Fueled by Sunoco at Maryland International Raceway
The first day of the President’s Cup Nationals Fueled by Sunoco is in the books with qualifying taking place at Maryland International Raceway. The second session was cut short due to rain showers in the area and will continue tomorrow on the quarter-mile drag strip.
Congratulations to Jay “Bulldog” Turner on his new track record of 6.321 seconds at MIR he set during the IHRA Nitro Jam Presidents Cup Nationals on Friday, June 19th, 2015.
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