MIROCK : Scary Great Season Closes at The Rock

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Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series

Mickey Thompson Tires MIROCK Superbike Series
16th annual Lee’s Performanc Center World Finals
Rockingham Dragway on October 31 – November 2, 2014





This Halloween weekend will be like no other, as the frighteningly good 2014 Mickey Thompson MIROCK Superbike Series comes to a close with the 16th Annual Lee’s Performance World Finals at Steve Earwood’s Rockingham Dragway in the autumn-cloaked Sand Hills of North Carolina.

Joey Gladstone
Joey Gladstone

Orient Express Pro Street champion Joey Gladstone is having another banner year! Gladstone’s shooting for his fifth straight MIROCK win on his DME Racing, turbocharged Suzuki Hayabusa as the 650 horsepower, street tire bikes assault Rockingham’s PJ1-prepped quarter mile. To do so, Gladstone will have to race past 3X champ Rodney Williford, newly crowned NHDRO champ Jeremy Teasley, Darion “Nanu” Payne, John Gover and Doug Gall, as well as his own teammates Jason Dunigan, Terence Angela and Ehren Litten.

Rickey Gadson

The Pro Street championship may be settled, but the DME Real Street battle is full-on. Superstar Rickey Gadson has his turbo Kawasaki ZX14R hot on the tail of Jeremy Teasley’s nitrous-huffing ZX14. Teasley’s teammate David Merks is also in the mix, and Johnny “Turbo” Dobrin, Super Dave Stewart, Eddie “Who” Chapman, Anibel Merced, Sherrell Blake and more will all be fighting for the win.

For the first time ever, MIROCK will run a 9.50 Streetfighter class, featuring streetbikes nailing the index. Veteran racers such as Stanley Russell, Fun For All Motorsports racer Ron Arnold and others will be going for the prestigious first win. Class entry will be $50 with an 80% payout.

An annual highlight of the Lee’s Performance World Finals is the Tournament of Champions, settled between the season’s winners of Nitrous Express Pro ET and Brock’s Performance Street ET. Bar none this is the hardest fought 2-wheeled battle of the year in any class, any sanction. These tough guys refuse to lose.

Jeremy Teasley
Jeremy Teasley

The world’s quickest motorcycle index class—Louis Concrete 4.60—has a points battle as narrow as the margins of victory at the eighth mile stripe. Maryland racer Eran Pielert leads Ronnie Smith by 40 slim points, with Darryl Hollins close behind. Outgoing champion Kenny Cornnell, March winner Dale Nilles on his nitro Harley, Baybay Yarbrough and more will all be fighting for the win.

Eran Pielert
Eran Pielert

Dale Nilles
Dale Nilles

The FBR Shop 5.60 eighth mile index class gives its racers a full extra second to play finishline games. Michael Ostrowski has a healthy points lead over the hardest working man in motorcycle drag racing, Ben Knight. Kyron Drake and Michael “Ice Cold Killer” Herman Jr. will be amongst the others looking for a trophy and check.

Michael Ostrowski
Michael Ostrowski

Kyron Drake
Michael Ostrowski
Kyron Drake

Cycle Connection Crazy 8s is for streetbike combinations quicker than Streetfighter. Jeremy Teasley also leads this class and Ron Arnold is within striking distance. Gall, Clay Davies, Robert Parker and more will all be fighting to win this 8.88 index class.

Turbo ‘Busa rider Brian Canoles takes a strong Trac King/APE Top Sportsman points lead to The Rock, but studs like Jay Windsor, George Shriver, legendary Virginian Boo Brown and Connecticut Kawasaki Kingpin Bob Carlson all will be fighting for the final win of the year.

In addition to the Tournament of Champions, Nitrous Express Pro ET and Brock’s Performance Street ET will run Saturday and Sunday as usual.

And Saturday will heat up the nighttime chill with the energy that made The Rock famous—Afterdark Undergound’s siren song of Big Money Grudge Racing. The East Coast’s loudest trash talkers, longest bikes and edgiest riders will be out in full force at the spiritual home of motorcycle grudge racing.

This is it, the last chance for the thrills, chills and good times of the world’s largest motorcycle drag racing series. Your winter will be tricked if you miss this treat!

MIROCK Rockingham

MIRoCK Rockingham


Friday Schedule:
Gates Open ..…………………..……………………..…..…………..… 9am
Racer Parking ……………..……..………………………..…… 9am-11pm
Early Bird Testing ($75 per bike) …………………………. 10am-5pm
Tech Inspection ..……………………………………………… 6pm-10pm
Test & Tune ($20 per bike) ……………………………. 6:30pm-10pm
Close Gates …………………………………………………………… 11pm

Saturday Schedule:
Gates Open …………..……….………………………………….……..… 9am
Tech & Registration ……………………………………………… 9am-8pm
Sportsman Qualifier #1 (P/ET, S/ET, C/8, 5.60) ……. 9am-10:30am
Sportsman Qualifier #2 (P/ET, S/ET, C/8, 5.60) … 10:30am-12noon
E.T. Eliminations (P/ET & S/ET) ……….………………..………. 12noon
Pro Qualifier #1 (4.60, PST, RST, Grudge) ………………………. 1pm
Pro Qualifier #2 (4.60, PST, RST, Grudge) ………………………. 4pm
Pro Qualifier #3 (4.60, PST, RST, Grudge) ………………………. 7pm
Afterdark Underground ………………………… Starts After E.T. Finals

Sunday Schedule:
Gates Open …………….………………………………………….…..… 8am
Tech & Registration ………………………………………… 8am-12noon
Church Service ……….…………………………….……………..… 8:30am
Sportsman Time Run (P/ET, S/ET, C/8, 5.60) …….. 10am-11:30am
Pro Eliminations (4.60, PST, RST, Grudge) ………………….. 11:30am
Sportsman Eliminations (P/ET, S/ET, C/8, 5.60) …………….. 12noon

Drag Racing Entry Fees & Payouts

Admission:
3-Day Pass ………………………….. $45
2-Day Pass ………………………….. $35
1-Day Pass ………………………….. $20
Kids 6-11 (Per Day) …………………. $5

* All spectators & crew arriving on Friday of event must purchase a 3-Day Wristband
for weekend. If you leave before the gates close on Friday night then you will be
refunded for Saturday & Sunday. Thank you for your understanding.

Parking:
Car VIP Parking (Pit Parking) ……. $10
Bike VIP Parking (Pit Parking) …. Free


For more information on these events
visit mirockracing.com

TRACK INFO
Rockingham Dragway
2153 US Hwy 1 North
Rockingham, NC 28379

Office: 910-582-3400
Email: info@rockinghamdragway.com
Website: www.rockinghamdragway.com

Promoter:
Steve Earwood / 910-582-3400 or steve@escwireless.com

GPS Address:
Rockingham Dragway
L.G. Dewitt Road
Marston, NC 2836

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