Clouds of smoke from the burning rubber rose from the slab of concrete after the two cars launched from the starting line and roared down the former runway and into the darkness. You might want to see this," announcer Frank Rodriguez said to the crowd in the bleachers as a sleek, black Ford Mustang jerked forward like a nervous racehorse balking at getting into the gate. As the Mustang settles back down and inches into position, a small jet of vapor shoots up from a vent just in front of the windshield as the driver primes the nitrous oxide system that will add horsepower to the engine.
While the rest of the country was in the deep freeze, the IHRA officially kicked off the drag racing season at Immokalee Regional Raceway near Miami. An IHRA record sportsman racers entered the two-race in one event and delivered some great racing for South Florida fans. There were almost cars entered at Immokalee to compete in races on both Saturday and Sunday.
Immokalee in Collier County Florida with it's 24, citizens is a town in United States about mi or 1, km south of Washington DC, the country's capital city. Current time in Immokalee is now AM Friday. We know of 8 airports near Immokalee, of which 5 are larger airports.
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That's about the only change. Jumpers from the Miami and Fort Lauderdale area don't mind the extra 10 to 20 minute drive to be able to get plenty of jumps from the Grand Caravan without the wait at some busier drop zones! Skydive Naples will try to attract more European jumpers as well.
Unfortunately for the onlookers, Sunshine Dragstrip won the Summit Team Finals team championship title, in both the Seniors and Motorcycle, while Bradenton Motorsports park won the Junior Dragster portion of the program. Unfortunate, because Todd Dickinson, who runs both tracks, had another opportunity to streak the starting line in his boxer shorts in celebration! Summit Team Standings - Seniors 1.
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By: racerdigitaladmin March 1, PM. Two completely unrelated events happened a short time apart that resulted in the creation of Immokalee Regional Raceway, the South Florida drag strip that hosted the first IHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship race this season. First, Immokalee businessman Ralph Hester overheard some police officers from nearby Cape Coral talking about the very dangerous increase in illegal street drag racing that was taking place — and about how there was no legal place to race nearby. Hester thought that runway might make a pretty good eighth-mile drag strip.