NMRA and is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Lightning / Harley Midwest Meet will take place once again at the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, the weekend of July 28-31, 2016. This Midwest Meet attracts some of the nicest Lightning & Harley trucks from around the U.S. to one location for a weekend of drag racing and auto show participation.
For Lightning & Harley owners that want to race, they can choose from two classes that include Detroit Locker Truck & Lightning or QA1 True Street Presented by Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords. Truck & Lightning is the ultimate class for truck-lovers with index-style rules and major coverage in Race Pages magazine. True Street is for street-driven cars and trucks only and is the ultimate class for the entry level racer all the way up to the seasoned veteran. The best part is that Muscle Mustangs provides magazine coverage for all NMRA True Street events.
For Lightning & Harley owners that want to show their haulers, NMRA offers a huge auto show presented by UPR Products. Over 70 awards are given away each day and media are on the loose searching for their next vehicle features.
“NMRA is excited to have the Lightning / Harley Midwest Meet back at our Joliet event,” said Steve Wolcott, co-founder of the NMRA. “It’s a great chance for their website community members to meet once a year and show off their cool Lightning & Harley trucks to NMRA’s rabid fans. Special thanks to Todd Keller and his team for making this special event a reality.”
The 5th stop of the NMRA Keystone Ford Nationals Series, the Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing features all the stars and all the cars of NMRA and NMCA the same weekend at Route 66 Raceway. This special event also includes celebrity appearances by Daddy Dave and Boosted GT of TV’s Street Outlaws, a huge car show, giant manufacturers midway, specialty race classes and the ultimate battle royale between NMRA and NMCA class winners to determine which team will take home the coveted Nitto Tire Diamond Tree champions rings!