X-DRL Thunder Valley Madness – Bristol

Thunder Valley Madness

X-DRL Thunder Valley Madness

April 26-27, 2013

Bristol Dragway


The X-DRL races for the first time at historic Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tennessee on April 26-27. It is the second race of nine events during the debut 2013 season in the X-treme Drag Racing League. Long-regarded as one of the top tracks and most scenic atmospheres in the nation, historic Bristol Dragway is also the heart of doorslammer country, making it an ideal destination for the X-DRL in 2013. With an amazing facility and the sound of the cars echoing through the mountains, race fans will see incredible action from the X-DRL at its second event.

Remember to come back to X-DRL.com on raceday for the livestream!

The X-DRL offers competition and 1/8-mile racing in nine professional categories:
• Pro X-treme
• Pro Nitrous
• X-treme Pro Stock
• Pro Turbo
• X-treme Pro Mod
• Top Dragster
• Top Sportsman
• Pro Junior Dragster
• Supercar Showdown


SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)

FRIDAY: Qualifying Round 1 at 10 a.m.; Qualifying Round 2 at 1:45 p.m.; Qualifying Round 3 at 5:45 p.m.

SATURDAY: Qualifying Round 4 at 10 a.m.; Eliminations to follow.


Track Information
Bristol Dragway
151 Speedway Blvd.
Bristol, Tennessee 37620

Other information:
• 25,000 seating capacity
• Length: 3,800 feet (shutdown length: 2,375 feet)
• Altitude: 1,475 feet


Contact Information:
Contact Bristol Dragway at or visit www.bristoldragway.com


Notable 1/8 mile door slammer times at Bristol:

Pro X-treme
Jason Scruggs, 3.649 at 206.57 mph, 4/20/12
Bubba Stanton, 3.651 at 206.67 mph, 4/20/12
Mick Snyder, 3.652 at 206.13 mph, 4/20/12

Pro Nitrous
Doug Riesterer, 3.771 at 194.94 mph, 4/20/12
Burton Auxier, 3.82 at 192.91 mph, 4/20/12
Rickie Jones, 3.821 at 195.76 mph, 4/20/12

X-treme Pro Stock
John DeFlorian, 4.091 at 176.05 mph, 4/20/12
Brian Gahm, 4.103 at 174.55 mph, 4/20/12
Cary Goforth, 4.105 at 174.89 mph, 4/20/12

X-treme Pro Mod
Mike Castellana, 3.88 at 188.31 mph, 4/20/12
Pat Musi, 3.904 at 193.40 mph, 4/20/12
Rickie Smith, 3.905 at 192.30 mph, 4/20/12

Top Sportsman
Chuck Mohn, 4.10 at 173.99 mph, 4/20/12
Mark Malcuit, 4.103 at 177.98 mph, 4/20/12
Earl Folse, 4.109 at 179.21 mph, 4/20/12


Traveling from the North, take Virginia Exit 17 off I-81 and turn left on Hwy. 75. At the Tennessee border, the road changes to Hwy. 44. Continue on this route until the stop sign at U.S. 421. Turn right on 421 and stay on it until the traffic light at Hwy. 394. Turn left and proceed to Bristol Motor Speedway & Dragway.

Traveling from the South, take Tennessee Exit 69 off I-81. Turn right at the bottom of the ramp onto Hwy. 394. Bristol Motor Speedway & Dragway are located on the left side of Hwy. 394.



Host Hotel:
Race Lodging LLC represents Race Day Center, which offers the only lodging directly across from Bristol Dragway, and Race Day Center Condos, luxury 1, 2 and 4-bedroom condominiums.

The special discounted rate for the X-DRL Thunder Valley Madness event includes the following:
●1 Bed/1 Bath: $135/night (queen bed plus queen sofa sleeper)
●2 Bed/2 Bath: $225/night (King bed, double & twin in second bedroom plus queen sofa sleeper)
●4 Bed/3 Bath: $360/night (King/Queen/4 Doubles plus queen sofa sleeper)

Race Lodging luxury condos are fully furnished and loaded with amenities, making it the ideal option for fans, sponsors and race teams attending the X-DRL’s Thunder Valley Madness. The property also features a grill in the common area where fans can relax.

Additionally, Race Lodging LLC is a licensed Vacation Lodging Service Company, a licensed Travel Insurance Service Agent, and its sister company, All Journeys Travel is a full service travel agency. All Journeys Travel represents all Bristol-area hotels and is able to assist with air travel, car rentals and more.

For more information on Race Lodging, LLC, visit www.racelodging.com, e-mail [email protected] or call . They offer additional discounts for extended stays – call for details.