Event Preview: 2018 U.S. Street Nationals

The 2018 racing season is ready to roar to life with the U.S. Street Nationals at Bradenton Motorsports Park (BMP) January 26-28. Racers from all over the globe will descend on sunny Florida to knock off the winter racing rust and get their season started off right. All the action will be broadcast live RIGHT HERE on SpeedVideo.com when the U.S. Street Nationals begins.

The holidays are over and it’s time to get down to business in the racing world with the U.S. Street Nationals. Teams are ready to try out new equipment and combinations at the first heads-up race of the season. The fastest doorslammers in the world will be rolling in the gates at BMP to gear up for another huge season of racing and the U.S. Street Nationals gives them a great opportunity to get an early start on the year.

Pro Mod racers look forward to this race each year to help gauge where their winter updates put them against the best from every major sanctioning body. Teams that compete in the NHRA, PDRA, and NMCA will all be in attendance at the U.S. Street Nationals so you can expect some big numbers to light up the boards. The staging lanes will be packed with Pro Mods using every power adder and will provide some unique matchups you only see at the U.S. Street Nationals.

There will be a variety of other classes on the property at BMP during the U.S. Street Nationals: Open Outlaw, Heavy Street, and Outlaw 632 are all on tap to be a part of this epic event. All of these classes will bring something fans will enjoy from insane dragsters to the wicked Outlaw 632 racers.

Radial tire racers are also going to be out in force for the U.S. Street Nationals and will be ready lay down some killer times. Radial vs The World is set to be the headlining class for the radial tire contingent and it always brings excitement to the track. Ultra Street is also on the docket at the U.S. Street Nationals and could produce some record-breaking performances to start off the 2018 season.

The U.S. Street Nationals will kick the 2018 racing season off right at Bradenton Motorsports Park January 26-28. There will be something for everyone going down the track and you can see it all live RIGHT HERE on SpeedVideo.com when the racing begins. This broadcast is brought to you by presenting sponsor Mickey Thompson, along with, ProCharger, Comp Cams, Strange Engineering, FuelTech, and Royal Purple.

 

Official Event Name: U.S. Street Nationals

Title Sponsor: Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels

Event Dates: January 26-28, 2017 with Professional Testing the week before and after

Where: Bradenton, FL

Track Name: Bradenton Motorsports Park

Track Website: www.bradentonmotorsports.com

Track Phone Number: 941-748-1320

Tickets: Available at the gate

Friday (1 day) Spectator gate only: $20

Saturday (1 day) Spectator gate only: $25

Sunday (1 day): $20

Saturday/Sunday (2 day): $40

Friday/Saturday/Sunday (3 day): $60

Kids: Under 12 FREE

Live Stream: This event is being broadcast live online by Speedvideo.com thanks to presenting sponsor  Mickey Thompson, along with, ProChargerComp CamsStrange EngineeringFuelTech, and Royal Purple.

Click Here For The Live Stream Event Page

Live Stream Schedule:

Friday: Live around 12:00 pm EST/ 9:00 am PST

Saturday: Live around 9:00 am EST/  6:00 am PST

Sunday: Live around 9:00 am EST/  6:00 am PST
Classes Being Contested:

  • X-Treme Pro Mod
  • Pro Mod Nitrous
  • Pro Mod Boost
  • Radial vs. The World
  • Open Outlaw
  • Heavy Street
  • Outlaw 632
  • Ultra Street
  • 29/315 NT
  • Open Comp
  • 5.50 Index
  • 6.50 Index
  • 7.50 Index
  • 5.90 Bike
  • Jr Dragster 7.90
  • Jr Dragster 8.90

Schedule:

Friday, January 26th

8:00 am                              Gates open

10:00 am                            Registration & tech open

12:00 pm to 7:00 pm       $100 testing tech card with race tech card purchase

8:00 pm                              Gates secured

Saturday, January 27th

8:00 am                            Gates, registration, and tech open

9:00 am                            Qualifier #1 (Starting with Jr. Dragsters)

1:00 pm                            Qualifier #2

4:00 pm                           Qualifier #3

Sunday, January 28th

8:00 am                           Pit gates open

9:00 am                           Round 1 Eliminations (Starting with Jr. Dragsters)

About the author

Brian Wagner

Spending his childhood at different race tracks around Ohio with his family’s 1967 Nova, Brian developed a true love for drag racing. When Brian is not writing, you can find him at the track as a crew chief, doing freelance photography, or beating on his nitrous-fed 2000 Trans Am.
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