Event: NMRA Bradenton 2016

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On Point

The NMRA starts the 2016 season strong at Bradenton Motorsports Park

By Steve Turner

For those looking to get in shape for the beach, they say summer bodies are built in the winter. When it comes to racers, it’s true that winning cars are put together during those cold off-season months. Well, apparently, that’s also true for event series, as the National Mustang Racers Association definitely put together the right combo for a strong start to the season.

Want to draw a crowd of drag-racing enthusiasts? Invite Street Outlaws’ only Ford-powered racing star to an NMRA race. In addition to signing autographs and taking pictures with with fans, Chris “Boosted GT” Hamilton stuck around for some after-hours Grudge Night action, where he edged NMRA regular Jon Pickering at the stripe.
Want to draw a crowd of drag-racing enthusiasts? Invite Street Outlaws’ Ford-powered racing star to an NMRA race. In addition to signing autographs and taking pictures with fans, Chris “Boosted GT” Hamilton stuck around for some after-hours Grudge Night action, where he edged NMRA regular Jon Pickering at the stripe.

When we rolled into the track on Friday, we had never seen it that busy on the first day of racing, and the crowds of spectators only grew on Saturday during the thick of the qualifying leading up to the event’s first-ever Grudge Night, highlighted by an appearance by Chris “Boosted GT” Hamilton of Street Outlaws television fame.

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