GLENDORA, Calif. (March 16, 2016) – NHRA announced today it has named Pro Line Racing (PLR) and Jerry Bickel Race Cars, Inc. as co-presenting sponsors for the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 17-20, at Gainesville Raceway. The race is the season-opener in the 10-race NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.
Featuring the world’s fastest and most unique doorslammer race cars, the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series offers something for every kind of hot-rodding enthusiast. The growing class is highlighted by historic muscle cars, like ’67 Mustangs, ’68 Firebirds and ’69 Camaros, as well as a variety of late model American muscle cars. With more than 3,000 horsepower, the suspended door pro mod cars travel the quarter-mile in less than six seconds at speeds exceeding 250 mph.
Pro Line Racing, located in Ball Ground, Ga., specializes in turbocharged drag racing engines and electronic fuel injection (EFI) combinations. PLR’s custom engines have set the standard for turbocharged drag racing for over a decade. PLR-powered race cars have broken records and held championships from Pro Mod to small tire racing and they continue to push the limits of turbocharged doorslammer racing. The Georgia based company offers custom built engines, turn-key EFI combinations, Race Team Management, and they are the No. 1 source for same-day shipping on Billet Atomizer Injectors. For more information on PLR, visit www.prolineracing.net or call 770-481-8000.
“We at Pro Line Racing are thrilled to return as the sponsor for the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series at the 47th annual AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals,” said Eric Dillard, co-owner of Pro Line Racing. “NHRA Pro Mod continues to be one of the fastest growing classes and we are proud that PLR-powered race cars have been a part of its success. We look forward to watching our turbocharged customers matchup against some of the biggest names in doorslammer racing.”
Jerry Bickel Race Cars, “The One Stop Chassis Shop,” offers a variety of services to racers looking to improve their race cars. The Jerry Bickel Race Cars facility in Moscow Mills, Mo., houses just about every race part and component a driver could dream of, along with a temperature controlled manufacturing area and a temperature controlled paint booth. Jerry Bickel Race Cars, Inc. prides itself on its commitment to customer satisfaction and is committed to NHRA as a major sponsor. For more information on Jerry Bickel Race Cars, please visit www.jerrybickel.com.
“Jerry Bickel Race Cars is proud to sponsor the NHRA Pro Mod race in Gainesville,” said Jerry Bickel, owner of Jerry Bickel Race Cars. “We think it is one of the most exciting classes in the NHRA. We build several of the cars that compete in the class and supporting our customers is great. At Jerry Bickel Race Cars we believe, ‘There is no finish line in the race for quality.’”
The 2016 NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series is showcased in a 10-race schedule that includes stops at several NHRA national events across the country. Veteran racer Troy Coughlin of Ohio is a two-time and reigning world champion of the class. Coughlin raced to the 2015 series crown in a Jerry Bickel Race Car with a Pro Line Racing Engine. All 10 races in the 2016 NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series season will air on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and FOX Sports 2 (FS2).