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The Southwest Heritage Racing Association


Safety Boost Emergency Battery System
Joins SHRA Bonus Program For 2015

1/29 - At every SHRA event in 2015, a lucky competitor will have their tech card drawn at the driver's meeting and receive a complete 'Safety Boost Emergency Battery System'. The folks at Safety Boost want to spread the word about their new product that is now available to the SHRA racers and fans, and what better way than to give away a unit at each race!

Originally designed for law enforcement, Safety Boost is a patented supplemental battery system designed to provide electrical power to start engines in the event of a primary battery failure. The system is added to your existing circuit and only engages when you tell it to. It's initial use has been for emergency vehicles, when on call the strains on their battery system is great with lights, computers and radios that must remain active. The Safety Boost has been especially useful with K-9 Police Units where there is an increased risk due to leaving the air conditioning on for the dog along with the lights, computers and radios. Now you can have that same feature, and it can be applied to any vehicle battery, car, bus, truck, boat, tractor - if it has a battery then Safety Boost is for you! Check them out and order online soon at www.SafetyBoost.com!

To have a chance to win a Safety Boost, each Nostalgia Eliminator and Old School Bracket racer must have turned in their paid tech card before the driver's meeting that takes place before each race. During that meeting, a lucky card will be drawn and if present that racer will take home a Safety Boost! A big thank you to the folks at Safety Boost for choosing the SHRA to help spread the word about their new product!

SHRA Welcomes 2015 Event Sponsors:
Mears Mazda-Volvo, Meyer Enterprises, BCA Energy LLC

1/24 - The SHRA is pleased to announce event sponsors for 2015.

The SHRA Spring Nostalgia Nationals on April 18th takes place at North Star Dragway in Denton and will be presented by Meyer Enterprises. Allen Meyer has put together one of the finest Custom Machining and Fabrication shops in Texas. The 15,000 square foot shop in Denton features state of the art CNC machines, a Techni-Water Jet with a 5'X'10 table, TIG welding, MIG welding, stick welding, tube bending, torch cutting, sheet metal forming along with a experienced staff of capable craftsmen that can make your ideas into reality. BOBCAD-CAM is used for design and programming to ensure exact tolerances for customers. If it is milling, turning, grinding, sawing, water jet cutting, welding or more, Meyer Enterprises can help you. Their motto is 'unique solutions for unsolvable problems'. Meyer Enterprises is the supplier of our year end Championship trophies for the SHRA and if you have seen those you know their capabilities!

The SHRA Big Country Nostalgia Nationals on September 12th will be the first time for the SHRA to visit Abilene and The Big Country Raceway. This event is made possible by the co-support of Mears Mazda Volvo of Lubbock and BCA Energy LLC of Abilene. The Mears family has been in the auto business since 1971. A small car lot has grown into one of the few local, family owned and operated dealerships left in Texas. The dealership has had tremendous success with brothers Bob and Andy Mears running the show since their Dad retired in 1983. Their dealership has been located on Spur 327 and Iola since 2001 and has a tremendous following of repeat customers. If you're in the market for a new car, Mears Mazda-Volvo is the place to go! Tell them the SHRA sent you! In addition to having Mears support, the Abilene event will be supported also by BCA Energy, LLC. One of the leading oil industry companies in the Abilene area, BCA Energy Services are there when you need "Hard Wired Driven" top leaders and innovators in the oil & gas construction industry to complete the job ON TIME, ON BUDGET, AND DONE RIGHT! BCA provides a variety of midstream oil and gas services throughout the state of Texas including pipeline construction and maintenance, compressor facility construction and site work construction. Avaliable 24 hours a day 7 days a week to meet your oilfield service needs!

In addition to the Abilene event, Mears Mazda-Volvo will be sponsoring the first SHRA event ever in Louisiana when the SHRA Nostalgia Nationals at Thunder Road Raceway takes place on October 10th in Gilliam, Louisiana. This first time event for the SHRA in Cajun land is highly anticipated and racers are looking forward to competing at the Thunder Road Raceway. Also, Mears Mazda-Volvo will be backing the final event of 2015 when the SHRA Championship Finals take place at Denton's North Star Dragway on October 31st. The Mallory Print SHRA Championships will be decided at this event along with the highly anticipated Alkydigger Nostalgia Eliminator Shootouts.

The SHRA thanks these supporters for backing these events and contributing to making the SHRA the best in nostalgia drag racing in the Southwest!

Announcing The AlkyDiggers
Nostalgia Eliminator Shootout

1/21 - Mike Chilando and the staff at Alkydiggers has stepped up their support of the Southwest Heritage Racing Association by becoming the sole sponsor of the Nostalgia Eliminator SHOOTOUTS for all three NE classes in SHRA in 2015!

In 2014, the SHRA Nostalgia Eliminator SHOOTOUTS were introduced and for the racers in those classes it was a battle all year to get in the elite 8 that got to battle for the big cash at the SHRA Finals! Alkydiggers was a sponsor of the 2014 NE3 Shootout and Chilando saw the success of that program in bringing excitement and fun to the grassroots SHRA racing program and immediately stepped up for 2015 to sponsor the entire SHOOTOUT program! "What a great program to reward racers for their hard work throughout the year' say Chilando. 'Being a racer myself and seeing that Alkydiggers customers are all competing for those SHOOTOUT points all year just made sense for me to throw all my support towards this program! Best of luck to all the racers in 2015' concludes Chilando. SHRA Marketing Director David Graves states that 'It just makes sense for a company like Alkydiggers to jump at the chance to support this great SHOOTOUT program for our NE class racers, and all the NE racers of the SHRA will be adding those 'little points' during the year to qualify for the big shootout at the SHRA Finals in Denton on October 31st!' Graves adds 'We can't thank Alkydigger's enough for supporting our series this past two years, and stepping up like this in 2015 is a great indication that SHRA racing is the place for nostalgia drag racing fun!

Remember when you have a need for fuel injection and superchargers, whether it's parts or just some technical help - contact Alkydiggers for all your needs. They are the place for Hilborn & Enderle fuel injection, they are a dealer for The Blower Shop, Blower Drive Services and Dyer Machine, they support your magneto needs with Joe Hunt and Vertex! They stock all products for Hilborn and Enderle with DAILY SHIPPING!

And TAKE NOTE - SHRA members get 5% off, so tell Mike the SHRA sent you! And when you are on their website, enter your car in their racer gallery located at www.alkydigger.net/customergallery.php. A simple phone call to 615-457-3192 or browse their website at www.Alkydigger.com and check out all the parts and technical info available to you right there on your computer screen!

Competition Sales of Dallas Returns
With "Luck of the Draw" Bonus Programs

1/16 - The Southwest Heritage Racing Association is proud to welcome back for a third year Competition Sales of Dallas. This year the speed shop will support the SHRA with two bonus programs.

Back for another year is the popular "Luck of the Draw" bonus program where a SHRA racer will receive a case of Brad Penn oil from a lucky tech card drawing at the each drivers meeting. Brad Penn is truly 'MADE IN THE USA' coming from American Refining Group's Bradford, PA refinery and is the home of 'The Green Oil'. Brad Penn High Performance Oils are formulated using a unique base oil which give Brad Penn exceptional film strength. This unique base oil causes Brad Penn Oil to cling tenaciously to engine parts to minimize wear during high engine torque loading and/or periods of heavily stressed operation such as those experienced in competition. This same oil cling helps prevent dry starts conditions to minimize wear even after the engine has been sitting idle for extended periods. Competition Sales is the place to go for the best oil in racing!

Additionally, Competition Sales will be supporting the Nostalgia Eliminator racers with a special SUNOCO Fuel Bonus in 2015. At each SHRA race, all qualified NE racers will receive one ticket towards a drawing at the 2015 SHRA Awards Banquet for a drum of SUNOCO alcohol racing fuel! If you attend one event in 2015, you will receive one ticket for the drawing. If you attend at all 8 Nostalgia Eliminator events, then you will have 8 tickets and of course a much better chance of winning this lucky draw bonus that will take place at the banquet. For decades, Sunoco's fuels have been associated with racing excellence. Since the mid-60s, when Sunoco and the Roger Penske Racing Team with Mark Donohue forged what would be a long and successful alliance, the company has grown into an industry powerhouse. Winning on today's racing circuit requires more than an exceptional driver and a well-built car. It takes high-performance racing fuels that are willing to go the distance - fuels like those produced by Sunoco. For all your racing fuel needs, Competition Sales of Dallas is the place to buy SUNOCO racing fuel!

Opened in 1969, Competition Sales of Dallas quickly became one of the most trusted speed shops in Dallas. With the name appearing on some of the day's fastest and most respected race cars Competition Sales became the place to buy all your race car needs. Following in the footsteps of the original Competition Sales of Dallas speed shop, they are the choice for all your race car, street car, and street rod needs. They offer everything you will ever need from simple parts to all out complete motors and machine service. As racers they understand the importance of a correct combination, not just a bunch of mail order parts.

"We are very excited to be involved with the SHRA bonus program" says Competition Sales' Bill Mitchell. "We are happy to make this our 3rd continuous year of support to nostalgia drag racing and are ready to assist in any of the SHRA teams needs to keep them fast and safe on the drag strip. Old school drag racing is our passion and we are proud to be involved with all of the racers in the SHRA." said Mitchell. To see what Competition Sales of Dallas can offer you, call 972-310-7214 or visit them online at www.competitionsalesofdallas.com.

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