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The Southwest Heritage Racing Association

Mears Mazda-Volvo Steps Up SHRA Sponsorship for 5th Anniversary Season

1/14/17 - The Southwest Heritage Racing Association is proud to announce the return and increased support of Mears Mazda-Volvo for our 5th Anniversary season. Mears Mazda-Volvo will be co-sponsor the series with MalloryPrint.com and be the title sponsor of the season opener April 15th at Thunder Valley Raceway Park, the Nostalgia Super Stock Showdown July 1st at North Star Dragway and the 2nd Annual Bee Godwin Memorial Nationals at Wichita Raceway Park. In addition, Mears Mazda-Volvo will be sponsoring the "Quick Light Bonus" award for all six SHRA classes at all 2017 events, which pays a cash bonus for the best reaction time in round one, in every class, at every race!


Mears Mazda-Volvo is a family owned and operated dealership located in Lubbock, Texas. Growing from a small car lot in 1971, today it is one of only a few locally 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 or used car, Mears Mazda-Volvo is the place to go! Be sure and ask for SHRA NE1 competitor Andy Mears to get the SHRA special deal! If Mears Mazda-Volvo doesn’t have the car you are looking for – they likely can get it for you! So please remember them when you are shopping for your next auto or truck purchase, and tell them the SHRA sent you! Learn more about Mears Mazda-Volvo by checking out their website at www.MearsMotors.com.

Neil & Parks Racing Enterprises Returns
to Sponsor NE 1 Top Qualifier Bonus!

1/11/17 - Neil & Parks Racing Enterprises has returned to sponsor a $100 cash bonus to the Nostalgia Eliminator 1 racer who qualifies #1 at each SHRA event in 2017!

The incredibly talented team from Burlingame, Kansas is well known for state of the art front engine dragster construction, having built the record setting nostalgia front engine dragsters of Scott Parks in Junior Fuel and Jack Harris in Nostalgia Top Fuel. 2014 SHRA Nostalgia Eliminator 1 Champion Tera Graves pilots a Neil & Parks front engine digger owned by Darrell Walden.


In the past 30 years, Neil & Parks has grown to where they are the nostalgia experts. While they specialize in the 'undoable', they are not afraid of doing the simple jobs. Neil & Parks has grown to not only build base chassis, but also have full automotive machining capabilities, cylinder head development, injection and fuel system development, as well as a full line of precision fabricated engine and chassis components. They are a custom shop and their work is not 'cookie cutter', but created to fulfill your exact needs. Be sure to look over their website at www.NeilParks.com that is a showcase of the decades of on track & shop experience. If you don't see a component on their website, call them and they will make it for you. If you see a product that needs modification to meet your particular application, they will easily modify their components to meet your specific need. Phone calls and emails are welcomed! (785) 654-3440 or shop@neilparks.com.

AlkyDigger Renews Nostalgia Eliminator Class Sponsorship For SHRA's 5th Anniversary Season

1/5/17 - The SHRA is thrilled to announce Alkydigger has renewed its title sponsorship of the Nostalgia Eliminator classes for our fifth anniversary season! Mike Chilando, President of Alkydigger stated, "The SHRA has put together a fantastic drag racing series for nostalgia drag racers, their fans and supporters. My involvement only makes sense as Alkydigger is the nation’s top provider of hardcore fuel injection, blowers and other engine parts for these racers." Enderle, MSD Pro Mag, Hilborn, The Blower Shop, Hunt Vertex, RCD, Milodon and Ted’s Zoomie Headers are their core brands.

Racers agree as talk in the pits supports the fact that AlkyDigger is the go to source for any drag racer looking for only the best in new and used parts for their injected and blown applications, and their technical support and advice is second to none and FREE, making Alkydigger the choice of SHRA racers.


Thanks to the support of Alkydigger.com, the SHRA has increased the cash purse at each of their 8 events featuring the Nostalgia Eliminator 1, 2 and 3 classes. The winner of each race of the 8 event 2017 season in the NE1 class will take home $500, winners in the NE2 and NE3 classes will take home $400, and payouts below that will show some increases as well. The Championship points fund for the Nostalgia Eliminator classes increased significantly in 2016 and will continue in 2017 thanks to AlkyDigger's support.

Mike Chilando says Alkydigger’s mission is simple - Deliver quality new and used race and custom parts to my valued customers on time, at a reasonable price, and tell them what they need to hear, not what they may want to hear. Mike delivers on that message! Find out more about Alkydigger at their website www.Alkydigger.com and be sure to thank Mike and the fine folks at AlkyDigger for their continued support of the SHRA nostalgia drag racing series.

SHRA Racers can use promo code "Gimme20" on web orders to receive a $20 discount over $200 purchases. Call Toni Chilando Taylor for sales or Mike for tech help and advice!

Meyer Enterprises Returns to Support
SHRA's 5th Anniversary Season

1/3/17 - The Southwest Heritage Racing Association is proud to announce the sponsorship renewal of Meyer Enterprises of Denton, TX. As event sponsor of the 2017 SHRA Championship Finals, Meyer Enterprises will continue their support that began in 2013 when the series began.

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'. You can learn more about Meyer Enterprises at www.DallasMachineShop.com or call 224-353-9791 and be sure to tell Allen the SHRA sent you!

Meyer Enterprises is the supplier of our year end Championship trophies for the SHRA and if you have seen these outstanding awards you know their capabilities! The SHRA thanks Allen Meyer for his continued support of the SHRA nostalgia drag racing series!

Bubba’s Tow Returns to Support SHRA Bracket Classes with Longest Tow Bonus!

12/23/16 - The SHRA is proud to announce the continued support of Old School Bracket racers by Ft Worth, Texas based Bubba's Tow. Tim Cruce, owner of Bubba Tow will be continuing the $100 cash program that rewards the longest tow to each event in each Old School Bracket race. The bonus will be split between the No Electronic and Electronic racers who make the longest tow to the event.

Bubba's Tow owner Tim Cruce is a big drag racing fan and racer. He was quick to sign back up for another year as a supporter of the Old School bracket class. The Bubba's Tow cash bonus is designed to help a racer in each of the Old School bracket classes offset the cost of travel by providing a cash bonus for the "Longest Tow".

Bubba's Tow is the only choice when you need classic and collector car towing services in the North Texas area. Bubba’s Tow is set up with the proper equipment, insurance and knowledge to safely and securely relocate your street rod, collector car or classic. Rest assured, you don’t want a local towing service to mis-handle your pride and joy. You can reach Tim Cruce at 817 269-0171 and save his number in case you find yourself caught on the side of the road! And be sure to tell him the SHRA sent you!

Bad Behavior Racing NE 1 Bounty is Back!

12/17/16 - This program, with the support of Bullets Racing Engines, Ferry's Aluminum Repair and Viel's Motorsports will target the winner of the most recent SHRA event by placing a bounty on that racer. At the next event, the racer who is the first to defeat that winner from the last event in eliminations, will receive the bounty, which will be no less than $100. If no one defeats that racer and that racer goes on to win again, they get $100 and the Bounty at the next event doubles to $200!

Going into the first SHRA event of 2017, the winner of the last event of 2016 Tommy Drozd will arrive at the first race with the Bounty on him! The first racer who defeats him in eliminations will receive the bonus!

This bonus will put a fun spin on the NE1 class for 2017. If the most recent winner isn't in attendance at the next event, the bounty will be placed on the top qualifier of the current race for that event.

A huge thanks to Bullet Racing Engines (972) 285-0182, Ferry's Aluminum Repair (972) 557-3565 and Viel's Motorsports (214) 505-9833 for their support of this bonus for the SHRA NE1 racers!

Mallory Screen Print & Embroidery Renews
Title Sponsorship of SHRA Nostalgia Series!

12/15/16 - The Southwest Heritage Racing Association (SHRA) is proud to announce the return of series sponsor Mallory Screen Print & Embroidery for the 2017 tour, our fifth anniversary season. MalloryPrint.com owner Al Mallory says the commitment to renew his contract as series sponsor for the fifth consecutive season was easy with the success and growth of the nostalgia drag racing series that began in 2013.

"The SHRA has grown in just a short few years to be the biggest grassroots series for nostalgia drag racers and fans in the southwest,” said Mallory. “It's affordable and most importantly fun and that goes a long way in today's environment. Mallory Screen Print and Embroidery is proud to continue to support the SHRA as the series continues to pick up more racers and fans in 2017" said Mallory.


Mallory Screen Print and Embroidery located in Joshua, Texas makes you look good at corporate events, sporting competitions and of course on the race track! You can contact Mallory with confidence knowing that their staff and capabilities will exceed your expectations. The company led by Al Mallory controls all phases of custom embroidery and screen printing in house, allowing them the ultimate control over quality. Superior materials are used and with expert craftsmanship, you can be assured all your staff or race team will look its best! Whether your need is for t shirts, caps, banners, decals or complete uniforms, contact the team at Mallory to make you look good! For more information on Mallory Screen Print call them at 800-433-2220 or find them on the web atwww.malloryprint.com and Facebook page.

Dooley & Sons Hot Rod Shop Renews
SHRA Nostalgia Eliminator Shootout Sponsorship

12/12/16 - The SHRA is proud to announce Dooley & Sons Hot Rod Shop will return as title sponsor of the Alky Digger Nostalgia Eliminator 1-2-3 Shootouts! "What a great program to reward racers for their hard work throughout the year," stated Jeff Cameron of Dooley and Sons. Jeff went on to say, "Being a racer myself and seeing the challenge and drama the Shootout brings to SHRA Nostalgia Eliminator racing, I wanted to see this program continue and I wanted to get involved and support the continued growth of the SHRA".

Here's how the Shootout works – Nostalgia Eliminator drivers will be awarded points based on their final qualifying position at each event this season. The number 1 qualifier will receive 16 points, the number 16 qualifier receives 1 point. After the next to last race of the season, the field will be set and will include the top 8 points earners in each Nostalgia Eliminator class. Eight cars from each of the three classes will be paired on a sportsman ladder at the SHRA Championship Finals. The all-important first round of eliminations for all three shootouts presented by Dooley & Sons will be held during the first qualifying session. The two quickest winners, without going under their respective index, will advance to the final round to be run in the second qualifying session. The winner will take home $500! In 2016, Tera Graves, Stephen Hansen and Doug Morrison claimed victory in their respective class.


Dooley & Sons Hot Rod Shop is a premier custom hot rod and restoration company based in Magnolia, Texas. Dooley Cameron started the shop in 1961 in Levelland, Texas as a one man shop. Five decades later with a move to Magnolia, sons Jeff and Tom work at the shop and it has grown beyond their wildest dreams. Today the facility is stretched out over 15 acres, a 20,000 square-foot facility houses custom sheet metal fabrication, upholstery, chassis fabrication, paint and body, exhaust fabrication, and final assembly departments are all under one roof. This arrangement enables the shop to maintain stringent quality control standards by closely monitoring each car through every phase of the build. During the construction phase, project cars can easily move between each department to undergo minor design changes as necessary, resulting in a remarkably well-integrated package from top to bottom. They do it all, from custom engines, expert CAD engineering, award winning interiors, show quality paint and body, metal fab, custom chassis construction – there is nothing that Dooley and Sons can’t do when it comes to making top flight award winning cars! Be sure and check out their builds and services at their website www.dooleyandsons.com and Facebook page.

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