Drag Illustrated Issue 175, March / April 2022 - Page 72

per class ,” Hester says . “ We have five classes : Jr . Dragster , Sportsman , Combo , Quick-16 Door Car and Quick-16 Dragster . The money will be paid down to the top 5 point finishers in each class .”
David Swallow ’ s $ hameless Racing continues to be a driving force in the sponsorship of Immokalee Regional Raceway . “ He lives local to this area and calls Immokalee Regional Raceway his home track .”
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Other racers and businesses followed suit and stepped up to support their local track . “ Dave O ’ Brien , Anew Air Heating & Cooling , John Taylor , Mike Thompson Racing Engines , Fillmore Machine and the list goes on and on ,” Hester says . “ I couldn ’ t possibly name them all , but we ’ ve had a tremendous amount of support .”
Immokalee could hold as many as 14 point races this year , but the summer rainy season plays a huge factor and often presents a difficult weather pattern to navigate . During the earliest part of the points season ( which begins in January ) Immokalee will hold double header events , with two complete eliminators contested on a single Saturday . By the time mid-summer rolls around , the sweltering heat prevents holding two events in a day .
“ If we ’ re able to have around 14 point races ,
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