By: STEVE LeMASTERslemaster@civitasmedia.com
February 14, 2013
PRESTONSBURG - The 2013 Pop’s Chevrolet Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags will be held May 10-11 at Paintsville-Prestonsburg-Combs Field Airport and offer seven classes for drag racers, some of whom will be from across the country.
The classes set for the 2013 edition of the Pop’s Chevrolet Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags are Drag Radial Cage, Drag Radial No Cage, Street Tire (Kelly’s Radiator), Outlaw (Arm Drop Garage), Grocery Getter (Prestonsburg Blackcats Touchdown Club), All Wheel Drive and Front Wheel Drive.
Sponsorships are available for the unsponsored classes.
“We expect 300 race cars and over 10,000 spectators at this two-day event,” Event Coordinator Kent Rose said. “Sponsorships are going fast. We need everyone who wants to shake and bake to get onboard.”
Anyone wanting to sponsor a class should contact Rose.
Admission for the Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags is $10 per spectator; $15 per pit pass and $35 per racer. Kids 12 and under will be admitted free.
Area coal miners who have lost their job and show a miner’s card will be able to race for free.