March 21, 2013
PRESTONSBURG - All class sponsors have been set for the 2013 Pop’s Chevrolet Arm Drop Drags. Kent Rose, the event’s coordinator, made the announcement that all class sponsorships had been set earlier in the week. The 2013 Pop’s Chevrolet Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags will be held May 10-11 at Paintsville-Prestonsburg-Combs Field Airport.
Here’s a look at the class sponsors: Drag Radial Cage (Vanderpool Mechanical); Drag Radial No Cage (Vanderpool Mechanical); Street Tire (Kelly’s Radiator); Outlaw (Arm Drop Garage); Grocery Getter (Prestonsburg Blackcats Touchdown Club); All Wheel Drive (City of Paintsville); Front Wheel Drive (City of Prestonsburg).
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.
The Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags has added two classes - Front Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive. The first 250 racers to register for the May event will receive driver bags and T-shirts. Each of the first 50 racers to register will receive a dash plaque.
Pig In A Poke will be the primary food vendor for the upcoming Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags, offering deep fried turkey legs, among other items.
Seven-foot trophies will be on the line for racers in the latest version of the Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags.
Discount Auto Brokers has signed on to sponsor an appearance from Speed personality Brett Wagner of Monster Garage.