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Arm Drop Drags to return Aug. 1-2

Steve LeMaster slemaster@civitasmedia.com

May 15, 2014

PRESTONSBURG - Are you ready for Eastern Kentucky vs. The World? The Appalachian Wireless Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags will host its latest event, dubbed Eastern Kentucky vs. The World, Aug. 1-2 at Combs Airport in Hager Hill. Shortly after the Appalachian Wireless Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags’ latest event concluded earlier in the month, the organization’s board went back to work and set the date for the early-August event.


Heath Chaffin is a new board member for the Appalachian Wireless Arm Drop Drags. Chaffin made his drag racing debut at the event held earlier in the month.


Appalachian Wireless Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags Race Director Kent Rose has announced the race classes for the August event. The race classes are as follows: Outlaw, Drag Radial Pro, STX Plus (Street Tire, Drag Radial with Power Adder), STX (Street Tire, Drag Radial), SST (Strictly Street Tire, Minimum Tread Wear 200), Front Wheel Drive and All Wheel Drive.


A Honda Foreman 500 and a CRF50 from Honda of Prestonsburg will also be given away during Appalachian Wireless Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags’ next event.


Class sponsorships for the Aug. 1-2 event remain available.


Catch Kent Rose: Mr. Horsepower Kent Rose will make an appearance in Paintsville at Paintsville Main Street’s Spring Fling on Saturday.


Follow the Appalachian Wireless Hillbilly Arm Drop Drags and Mr. Horsepower Kent Rose online at www.armdropguy.com