The Race Track Business Conference (RTBC) has awarded Jason Rittenberry, President & Chief Executive Officer of IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRG), the "Innovator of the Year" award. The inaugural award was presented by Diamond Ticketing Systems at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show in Indianapolis, Indiana last week.
Southwestern International Raceway (SWIR) in Tucson will play host to the fastest cars and the biggest stars in the sport of drag racing when the track hosts the annual IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series season opener at the Good Vibrations Motorsports Southwestern Nationals presented by Budweiser, February 6-7, 2015 at SWIR.
On the IHRA Nitro Jam schedule every year since 2011, the annual season-opening race in the desert has gotten bigger each and every year. With its unique collection of cutting-edge racing technology, throwback, nostalgia drag racing and a thrilling jet-powered fire show, the Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series has something for fans of all ages.
Come join us in the race to benefit the Tucson Community Food Bank and the Tucson Toys for Tots! Racer gates open at 8 am with time trials beginning at 9 am on December 6. Ironman trophies are up for grabs in these race classes: Box, No Box, Motorcycle, Street ET, Junior Dragsters and Big Wheels.