Maple Grove Raceway releases 2014 schedule

For its 52nd season, Maple Grove Raceway near Reading, Pa., will once again offer a full schedule of drag racing action from late April to mid October. The season will feature the return of many fan favorites, along with some big additions to the slate.

The 30th NHRA Nationals on Oct. 2-5 should continue to be one of the fastest races on the Mello Yello Series schedule and a pivotal part of the Countdown to the Championship.

Some of the other returning big events for the season:

May 22-25: The NHRA’s Lucas Oil Drag Racing Serie returns for a 45th time.
June 22: Mega Mopar Action Series
July 11-13: Super Chevy Show presented by Chevy Performance
July 26-27: The Keystone Diesel Nationals will be a mecca for big truck racers in this part of the country.
Sept. 13-14: Fun Ford Weekend on Sept. 13-14.
Oct. 9-12: Penske Truck Leasing Pennsylvania Dutch Classic presented by P.C. Richard & Son. It’s one of the oldest Sportsman races in the country and it comes back for the 43rd edition. It’s also part of the NHRA’s Northeast Division Open Series, which invites the best Sportsman racers from all over the country to participate.

Also returning are the Latin American Sports Compacts on Sept. 6-7, the VW June Bug Classic on June 8 and the 10K Footbrake Nationals on Oct. 18.