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Nitro drivers head to PBIR for testing: January 17th and 18th, 2014

2013 Funny Car champ John Force is among the drivers expected at PRO Winter Warm-up
2013 Funny Car champ John Force is among the drivers expected at PRO Winter Warm-up
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Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida and the Professional Racers Owners Organization, Inc. (PRO) will host the fourth annual PRO Winter Warm-up on Friday and Saturday, January 17th and 18th. Some of the top names and teams in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ two nitro series – Top Fuel and Funny Car – will be testing as a prelude to the 2014 season, which kicks off Thursday through Sunday, February 6th through 9th with the NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California.

Among the drivers expected at the PRO Winter Warm-up:

· 2013 Funny Car champ John Force and the rest of John Force Racing, daughters Courtney and Brittany Force, andRobert Hight

· Al-Anabi Racing drivers Shawn Langdon (2013 Top Fuel champ) and Khalid alBalooshi

· Torrence Racing’s Steve and Billy Torrence

· Don Schumacher Racing drivers Tommy Johnson Jr., Tony Schumacher, Antron Brown, Jack Beckman, Matt Hagan, Ron Capps and Spencer Massey

· Kalitta Motorsports drivers Doug Kalitta, David Grubnic, Del Worsham and Alexis DeJoria

· Chad Head

· Sidnei Frigo

· Leah Pritchett

· Bob Tasca III

· Cruz Pedregon

· Bob Vandergriff Jr.

Two-day spectator passes for the event are $50 for adults, $25 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and under; daily tickets are also available, and parking is free. Gates open each day at 4 p.m. ET, with racing from 5 to 7 p.m. ET. Get more information on the PRO Winter Warm-up at racepbir.com.

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