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Saturday, 7 April 2018

New and unique ultimate performance car and bike event at Jurby in April

Straightliners have announced a new ultimate performance car and bike event at Jurby Airfield for 2018.  Titled 'Race the Rock' is set to take place the first weekend in early April.  Your are guaranteed passion and lots of horse power at 'Race the Rock' in fact there is no other event like it in the United Kingdom

You can expect plenty of noise, smoke and top action as powerful drag cars and bikes take to the recently resurfaced strip and revamped venue.  The new track went down a storm with drag racing fans, racers and officials at Straightliners events there last year. This new event can be as competitive or as free and easy as drivers want.

For all you modified car people Straightliners Race the Rock is offering you four days of track action 7th, 8th, 9th & 10th April.  The details are as follows:
  • Saturday the 7th April Drag racing ( all vehicles welcome)
  • Sunday the 8th Drag Racing and show ( all vehicles welcome) and the World famous Purple Helmets will be performing on the drag strip at 1pm
  • Monday the 9th Track day Jurby Airfield with individual timed lap ( cars only)
  • Tuesday the 10th side by side top speed runs over the 1/2 mile Jurby Airfield main runway (cars and bikes)
  • Tuesday evening prize presentation 

Speaking about this new and exciting event Straightliners founder Trevor Duckworth said "As well as fantastic track action spectators and participants can take some time out at the Jurby Motor Museum (JMM).  We have teamed up with JMM to stage this event and we hope to make Race the Rock an annual attraction to the Isle of Man for motorsports fans.  We are also expecting to attract many motorsport fans and competitors from the UK and Ireland. In fact we already have interest from some of the Top car clubs in the UK"

There are a variety of travel, competitor and spectator packages available. Details from Straightliners.  

What: Straightliners 'Race the Rock'
When: 7th, 8th, 9th & 10th April. 2018
Where: Jurby Airfield, Ballavarran Rd, Isle of Man.

Media coverage

Isle of Man Today
http://www.iomtoday.co.im/article.cfm?id=39030&headline=Race%20the%20Rock%20fuelled%20with%20passion%20and%20horsepower&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2018

isleofman.com
http://www.isleofman.com/News/details/85116/are-you-ready-to-race-the-rock-

Manx Radio
https://www.manxradio.com/community/event/5593/

3FM http://www.three.fm/news/isle-of-man-news/new-race-festival-for-jurby/