At the end of September, the track will host nearly back-o back drag racing events. On Thursday, Sept. 27 they will come off their summer break and host the first of the winter season’s regular drag racing bill for local amateurs to test their reaction times and car speed down the eighth mile stretch of the historic front straightaway.
On September 29 will be the inaugural “The Battle of the Bridge..” Presented by Safety-Kleen, it will be a special event – featuring three different classes of racing and drift competitions. There also will be a car show and a Power Wheels race for youngsters.
On October 13, the focus will; shift from the track to the paddock, as the raceway hosts their first-ever craft beer and music fest. Dubbed the Brew Jam Grand Prix, the event will combine a wide selection of craft brews, food and live music.
Three popular Sarasota-based bands will perform starting in the afternoon and continuing on into the night. Multiple Florida breweries will provide sampling opportunities for their individual products.
“Sebring knows how to party and this will be a great one,” said Sebring International Raceway President and General Manager Wayne Estes.
November will see a return to road racing as the Michelin SportsCar Encore has it’s first-ever run at Sebring’s historic 3.74 mile circuit. This competition will feature four classes running the track simultaneously. during the four hour main event.
There will be the LMP3 prototypes, as well as the production based GT3, GT4 and TCR divisions.
On the Saturday of that race weekend, there will be a Mazda MX-5 race, which may prove to be the hardest-fought competition with a reported $50,000 up for grabs.
That weekend also is slated to have a big Saturday evening concert as well.
Then on November 30, the Alan Jay Pistons & Props event returns to Sebring. It’s the biggest vintage racing event of the year at SIR.
For information on these events and more call (863)-655-1442 or visit http://www.sebringinternationalraceway.com