News & Updates
The 24th Annual Million Dollar Race presented by Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels will return to Montgomery Motorsports Park in Montgomery, Ala., on Oct. 23-27, 2019. In appreciation for continued support, there have been several changes made for the 2019 event including a bigger and better payout structure. The guaranteed payout has increased for the prestigious Million Dollar main event and will now pay $250,000 with no minimum car count necessary. The progressive payout scale has also increased and now pays $500,000 with 400+ entries and as always offers the best runner-up payday in all of big money bracket racing. As the world of bracket racing changes, The Million Dollar Race continues to use old-school values and the original show up-enter-race-win model and does not require any pre-entry. […]
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Oct. 21) – They say that lightning doesn’t strike twice but that wasn’t the case for veteran E.T. bracket racer Kenny Underwood, who won the prestigious Mickey Thompson Million Dollar Drag Race for the second time in five years. Driving his JEGS-backed dragster, Underwood made his way through a field of nearly 300 of the nation’s best sportsman drag racers to capture the huge $275,000 first-place prize on Sunday night at Montgomery Motorsports Park.
“Sometimes I have to pinch myself because I can’t believe this is really happening,” said Underwood, who has long been regarded as one of the best bracket racers in the sport. “Obviously, I’m very, very happy. I want to thank Randy [Folk, Million Dollar Race promoter] for having this race and JEGS for all their support.”
Racing late into the night, Underwood made his way through nine tough rounds of competition on the eighth-mile track. In the final round, he staged against 17-year old phenom Cory Gulitti of Spring, Texas and won the with a 4.767 elapsed time, matching his dial-in prediction of 4.76-seconds. Gulitti broke out by running quicker than his 4.44 dial with a 4.435. Underwood’s path to the final also includes wins against […]
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We would like to thank everyone that has participated in this year’s VIP Club drawings. You are the ones that make this program possible!
The Mickey Thompson Wheels and Tires Million will return to Montgomery Motorsports Park in Montgomery, Ala., on Oct. 18-21, 2018.
Now in its 23rd consecutive year, the Mickey Thompson Million Dollar Drag Race remains the gold standard for E.T. bracket racers. Featuring the largest single-day payout in drag racing, the Mickey Thompson Million is once again expected to host more than 500 of the sport’s best racers for the action-packed four-day race which will once again include the Triple 25’s and the Million Dollar Main Event. Last year, Johnny Ezell of Lafayette, LA., pocketed the top prize for winning the main Million event when he defeated Jason Lynch of Pleasant View, TN. in the final round. […]