Announcing the Summer Thunder Series Presented by A & A Manufacturing

Announcing the Summer Thunder Series Presented by A & A Manufacturing


Muskegon, MI – April 30th, 2018

We are pleased to announce something big for our late model drivers! Jim Fairbanks at A & A Manufacturing has come on board to sponsor a mini-series revolving around four independent, special events during the Thunderbird Raceway racing season. The Summer Thunder Series presented by A & A Manufacturing will take place over four race weekends, this Saturday, May 5th, Saturday June 23rd, Saturday September 1st, and concludes on Saturday September 8th at our season ending staple, Rolling Thunder.

A & A Manufacturing has put up a point fund for the top 5 finishers over the course of the season. Payout is as follows:

1st – $1,000
2nd – $600
3rd – $500
4th – $400
5th – $300

Winning payouts thus far for each of our independent late model specials are as follows:

Thunderstruck 35 (Saturday, May 5th) – $2,500 to win
Haulin’ Fast 35 (Saturday, June 23rd) – $2,000 to win
Full Throttle 40 (Saturday, September 1st) – $2,000 to win
Rolling Thunder (Saturday, September 8th) – TBA

About A & A Manufacturing – Based in Spring Lake, Michigan, A & A Manufacturing offers a full list of suspension components and chassis brackets for racers and off-roaders alike. A & A works closely with large fabricators and individuals to develop the best chassis and suspension products in the USA.

About Thunderbird Raceway – Opened in 1958 under the name of Birchwood Speedway, Thunderbird is a semi-banked 1/3 mile dirt oval located in Dalton Township, in Muskegon County, MI. Reopened after a four year hiatus, new owner Tom Sprague has breathed life into old facility and is enjoying robust support from the racing community and race fans alike.