Nitro-HD Purses and Shootout

Screamin' Eagle Performance Parts, a division of Harley-Davidson, has announced their increased commitment to the IHRA Screamin' Eagle Nitro Harley-Davidson class. Beginning with the 2001 season, the class will be known as Screamin' Eagle Nitro Harley-Davidson's. The commitment creates the biggest, most lucrative motorcycle drag racing competition program in the United States.



"We are very excited to continue our long-term relationship with the IHRA," said Anne Paluso, Screamin' Eagle Marketing Manager. "Screamin' Eagle is proud to increase our support of these professional racers and help IHRA put on one of the greatest shows in motorsports."

IHRA's partnership with Screamin' Eagle includes a $19,000 purse at each of 11 Nitro-Harley Davidson national event races and a $90,000season-ending championship points purse fund that guarantees $35,000 to the world champion.

New to the program is the $22,000 Screamin' Eagle Nitro Harley Shootout at a yet undetermined location. The Shootout pays $8,000 to win, with $5,000 awarded to the runner-up.

"Screamin' Eagle and Harley-Davidson are one of the most recognized brands in the world," stated IHRA Vice President of Sales and Marketing Aaron Polburn. "We are pleased that Screamin' Eagle thinks enough of IHRA to make Screamin' Eagle Nitro Harley-Davidson's the largest and most competitive drag racing motorcycle series in the world."

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