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Michalek Brothers Racing Eliminated by .007 Seconds in Norwalk

Michalek Brothers Racing Eliminated by .007 Seconds in Norwalk

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) was dealt an early exit at the 2022 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio when Madison Payne narrowly crossed the finish line first in the opening round of eliminations by .007 seconds; a margin of victory of less than 3 feet. The first round loss once again denied MBR their first round win at an NHRA sanctioned event at Summit Motorsports Park since 2015’s runner-up finish.

Burnyzz Speed Shop Partners with Michalek Brothers Racing for 5 Events in 2022

Burnyzz Speed Shop Partners with Michalek Brothers Racing for 5 Events in 2022

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) is proud to announce a newly formed partnership with Burnyzz Speed Shop for the remainder of the 2022 NHRA racing season. MBR and Burnyzz will hit the track together for the team’s 5 remaining events of the season including 3 races in Ohio and solo stops in Indiana and Texas.

Michalek Brothers Racing Locked in for 3 Race Ohio Stretch

Michalek Brothers Racing Locked in for 3 Race Ohio Stretch

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) officially enters the busiest part of their 2022 schedule as the team kicks off a three-race tour in Ohio at this weekend’s NHRA national event in Norwalk. MBR travels to Summit Motorsports Park (get directions) after a nearly two month break following their most recent event at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Michalek Brothers Racing Edges Out Competition for 2022 Four-Wide Nationals Event Win

Michalek Brothers Racing Edges Out Competition for 2022 Four-Wide Nationals Event Win

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) clawed their way through the field at the 2022 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals to capture their first national event win as car owners and second national event win overall. MBR has now been to 4 NHRA national event final rounds, 3 of which have come at the palatial zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Michalek Brothers Racing Ready for Four-Wide Redemption

Michalek Brothers Racing Ready for Four-Wide Redemption

Just over one year after Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) pulled out of the gates of zMAX Dragway with a severely wounded motor and a charred racecar, the team returns to the spectacular Charlotte, North Carolina facility looking to rewrite the story. MBR will once again compete at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and the action kicks off this Friday afternoon when qualifying gets under way.

SJK Machine Joins Michalek Brothers Racing as Associate Sponsor

SJK Machine Joins Michalek Brothers Racing as Associate Sponsor

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) is proud to announce a newly formed partnership with SJK Machine for the 2022 NHRA racing season. MBR and SJK Machine will hit the road together for 6 events in the upcoming season making stops in North Carolina, Ohio (3), Indiana, and Texas.

Michalek Brothers Racing Runs Career Best Elapsed Time En Route to Quarter-Final Finish at 2022 NHRA Gatornationals

Michalek Brothers Racing Runs Career Best Elapsed Time En Route to Quarter-Final Finish at 2022 NHRA Gatornationals

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) closed out a marathon week in Gainesville, Florida with a top half qualifying position and a round win at the 2022 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.

Michalek Brothers Racing Kicks Off Biggest Year Yet in Gainesville

Michalek Brothers Racing Kicks Off Biggest Year Yet in Gainesville

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) heads south to Gainesville, FL this weekend to kick off their 2022 campaign at the prestigious Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. This first stop marks the start of MBR’s most ambitious campaign to date where the team will compete in 7 events contested in Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, and Texas from March to October.

Michalek Brothers Racing Partners with Right Trailers for 2022 Season

Michalek Brothers Racing Partners with Right Trailers for 2022 Season

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) is proud to announce a newly formed partnership with Right Trailers for the 2022 NHRA racing season. MBR and Right Trailers will hit the road together for 7 events in the upcoming season making stops in Florida, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Indiana, and Texas.

Michalek Brothers Racing Returns to Charlotte with Unfinished Business

Michalek Brothers Racing Returns to Charlotte with Unfinished Business

The last time Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) sent their Fund That Flip / Empowerment Alliance A/fuel dragster rocketing down the zMAX Dragway quarter-mile, the team was on a record-breaking pass before the run ended in carnage due to a broken crankshaft and a resulting oil fire prior to reaching the finish line.

Michalek Brothers Racing Runs Career Best Numbers at the NHRA U.S. Nationals

Michalek Brothers Racing Runs Career Best Numbers at the NHRA U.S. Nationals

The Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals will be remembered as a bittersweet weekend for Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR). MBR had a career weekend on track in Indianapolis showing impressive performance and consistency running elapsed times of 5.290, 5.299, 5.297, and 5.292 seconds at speeds of up to 279.32MPH — all of which were the quickest and fastest runs the team has made to date. These performances reset the team’s quickest elapsed time by .027 seconds and highest speed by over 8 miles per hour.

Michalek Brothers Racing Ready for Indianapolis

Michalek Brothers Racing Ready for Indianapolis

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) is prepared for a big finish to their 2021 racing season, and it starts this Thursday at the NHRA’s most prestigious and longest-running event on tour: the Dodge SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals. Labor Day Weekend has become synonymous with drag racing’s biggest stage as NHRA competitors head to Indianapolis to begin their final push to decide class championships. For MBR, “The Big Go” marks an opportunity to continue building on the performance found at their most recent outing in Norwalk, Ohio.

Night Under Fire Results Have MBR Feeling Motivated for U.S. Nationals

Night Under Fire Results Have MBR Feeling Motivated for U.S. Nationals

For the third time in 4 years, Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) and Gutierrez Brothers Racing put on a side-by-side show in front of a record-breaking crowd during the 44th running of the Kelly Services Night Under Fire in Norwalk, OH. In the event’s lone show round, J.P. Gutierriez’s 5.29 second lap at 266MPH edged out MBR’s 5.38 at 271MPH prior to an area-wide power outage forcing an early completion to the evening.

MBR Kicks Off Pivotal 3 Race Finale at Prestigious Night Under Fire

MBR Kicks Off Pivotal 3 Race Finale at Prestigious Night Under Fire

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) kicks off the second half of their season in grand fashion at Summit Motorsports Park (GET DIRECTIONS) this Saturday, August 7 at the 44th running of the track’s famed Night Under Fire event. For one night only, MBR and Gutierrez Brothers Racing (GBR) will line up their 270MPH Top Alcohol Dragsters head-to-head under the lights in front of a capacity crowd in Norwalk, OH.

Michalek Brothers Racing Exits First Round in Norwalk

Michalek Brothers Racing Exits First Round in Norwalk

In a bounce-back weekend following major damage to the team’s Fund That Flip / Empowerment Alliance sponsored A/fuel dragster at the team’s previous event in Charlotte, Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) qualified for the 15th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, OH before being defeated by the #2 qualifier, Jasmine Salinas, in the first round of eliminations.

Michalek Brothers Racing Reloaded for Norwalk

Michalek Brothers Racing Reloaded for Norwalk

After an up and down weekend to kick off the 2021 season at the NGK/NTK Four Wide Nationals in Charlotte, Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) returns to action this weekend at the 15th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, OH. This event will mark the team’s first NHRA event in MBR’s home state since running the 2018 edition.

Michalek Brothers Racing Focused on Positives After Hot Start to 2021 in Charlotte

Michalek Brothers Racing Focused on Positives After Hot Start to 2021 in Charlotte

It was a weekend full of ups and downs for Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) to kick off the 2021 season at zMAX Dragway just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina. MBR’s Fund That Flip / Empowerment Alliance entry qualified in the #10 position with a 5.317 second lap at 268MPH, the team’s quickest elapsed time to date, and was out front in its first round matchup until a crankshaft failure ended the team’s attempt to earn their spot in Sunday’s semi-final round. To add insult to injury, a resulting oil fire just past the finish line in the first round of eliminations caused sizable damage to MBR’s A/fuel dragster that will need to be repaired prior to the team’s next outing.

Michalek Brothers Racing Looks to Rekindle Past Charlotte Success at 2021 Season Opener

Michalek Brothers Racing Looks to Rekindle Past Charlotte Success at 2021 Season Opener

After a nearly 4 year absence, Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) will once again make the tow down I-77 to the home of two of the team’s most successful national event appearances. In just 3 races at the famed North Carolina facility, MBR has battled their way to the final round twice, including a victory at the 2014 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.

The Empowerment Alliance Begins Partnership with Summit Motorsports Park and Michalek Brothers Racing in 2021

The Empowerment Alliance Begins Partnership with Summit Motorsports Park and Michalek Brothers Racing in 2021

Summit Motorsports Park and Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) are proud to announce a joint partnership with The Empowerment Alliance beginning in the 2021 racing season. The Empowerment Alliance will become the official “American Energy Independence” partner of Summit Motorsports Park and a major associate sponsor on the MBR A/fuel dragster at 6 races in 2021.

Michalek Brothers Racing Preparing for 2021

Michalek Brothers Racing Preparing for 2021

After a successful partnership debut between Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) and Fund That Flip in 2020, MBR is stocking up on the inventory required to attempt the most ambitious schedule in team history. The team will kick their efforts into high gear with six appearances in Ohio, North Carolina, and Indiana in 2021.

Michalek Brothers Racing Qualifies for 66th Running of NHRA U.S. Nationals

Michalek Brothers Racing Qualifies for 66th Running of NHRA U.S. Nationals

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) returned to action this past weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals, turning in a performance with mixed results. The Fund That Flip sponsored A/fuel dragster made a 5.37 second run on Thursday evening — the team’s best run in NHRA competition, but was unable to improve on that performance the rest of the weekend before being defeated in the first round of eliminations by Matt Cummings.

Michalek Brothers Racing Set to Return to NHRA Competition at U.S. Nationals

Michalek Brothers Racing Set to Return to NHRA Competition at U.S. Nationals

It’s been an extended off season for Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR), but the countdown clock strikes zero this weekend. MBR will use the long holiday weekend to go toe-to-toe with the nation’s best Top Alcohol Dragster teams, and to kick off a new era by debuting their brand new partnership with Fund That Flip — a fast, reliable capital provider for experienced real estate investors who are rehabilitating residential properties.

Fund That Flip Enters NHRA Drag Racing as Primary Sponsor of Michalek Brothers Racing

Fund That Flip Enters NHRA Drag Racing as Primary Sponsor of Michalek Brothers Racing

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) heads into the 2020 race season with high levels of optimism and excitement. Coming off a career best run at MBR’s most recent outing, the team is hard at work preparing for a return to NHRA National Event competition in 2020 and 2021. The catalyst behind these opportunities is the brand new primary partnership with Fund That Flip, a leader in providing short-term loans to experienced real estate investors.

MBR Wins 2019 Night Under Fire on Day of Greater Celebration

MBR Wins 2019 Night Under Fire on Day of Greater Celebration

On a day that was highlighted by events off the racetrack, Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) successfully defended their Night Under Fire title from 2018 in front of Summit Motorsports Park’s largest single-day crowd in the track’s storied history. MBR used two strong performances in the ENERGIZE A/fuel dragster during the show rounds, including a 5.37 second opening lap at 268MPH and a 5.31 second lap at 239MPH under the lights, to narrowly edge out J.P. Gutierrez and the rest of the MGM Grand Detroit team. The final lap of the night was quick enough to reset MBR’s quickest E.T. as the team continues to inch closer to the 5.2-second performance barrier.

Michalek Brothers Racing Returns to the Track with Greater Purpose

Michalek Brothers Racing Returns to the Track with Greater Purpose

Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) returns to competition at Summit Motorsports Park on Saturday, August 10 to defend their Top Alcohol Dragster title from the 2018 Night Under Fire. The MBR A/fuel dragster will roll out of the trailer donning the Stephanie Andrews Michalek commemorative decal for the first time, and friends and family will be wearing identical pins to come together as one to celebrate Steph’s life.

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