Michalek Brothers Racing Exits Four-Wide Nationals After First Round False Start
Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) turned in a solid on-track performance at the 2023 Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals posting a 5.271 second pass at over 273MPH during the second round of qualifying to secure the #7 position. MBR's hopes of repeating as defending event champions collapsed during the opening round of eliminations at the hands of a -.021 false start reaction time.
MBR Looking Forward to the Challenge of 4-Wide Competition This Weekend in Charlotte
Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) is back in action for the first time in 6 weeks since their season opening semi-final finish at the NHRA Gatornationals in March. MBR heads to zMAX Dragway, a home-away-from-home of sorts, for their annual spring stop at the “Bellagio of Dragstrips” to compete in the east coast’s only 4-wide event.
Michalek Brothers Racing Kicks off 2023 with Semi-final Finish in Gainesville
The 2023 NHRA national event season opener will go down in history as a story of perseverance for Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR). Over the course of two weeks in Gainesville, Florida, MBR’s Fund That Flip sponsored A/fuel dragster towed to the starting line a total of 10 times and with each lap came an opportunity for the team to learn something about both their 4,500 horsepower hot rod and themselves as a collective group.
Michalek Brothers Racing Kicks Off 2023 National Event Campaign in Florida
Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) returns to action today in NHRA National Event competition as qualifying begins for the 2023 NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, FL.
Michalek Brothers Racing Locked and Loaded for a Showdown at 2022 Finale in Dallas
Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) is heading to the Lonestar State to close out their final event of the 2022 season at the Texas Stampede of Speed. MBR will square off against a stacked field of 23 of the nation’s best Top Alcohol Dragsters and it will be the team’s first time competing at the Texas Motorplex located just outside of Dallas.
MBR Advances to Final 8 Cars at 2022 U.S. Nationals
Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) turned in the most successful performance at the NHRA U.S. Nationals in three tries by recording a first round win over the 2021 event champions, Jackie Fricke and Finke Racing, this past Sunday in Indianapolis. MBR used a 5.293 second pass at 271.08MPH to defeat Fricke’s 5.304 second lap at 270.70MPH. This round win marked MBR’s first time ever advancing to the quarter-finals at the NHRA’s most prestigious national event.
Michalek Brothers Racing Prepped for NHRA U.S. Nationals
After a 3-race stint inside home state borders, Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) heads to Indianapolis riding a wave of momentum. MBR will square off against 21 of the nation’s best Top Alcohol Dragster entries as they make their third appearance at the NHRA’s crown jewel event, the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals.
Michalek Brothers Racing Wins 45th Anniversary Night Under Fire
Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) captured their third win at Summit Motorsports Park’s famed Night Under Fire event by running a 5.391 second pass at 270MPH in the final round to defeat Mike Hepp’s 5.663 second 247MPH effort. MBR has now won the Top Alcohol Dragster title during the 2018, 2019, and 2022 editions of the event.
Michalek Brothers Racing Ready for a Saturday Night Showdown at 2022 Night Under Fire
Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) is prepped for their fourth trip to Summit Motorsports Park’s (get directions) famed Night Under Fire event. In a year that has seen the team reel off a national event win and a 5.18 second lap, the level of intensity for going into a race has never been higher. This year’s edition will feature a head-to-head showdown under the lights between MBR’s Fund That Flip/Empowerment Alliance A/fuel dragster vs. Mike Hepp’s eBay Motors blown top alcohol dragster.
MBR Hits Halfway Point in 2022 Schedule This Weekend in Columbus
Michalek Brothers Racing (MBR) is preparing for a midseason homestand with this weekend’s JEGS SPORTSnationals at National Trail Raceway (get directions) just outside of Columbus, Ohio. The historic central Ohio facility will welcome some of the nation’s best Top Alcohol Dragster drivers and teams for a nearly week long event that will crown champions by Sunday evening, and MBR is eager to fire up their Fund That Flip / Empowerment Alliance A/fuel dragster so close to home.
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
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 (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 (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
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
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 (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 (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 (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
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
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 (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
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
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
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.