FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Amalie Oil / Torco Race Fuel InstiGator Tunes Up For Texas With Spring Meltdown
Abilene, TX, FEB 15, 2005 - IHRA fan favorite, Terry Mc Millen and his Amalie Oil /Torco Racing Fuels InstiGator Funny Car, will appear at the Abilene Star Dodge Dragstrip Spring Meltdown, March 4th. Friday's Spring Meltdown begins a power packed weekend followed by the Lone Star Bracket Nationals on Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6. This marks Mc Millen's second trip to the Lone Star state this year. In January, Mc Millen and his InstiGator team tested in San Antonio and appeared at the San Antonio Monster Jam, promoting the 4th Annual Amalie Oil Texas Nationals.
"This is another great opportunity for us to tune up in Texas," stated Mc Millen. "It's a great track. Track owner, Tom Dupree, has an exciting weekend of racing planned; the fans in Abilene are going to see some great racing." The InstiGator team, led by co-crew chiefs (Skinny) Brent Lidgard and (TV) Tad Heflick, along with Mc Millen, have spent the off-season preparing to contend for the 2005 IHRA Funny Car Championship. "Our team worked all winter long building more horsepower. We're going to put that horsepower on the track in Abilene and be ready for San Antonio." Rhonda Mc Millen added, "In 2004 we finished 3rd in IHRA points; we plan to improve in 2005. The competition is tough and Team InstiGator is ready for the fight!"
The 2004 drag racing season registered several milestones for the Abilene Star Dodge Dragstrip. The track was recognized at the IHRA Awards Banquet for "Most Growth in Summit Super Series Participation" and earned the coveted "IHRA Sportsman Track of the Year".
To test, tune, race or attend the Spring Meltdown and Lone Star Bracket Nationals contact: http://www.abilenedragstrip.com
Learn more about Terry Mc Millen and the InstiGator team by visiting http://hoosierthunder.com
ABOUT TERRY MC MILLEN
Terry Mc Millen is a veteran IHRA driver. He and his wife Rhonda are team owners of Hoosier Thunder Motorsports, a multi-car drag racing team based in Elkhart, IN. Mc Millen, a fan favorite in the Hooters IHRA Drag Racing series, competes in the 12 IHRA events contested in the US and Canada. Terry and the InstiGator Funny Car are featured in the IHRA Professional Drag Racing video game for XBOX, PlayStation2, PlayStation and PC . Terry is available for interviews and appearances.
For more information, photos or to arrange an interview:
Rhonda Mc Millen
Terry Mc Millen