Grassroots Racing is STRONG in Thunder Valley

DER Racing came about when Bristol Dragway decided not to continue with their Bracket Program.  So in 2009 DER stepped forward to ensure that racers could still participate in a bracket program. Now entering its 13th season DER has established itself as one of the premier programs in the region.  DER is is own and managed separate from the track. 

DER offers advertising and sponsorship opportunities to businesses and indivisual who want to support our program. Below are some ideas for you to consider. DER is willing to work with you if you have another idea on how to support those that support you.

In 2020 DER was able to maintain a strong following even with getting a late start in its season. We average 239 entries per race... Our normal program consist of Friday test/tune and bracket races on Saturday and Sunday.

Class Sponsorship - DER features 8 different classes for racers to compete in You name is attached to to the class that you chose. 

  • Super Pro - SOLD

  • Pro - SOLD

  • Sportsman - SOLD

  • Trophy - SOLD

  • Motorcycle - Available - $750

  • Jr Dragster Div 1 - SOLD

  • Jr Dragster Div 2 - SOLD

  • Jr Dragster Div 3 - SOLD

Other opportunities include:

  • Time Slips - Puts your name on each time slip - $750

  • 3x6 staging lane signage - $300 - displayed during DER events only... DER will have these produce with your approval at no cost you


Companies are welcome to donate merchandise, gift cards etc... These items can be given to racers at your discretion or DER can suggest who they go too.

We hope you will consider being a part of the DER Family for the 2021 season

Red Whitmore