Night Under Fire
Riveting and rip-roaring action was rolled out at the 40th Annual Kelly Services Night Under Fire, which was slated to be the most action-packed presentation of the time-honored and treasured event yet.
The spectacle was set for Aug. 12, 2017 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
In honor of the 40th anniversary, Summit Motorsports Park unveiled a never-before-seen show. There was be new talent, a new $125,000 fireworks show, a new theatrical light show and new special effects.
Chris Darnell returned to the star-studded line-up to serve a heaping helping of hot action in his triple jet engine-powered Shockwave truck, and NHRA Funny Car drivers John Force, Robert Hight, Cruz Pedregon, Tim Wilkerson, Bob Bode, Jr., Dale Creasy, Jr. and two additional drivers handled the fast and full-throttle 300-plus mph racing.
Sarah Edwards and her Queen of Diamonds II jet engine-powered dragster and Scotty Heat and his 50 Cal jet engine-powered dragster and two additional drivers brought even more heat, and 80-something Jim Brewer was nose-up in his Peacemaker wheelstander. There also was eight chockfull-of-character AA/Gassers.