The old saying, “build it and they will come” proved true at the RPM sponsored King Of The Mountain no-prep drag race on April 10th. Drag Racer and promoter Tommy Reeks of NYSO had a vision for hosting a $10k purse for
both big and small tire racers from around the country.
The important part for Tommy was that it was going to be held on his turf in the northeast. Planning an event like this in the strict and over populated northeast was no easy task. Every racetrack he shared his vision with turned him down. Racetracks pride themselves in being safe for both the drivers and spectators and racing high horsepower cars on a no-prep surface can be considered unsafe. Besides being shot down by numerous racetracks, Tommy approached a few local airstrips with the same proposal and was once again sharply declined for insurance issues.
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