announcment from ATI
MD — ATI Performance Products, Inc.
announces the 4th Annual “Jim Beattie Stock/Super
Stock Memorial Race” to honor its founder,
James Beattie, Sr.
was an avid race fan, inventor and mechanical genius.
After proudly serving in the US Navy, Jim opened a modest
general transmission rebuilding business which has grown
into one of the most dominant high-performance manufacturers
in the industry. Because of Jim’s passion, drive
and innovative knowledge, ATI produces some of the finest
race transmissions, torque converters, harmonic balancers
and high-performance components in the world. He is missed
by many, and could never have dreamed that 57 years later
his legacy of building the best products in the high performance
industry would live on with the family business.
year's “Jim Beattie Stock / Super Stock Memorial
Race” will be held during the NHRA Division 1 Pennsylvania
Dutch Classic at Maple Grove Raceway on September 27-30,
2018. Open to racers in Stock and Super Stock,
ATI Performance Products will award $1000 to the Winner
-or- highest finisher with an automatic transmission package
in each class. Should an automatic car not Win or R/U,
the highest finishing racer with an automatic and the
decal will win the award. The award is not contingent
on the use of ATI product but racers must display the
2018 Jim Beattie Memorial Decal on each side of their
car throughout the entire event. All other contingency
requirements will apply per NHRA and ATI guidelines. Decals
will be available during tech at the event.
winners of the “Jim Beattie Stock / Super Stock
Memorial Race” are eligible for ATI’s standard
Div 1 Contingency, Bonus Div 1 payment, and the $1,000
bonus. If you meet the normal contingency requirements,
win the race, and the bonus, you are taking home $1,600
each for Stock and Super Stock from ATI alone!
forget about the“ATI Young Gun Award”. Maple
Grove presents this award each year at the Dutch Classic.
It will be awarded to the youngest, and highest finishing
racer in Stock or Super Stock Drivers must be between
16 and 25 to be eligible for the “ATI Young Gun
Award” The winning driver will receive a trophy
made by S&W and a check for $250.00.