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Shocking Trade Alert at NPK Michigan: Kye and Ryan Buying Team Members and Race Postponement!

In the ever-competitive world of street racing, the No Prep Kings event at US 131 Michigan has recently witnessed some significant team changes that are sending shockwaves through the racing community. In this article, we'll delve into the latest developments and explore the implications for the upcoming races.

Big Trade Alert at NPK Michigan: Kye and Ryan  Buying Team Members!

Big changes coming! Photo by Richard Rowe


One of the most talked-about trades involves the exchange of two accomplished racers, Damon Merchant and Chris Rankin. In a deal that included a jaw-dropping sum of $10,000, Kye Kelley secured the services of Damon by parting ways with Chris Rankin. Damon, known for his lightning-fast car and a prior Invitational win, currently holds the number three spot in the points ranking. This acquisition significantly bolsters Team Kye Kelley, making them a formidable force to contend with.

Big Trade Alert at NPK Michigan: Kye and Ryan  Buying Team Members!

Photo by Kye Kelley Racing


On the other side of the trading table, Ryan made a bold move by offering $10,000 to acquire Nate Sayler in exchange for Jerry Bird. Nate Sayler, currently the second-ranked racer, has been in top form, consistently delivering impressive performances. The decision to trade him away for Jerry Bird, who has yet to hit his stride due to car-related challenges, has raised eyebrows in the racing community. However, it's clear that Boddie, the mastermind behind these trades, has a keen eye for potential profits.

Ryan Martin never stop

Ryan Martin never stop! Photo by Richard Rowe


Despite the uncertainty surrounding the new additions, it's essential to remember that racers' fortunes can ebb and flow throughout the season. The grueling No Prep Kings Racing Series is known for its unforgiving schedule, featuring 15 events and, at times, eight back-to-back races. Such intense competition can take a toll on racers, crews, cars, and engines alike.


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Damon Merchant, despite facing recent struggles, is expected to make a triumphant return to the winner's circle. Historically, racers who start strong often experience mid-season setbacks before bouncing back, demonstrating their resilience in the face of adversity.

Damon Merchant is now a member of Kye Kelley's team

Damon Merchant is now a member of Kye Kelley's team! Photo by Dean Images


As the season progresses, it's becoming increasingly clear that the team championship will likely be a heated battle between Kye Kelley and Ryan Martin, although contenders like Daddy Dave remain in the hunt. Teams such as Murder Nova and Justin Swanstrom also remain strong contenders, as the next three events will introduce added points into the equation.

In light of these major team changes, Kye Kelley and Ryan Martin have undeniably strengthened their lineups. With the increased firepower at their disposal, both teams are poised to make a significant impact on the remainder of the season.

Shocking trade alert at US 131 Motorsports Park

Shocking trade alert at US 131 Motorsports Park. Photo by streetoutlaws_npkspoilers


In an unexpected turn of events, event at US 131 Motorsports Park, Michigan has been officially postponed to tomorrow due to unrelenting rain showers. While this news may disappoint eager attendees and racing enthusiasts, safety and the integrity of the competition take precedence.

Race postponement due to heavy rain at Michigan

Race postponement due to heavy rain at Michigan. Photo by Upshift360


Though the delay may dampen the spirits of those who were eagerly looking forward to today's action-packed races, the rescheduling opens up new possibilities. Likewise, racers and teams are adjusting their strategies and preparations to deliver a spectacular show once conditions improve. This unforeseen delay provides an opportunity for racers to fine-tune their machines, analyze their competition, and build even more anticipation among fans.

US 131 Motorsports Park has long been a hallowed ground for drag racing enthusiasts, known for hosting thrilling events that push the boundaries of speed and precision. With Robin Robert and David Gates now part of the Great 8 lineup, expectations are running high for an unforgettable race week.

Great 8 first round match-ups at US 131 Motorsports Park

Insane showdowns await at Great 8 first round match-ups at US 131 Motorsports Park! Photo by streetoutlaws_npkspoilers

As racing enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the next events, one thing is certain: No Prep Kings US 131 continues to deliver exhilarating moments, unexpected twists, and intense rivalries. Stay tuned as we closely follow the evolving dynamics in this high-octane world of street racing.









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