NHRA Summit Racing Series Championship set to return to Las Vegas

NHRA Summit Racing Series Championship set to return to Las Vegas

An additional thrilling period of racing in the NHRA Summit Racing Series, the world’s major motorsports program when it comes to racer participation, is established to acquire spot in 2023, as motorists will yet again contend for their likelihood to race for an NHRA Summit Racing Sequence Nationwide Championship in Las Vegas.

Extra than 75,000 motorists contend at NHRA member tracks across North The us in the Super Professional, Professional, Sportsman, Motorcycle, and Street Authorized EV classes, racing for occasion wins, divisional titles, and, ultimately, the chance to race for countrywide glory on the “Road to Vegas.” They will race for championships in each and every of the 7 NHRA divisions through September and October, with the winners advancing to the NHRA Summit Racing Collection Countrywide Championship, which can take put Oct. 26-29 as component of the NHRA national celebration at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Summit Racing Equipment, an marketplace leader in the distribution of automobile racing pieces and equipment by means of catalogs and the World wide web, continues to be a strong supporter of the program, boasting a partnership of extra than 20 yrs. 

“We’re psyched to go on our help of Sportsman racers as a result of the NHRA Summit Racing Series,” stated Jim Greenleaf, Summit Racing Gear Motorsports & Activities Manager. “The system presents racers the possibility to contend at a national stage with no the massive travel motivation. It raises the stakes further than a local and divisional championship – which is a massive accomplishment on its very own! As well as, the relocation of the Summit Racing Finals to Las Vegas has been given an overwhelmingly good response from the racers who exhibit up to compete for the ultimate title of NHRA Summit Racing Collection Countrywide Champion.”

In addition, a specific Wild Card entry will once again fill the eighth place at the national championship in Las Vegas, becoming a member of the champions from the seven division Summit Racing Collection Finals in Tremendous Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Motorbike, and Avenue Legal EV course. Five Wild Card entry recipients have also gone on to acquire a globe championship around the a long time.

These five lucky divisions will also have an more possibility to choose the “Road to Vegas.”

Tremendous Professional: Division 2
Pro ET: Division 3
Sportsman: Division 7
Bike: Division 6
Road Authorized EV: Division 5

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The national champions in 2022 involved Carl M Kei II (Division 3) in Tremendous Professional, Andrew Anderson (Division 1) in Professional ET, Jason Hildebrandt (Division 4) in Sportsman, Garreth Sheppeard (Division 3) in Bike, and Craig Merrilees (Division 7) in Avenue Authorized EV, which debuted as a category for the initial time very last year.

In the NHRA Summit Series, every single division champion will obtain a Wally, jacket, and purse, alongside with $3,000 reward dollars to attend the national championship in Las Vegas. The experience in Las Vegas for the countrywide championship is an exciting 1 for all opponents, starting off with the champions’ welcome supper. The competitors are also released onstage through the official pre-race ceremony, putting the racers in front of the admirers right before managing for a championship. 

The championship hopefuls will be vying for the far more than $140,000 that will be paid out to the 40 competitors attending the finals, furthermore contingency bonuses, a countrywide championship Wally, a championship jacket, and far more. In all, there is $306,000 in total annual series contingency postings up for grabs at the seven divisional ET finals, furthermore the countrywide championship.

Las Vegas also represents the supreme end result of amazing racing during the 7 divisions from some of the major bracket racers in the place. The well-liked format enables motorists in a lot of varieties of autos, which includes dragsters, roadsters, sedans, coupes, motorcycles, and electric vehicles, to compete in the different types, bringing alongside one another an extraordinary list of standout opponents racing for bragging rights, trophies, and an spectacular purse. 

The EV class in the NHRA Summit Racing Sequence is reserved for only international and domestic OEM production electrical automobile cars and vehicles. All motor vehicles have to be road driven and have to be ready to go all state freeway security specifications and retain all OEM protection functions.

“We’re thrilled to have Summit Racing Products carry on as the sponsor of the NHRA Summit Series, which is the grassroots basis of NHRA’s Sportsman courses. From competing at the member observe stage to the nationwide championship in Las Vegas, there is so significantly passion included from racers in all of these groups,” NHRA Sportsman Racing Supervisor Sara Walker explained. 

“We’re proud to see all the assistance from our associates for these drivers and race groups, and it is always remarkable to see the ‘Road to Vegas’ starts off at our neighborhood NHRA member tracks. I know we’re all seeking forward to yet another good calendar year in the NHRA Summit Sequence, capped off by a truly specific weekend in Las Vegas for our champions.”

To check out the entire listing of principles for the new EV course, pay a visit to https://bit.ly/NHRASummitEVRules.&nbsp

2023 NHRA Summit Racing Series Finals Agenda

Division 1

Numidia Dragway, Numidia, Pa.

Sept. 21-23

Division 2

Carolina Dragway, Aiken, S.C.,

Oct. 6-8

Division 3

Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, Indianapolis

Sept. 15-16

Division 4

Ardmore Dragway, Ardmore, Okla.

Sept. 8-10

Division 5

Heartland Motorsports Park, Topeka, Kan.

Sept. 15-16

Division 6

Woodburn Dragstrip, Woodburn, Ore.

Sept. 1-3

Division 7

The Strip at Las Vegas Motorsport Speedway, Las Vegas

Sept. 29-Oct. 1

NHRA Summit Racing Sequence Countrywide Championship
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Oct. 26-29