State Capitol Raceway in Port Allen, La., April 20-22
The International Hot Rod Association Summit Sportsman Spectacular makes its debut this weekend (April 20-22) at State Capitol Raceway in Port Allen, La. This is the opening weekend for the new 20-race series designed to be affordable for grassroots, bracket-racing competitors who support their local tracks.
Track: State Capitol Raceway, Port Allen, La.
Event Date: Friday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22, 2018
The IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular events feature huge $10,000-to-win on Moser Engineering Saturday and $5,000-to-win on La Quinta Inn & Suites Sunday payouts including a set of unique bonus opportunities for all current IHRA Summit SuperSeries racers. Cash bonuses are up for grabs for the IHRA Summit SuperSeries member that goes the furthest in eliminations or wins the event.
The national contingency program is also available for all IHRA members who advance to the final two rounds each day. As part of its contingency program, Summit Racing Equipment will now pay Summit Racing gift certificates for the win, runner-up and semifinal positions.
The weekend program includes a test & tune, racer appreciation cookout, and Scrubblade golf cart race. In addition, several prizes will be awarded to the best losing package of first through third rounds. IHRA Ironman trophies and large championship checks for event winners will be presented Saturday and Sunday. Runner-up finishers will receive prestigious medals as part of their prize package.
IHRA partner Imagine That Customs will also award a one-of-a-kind custom painted trophy helmet to one competitor at each of the 10 weekends.
All valid competition licenses and chassis certifications will be honored at the Summit Sportsman Spectacular events regardless of sanction. All drivers running 0-6.39 in the 1/8-mile must have an IHRA, NHRA or accepted competition license. A valid chassis certification is required for vehicles running 6.00 or quicker. Chassis certifications and license renewals will be available on site. Competitors obtaining an IHRA license for the first time are encouraged to complete the licensing process through the IHRA membership department prior to the event to ensure all documents are acceptable.
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