WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The tradition of racing on Memorial Day Weekend runs deep in racing. The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) adds to that tradition when the IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular heads to the historic Darlington Dragway, Hartsville, SC.
With only a few days left to pre-enter, now is the best time to take advantage of an amazing opportunity to receive a buy one/get one free entry for Saturday and Sunday’s IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular.
The double-race weekend for the IHRA’s exciting bracket racing program is scheduled for May 25-27, 2018 at Darlington Dragway, Hartsville, SC. The event features huge payouts of $10,000-to-win on Moser Engineering Saturday and $5,000-to-win on Sunday.
The IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular was created to provide a fun filled double-race weekend with increased purses that are affordable for grassroots, bracket racing-competitors who support their local tracks.
Pre-entries are available until Monday, May 14, 2018. Click here for online registration.
In addition to having the opportunity to get two races for the price of one, the Summit Sportsman Spectacular events feature a set of unique bonus opportunities for all current IHRA Summit SuperSeries racers. There are cash bonuses for the 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 for the win, runner-up and semifinal positions.
The weekend program includes a test & tune, racer appreciation cookout and the entertaining Scrubblade golf cart race. The race weekend features several rounds of prizes 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.
Racing Electronics, the official and exclusive radio provider of the IHRA will be on hand to service and showcase radios, along with new products for racers and fans throughout the weekend.
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.
To become a member of the IHRA please call (561) 337-3015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit IHRA.com and darlingtondragway.com for more information.