TOPEKA, Kan. - Finals
Gates at Heartland Park Topeka will open at 7 a.m. each day. Time trials will start Friday morning at 8 and continue Saturday at 8 a.m. as well with eliminations beginning on Sunday at 8 a.m.
Following time trials on Saturday morning, the action will continue with the Race of Champions where the top point's earners from each track will compete in head to head competition. Sunday's winners in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman and Pro Bike will advance to the Summit National Championship at the NHRA Auto Club of Southern California Finals at Pomona Raceway in Calif., in November. They'll run against the winners from NHRA's other six divisions for a purse of more than 100,000.
SUMMIT RACING SERIES WEST CENTRAL DIVISION FINALS FACT SHEET
WHAT: NHRA Summit Racing Series West Central Division Finals, where top drivers from NHRA member tracks across the West Central division compete in five classes for individual and team honors. Competing classes are: Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Pro Bike and High School. The Race of Champions, a race within a race where the top points earners from each participating track run head-to-head for individual honors, will run on Saturday. Sunday's event winners in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman and Pro Bike will advance to the national championship at the NHRA Auto Club of Southern California Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in California.
WHERE: Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, Kan. Track is located at 7530 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka, Kan., 66619.
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, September 13-15, 2013.
SCHEDULE: Schedule for the Summit Racing Series West Central Division Finals:
FRIDAY, Sept. 13 -- Gates open at 7 a.m. Time trials begin at 8 a.m.
SATURDAY, Sept. 14 - Gates open at 7 a.m. Time trials begin at 8 a.m. Race of Champions is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
SUNDAY, Sept. 15 -- Gates open at 7 a.m. First round of eliminations start at 8 a.m.
PURSE: The Summit E.T. Racing Series competitors in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Pro Bike will compete for cash awards of more than $17,000.
The event winners in Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman and Pro Bike will advance to compete against winners from NHRA's other six divisions at the NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif., in November. They will each receive $3,500 for competing in the Finals and the winner in each class will receive an additional $5,000.
Participants in the High School category compete for trophies.
2012 EVENT WINNERS: Cedar Falls Raceway, team champion; Travis Smiley, Super Pro; Steve Marquis, Pro; John Dost II, Sportsman; Tom Klemme, Pro Bike, Brian Hurley, High School
FEATURES: More than 500 drivers in five race categories: Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Pro Bikes and High School.