Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA PDRA Drag News Photos
Tue, 30 May 2017, 18:55 PM

State Capitol Raceway SSNC Postponed until September
Courtesy of IHRA Communications






Due to recent torrential rains and an inclement weather forecast, the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) and State Capitol Raceway have postponed the June 1-4 IHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship event until the weekend of Sept. 7-10, 2017, the sanctioning body announced today.

The state of Louisiana, and specifically the Port Allen area, have endured many days of heavy rain, and this week's forecast calls for more of the same for several days. In addition, major flooding is expected from the Mississippi River, and the area is under a flood warning through at least June 20.

"The owners and management of State Capitol are being very proactive in making this decision based on the conditions at the facility and what can be expected in the next several days" IHRA division director Frank Kohutek said. "With the rain the area is expecting this week and through the weekend, it will be difficult to find adequate pit parking and tough to have the track in ideal shape. We are making this call early so the racers will not travel to the event when its completion is virtually impossible. We look forward to running this race weekend when we are able to provide the best experience possible for our competitors."

The IHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship will resume with a double-event weekend on June 9-11. Races are scheduled at Farmington Dragway in Mocksville, N.C., and US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Mich.





IHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Nov 04- Harvischak, the IHRA World Champion from Champion
Nov 04- Myron Piatek Beats Stock Field and Hurricane Irma to Win World Title, Driver of the Year Honors
Nov 04- Familiar Foes and Kidney Stones- Troy Williams, Jr. Beats Both on Way to World Championship
Nov 04- D'Agnolo Uses Classic Performance to Win Super Stock Title
Nov 04- Winning Never Gets Old for Quick Rod Champ Waters
Nov 04- Schwemler Receives Awesome Prize For Junior Championship
Nov 04- Mod Championship Leaves Black in Disbelief
Nov 04- Gall's Top Championship Was a Long Time Coming
Nov 04- Pine Valley Raceway Captures IHRA Division 4 Summit Team Finals Championship
Nov 04- Hot Rod World Title, Aruba Vacation and Honeymoon Redo

Copyright ©2017 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035