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Sat, 21 Oct 2017, 11:19 AM

IHRA Summit Racing Equipment World Finals at Memphis International Raceway this Weekend
Courtesy of IHRA Communications





WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -

The world's best Sportsman racers will take center stage as the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit World Finals start today at Memphis International Raceway.

Hundreds of Summit SuperSeries track champions, along with Summit Team Finals divisional champions from around the United States and Canada, are gathered at the Millington, Tenn., track for the largest and most prestigious bracket racing national championship in drag racing.

The IHRA Summit SuperSeries will crown champions in Top (Box), Mod (No Box) and Junior Dragster at the Summit World Finals. The $200,000 program is the championship competition for IHRA member Sportsman racers and it features an increased and expanded purse for 2017.

The championship prize package in Top and Mod is $20,000-to-win and $7,000 for the runner-up. Other payoffs include: $2,000 for sixth round, $1,000 for fifth round, $700 for fourth round, $600 for third round, $400 for second round and $300 for first round.

The Junior Dragster championship payout is a brand-new, turn-key JR Race Car Junior Dragster, plus $3,000-to-win. It is $2,000 for the runner-up, $1,000 for sixth round, $800 for fifth round, $500 for fourth round, $400 for third round, $350 for second round and $300 for first round.

To qualify for the season finale, racers must win the Summit SuperSeries track championship or win one of the Summit Team Finals main event in their division.

Mickey Nelson from Maryland International Raceway was the 2016 Top ET national champion. Vic Ellinger from Thompson Raceway Park was the Mod ET National Champion and Allison Lloyd from Richmond Dragway was the Junior National Champion.

Click HERE for the event schedule.

Tune into MotorMania TV Friday and Saturday to watch the best racers compete live for the IHRA Summit SuperSeries World Championship.





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