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Wed, 01 Mar 2017, 12:19 PM

IHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship Event at State Capitol Raceway
Courtesy of IHRA Communications

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Race

Track: State Capitol Raceway, Port Allen, La.
Event Date: Friday, March 3 - Sunday, March 5, 2017
Television: ESPN3
Broadcasts: 1 p.m. CST Saturday, March 4 and Noon CST Sunday, March 5
Announcers: Fabian Brown and IHRA president Mike Dunn

IHRA Summit Sportsman National Championship Points Leaders:
Top Sportsman: Bill Powell
Top Dragster: Troy Williams Jr.
Super Stock: Jerry Hatch
Stock: Merrill Schrimscher
Quick Rod: Chad Duke
Super Rod: James Perry Jr.
Hot Rod: Troy Williams Jr.
Junior: Nicholas Ferraro

How To Watch: Who will be able to access WatchESPN content?
1. Users with a WatchESPN affiliated TV or internet provider must authenticate to gain access to live ESPN networks, events and replays. Details: HERE
2. Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, PlayStation®4 and Android mobile users who do not subscribe to an affiliated video provider will have access to video on demand clips only.

To Access the Summit Sportsman National Championship Live Stream:

Go to and click the blue "Watch Now" button on the top of the page OR you can click the Summit Sportsman National Championship Live Stream logo at

You will be directed to an ESPN log in interface (example here) where you will select your cable or satellite provider from the menu and then be directed to log in using your cable or satellite provider online account username and password.

If you do not have an online account set up with your existing cable or satellite provider, you should establish that account first before trying to use the WatchESPN log in interface. You must be an ESPN subscriber with your existing cable or satellite provider to be able to access ESPN3's Live Stream.

CLICK HERE For Printable Event Schedule

Summit Sportsman National Championship Series
Double Race Weekend Information
State Capitol Raceway
11436 Hwy 190 West - Port Allen, LA 70767
PH: 225-627-4574 WEB:
Radio Station: 105.7 FM - Elevation: 26 ft. - 1/4 Mile Event
Weekend Run Order: HR, ST, QR, TS, SR, TD, SS, JR

Friday - March 3, 2017
Participant Gates Open   10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tech Open                2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Test & Tune              5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Saturday - March 4, 2017
Participant Credentials & Tech Open   7:30 am
Tech Closes after 2nd qualifying session
Sportsman Qualifying (2 Rounds)       9:00 am
Sportsman Eliminations (Race #1) after 2nd Qualifying session

Sunday - March 5, 2017
Participant Credentials & Tech Open  8:00 am
God Speed Church Service             8:15 am
Tech Closes after qualifying
Sportsman Qualifying (1 Round)       9:00 am
Sportsman Eliminations (Race #2) after Qualifying

Schedule subject to change. 

All Fees and Payouts are in U.S. funds
Car and Driver $ 150 Per Event - Jr Dragster $75 Per Event
Weekend Crew $50 or Sunday Only $20

Presenting Class Sponsors
Hot Rod, Top Sportsman and Top Dragster presented by Scoggin Dickey Parts Center
Stock, Super Stock presented by Lupe Tortilla Mexican Restaurant
Jr Dragster presented by Universal Roofing and Sheet Metal
Quick Rod presented by Houston Cheap Fireworks
Super Rod presented by Charlie Stewart Race Cars

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