Drivers in NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League to Compete in Eight-Automotive Shootouts at Seven NHRA Nationwide Occasions



SAN DIMAS, CA – March 15, 2022 – (Motor Sports activities NewsWire) – Racers within the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League, a well-liked racing league for youths ages 5-17, could have the chance to compete in an thrilling eight-car shootout that will probably be held at seven totally different NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing Sequence nationwide occasions in the course of the 2022 season.

Younger racers in every of the seven NHRA divisions could have the possibility to race on the nationwide stage, starting with Division 2 drivers on the upcoming NHRA 4-Large Nationals on April 29-Might 1 at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte.

These eight-car shootouts will put a serious highlight on opponents within the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League, which is celebrating its thirtieth season in 2022. The ultimate spherical will happen on Sunday and be featured on the tv broadcast throughout eliminations on both the FOX broadcast community or Fox Sports activities 1 (FS1), with racers working alongside the celebs within the NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing Sequence and Lucas Oil Drag Racing Sequence.

Together with the thrilling tv highlight for drivers within the closing spherical, the occasion winner may also be included within the parade of champions at every nationwide occasion, giving the driving force the possibility to be acknowledged in entrance of the group and on NHRA.television.

“That is such an thrilling improvement for the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League, and these shootouts will give these younger racers such a beautiful likelihood to carry out in entrance of a nationwide stage,” NHRA Sportsman Racing Supervisor Sara Walker stated. “We’re extraordinarily grateful for all our member tracks and companions that labored collectively on this plan to create much more pleasure for the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League and assist showcase all the nice younger folks concerned within the sport.”

These particular NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League occasions may also happen at Norwalk on June 23-26 for Division 3 opponents, Denver on July 15-17 for racers in Division 5, Seattle on July 29-31 for opponents in Division 6, Studying on Sept. 15-18 for Division 1 drivers, Dallas on Oct. 13-16 for Division 4 drivers and Pomona on the season-finale for opponents in Division 7 on Nov. 10-13.

Full {qualifications} for opponents, which varies by division, have been posted by every NHRA division director and may be seen at http://jrdragster.nhra.com/schedules/2022-national-shootouts/.

NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League competitor’s race vehicles, referred to as Jr. Dragsters, are half-scale variations of the long-lasting High Gas dragsters. They go as quick as 85 mph and as fast as 7.90 seconds within the eighth-mile utilizing a five-horsepower, single-cylinder engine, although youthful age teams are restricted to slower occasions and speeds.

Since its begin in 1993, the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League has offered a spot for younger racers to compete and been the beginning for a lot of high NHRA skilled drivers. The record contains world champions like Professional Inventory’s Erica Enders and High Gas driver Shawn Langdon, who received a JDRL nationwide championship in 1997, as nicely standouts reminiscent of High Gas’s Leah Pruett; Humorous Automotive driver J.R. Todd; Professional Inventory opponents Deric Kramer, Chris McGaha and Vincent Nobile; Professional Inventory Motorbike rider Cory Reed and lots of extra.

Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League Nationwide Shootout Schedule

Apr. 29 – Might 1 Division 2: NHRA 4-Large Nationals zMAX Dragway
June 23-26 Division 3: Summit Racing Tools NHRA Nationals Summit Racing Tools Motorsports Park
July 15-17 Division 5: Dodge Energy Brokers NHRA Mile-Excessive Nationals Bandimere Speedway
July 29-31 Division 6: Flav-R-Pac NHRA Northwest Nationals Pacific Raceway
Sept. 15-18 Division 1: Pep Boys NHRA Nationals Maple Grove Raceway
Oct. 13-16 Division 4: Texas NHRA FallNationals Texas Motorplex
Nov. 10-13 Division 7: Auto Membership NHRA Finals Auto Membership Raceway

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About NHRA

Headquartered in San Dimas, Calif., NHRA is the first sanctioning physique for the game of drag racing in the USA. NHRA presents 22 nationwide occasions that includes the NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing Sequence, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Sequence, NHRA Professional Mod Drag Racing Sequence, Fixed Aviation Manufacturing unit Inventory Showdown and High Gas Harley Sequence. NHRA offers competitors alternatives for drivers of all ranges within the NHRA Summit Racing Sequence and NHRA Road Authorized. NHRA additionally gives the NHRA Jr. Road program for teenagers and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. With over 120 Member Tracks, NHRA permits racers to compete at a wide range of areas nationally and internationally. NHRA’s Youth and Training Providers (YES) Program reaches over 30,000 college students yearly to ignite their curiosity in automotive and racing associated careers. NHRA’s streaming service, NHRA.television, permits followers to view all NHRA nationwide occasions in addition to unique options of the game. As well as, NHRA owns and operates three racing services: Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park; and Auto Membership Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For extra data, go surfing to www.NHRA.com, or go to the official NHRA pages on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

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