First Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League shootout to happen in Charlotte

The primary of seven NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League shootouts will happen throughout this weekend’s Circle Okay NHRA 4-Large Nationals at zMAX Dragway, that includes an eight-car subject of younger Division 2 drivers competing for the title.

Racers within the sequence, a preferred racing league for youths ages 5-17, compete in half-scale variations of the enduring Prime Gasoline 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.

Drivers will every make a time trial cross Friday after which compete in spherical one, with the semifinals scheduled for Saturday and the ultimate spherical on Sunday.

These eight-car shootouts will put a serious highlight on rivals 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 operating alongside the celebs within the NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing Sequence and NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Sequence.

Together with the thrilling tv highlight for drivers within the ultimate spherical, the occasion winner will even be included within the parade of champions at every nationwide occasion, giving the motive force the possibility to be acknowledged in entrance of the gang and on NHRA.television. 

These particular NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League occasions will even happen at Norwalk on June 23-26 for Division 3 rivals, Denver on July 15-17 for racers in Division 5, Seattle on July 29-31 for rivals 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 rivals in Division 7 on Nov. 10-13.

Full {qualifications} for rivals, which varies by division, have been posted by every NHRA division director and may be seen at

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