NHRA Summit Jr. Drag Racing League
SAN DIMAS, Calif. — Set to rejoice its thirtieth season this 12 months, the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League, a well-liked racing league for youths ages 5-17, introduced Tuesday a multi-year extension of its title sponsorship with Summit Racing Tools.
Moreover, NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League competitors will embody stops at Colorado’s Bandimere Speedway for the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western Convention Finals and at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway for the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Japanese Convention Finals. The Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League additionally introduced a collection of thrilling eight-car shootouts to be held at seven completely different NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing Collection nationwide occasions.
Summit Racing Tools has been a standout associate with NHRA and a longtime supporter of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League, the place many high NHRA drivers acquired their begin in drag racing, serving to additional the expansion of the category.
“Summit Racing Tools is proud to proceed our assist of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League,” stated Jim Greenleaf, motorsports & occasions supervisor for Summit Racing Tools. “The extent of competitors is unimaginable, and the expansion of this system may be very rewarding. We’re very excited to announce the addition of the Summit Racing JDRL Nationwide Shootouts, this may deliver nationwide publicity to Jr drag racing through the NHRA broadcast, what an unimaginable alternative for the JR racers.”
The NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western Convention Finals return to Bandimere Speedway in Denver on June 24-25, because the race takes place on Thunder Mountain for the primary time since 2013. Lengthy thought of one of many tops tracks on the NHRA circuit, Bandimere Speedway will play host to lots of of high younger racers seeking to seize a victory and a prestigious Wally trophy.
The NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Japanese Convention Finals will happen July 14-15 in Bristol, returning after a one-year hiatus in 2021. The picturesque monitor has performed host to the Japanese Convention Finals since 2004, giving younger racers the distinctive and thrilling alternative to compete at a marquee facility and hone their expertise on the nationwide stage.
The eight-car shootouts at seven NHRA nationwide occasions are additionally new. Occasions embody NHRA Tenting World Drag Racing Collection stops in Charlotte (N.C.) on April 29-Could 1, Norwalk (Ohio) on June 23-26, Denver on July 15-17, Seattle on July 29-31, Studying, Pa. on Sept. 15-18, Dallas on Oct. 13-16 and the finale at Auto Membership Raceway at Pomona on Nov. 10-13.
The ultimate spherical for the NHRA Summit Jr. Drag Racing League shootouts at every occasion will happen on Sunday and will probably be featured on the nationwide tv broadcasts on FOX and Fox Sports activities 1.