IRG Sports + Entertainment™ and the International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) is proud to announce a new sportsman contingency sponsor for the Summit Racing Pro-Am Tour Presented By AMSOIL. Allstar Performance, a leading distributor of thousands of motorsports products -- including drag racing, oval track, road racing and off-road – is offering a contingency to the winner and runner-up in the Quick Rod, Super Rod and Hot Rod classes at IHRA Summit Racing Pro-Am Tour Presented By AMSOIL events. No purchase is required and drivers must display the Allstar Performance decal on their car to be eligible for the contingency.
Due to local curfew laws, the Summit Racing Pro-Am Tour Presented By AMSOIL sportsman categories -- run in conjunction with IHRA Nitro Jam Southern Nationals -- were completed on Sunday, April 19, at Bradenton (Florida) Motorsports Park.
IHRA Summit Racing Pro-Am Tour Presented By AMSOIL competitors patiently waited out the bad weather at Richmond Dragway in Sandston, Virginia, in order to complete one race of a weekend doubleheader. Anthony Walton of Jacksonville, North Carolina, cut a perfect light -- .0000 reaction time – to defeat Thomas Fletcher of upstate New York in the Stock final.
April 18, 2015 – There were five class winners at the annual IHRA Nitro Jam Southern Nationals Presented By Crower tonight at Bradenton (Florida) Motorsports Park, but Mike McIntire Jr. scored the biggest victory. McIntire won the AMSOIL Nitro Funny Car Presented By Aeromotive final over Baton Rouge winner Tim Boychuk. In the process, he also broke IHRA Nitro Funny Car top speed and elapsed time records. One record he broke was his own, set during his run to victory in the 2015 season—opener in Tucson in February.
Qualifying has concluded and the field is set for tonight’s eliminations at the IHRA Nitro Jam Southern Nationals Presented By Crower at Bradenton (Florida) Motorsports Park.
No. 1 Qualifiers: Tim Boychuk (AMSOIL Nitro Funny Car Presented By Aeromotive), John Montecalvo (U.S. Bounty Hunters Pro Stock), “Tak” Shigematsu (Nitro Harley) Isaias Rojas (Crower Pro Mod) and “Kate” Moller (Jet Dragsters).