The Summit SuperSeries presented by AMSOIL held its first of nine world championship events for the 2015 season. Spokane County Raceway hosted the team finals event that not only crowned IHRA champions for the division, but also kicks off the list of qualifiers for the upcoming Summit World Finals. That event will crown a World Champion in Box, No Box and Junior Dragster categories. The winner and runner-up qualifiers from each of the division finals will go to Memphis International Raceway, October 9-10, 2015 for the culminating event.
“Nitro” Nick Boninfante Sr. passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. He is survived by his daughter Jodi, and sons, Nicky and Rob. The sons carry on the Boninfante Friction Inc. racing clutch business.
The Division 6 Border Bandits will open up the Summit Team Finals series this weekend at Spokane County Raceway. Not only will they be the first to crown both team and individual championships, but they will be the first to produce the Summit Super Series regional champions that will punch their ticket to the Summit Super Series World Championships in Memphis.
The Summit Racing Equipment Pro Am tour event scheduled at Empire Dragway will be run 1/8 mile. The Box/No Box combo race scheduled for Saturday Night will remain 1/8 mile and the Joe’s Transmission TNT Super Series will also be contested 1/8 mile.
The IHRA Summit Series Pro-Am concluded on Sunday with another complete race program following one round of time trials and qualifications. It would be another scorcher in the central Texas sun as drivers in the 10 Pro-Am classes fought it out on the ¼ mile strip near San Antonio.