IHRA-Motorsports-2013-Final-4C-vector web ihra-sportsman-2020-btn ihra-sss-btn ihra-team-finals-btn2 drag-review
navbar bottom

Tracks Sign Multi-Year Agreements

Tuesday, 07 November 2017

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) announced today that member tracks Alaska Raceway Park and Gulfport Dragway in Mississippi have signed multi-year agreements with the sanctioning body.

Alaska Raceway Park boasts a quarter-mile drag strip that opened in 1964. The racing surface was completely rebuilt in 2000 with a process which included grinding the old surface, laying a new bed using laser-controlled machinery, constructing a 300-foot concrete launch pad followed by 4,100 feet of asphalt.

In 2016, Alaska Raceway Park opened a 1/3-mile asphalt oval track which is home to NASCAR Whelen All-American Series competition.

Nathan Thornsley (Top), John Aure (Mod) and Shelby Roy (Junior) won IHRA Summit SuperSeries track championships at Alaska this season.

Alaska-Raceway-Park

Gulfport Dragway, which is South Mississippi’s premier dragway, is conveniently located off Interstate 10. The facility, which features a 1/4-mile drag strip, hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. Besides being home to IHRA drag racing, upcoming events include Diesel Thunder with the big rigs racing on Nov. 10-11, concerts and car shows.

Danny Herbert (Top), John Vance (Mod) and Colby Jerkins (Junior) won IHRA Summit SuperSeries track championships at Gulfport this season.

“We are happy to have these two outstanding facilities as IHRA member tracks,” IHRA division director Frank Kohutek said. “Like the IHRA, they look to provide the best possible experience to their racers. Both enjoy the IHRA’s continued commitment to grassroots, Sportsman racing through the Summit SuperSeries.”

Gulfport-Dragstrip

     
IHRA socialMedia facebook IHRA socialMedia twitter IHRA socialMedia youtube
  Instagram App   

IHRA calendarheader
Maryland International Raceway Sportsman Spectacular (Double) Event Weekend
IHRA Sportsman Spectacular

Maryland International Raceway
Friday, August 21st - Sunday, August 23rd
Little River Dragway Junior Team Finals
Summit Junior SuperSeries

Holland, TX
Friday, September 4th - Sunday, September 6th
Summit Team Finals | Midwest
Summit Team Finals

Eddyville Raceway Park
Thursday, September 10th - Sunday, September 13th
Summit Team Finals | Division 3 (North Stars)
Summit Team Finals

Keystone Raceway Park
Thursday, September 17th - Sunday, September 20th
Summit Team Finals | Division 5 (Thunder)
Summit Team Finals

US 131 Motorsports Park
Thursday, September 24th - Sunday, September 27th

 

featuredsponsors