Variety ruled the weekend as the drivers from Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina tested the strip at Orlando Speed World April 23 and 24. 19 different drivers won Ironmen, with the only double going to Junior Beginner driver Logan Westmoreland. David O’Bryon and Matthew Buck took home Top Sportsman honors, while Mark Smullen and Paul Rebis were the weekend’s Top Dragster Ironmen winners.
As a reminder to all Summit SuperSeries competitors, the 2016 program offers two ways to qualify for the Summit SuperSeries World Finals. You can be a Summit SuperSeries track champion or you can qualify by winning the main event of your regional Summit Team Finals.
In an effort to grow the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) sportsman programs and provide an abundance of options for competitors, the IHRA is pleased to continue the entry-level sportsman index class that will run at select events in 2016.
Junior Beginner ace Logan Westmoreland from Greenwood, South Carolina laid claim to double wins at the Orlando Summit Pro-Am Tour. Westmoreland came into the event with a 46 point lead in the Division 2 Heat Wave standings by putting up wins in Bradenton and another double win weekend at the South Georgia Summit Pro-Am event earlier in the season.
It was an excellent weekend of racing April 15 and 16, as the IHRA Summit Pro-Am Tour rolled into State Capitol Raceway in Port Allen, Louisiana. The doubleheader weekend produced winners in eight sportsman classes on Saturday and Sunday. Kevin Wilson and Vernon Rowland had an especially great weekend, as Wilson swept the Top Dragster competition and Rowland won twice in Quick Rod. 16 other drivers took home Ironmen as well.