Your complete guide to 2012 IHRA Summit World Finals weekend
By IHRA Media
Oct 8, 2012
Over half of North America will be represented. Former champions, reigning Pro-Am champions and all major racers winners from 2012 will be on hand. The best racers in the world will go head-to-head March-madness style with everything on the line.
That can only mean one thing – the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment World Finals are back.
Memphis International Raceway will be the site of this year’s IHRA Summit World Finals as the world-class facility in Millington, Tenn. hosts three huge races this Friday, Saturday and Sunday with 10 world championships, the final seven regular season Ironman trophies of the year and over $200,000 in cash and prizes on the line.
The World Finals weekend at Memphis International Raceway will feature the Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Spectacular open to all racers on Friday and Saturday followed by the invitation-only Summit Racing Equipment Tournament of Champions and Summit SuperSeries presented by AMSOIL and Moser Engineering World Championships on Saturday and Sunday.
Tickets are free for spectators and can be found online and racers and fans alike can watch the entire weekend live and uncut all weekend on
: IHRA Summit Racing Equipment World Finals
Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Spectacular presented by AMSOIL (Friday, Saturday)
Summit Racing Equipment SuperSeries presented by AMSOIL and Moser Engineering (Friday, Saturday)
Summit Racing Equipment Tournament of Champions presented by AMSOIL (Saturday, Sunday)
: Memphis International Raceway will host three separate races this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The first race, the Summit Sportsman Spectacular, is open to all racers and will serve as a last chance opportunity to qualify for the Summit Tournament of Champions. Racing is conducted in IHRA’s seven regular touring Pro-Am classes of Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, ClassRacer.com Super Stock, ClassRacer.com Stock, Quick Rod, Super Rod and Hot Rod with each winner collecting a $5,000 payday.
Entry into the Sportsman Spectacular is only $200 with a guaranteed $5,000 to win for Pro-Am classes plus national event contingency going to the winner in each of the regular IHRA touring classes. IHRA members that don’t go through the re-entry round will also earn a spot in the Tournament of Champions.
The final two races of the weekend will determine the International Hot Rod Association’s 2012 World Champions. The championships in Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Super Stock, Stock, Quick Rod, Super Rod and Hot Rod will be determined during the Summit Tournament of Champions on Sunday, October 14. The championships in Top ET, Mod ET and Junior Dragster will be determined during the Summit SuperSeries on Saturday, October 13. Both races are invitation-only tournaments featuring competitors that qualified for the race during the 2012 racing season.
: Friday-Sunday, October 12-14
: Memphis International Raceway – 5500 Victory Lane, Millington, TN 38053
: Click HERE for a free spectator ticket
You can watch the entire IHRA World Finals weekend LIVE
: Call Memphis International Raceway at (901) 969-7223 or visit www.ihra.com or www.racemir.com.
2012 TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS FIELD
2012 SUMMIT SUPERSERIES FIELD
SCHEDULE (Subject to change; all times local)
: Tech Open @ 11 a.m.; Test & Tune 3-9 p.m.
: Tech Open @ 8 a.m.; Sportsman Spectacular Time Runs (2) @ 9 a.m.; Sportsman Spectacular Eliminations (following final qualifying); Summit SuperSeries Time Runs (2) @ 3 p.m. & 6 p.m.
: Tech Open @ 9 a.m.; Sportsman Spectacular Conclusion @ 9 a.m.; Tournament of Champions (following Sportsman Spectacular finals); Summit SuperSeries Time Runs @ 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.; Summit SuperSeries Eliminations @ 3 p.m.; Awards Celebration @ 9 p.m.
SUNDAY: Tech Open @ 8 a.m.; Tournament of Champions Time Runs (1) @ 9 a.m.; Tournament of Champions Eliminations (following final time runs)
IHRA SUMMIT WORLD FINALS DETAILED SCHEDULE
2011 IHRA World Champions:
Top Sportsman – Glenn Wright; Top Dragster – J.B. Donati; Super Stock – Gianni Cantusci; Stock – Phil Combs; Quick Rod – Barry Ryan; Super Rod – Steve Furr; Hot Rod – Chip Johnson; Top – J.P. Schuster; Mod – Matt Hawk
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