The IHRA Division 2 Heat Wave Summit Pro Am Series season continues this weekend at Bradenton Motorsports Park. “With this weekend being a Double Race weekend with a great forecast, I really think racers will pack the house”, said IHRA Division Director Josh Peake.
IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRGSE), proud portfolio company of TPG; parent company to the International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA); one the fastest-growing professional racing circuits globally, today, announced that Mike Dunn has been installed as President of the IHRA organization in advance of the complete reorganization of the company and its various operations. Dunn, one of the most successful drivers and team organizers in the history of motorsports, joins the IHRA after spending the last 14 years as the face of major league professional drag racing for ESPN.
Ralph and Thomas Hester once again managed to set the bar a little higher at Immokalee Regional Raceway. The Hester family as well as the IRR and IHRA crew battled a rain plagued weekend for the Summit Pro-Am Tour season opener. This forced race officials to start racing both races on Sunday with a Monday finish for both events.
Several companies have completed their contingency contracts this week and have been added to the list for the Immokalee Summit Pro-Am Tour this weekend. Please check http://www.ihra.com/ihra-contingency/contingency-postings for the most up to date listing for this weekend’s event.
The extremely popular Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour has long been heralded as the cornerstone of the International Hot Rod Association’s (IHRA) sportsman drag racing series. The IHRA and Summit Racing Equipment will continue the industry leading sportsman coverage in 2016 by broadcasting the Summit Pro-Am Tour events live on IHRA.com.