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Maryland Racers Rack Up With Round Prizes at IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular

Sunday, 26 August 2018

MECHANICSVILLE, Md. — Thanks to the support of the International Hot Rod Association’s great partners, competitors at Maryland International Raceway came away with a variety of round prizes.

Those with the best losing packages in the first three rounds on Saturday and Sunday all won prizes.


It started with the first round during Moser Engineering Saturday with Box racer Michael Shoop winning a Summit Racing Equipment 10 x 20 tent. Perennial Maryland winner Tony Mattera picked up a Sunoco Race Fuels $100 Fuel Certificate for the No Box division, while his nephew, Brandon Mattera, received a Summit 10 x 10 tent in the Junior Dragster class.


Round two prizes included Box racer Layton Sumpter picking up an American Race Cars $250 gift certificate. No Box racer Mike Dugan was awarded an Abruzzi Transmissions $400 certificate toward an 8 or 9-inch converter. Tori Tayman received a new car cover for her Junior Dragster.


Mike Nelson had the best losing package in the third round in Box. He received both a “Moser Money Round” $300 certificate and a Jones Transmission Cooling Systems $200 certificate. Other “Moser Money Round” certificates included one of $300 for Joe Goldey in No Box and $150 for Brooke Keyton in Junior Dragster.


For Sunday’s first round, Christopher Taylor in Box picked up a Summit Racing Equipment 5 jacket. Kevin Mendenhall in No Box got a Summit single-layer jacket and Bailie Zepp won the Junior Dragster re-entry.


The Mattera family’s big weekend continued with Joey Mattera in Box winning an American Race Cars $250 gift certificate. Also in the second round, Junior Dragster racer Gillian Mattera won a Summit single-layer jacket. No Box racer Louie Estevez was awarded a Sunoco $100 fuel certificate.


Casey Cole in Box picked up the round three combination of a Abruzzi Transmissions certificate for 10 percent off the purchase of a new transmission and a Jones Transmission Cooling Systems $200 certificate. Hailey Pumphrey was the winner of a Summit Racing Equipment Junior Dragster cockpit cover.


After winning over $11,000 and a uniquely designed helmet from Imagine That Customs on Saturday, Cory Maloney got the Summit 10 x 20 tent for the No Box class to cap off his productive weekend.  


Racers have the chance to pre-enter and have a chance to pick up future prizes by clicking here.

Last modified on Sunday, 26 August 2018