b'AT THESTARTING LINEPublication A Message from Tamie DeFranzo CONTENTS Ignite2X FALL 2019Managing EditorRyan Perezluha To our valued current and future IHRA Members,Photography As youre getting your race cars prepared for the 2020 season, make sure you are BME Photography ready for the season by ensuring your IHRA membership is current.Art/Creative Sign up now to join the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA), the most Ignite2X prestigious grassroots drag racing series with over 14,000 IHRA member-track racers at nearly 100 member tracks.Check out the benefits of IHRA membership: $100,000 in Excess Insurance CoverageSummit Racing EquipmentIHRA Membership Card & Decals IHRA Rule bookBi-weekly IHRA Newsletters via Email $5 Discount on all IHRA Apparel Ordered Through the IHRA WebsiteAccess to Digital Drag Review Magazine via the IHRA Website 16 Exclusive IHRA Member Contingency and Bonus Prizes at all Sportsman8 Spectacular EventsAdditional member only benefits from IHRA partners- including Summit4Membership Letter14IHRA Summit Team32Racing Equipment, The Official High-Performance Mail Order Company of IHRAApplying for and renewing your membership can be done in a variety of ways! New members can apply online at here (Adults) and here (Juniors). Current membersFinals Results can renew online at here (Adults) and here (Juniors). You can also visit IHRA.com to6Summit Racing 24 Dustin Avondet print out our application. Once the application is filled out you can take a picture ofEquipment 16Dustin CarrollSummit Superseries it, attach it to an email and email it to [email protected] You can also mail it to usSummit Superseries Mod Champion(The address is on the application). 8Keith Cleveland IRGSE President & CEO Sportsman ChampionLou Partenza Please dont forget the required documents, copy of drivers license, copy of birthSummit SuperseriesVice President certificate (Juniors only) and timeslips if you are applying for or upgrading a licenseTop Champion 18Edinburg Motorsports26ComputechSkooter Peaco above an E. Current members can also renew over the phone by calling 561-337- ParkSponsor Feature10IHRA Summit 3446. Have a credit or debit card ready for payment. Track SpotlightSenior Director of Corporate Partnerships28Michigan Racers Carry& Industry RelationsSuperSeries World Dana Landry There are ways to save on your IHRA membership! If more than one member of the20Kaden Harrillon Family Traditions household is applying for a membership the second member will get a discount ofFinals GamblersDirector of Public Relations ten dollars per year. Race ResultsSummit Superseries Ryan Perezluha Junior Champion 30 Racing Electronics Corporate Marketing Manager The more years you sign up for the more you save and if you process your12IHRA SummitSponsor FeatureMason Sheen application or renewal online you save even more!!22 IHRA Action From SuperSeries World32 Mike Baker A one-year junior membership is $70 ($60 online) Around the CountryDirector of Creative Marketing Finals Main EventIHRA Senior Director of Stacey KillmaierA one-year adult membership is $100 ($90 online) Results Competition and Racing OperationsMembership CoordinatorA two-year adult membership is $180 ($160 online)Tamie DefranzoA three-year adult membership is $265 ($235 online) 34 IHRA Action Shot Senior Director of Competition These fees are for US, Canadian members for one class. We have numerous other20 of the Monthand Racing Operations memberships to offer as well. Visit IHRA.com for more information!Mike Baker Our speediness of the processing of your membership application or renewal puts Divisional Directors us in the winner circle! They are normally processed in 24-48 hours (Allow for Josh Peake, Jon ONeal & Frank Kohutek longer times over the weekend and holidays) after we receive them. We email your membership card to you and we also mail it to you. The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) is owned andOur membership department is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (EST) operated by IRG Sports + Entertainment, a TPG Specialty Lending(Excluding holidays, our engines need a rest too!)ihramotorsports company. The IHRA promotes professional and sportsman racing for drivers of all levels. The IHRA sanctions nearly 100 motorsportTheres the finish line and Im out of gas! I look forward to being your crew memberIHRA facilities in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand andto help your membership experience run smoothly!Bahamas and welcomes 80,000 racers annually to their IHRA- Tamie DeFranzo ihramotorsportssanctioned facilities. The IHRA oversees multiple Sportsman racing programs including the Summit Racing Equipment SuperSeries andMembership Coordinatorthe Sportsman Spectacular. 5'