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Event Preview: Farmington Dragway set to host first true Division 9 doubleheader August 9-11

Friday, 02 August 2013

The 2013 IHRA Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL Division 9 season comes to a close August 9-11 at Farmington Dragway in North Carolina for the first true Raiders Division doubleheader in history. The two-race 1/8 mile format will feature a full racing weekend with a test and tune on Friday and two separate races on Saturday and Sunday.

EVENT: 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL

DIVISION: Division 9 Raiders

WHERE: Farmington Dragway | 2992 HWY 801 North, Farmington, NC

WHEN: August 9-11

CONTACT: (336) 998-3443 | www.farmingtondragway.com  


WHAT TO EXPECT: The fifth and sixth races Division 9 races on the 2013 Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour will be at racer-friendly Farmington Dragway. Gates will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 9, with tech being open from 1-9 p.m. There will be a track hosted test and tune from 3-9 p.m.

On Saturday, August 10 gates and tech will open at 8 a.m. There will be two time trial/qualifying sessions beginning at 9 a.m. with eliminations immediately following. Super Stock and Stock racers please note that qualifying will be for Saturday’s race, Day 1.

On Sunday gates and tech will open at 9 a.m. and God Speed Ministries will host a church service beginning at 10 a.m. Day 2 eliminations will begin at noon. There will not be a time run on Sunday due to curfew restrictions. Super Stock and Stock racers please note that Sunday eliminations will be random pairing with no same class heads-up runs.

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: “You asked for it and now you have it – the first planned IHRA Summit Pro-Am double in Division 9. Now it is up to you to show your support,” said Satch Gragg, IHRA Division Director. “This will be the fifth and sixth races in the division and the last chance for racers to gain those valuable in-division points or to get the last of your four in-division claims.

“Everett and Holly Justice and the rest of the staff are wonderful and they are all very excited to be hosting the first official double in Division 9. So come out and support this great race!”

ROAD TO THE TOC: In 2013 the Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL is now the only road to the year-end Summit Racing Tournament of Champions showdown in Memphis. Only the top three in each class within each division on the Summit Pro-Am Tour will advance to the championship tournament in October to runoff for the 2013 Summit World Championships and $10,000!

Top Sportsman – Donny Urban & Ricky Whaley
Top Dragster – Chad Traylor & Nick Womack
Super Stock – Robbie Draughon & Marvin Dunahoo
Stock – Ernie Humes & Tim Sloan
Quick Rod – Carey Long & Brooke Warren
Super Rod – T.G. Paschal & Steve Furr
Hot Rod – Chip Johnson & Chris Dean

Top Sportsman – Tim West (Asheville, NC)
Top Dragster – Greg Slack (Albemarle, NC)
Super Stock – Gil Carty Jr. (Wytheville, VA)
Stock – Tim Sloan (Sanford, NC)
Quick Rod – Carey Long (Timberlake, NC)
Super Rod – Jeff Estep (Iron Station, NC)
Hot Rod – Chris Dean (Sanford, NC)
Junior Master – Jason McCandless (Burlington, NC)
Junior Advanced – Blake Hickman (Laurinburg, NC)
Junior Beginner – Kaylee Creech (Clayton, NC)

April 5-7 | Dunn-Benson Dragstrip
May 3-5 | Rockingham Dragway
May 31-June 2 | Mooresville Dragway
June 28-30 | Piedmont Dragway
August 9-11 | Farmington Dragway (double)

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