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Xtreme Raceway Park to host IHRA Sportsman Spectacular presented by Moser and Fuel Tech in Two Weeks

Friday, 14 April 2023

HOUSE SPRINGS, Missouri — The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Sportsman Spectacular presented by Moser Engineering and Fuel Tech comes to the great state of Texas with a visit to Xtreme Raceway Park in two weeks, April 28-29.

It’s the chance for racers in the Lone Star State to compete for big checks, big money and the prestigious IHRA Ironman trophies. New for 2023, winners of the races have the chance to qualify for the IHRA Summit SuperSeries World Finals.

Saturday’s main event, which is also an XRP points race, features strong payouts thanks to the track’s partners. The Top class sponsored by Sonnax features $3,000-to-win. It’s a $1,500-to-win Pro (Mod) class presented by Mr. Wendell’s Motorsports. Bontrager Racing Solutions are providing $300-to-win checks for the Sportsman and Junior Dragster classes.

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Here’s a little about each partner.

Division 4 Sponsor: Compressed Air Supercharging is a cutting edge system that takes the guesswork out of choosing a dial in. CAS utilizes an engineered set of components that store, meter, and control the discharge of high pressure compressed air. Each vehicle is unique and to help ensure that the CAS system is optimized, each module in the system can be tailored precisely to your vehicle’s requirements.

Elevate your confidence on the track and visit 
www.casupercharging.com to see if Compressed Air Supercharging is right for you.

Top Class Sponsor: Sonnax designs, develops and manufactures the highest quality aftermarket automotive products. We are the world’s largest full-line supplier of torque converter parts, and offer transmission and specialty driveline components through a global network of parts distributors.Get your gearhead on at www.sonnax.com

Pro Class Sponsor: Mr. Wendell’s Motorsports specializes in street, bracket, drag week, no prep, and grudge racing transmissions in addition to rebuilds and repairs. They are also an authorized parts distributor for most all major brands. When it’s time for an upgrade or a rebuild, visit www.mrwendellsmotorsports.com to get the best transmission in Texas!

Jr. Dragster & Sportsman Class Sponsor: Bontrager Racing Solutions specializes in wiring, plumbing, and chassis/4-link set up for your race cars. It can leave as a complete roller ready for motor and transmission or it can be picked up turn key ready to go to the race track. BRS offers on track tuning help as well. 

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In addition to Saturday’s points race, there are Friday Gamblers’ races for the Top and Pro classes. Other races include those for the Super Pro Green and Pro Blue classes.

IHRA Director of Track and Racer Relations Paige Hamlin will be on hand to assist with IHRA memberships and Division Director Cody Pollage will be there to do chassis certifications.


Here are important facts regarding the events:

  • Sportsman Spectacular winners, who are IHRA members, now earn entry into the IHRA Summit SuperSeries World Finals in conjunction with entering at least two other IHRA races (IHRA-member track Summit SuperSeries team race or other IHRA Sportsman Spectacular races). Current IHRA membership is required.
  • Get an early jump on becoming an IHRA member by clicking here for the IHRA membership center or by calling Heather at (85) JOIN-IHRA. Racers can also sign up for memberships at the track.
  • Event entry will take place at the track
  • IHRA license renewal / chassis certification will be available on site
  • IHRA IronMan trophies awarded to event winners

For more information about Xtreme Raceway Park, visit www.xtremeracewaypark.com.

For more information about the IHRA Sportsman Spectacular, presented by Moser Engineering and Fuel Tech, visit ihra.com.

Last modified on Wednesday, 19 April 2023
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