NHRA Summit Racing Series
On April 19, 2019, longtime NHRA member Larry Meyers drove his ’72 Dodge Challenger to a victory in the 11.50 Index class at his home track, Pueblo Motorsports Park near his home in Elizabeth, Colo. At the time, Meyers had no way of knowing that win would produce an unexpected benefit.
Michael Sturgill (Super Pro), Chris Johnston (Pro), Ryan Montford (Sportsman), and Jim Werre (Motorcycle) were crowned the National Champions of the Summit Racing Series.
As the hallowed ground of the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona grew quiet Thursday night, Summit Racing Equipment celebrated sportsman racers at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.
The top Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Super Pro Motorcycle racers from NHRA’s seven geographical divisions will journey to Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to vie for national titles in the NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championship.
Paul Rebis, Seth Bevins, Jake Ball, and Dennis Stewert, won the titles at the Southeast division NHRA Summit Racing Series Southeast Division Finals to earn berths in the National Championship event in Pomona in November.
NHRA’s top drag racers from tracks across the Pacific Division competed at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway at the NHRA Summit Racing Series Pacific Division Finals, Oct. 4-6.
Randy Krause, Austin Youndt, Paul Werner, and Bob Carlson all scored victories at the Division 1 Summit Racing Series event to earn the right to compete at the National Championships later this year.
Greg Christiansen, Steve Roehrs, Ryan Montford, and Jason Clampitt were the winners of the West Central division NHRA Summit Racing Series at Heartland Motorsports Park to earn a berth in the National Championships to be held later this year.
Jay Allen, Joe Barney, Travis Buth, and John Markham took victories at the Division 3 Summit Series Finals to earn berths in the National Championships later this year. Super Pro Race of Champions winner Michael Sturgill will accompany them as the wild card entry.
James McNeal, Brian Hughes, Chad Morris, and Paul Holman won the Division 4 Summit Series Finals at Texas Motorplex and will be joined by Motorcycle Race of Champions winner Cody Couch (wild card) at the National Championships held later this year in Pomona.
The first NHRA Summit Racing Series Finals of 2019 took place over Labor Day weekend as Division 6’s best E.T. racers flocked to Pacific Raceways to determine their division champions and representatives for the National Championships in Pomona.
In a special drawing for the NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championship, four NHRA divisions were selected to send an extra racer to compete for the national championship at the season ending Auto Club NHRA Finals.