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Summit Pro-Am Tour Heads to Maryland Int'l
Raceway for Division 1 Finale


August 20, 2012


Press Release courtesy of:  IHRA

The 2012 IHRA Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL travels to Maryland International Raceway August 24-26 for the final Division 1 Patriots points meet of the year. The event will feature a double Pro-Am points claim, the conclusion of the Summit Sportsman Spectacular and a Jet Wars show Saturday night. There will be a test and tune on Friday, qualifying, race one and Jet Wars on Saturday and qualifying and race two on Sunday.

Event: 2012 Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL

Division: Division 1 Patriots

Where: Maryland International Raceway – 27861 Budds Creek Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659

Conctact: (301) 884-9833 or www.mirdrag.com 

When: August 24-26

2011 Pro-Am Event Winners: Top Sportsman – Mark Payne & Al Burkett; Top Dragster – Wesley Washington & Jamie Bridge; Super Stock – Sterling Simmons Jr. & Anthony Bertozzi; Stock – Monty Bogan Jr. & Eddie Longhany Jr.; Quick Rod – John Dustin & George Williams; Super Rod – Dale Koncen & Steve Furr; Hot Rod – Matthew Robinson (2)

Defending Division Champions: Top Sportsman – Calvin Butler; Top Dragster – Wesley Washington; Super Stock – Anthony Bertozzi; Stock – Lisa Bolton; Quick Rod – John Dustin; Super Rod – Craig Porter; Hot Rod – Greg Fowler


What to expect: The Miller family is once again greeting the Division 1, Patriots, racers of the Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL with another round of facility improvements. The long standing IHRA Member track, known for its top notch facility and welcoming staff, will close the Patriots season August 24-26.

Saturday Night will feature the completion of the ET class races and the Top Dragster Final round left over from a weather postponement during the Summit Sportsman Spectacular in July.

The event will feature a double Pro-Am points claim with a test and tune on Friday, qualifying and race one of the weekend on Saturday and a second day of qualifying and racing on Sunday. The double-race format will be filled out with a night of bracket racing on Saturday fulfilled by the 5k ET Clash, then rounded out with Jet Wars, a spectator show including supercharged altereds, jet exhibition vehicles and fireworks.

MIR is a state-of-the-art facility and a track known for its ability to produce record times. Over the years Maryland International Raceway has become well known as the place to race thanks to an elevation of only 80 feet and many current IHRA national records still stand thanks to the Budds Creek facility.

2012 Division 1 Patriots Summit Pro-Am Schedule
May 4-6 – Richmond Dragway (1/8 mile)
June 1-3 – Pittsburgh Raceway Park (1/4 mile)
June 15-17 – Skyview Drags (1/8 mile)
August 24-26 Maryland International Raceway (1/4 mile)



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