NHRA D3 ET FINALS MOVED TO SUMMIT MOTORSPORTS PARK IN '24
Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio will become the new host venue for the NHRA North Central Division Summit ET Racing Series Team Finals, starting in 2024.
This event, taking place from September 11-15, will feature racers who have qualified to represent their respective member tracks. The Summit ET Racing Series Team Finals has been moved from its previous long-time location at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park in Indiana. Winners of this event will have the opportunity to progress to the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where they can compete for a world championship.
Bill Bader Jr., the president of Summit Motorsports Park, spoke about the rich history of the park, which was acquired by his father 50 years ago.
“Summit Motorsports Park has a rich history in sportsman racing that started when my father bought the track 50 years ago, and continues to this day,” said Bill Bader Jr., president of Summit Motorsports Park, which welcomes more than 500,000 guests each year and is known for its hospitality. “This exciting partnership, which has been several years in the making, proves our commitment to sportsman racing. We cannot wait to welcome into our home every racer who gives it everything they have to qualify to represent their track, and our track, at the Summit ET Racing Series Team Finals. Our team is already making plans to ensure a special and significant event for everyone in attendance, whether they have previously been to our park or not. It will be memorable."
Aside from Summit Motorsports Park, member tracks of the NHRA North Central Division include Byron Dragway, Coles County Dragway, World Wide Technology Raceway, Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, Wabash Valley Dragway, Wagler Motorsports Park, Beech Bend Raceway Park, Ohio Valley Dragway, Milan Dragway, Edgewater Motorsports Park, and National Trail Raceway.
The NHRA North Central Division Summit ET Racing Series Team Finals will feature various activities such as a test and tune session, bonus races, the Race of Champions, and the Team Spirit Contest. Attendees can also expect giveaways from several supporting sponsors.
William Tharpe, the director of the North Central Division, emphasized their commitment to providing the best experience for all Summit ET Racing competitors.
“The North Central Division is dedicated to providing the best experience possible for all Summit ET Racing competitors,” said William Tharpe, director of the North Central Division. “We realize that everyone puts in a tremendous amount of resources just to qualify for the event. The same level should be expected of all our competitors. I cannot think of a better facility to partner with as we work to elevate the Summit ET Racing Series Division Finals at Summit Motorsports Park.”
Summit Motorsports Park is located at 1300 State Route 18, Norwalk, Ohio.