IHRA Summit SuperSeries Champions Crowned in Memphis

05 Nov 2018
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Hundreds of International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit SuperSeries track champions, along with Summit Team Finals divisional champions from around the United States, Canada and Aruba, gathered at Memphis International Raceway Oct. 19-20 for the IHRA Summit SuperSeries World Finals.

Representing nearly 100 IHRA-sanctioned tracks, drivers traveled from all over North America and Canada, coming from as far north as Palmer, Alaska making the nearly 4,000-mile trek and as far south as Oranjestad, Aruba, to the largest and most prestigious bracket racing championship in drag racing.
The IHRA Summit SuperSeries champions were crowned Saturday in Top (Box), Mod (No Box) and Junior Dragster. The $200,000 program is the championship competition for IHRA member Sportsman racers and more than 8,000 racers compete in the program annually.

Dale Scates from Center, Texas representing Pine Valley Dragway won the Top World Championship. Toby Daniels from Barbourville, Ky., representing London Dragway captured the Mod World Championship. Kyla Feit from Wisconsin Rapid, Wis. Representing Great Lakes Dragway won the Junior Dragster crown.

Scates defeated Dale Foss from Wickliffe, Ohio representing Dragway 42 in the Top finals with a .021-reaction time, 5.07-second run at 124.33 mph.

His championship package included $20,000 from Summit Racing Equipment, a seven-night/eight-day vacation for two on the island of Aruba courtesy of Around Aruba Tours, a world championship diamond ring, and a world championship Ironman Trophy.
Daniels, had a 6.843-second pass at 100.13 mph to claim the Mod World Championship. Aaron Brock from Pageland, S.C., representing Darlington Dragway was the runner-up.

Daniels also won $20,000 from Summit Racing Equipment, a seven-night/eight-day vacation for two on the island of Aruba, a world championship diamond ring, and of course, a world championship Ironman Trophy.
Feit went down the track in 7.897 seconds at 81.97 mph against a 7.90 dial-in.

With the World Championship, Feit won a custom-built IHRA Junior Dragster built by American Race Cars featuring a custom paint scheme from Imagine That Customs, Computech Data Maxx Jr. data logger, $3,000 from Summit Racing Equipment as well as the world championship Ironman Trophy and diamond ring.

Summit SuperSeries Final Eliminations Results – 1/8 mile:  
Summit SuperSeries Top (Box): Dale Scates, Center, Texas, 5.072 secs. at 124.35 mph (.021 rt) - defeated Dale Foss, Wickliffe, Ohio, 4.520 secs. at 150.23 mph (.023 rt)
Summit SuperSeries Modified (No Box): Toby Daniels, Barbourville, Ky., 6.843 secs. at 100.13 mph (.012 rt) - defeated Aaron Brock, Pageland, S.C., 6.918 secs. at 86.01 mph (.045 rt)
Summit SuperSeries Junior Dragster: Kyla Feit, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., 7.897 secs. at 81.97 mph (.23 rt) - defeated Chance Turman, Thorndale, Texas, 22.432 secs at 32.25 mph (-.096 rt)
Champions of the Summit SuperSeries Awards:
Top (Box) and Mod (No Box) Champion Awards:
$20,000 from Summit Racing Equipment
Aruba Vacation for Two: Seven-night/eight-day trip for two people; includes airfare, car rental, island tour, hotel and dinner/lunch packages courtesy of Around Aruba Tours, El Gaucho Restaurant, Tropicana Resorts, More 4 Less car rentals and the crew of Don Flip Racing Team.
IHRA Gold Card
World Champion Ironman Trophy
World Champion Diamond Ring

Junior Dragster Champion Awards:
Custom-built Junior Dragster by American Race Cars featuring custom paint scheme from Imagine That Customs, and Computech Data Maxx Jr. Data Logger
$3,000 from Summit Racing Equipment
IHRA Gold Card
World Champion Ironman Trophy
World Champion Diamond Ring

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