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IHRA Releases 2019 Summit Sportsman Spectacular Schedule


Summit Sportsman SpectacularWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (November 29, 2018) — The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) released the 2019 IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular schedule which will feature an exciting 16-race schedule over eight double–race weekends.

The best value in bracket racing will get even better in 2019 as competitors will now earn local track championship points at each IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular event.

Box, No Box / Footbrake and Junior Dragsters will have the opportunity to compete for the prestigious IHRA Ironman at each event as well as the coveted oversized championship checks. Class runners-up will receive the limited-edition Summit Sportsman Spectacular silver medals in addition to their winnings.

The weekend program includes a test & tune, racer appreciation cookout and a Scrubblade golf cart race. The double-race weekend also features first, second and third-round prizes.

The IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular will kick off the 2019 season Feb. 1-3 at State Capitol Raceway, Baton Rouge, La.

For more information on the 2019 IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular visit

2019 IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular Provisional Schedule

  • February 1-3, State Capitol Raceway, Baton Rouge, La.
  • March 22-24, Farmington Dragway, Farmington, N.C.
  • May 17-19, Dragway 42, West Salem, Ohio
  • May 24-26, Darlington Dragway, Hartsville, S.C.
  • June 7-9, Keystone Raceway Park, New Alexandria, Pa.
  • July 12-14, US 131 Motorsports Park, Martin, Mich.
  • TBD
  • August 23-25, Maryland International Raceway, Mechanicsville, Md.

About International Hot Rod Association:
Headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida, the International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) is one of the world’s largest motorsports sanctioning bodies. The IHRA promotes Sportsman drag racing for drivers of all levels. The IHRA sanctions nearly 100 motorsport facilities in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Bahamas and welcomes 80,000 racers annually to their IHRA-sanctioned facilities.

The IHRA oversees multiple Sportsman racing programs including the Summit Racing Equipment SuperSeries and the Sportsman Spectacular. For more information, visit, or connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.ihra