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Focus on Fun at Summit Racing Patriot Nationals presented by Mickey Thompson

Norwalk, OH – Racing and revelry will be all the rage for junior dragster drivers at the Summit Racing Equipment Patriot Nationals presented by Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, June 28-30 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.

The inaugural event, which is part of the Protect the Harvest Midwest Junior Super Series presented by Lucas Oil, is for youth ages 6-17 and their families and friends. Eleven different categories of racing, as well as a gamblers’ race, will be contested.

As a super-special element, NHRA Top Fuel driver Antron Brown, NHRA Funny Car driver Bob Bode and NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Andrew Hines will mix it up with drivers in the pit area.

“We’ll have all of these stars in the pit area, and I think that will be a cool experience for all of the kids, whether they follow the Protect the Harvest Midwest Junior Super Series presented by Lucas Oil or not,” said Bill Bader Jr., Summit Motorsports Park president.

The fun-filled event will feature a water theme, and there will be a water slide, jump-houses, a slip-and-slide, water balloons and more. Summit Motorsports Park staff members will even have water-squirters.

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John Force Racing Ultimate Experience Set for Summit Racing NHRA Nationals

Norwalk, OH – John Force Racing and Summit Motorsports Park have partnered to present the John Force Racing Ultimate Experience at the 13th Annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, which is June 20-23 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.

The program features an opportunity to take in the sights, sounds and sensations of the event from the John Force Racing Pit Side Suites situated right in the pit area of John Force Racing, a fan-favorite team consisting of Funny Car drivers John Force and Robert Hight, and Top Fuel drivers Brittany Force and Austin Prock.

A select few tickets are available for Friday and Sunday. Saturday is already a sellout. Each costs $260 for a day, and in addition to being able to sit in the John Force Racing Pit Side Suites, they include a meal, coupons for Velvet ice cream, a meet-and-greet with the John Force Racing drivers, reserved seating in the stands on the Budweiser side of the park and VIP parking.

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Cars, Car-Crushing and Cacklefests Part of Super Summit

Norwalk, OH – A magnetic mix of muscle cars, monster trucks and motorcycles will have the stage at Super Summit, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, June 7 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.

Admission is free for the chock-full of character event that will feature cruise-ins, fun-runs sponsored by JBA Performance Exhaust and an autocross course sponsored by RideTech.

There also will be an off-road obstacle course for participants with 4X4s sponsored by Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels and Dick Cepek.

ScottRods AA/Gassers will fire up for cacklefests, and drivers from the Summit Racing Equipment Midwest Drags will drive in and drag race on June 7 to wrap their three-track tour.

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Sportsman Racers Have the Stage at Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser

Norwalk, OH – The passion and persistence of sportsman racers will be in the spotlight at the 13th Annual Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser, May 17-19, 2019 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
 
Among the completely engrossing and entertaining categories of this NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event are Top Alcohol Dragster, which sees 285-plus mph vehicles, Top Alcohol Funny Car, which sees 270-plus mph vehicles, Competition Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, Top Sportsman, Top Dragster and Pro Stock Snowmobile.

Added adrenaline will come from Richard Hutchins, who will aim high in his wheel-standing Chevy Rebellion VW bus, and Rich Hanna and Ken Hall, who will shoot flames and soar down track in their First Strike and Top Secret jet engine-powered Funny Cars.

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Students Have Track at B’laster High School Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park

Students can climb into their street cars and cruise down track at the 31st Annual B’laster High School Nationals presented by Patriot 500 Racing on Sunday, May 5 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.

The winner of the fun-filled race for students from area schools will receive a $5,000 University of Northwestern Ohio scholarship as well as a tall trophy. The runner-up will receive a $3,000 scholarship, and the semifinalists will receive $2,000 scholarships while quarterfinalists will receive $1,500 scholarships.

Additionally, as students win rounds, they earn points for their schools, and the winning school will receive a trophy. There also will be separate races for instructors, parents and alumni, and Team Spirit and Best Appearing awards are up for grabs.

A.J. Myers will have his popular Patriot 500 Racing Top Sportsman Corvette on-site, and adding to all of the amusement will be the Jostens Burnout Contest, Jostens Car Cram and Jostens Ugliest Working Wreck.

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New Campground to Welcome More Campers at Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

There are many things that make the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio the spectacular show that it is.

Engines erupt, flames fly and the track trembles as professional drivers and riders pilot their powerful cars and motorcycles in Top Fuel Dragster, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pro Mod and other captivating categories. There are perfect passes, and there are close calls.

Many fans choose to stay close to the action by camping in one of several campgrounds at Summit Motorsports Park that offer various amenities for various levels of camping experiences, including trackside electric, trackside non-electric and camping for motorhomes, tents and pop-ups.

And now, to accommodate even more fans who choose to camp on-site for this year’s 13th Annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals on June 20-23, a new camping area, Northfield Campground, has been created.

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Summit Motorsports Park Guest Services Advocate Helps Plan Perfect Visits

Every year, more than 500,000 guests are welcomed to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.

They experience everything from sportsman drag racing to professional drag racing, and fireworks to flyovers at the major motorsports venue located on more than 225 acres.

They also explore breakfast, lunch and dinner options, including Velvet ice cream served for $1 per pound, in the park’s various concessions, and Summit Motorsports Park-themed apparel, hats, tumblers, keychains and more in the park’s Quarter Mile Clothing Company.

Away from the park, there are many shopping, dining and lodging options, as well as opportunities to visit everything from amusement parks to museums, especially for guests coming in for multi-day events.

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