- Monday 13 May, 2013
Extra treat: NHRA Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street from Indy rainout completes Friday, May 17 in Norwalk!
By Eric Lotz, NHRA staff.
NORWALK, Ohio – Summit Motorsports Park hosts the Mickey Mart Rewards Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser on May 17-19, 2013 as one of forty-four events across the country.
The National Hot Rod Association Division 3 Brodiz/Steve Schmidt Top Sportsman Series, Spitzer Race Cars Top Dragster Series, and Pro Stock Snowmobile run during the event, as well as the new NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series including Nitro Harleys. For information click on: NHRA Division 3 pizzazz!
Drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships, as well as a chance to share in a year-end purse of more than $519,000.
Categories include: Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street.
Gates open at 7 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start at 10 a.m. Friday and at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top sportsman qualify at 4:30 p.m. Friday, and at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
SHOWTIME! Presented by Croghan Colonial Bank includes Stock Eliminator and Super Stock qualifying on Friday evening, with five race fans chosen randomly as judges in categories such as Fan Favorite, Highest Wheelstand, Longest Wheelstand, Low Qualifier, and Fastest mile-per-hour.
Top Alcohol Dragsters and Top Alcohol Funny Cars qualify at 7 p.m. Friday and at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday.
Eliminations begin at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car eliminations begin at 1 p.m. Sunday.
A special exhibition show each day includes Pro Stock Snowmobiles, Bob Motz’s Jet Kenworth semi truck, Jill Canuso and the Hanna Motorsports Queen of Diamonds Jet Dragster, and Scott Holdridge and the Black Ice Jet Dragster. Show times include: 9 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m. Sunday.
Bader Family Signature Fireworks cap the shows on Friday and Saturday evenings. You know what those are for: Sit back in your grandstand seat, pull your loved ones close and enjoy the view!
Tickets for the Mickey Mart Rewards Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser cost $20 a day or $50 for the weekend; children ages six-12, $5 a day; children ages five and under are admitted free with a paying adult.
For information call the Summit Motorsports Park office at 419-668-5555. We’re always glad to help. Or click on: Great racing and family fun!