Summit Extends NHRA Sponsorships


GLENDORA, Calif. — NHRA officials announced that Summit Racing Equipment, based in Tallmadge, Ohio, has extended its title rights sponsorships of NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series events in Las Vegas and Atlanta.

The 13th annual NHRA Nationals is scheduled for March 30-April 1, 2012 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, while the 32nd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals will take place at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga., May 4-6, 2012.

“The extension of these sponsorships further solidifies our partnership and commitment to NHRA drag racing at both the professional and sportsman levels.” said Jim Greenleaf, Motorsports and Events manager, Summit Racing Equipment. “We are proud of the partnership we have built with both of these tracks and look forward to continuing this relationship for years to come.”

Summit Racing Equipment is the industry’s leading direct marketer of auto racing parts and equipment through catalogs and the Internet. It is headquartered a short distance from the Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, venue for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Summit Racing Equipment’s sponsorship of the Norwalk event was extended earlier this year.

“Summit Racing Equipment clearly sees the value of investment in NHRA Drag Racing at all levels of the sport,” said John Siragusa, senior director of sales and new business development, NHRA. “From series sponsorship, to title rights, to primary team sponsorship, Summit Racing Equipment contributes greatly to NHRA at the league and team level for the benefit of both the professional and sportsman racer.”