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With only one race to go, the field is almost set for the Summit Racing Equipment SuperSeries World Championship presented by AMSOIL and Moser Engineering at Memphis International Raceway as a dozen more drivers earned their way to IHRA sportsman drag racing’s biggest stage at the Division 1 and Division 4 Summit Team Finals over the Sept. 28-30 weekend.
Each division netted six new participants for the Summit SuperSeries runoffs in Top ET, Mod ET and Junior Dragster at the IHRA Summit Racing Equipment World Finals at Memphis International Raceway October 12-14 as both the winner and runner-up advance. The two divisions also crowned two new team champions as Wichita Raceway Park won the Renegades Division by 22 points over Redline Raceway and Maryland International Raceway captured the Patriots Division by one point over Motor Mile Dragway.
The Summit SuperSeries drivers to advance out of the two divisions were Michael Keylich and Aaron Gee in Top ET, Jay Robinson and Tim Ray in Mod ET and Chris Pearson and Cory Tankersley and Junior Dragster in the Renegades Division and Alan Glatt and Jason Blankenship in Top ET, Kris Bunch and George Page in Mod ET and Tyler Macedo and Austin Johnson in Junior Dragster in the Patriots Division.
Beginning in the Patriots Division Maryland International Raceway took the team crown at Richmond Dragway by a narrow 53-52 margin over Motor Mile Dragway in Virginia. Host track Richmond Dragway was third with 46 points, followed by Sumerduck Dragway (35) and Capitol Raceway (31) rounding out the top five.
In the Summit SuperSeries runoff Alan Glatt of Capitol Raceway took the Top ET crown with a solid .015 reaction time and a 4.633, 149.20 on a 4.58 dial to advance past Jason Blankenship of Natural Bridge Dragway who had a .028 reaction time with a 5.838, 116.34 on a 5.84.