Sanctioning Bodies

Sanctioning Bodies

From drag racing to circle track to road racing, Summit Racing supports sanctioning bodies around the world.


The International Hot Rod Association is where you'll find sportsman drag racing with attitude! We support IHRA racers by sponsoring the Summit Sportsman National Championship and the Summit Racing SuperSeries, the largest bracket racing championship series in the country.


The superstars of drag racing bring their fastest cars to compete in the National Hot Rod Association! The NHRA Summit Racing Series is the largest organized series in drag racing nationwide with as many as 80,000 sportsman and bracket racers participating. We also sponsor the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.

NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Dragster League

The NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League offers kids ages 8-17 a chance to race in a controlled environment. Using a five-horsepower, single-cylinder engine, a Jr. Dragster can go as fast as 85 mph and as quick as 7.90 seconds in an eighth-mile. Many of NHRA's 130 member tracks offer weekly Jr. Drag Racing League programs where kids can race to earn points toward track championships in their age group. The points leaders in each class are then chosen to represent their track at the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western or Eastern Conference Finals.


The Australian National Drag Racing Association sanctions drag racing throughout Australia from Top Fuel to Junior Dragster. Summit Racing sponsors the ANDRA Sportsman Series that features 12 classes including Top Sportsman, Supercharged Outlaws, Super Stock, Super Gas, Modified, and motorcycle classes.


The Summit Racing EDRS Series is the biggest drag racing series in Europe, featuring 18 events at 13 tracks in five European countries. Classes include Pro Modified, Top Doorslammer, Competition Eliminator, and several Super, Street, and ET classes for cars and motorcycles.


The oldest active automobile racing sanctioning body in the United States, the International Motor Contest Association offers grassroots dirt track racing. Summit Racing supports the IMCA Modifieds national program and the Sunoco Hobby Stock program with awards for regional and national drivers based on points standings.


One of the most competitive and exciting open-wheel dirt modified series in the U.S., the United States Modified Touring Series is the ultimate playground for the nation’s hottest Dirt Modified drivers. Summit Racing is the Official High Performance Source of the USMTS, sponsors USTMS regional racing, and is the presenting sponsor of the annual King of America Modified Nationals.


Perfect for weekend racers and pro racers alike, the Sports Car Club of America includes the largest active membership in motorsports with over 2,000 amateur and professional events each year. Summit Racing is the title sponsor of the SCCA Road Racing program and a contingency sponsor for the SCCA U.S. Majors Tour.


The National Hot Rod Diesel Association promotes diesel motorsports events including diesel drag racing, sled pulling, show and shines, dyno competitions, and burnout contests throughout North America.