IHRA contingency program partners onboard for 2018

IHRA contingency program partners onboard for 2018


IHRA contingency program partners onboard for 2018


The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) is proud to announce agreements with the contingency sponsors below for the 2018 season. Additional partnerships will be announced over the coming weeks.

Summit Racing Equipment remains the title sponsor for two Sportsman programs in 2018, the IHRA Summit SuperSeries and the IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular. Summit Racing Equipment is the world’s largest mail-order, automotive equipment company with thousands of performance parts, aftermarket accessories, tools, garage equipment and stock replacement parts.

Sunoco Race Fuels, the official race fuel company of the IHRA, is another longstanding partner. Sunoco sells its award-winning race fuels at hundreds of IHRA racing events throughout the year. Sunoco is the largest manufacturer of racing gasoline in the world, providing products to a wide range of racing series covering virtually every category of race car as well as motorcycles and powerboats.

ATI Performance Products, an award-winning company that manufacturers a multitude of high-performance parts as well as a wide variety of performance enhancing internal components continues to be a valued IHRA contingency partner. The partnership includes transmissions and torque converters.

Hoosier Tires produces purpose-built bias play drag slicks and drag radials that are reliable, fast, consistent and affordable from the professional racer to the weekend sportsman at the drag strip. They are engineered for consistent ET’s and maximum traction with superior construction and compounding for drag race applications.

Manley Performance, has been a proud IHRA contingency sponsor for more than 25 years, exemplifying a commitment and support of Sportsman racers. The company specializes in connecting rods and valve springs, but offers countless other engine components.

QA1, another longtime IHRA contingency sponsor, offers an extensive line of American-made shock absorbers, suspension components, carbon fiber driveshafts, rod ends, spherical bearings, ball joints and other related items to a variety of motorsports markets including: drag racing, circle track, street performance and street rodding.

Strange Engineering has become a household word among racers and crew chiefs in the drag racing industry by developing an impressive line-up of innovative products that include rear axles, drag brakes, coil-over shocks, coil-over struts and complete rear end assemblies. In-house engineers continually look for new ways to create and improve drag racing components which has kept Strange Engineering the drag racing market leader for over 50 years.

Trick Flow Specialties is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance cylinder heads, intake manifolds and engine components. Trick Flow engineers have developed some of the most advanced cylinder heads and intake manifolds in the industry, all thoroughly dyno-tested in-house to make sure they deliver proven results.

JEGS High Performance, founded by Jeg Coughlin Sr. in 1960, is a family-owned company with a rich racing heritage. It is the second largest mail order company of automotive equipment in the United States and sells performance auto parts, aftermarket accessories, tools and race apparel.