Norwalk Reflector: Shakedown at Summit XVI this weekend

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Shakedown at Summit XVI this weekend

By Norwalk reflector staff • Sep 11, 2018 at 7:30 AM

NORWALK — What is expected to be highly-unpredictable racing will be rolled out at the Shakedown at the Summit from Friday through Sunday at Summit Motorsports Park.

Among the categories are Aeromotive Pro Mod, Atomizer Racing Injectors Outlaw 10.5, Speedwire Systems Radial vs. The World, Top Sportsman, Wiseco X275, Callies Pro Street, UPR Ultra Street, Factory Stock, DXP235 and Trick Flow Specialties Open Comp.

The total purse is $166,350, with winners picking up $40,000 in Aeromotive Pro Mod, $10,000 in Atomizer Racing Injectors Outlaw 10.5 and Speedwise Systems Radial vs. The World, $7,000 in Holbrook Racing Engines Top Sportsman and Wiseco X275, $5,000 in Callies Pro Street and UPR Ultra Street, $2,500 in Factory Stock and DXP235 and $2,000 in Trick Flow Specialties Open Comp.

Additional special features of the event includes the Money Shot, which will see the quickest participating Aeromotive Pro Mod driver receive $5,000 after qualifying, and the Horsepower Wars $10K Drag Shootout.

Qualifying rounds will begin at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday, with the $10K shootout slated for 6 p.m., followed by the Trainwreck Country Band live concert from 8-10 p.m.

On Saturday, qualifying is again at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., with the second shootout qualifier slated in-between from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. The third and fourth shootout qualifiers will go at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Pre-race ceremonies are slated to begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, with eliminations of the round of 16 cars beginning at 10:15 a.m. The winners circle ceremony is tentatively scheduled for 6 p.m.

Lee Sebring will call the race, while Kurt Johnson and Total Venue Concepts will partner with the park's track crew to prepare a prime racing surface. SpeedVideo will catch all of it on a live feed.

For information, visit or call 419-668-5555.

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