Team Liberty Racing Event Preview: 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals
CORDELE, Ga. (June 20, 2018) – Team Liberty Racing duo Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey are headed to Summit Motorsports Park this weekend for the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in hopes of turning their luck around as the season heads towards the half-way point of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season.
Cory Reed – FireAde/Team Liberty Racing Buell
33 Pro Stock Motorcycle national events attended
15 round wins
1 final round appearance (Reading, 2016)
2016 AAA Road to the Future Rookie of the Year Award Winner
QUOTABLE: “We’ve taken the two weeks off and hit the dyno pretty hard,” Reed said. “We also went testing this week and I think once all the right components fall in place at the same time, we could contend for a win.”
Angelle Sampey – PSE/Team Liberty Racing Buell
2015 runner-up in Norwalk to Karen Stoffer
227 Pro Stock Motorcycle national events attended
405 round wins
42 national event victories
QUOTABLE: “Not qualifying the last two races was a tough pill to swallow but that feeling has now changed to just pure determination,” the winningest female in NHRA history Sampey said. “I’m confident that we can turn our luck around and have a great weekend in Norwalk this weekend. Our team has been working real hard and eventually it’ll turn around in our favor.”
Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Run Schedule: Friday, June 22: two qualifying sessions at 4:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Saturday, June 23: two qualifying sessions at 12:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. Sunday, June 24: eliminations begin at 11:00 a.m. Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals TV Schedule: Saturday, June 23, FOX Sports 1 (FS1) will televise one hour of qualifying coverage at 1:30 p.m. (ET). Sunday, June 24, FS1 will televise one hour of qualifying coverage at 12:30 p.m. (ET). Sunday, June 24, FS1 will televise three hours of finals coverage at 6:30 p.m. (ET).