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O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications





ENNIS, Texas --

The 20th annual O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals prested by Castrol Syntec, the 20th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in three categories earn points leading to 2005 NHRA POWERade championships.

Sportsman competitors in seven categories earn points leading to 2005 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series championships.

WHERE: Texas Motorplex, 7500 W. Hwy. 287, Ennis, Texas. Follow I-45 or I-35E to Hwy 287, then follow 287 to the track.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 22-25.

PURSE: Cash and contingency awards of more than $1.5 million.

SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, Sept. 22
Sportsman qualifying, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, Sept. 23
Sportsman qualifying and eliminations, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 4:30 and 7 p.m.

SATURDAY, Sept. 24
Sportsman qualifying and eliminations, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at noon and 3 p.m.

SUNDAY, Sept. 25
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:
Saturday, Sept. 24, ESPN2 will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 4 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 25, ESPN2 will televise two hours, 30 min. of final eliminations at 11 p.m. (ET).

2004 EVENT CHAMPIONS: Tony Schumacher, Top Fuel; Del Worsham, Funny Car; Dave Connolly, Pro Stock.

TRACK RECORDS:        
Top Fuel - 4.483 seconds by Doug Kalitta, Oct. 2003; 333.95 mph by Scott Kalitta, Oct. 2003
Funny Car -- 4.753 seconds by Whit Bazemroe, Oct. 2001; 325.73 mph by Scotty Cannon, Oct. 2003
Pro Stock - 6.774 seconds by Jeg Coughlin, Sept. 2004; 204.35 mph by Coughlin, Sept. 2004

NATIONAL RECORDS:         
Top Fuel -- 4.441 sec. (Oct. '03, Reading, Pa.) and 336.15 mph (May '05, Columbus, Ohio) by Tony
Schumacher.
Funny Car -- 4.665 sec. (Oct. '04, Joliet, Ill.) and 333.58 mph (Oct. '04, Joliet, Ill.) by John
Force.
Pro Stock -- 6.633 sec. (March '05, Gainesville, Fla.) and 208.23 mph (March '05, Gainesville,
Fla.) by Greg Anderson.

TICKETS: For tickets call (800) 668-6775, or (214) 373-8000. Tickets also are available at texasmotorplex.com.

RESERVED SEATS - Thursday: Adult, $10; Junior (6-12 years), $5. Friday: Adult, $30-46; Junior (6-12 years), $5-20. Saturday: Adult, $30-53; Junior (6-12 years), $5-28. Sunday: Adult, $36-62; Junior (6-12 years), $5-30.





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