Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA PDRA Drag News Photos
Wed, 21 Sep 2005, 06:03 PM

NHRA Postpones O'Reilly Fall Nationals
Courtesy of NHRA Communications

POWERade Series Race Rescheduled for Oct. 6-9



GLENDORA, Calif. -- (Sept. 21, 2005) - NHRA announced, today, that it has postponed the O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals, presented by Castrol Syntec due to the projected path of Hurricane Rita as issued by the National Weather Service. The race has been rescheduled for Oct. 6-9, the weekend following the NHRA POWERade Series visit to Chicago for the Ameriquest Mortgage NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway.

"On the heels of Hurricane Katrina, and the devastation caused by that system, NHRA feels it necessary to be extra cautious given the forecasted path for Hurricane Rita," said Tom Compton, president, NHRA. "We feel it is best to reschedule the event for our fans, the racing community and our sponsors. At this time, it is important we stay out of harm's way and allow those that might be affected by Hurricane Rita to take care of more important issues at hand."

Although the path of a hurricane is unpredictable, NHRA and Texas Motorplex officials have been in contact with local emergency representatives regarding the likelihood of Hurricane Rita's path moving through the Ennis, Texas area and the possible components associated with a system of this magnitude, including heavy rain and high wind.

With this weekend's postponement, the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will take place, in its entirety, the weekend of Oct. 6-9, and the schedule of events will remain the same.

All tickets purchased for this weekend will be honored for the rescheduled event October 6-9.





NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Aug 31- INDY - NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Series Fact Sheet
Aug 31- INDY - Super Stock Qualifying, Session #2 Order (After Cleanup)
Aug 31- INDY - Super Stock Qualifying, Session #2 Order
Aug 31- INDY - Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying, Session #2 Order
Aug 31- INDY - Stock Eliminator Qualifying, Session #2 Order
Aug 31- INDY - Reality Television Star Justin "Big Chief" Shearer Thrilled for NHRA Debut
Aug 31- INDY - John Force and Terry McMillen Claim Lottery Starting Spots in NHRA Traxxas Nitro
Aug 31- INDY - Super Stock Qualifying, Session #1 Order
Aug 31- INDY - Stock Eliminator Qualifying, Session #1 Order (Revised)
Aug 31- INDY - Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying, Session #1 Order

Copyright ©2016 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035