HEBRON, Ohio --
Thu, 27 Sep 2007, 11:52 AM
JEGS Northern SPORTSnationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Field Marketing
The Third annual JEGS NORTHERN SPORTSnationals, a national event exclusively for NHRA Sportsman
competitors in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Sportsman competitors in six categories will
be featured in competition, while five of those categories will earn points leading to 2007 NHRA
Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series national championships. Featured NHRA Lucas Oil Series categories
include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The Spitzer
Race Cars Top Dragster class and the Dart Top Sportsman category will also run at the event.
WHERE: National Trail Raceway, Hebron, Ohio. 2650 National Road, SW, Hebron; approximately
20 miles east of Columbus on old U.S. Highway 40, one mile north of Interstate 70 at the
Kirkersville exit. From Columbus, take I-70 to Highway 158 north and follow the signs, or take I-70
to Highway 37 north to U.S. Highway 40 and follow the signs.
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, September 28-30.
PURSE: Posted purse of nearly $65,000, plus more than $400,000 in contingency postings.
FRIDAY, Sept. 28 -- Qualifying and time trials, 10 a.m.
TOP DRAGSTER QUALIFYING at 4 p.m.
TOP SPORTSMAN QUALIFYING at 4:30 p.m.
COMP ELIMINATOR QUALIFYING at 5 p.m.
SATURDAY, Sept. 29 -- Qualifying and time trials, 8 a.m.
STOCK CLASS ELIMINATIONS at 11 a.m.
SUPER STOCK CLASS ELIMINATIONS featuring the Mopar Hemi Challenge at 1 p.m.
JEGS TOP DRAGSTER SHOWDOWN at 2 p.m.
TOP DRAGSTER QUALIFYING at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.
TOP SPORTSMAN QUALIFYING at 2 and 5 p.m.
COMP ELIMINATOR QUALIFYING at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.
SUPER ELIMINATOR SHOWDOWNS throughout the day
EXTRAVAGANZA CAR SHOW featuring Nostalgia Top Fuel Dragsters and Funny Cars from 4 to 6 p.m.
SUNDAY, Sept. 30 -- FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 8 a.m.
TOP DRAGSTER round 1 begins at 11 a.m.
TOP SPORTSMAN round 1 begins at 11:30 a.m.
COMP ELIMINATOR round 1 begins at noon.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Stock and Super Stock class eliminations, Saturday; Mopar Hemi Challenge,
with a winner-take-all $5,000 purse, Saturday; Extravaganza Car Show featuring Nostalgia Fuel
Dragsters and Funny Cars, Saturday.
TICKETS: For tickets contact National Trail Raceway, (740) 928-5706 or visit http://www.NationalTrailRaceway.com.
GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $15, Children (8-12), $5; Saturday:
Adult, $20, Children (8-12), $5; Sunday: Adult, $20, Children (8-12), $5; Three-day pass, $50.
Children 7 and under, free with a paid adult
DEFENDING WINNERS: Bo Butner (Comp); Chuck Gallagher (Super Stock); Donnie Beeler (Stock);
David Tatum III (Super Comp); Sherman Adcock Jr. (Super Gas); Rex Davis (Super Street).
ABOUT THE TRACK: National Trail Raceway started out as a 320-acre facility built by Clark
Rader Sr., along with sons Clark Jr. and Ben, in the fall of 1963. At that time it was the fifth
largest of its kind in the United States. In 1972 the Rader family expanded and improved the
facility and allowing them to play host for the first time to the Springnationals.
In 1996, the NHRA purchased the track, bringing an end to the Rader era. NHRA has made significant
improvements to the historic facility including the addition of the three-level timing tower and
corporate suites, a TV production area, asphalt-covered pit areas and staging lanes, concrete
guardwalls that run the entire length of the racing surface and an extensive drainage system to
control water runoff.
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