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NHRA Carolinas Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications





CONCORD, N.C. --

The Inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals, the 19th of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series and the first of six races in the Countdown to 1. The top 10 drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: zMax Dragway, Concord, NC. Track is located on Hwy 29 off I-85 at exit 49 (Speedway Blvd.) in the Concord, N.C. area.

TRACK ELEVATION: 690 feet

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 11-14.

PURSE: Cash and contingency awards of more than $1.3 million.

SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, Sept. 11
- Sportsman qualifying begins at 8 a.m.

FRIDAY, Sept. 12 - Sportsman qualifying and eliminations begin at 8 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, Sept. 13 - Sportsman qualifying and eliminations begin at 8 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Sept. 14 - Pre-race ceremonies, 11 a.m.
FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at noon

TELEVISION:
Saturday, Sept. 13,
ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 4 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 14, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will telecast NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute news magazine show, at 11 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 14, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise three hours of final round eliminations at 7 p.m. (ET).

NATIONAL RECORDS:
Top Fuel
- 4.428 sec. by Tony Schumacher, Nov. '06, Pomona, Calif.; 336.15 mph by Schumacher, May '05, Columbus, Ohio
Funny Car - 4.659 sec. by Tony Pedregon, Feb. '07, Chandler, Ariz.; 333.66 mph by Jack Beckman, Nov. '06, Pomona, Calif.
Pro Stock - 6.536 sec. by Greg Anderson, March '07, Gainesville, Fla.; 211.69 mph by Jason Line, March '07, Gainesville, Fla.
PS Motorcycle - 6.871 sec. by A. Sampey, June '07, Englishtown, N.J.; 197.45 mph by A. Hines, March '05, Gainesville, Fla.
(*performance records will not be officially recorded in Top Fuel and Funny Car at this event)

TICKETS: For tickets call (800) 455-3267. Tickets also are available at www.ticketmaster.com.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Thursday: Adult, $10; Junior (12 & under), free.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $25-35; Junior (12 & under), $5-10. Saturday: Adult, $42-52; Junior (12 & under), $10-15. Sunday: Adult, $42-52; Junior (12 & under), $10-15.





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