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Mon, 05 Nov 2012, 14:12 PM

Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications





POMONA, Calif. --

The 48th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the final of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the final of six races in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship. The top 10 drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Pomona, Calif. Track is located off I-10 at Fairplex Drive. From I-10, go north on Fairplex drive and follow the signs to Auto Club Raceway at the Fairplex.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 8-11.

SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, Nov. 8 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 8:15 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 1 p.m.

FRIDAY, Nov. 9 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying and eliminations at 8:15 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 1 p.m.

SATURDAY, Nov. 10 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 8:15 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

SUNDAY, Nov. 11 - Pre-race ceremonies, 9:45 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:
Saturday, Nov. 10, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise 75 minutes of qualifying coverage at 10:45 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Nov. 11, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will re-air one hour of qualifying coverage at 6 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Nov. 11, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of eliminations coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).
Wednesday, Nov. 21, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will re-air 90 minutes of eliminations at 3:30 a.m. (ET).

2011 EVENT WINNERS: Del Worsham, Top Fuel; Matt Hagan, Funny Car; Greg Stanfield, Pro Stock; Andrew Hines, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

MOST VICTORIES: John Force, FC, 8; Kenny Bernstein, TF-FC, 6; Bob Glidden, PS, 5; Greg Anderson, PS, 5; John Myers, PSM, 5; Tony Schumacher, TF, 4; Warren Johnson, PS, 4; Dave Schultz, PSM, 4.

TRACK RECORDS:
Top Fuel - 3.745 seconds by Spencer Massey, Feb. '12; 328.62 mph by Massey, Feb, '12
Funny Car - 4.009 seconds by Matt Hagan, Nov. '11; 318.92 mph by Robert Hight, Nov. '11
Pro Stock - 6.520 seconds by Mike Edwards, Nov. '11; 212.46 mph by Jason Line, Feb. '12
PS Motorcycle - 6.811 seconds by Eddie Krawiec, Nov. '10; 198.12 mph by Krawiec, Nov. '11

NATIONAL RECORDS:
Top Fuel - 3.701 sec. by Antron Brown, Oct. '12, Reading, Pa.; 332.18 mph by Spencer Massey, April '12, Charlotte, N.C.
Funny Car - 3.986 sec. by Jack Beckman, Oct. '12, Reading, Pa.; 320.58 mph by Beckman, Oct. '12, Reading, Pa.
Pro Stock - 6.477 sec. by Jason Line, Oct. '11, Reading, Pa.; 214.35 mph by Line, Oct. '12, Reading, Pa.
PS Motorcycle - 6.728 sec. by Andrew Hines, Oct. '12, Reading, Pa.; 199.26 mph by Eddie Krawiec, March '11, Gainesville, Fla.

TICKETS: For tickets call (800) 884-NHRA (6472). Tickets also available online at www.NHRATIX.com.





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