COMMERCE, Ga. --
Sat, 04 May 2013, 13:02 PM
Heavy Rains Force NHRA Officials to Postpone Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
Until May 10-11
Persistent rain showers at Atlanta Dragway and a forecast for more heavy rain throughout the
remainder of the weekend forced NHRA officials to postpone the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA
Southern Nationals until next weekend, May 10 - 11.
Two sessions of qualifying for the seventh of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series
will take place Friday, May 10th at 2 and 4 p.m. Eliminations are scheduled for 11 a.m. on
Saturday, May 11.
NHRA Lucas Oil Series competitors in Super Street, Super Comp, Super Stock, Super Gas, and Stock
will begin racing at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 10th with one timed run and then go straight into the
first round of eliminations on a random pairing. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman racers will get one
qualifying session and then their fields will be set for first round eliminations.
All Saturday May 4th tickets will be honored on May 10th. Tickets for Friday May 3rd can be used as
a voucher valid for either day of the rescheduled weekend.
The race will be televised on ESPN2HD with one hour of qualifying coverage on Saturday, May 11th at
10 a.m. (ET). Eliminations coverage will be presented in a three hour show starting at 6 p.m. (ET)
on Sunday, May 12th.
Fans who want to purchase tickets for next weekend can call (800) 884-NHRA or visit
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