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Fri, 06 Sep 2013, 10:41 AM

Old Bridge Township Raceway Park Closes Out Northeast Division Season
Courtesy of NHRA Field Marketing





ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. --

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast Division concludes its season at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park on September 6-8. The event is one of seven in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast division and one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's MXI/Magnaflux Top Sportsman and Top Dragster Series' presented by Select Performance will also run in conjunction with the event.

Gates at Raceway Park open at 8 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Qualifying and time trials start at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Comp Eliminator will qualify once on Friday at 5 p.m. and twice on Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. with eliminations beginning at 4 p.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman will have one qualifying run on Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 11:30 p.m. with eliminations at 3 and 4:15 p.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman continue eliminations on Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

Pro Stock Snowmobiles will also be in competition on Saturday with two qualifying sessions at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. All rounds of eliminations will be on Saturday with round one set for 1:45 p.m.

Tickets at Raceway Park for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event are $10 Friday, $10 Saturday and $10 Sunday. Children 6 to 11 years old are $5 each day and kids 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

Raceway Park is located at 230 Pension Road in Englishtown. For more information call the track, (732) 446-7800, or visit www.RacewayPark.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES FACT SHEET

WHAT: Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series: the last of seven events in Northeast Division competition where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's MXI/Magnaflux Top Dragster and Top Sportsman Series' presented by Select Performance will also run in conjunction with the event.

WHERE: Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, New Jersey. Track is located at 230 Pension Road in Englishtown. Take exit 9 off the New Jersey Turnpike to Route 18. Go south to Englishtown exit, Route 527, and proceed to Pension Road. Go left and Old Bridge Township Raceway Park is a quarter-mile on the left.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, September 6-8

SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY, September 6 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Qualifying and time trials start at 10 a.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman qualifying is at 4 p.m. Comp Eliminator qualifies at 5 p.m.

SATURDAY, September 7 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Qualifying and time trials start at 10 a.m. Comp Eliminator qualify at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. with eliminations beginning at 4 p.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman qualify at 11:30 a.m. with eliminations at 3 and 4:15 p.m. Pro Stock Snowmobile qualifying at 10:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Round 1 is at 1:45 p.m.

SUNDAY, September 8 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Eliminations continue at 10 a.m. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman eliminations resume at 10:30 a.m. followed by Comp Eliminator

TICKETS:
GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS - $10 Friday, $10 Saturday, $10 Sunday. Children 6-11 are $5 each day. Kids 5 and under are admitted free with paid adult. For more information please call Raceway Park, (732) 446-7800, or visit www.RacewayPark.com.

2012 EVENT WINNERS: Ray Vierheller, Comp Eliminator; Lincoln Morehead, Super Stock; Bob Broadbent, Stock Eliminator; Jack Sepanek Jr., Super Comp; Mike Sawyer, Super Gas; Timmy Markoglu, Super Street; Michael Kaufman, Top Sportsman; Jason Hoff, Top Dragster.

BONUS PROGRAMS:
NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES POINTS FUND: a $519,000 point fund from Lucas Oil, which will be shared by 2013 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional, regional and national champions. Regional awards include $10,000 each to the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car champions with Divisional awards of $3,000 to the champions in both Competition and Super Stock; $2,000 each to the champions in Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The seven national champions will share a bonus of $135,000.

JEGS ALLSTARS: The best of the best from each of NHRA's seven divisions will compete for a share of the $119,000 point fund from Jegs High Performance. The 2014 Jegs Allstars event will culminate a year-long points battle between drivers in each of NHRA's Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series' eight classes as well as Top Sportsman and Top Dragster. The top points earner in each category will qualify to represent his/her division at the 2014 Jegs Allstars. Points are based on in-division races only.

The winning division and regional teams will share $25,000 and individual awards include $7,000 each to the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car champions, $6,000 to champions in Comp Eliminator and Super Stock, $5,000 to Top Sportsman and Top Dragster champions, and $4,500 to the Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, and Super Street champions. Runners-up in all categories will earn $2,000 apiece. Each Allstars competitor will also receive a share of a $25,000 towing fund to get to the event.

Event sponsor, Jegs High Performance, is offering a "double up" bonus to Jegs Allstars participants. Any 2014 Jegs Allstars champion who also wins the national event will have his/her Allstars prize doubled.

MAGNAFLUX TOP SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT PRESENTED BY SELECT PERFORMANCE: Run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series, competitors in the Top Sportsman class are vying for division championships and a share in the year-end purse.

MAGNAFLUX TOP DRAGTER CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY SELECT PERFORMANCE: Run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series, competitors in the Top Dragster class are vying for division championships and a share in the year-end purse

PRO SLED: Run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series, competitors in the Pro Sled class are vying for division championships and a share in the year-end purse





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