GLENDORA, Calif. -- Exhibition Schedule National Events The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has announced its NHRA AMS Staff Leasing Pro Mod Challenge exhibition schedule for 2003, including the addition of a new venue to its 10-race schedule.
The 2003 NHRA AMS Staff Leasing Pro Mod Challenge exhibition will be contested for the first-time at the Lucas Oil NHRA Route 66 Nationals, May 29 - June 1 at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill. The rest of the 10-race schedule for 2003 will remain the same: Mac Tools NHRA Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla. (March 13-16), O'Reilly Spring Nationals, Houston (April 10-13), Mac Tools Thunder Valley Nationals, Bristol, Tenn. (April 25-27), Matco Tools SuperNationals, Englishtown, N.J. (May 15-18), Sears Craftsman NHRA Nationals, Madison, Ill. (June 27-29), Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, Indianapolis (Aug. 27-Sept. 1), O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals, Memphis, Tenn. (Sept. 18-21), O'Reilly Fall Nationals, Dallas (Oct. 9-12), and the ACDelco NHRA Las Vegas Nationals (Oct. 23-26).
The NHRA AMS Staff Leasing Pro Mod Challenge exhibitions will be aired as a stand alone show on ESPN2 on a tape-delayed basis and will be produced by Masters Entertainment Group.
The invitation-only exhibitions will feature eight-car fields as set during two qualifying sessions (Friday and Saturday). Sunday final eliminations will feature three rounds to determine a winner.
A special NHRA AMS Pro Mod Challenge Shootout will take place at the O'Reilly Fall Nationals with an additional $10,000 in prize money available to participants, selected by AMS Staff Leasing and subject to NHRA's approval, based on a to-be-determined AMS points system to be announced at a later date.
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