REYNOLDS, Ga. -
Gates at Silver Dollar Raceway open at 10 a.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Qualifying and time trials start Friday morning at 11a.m. and continue Saturday at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman will qualify Friday at 3:30 p.m., and Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 4p.m. Eliminations begin on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. for some classes and continue on Sunday at 9 a.m.
Tickets for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Silver Dollar Raceway are $15 Friday, $20 Saturday and $20 Sunday. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.
Silver Dollar Raceway is located on State Highway 96 West, just west of U.S. Highway 341. For more information call the track, (478) 847-4414, or visit ww.silverdollarraceway.com.
NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES FACT SHEET
WHAT: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series the last of six events in Southeast 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 Davis Golf Carts Top Sportsman Series and Hickory Enclosed Trailer Sales Top Dragster Series will also be run in conjunction with the event.
WHERE: Silver Dollar Raceway, Reynolds, Ga. Track is located on State Highway 96 West, just west of U.S. Highway 341.
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Oct. 12-14, 2012
SATURDAY, Oct. 13 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Qualifying and time trials begin at 9 a.m. Top Sportsman, Comp Eliminator and Top Dragster qualifying are scheduled at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eliminations begin at 1:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, Oct. 14 - Gates open at 8 a.m. Eliminations continue at 10 a.m.
2011 EVENT WINNERS: Bill Reichert, Top Alcohol Dragster; Mickey Ferro, Top Alcohol Funny Car; Jim Kimbrough, Comp Eliminator; Jeff Taylor, Super Stock; Kyle Rizzoli, Stock Eliminator; Ray Connolly, Super Comp; Richard Campbell, Super Gas; John Rollins, Super Street; James Noel, Top Sportsman; Troy Gaibraith, Top Dragster.
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 2013 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 2013 Jegs Allstars. Points are based on in-division races only.
The winning division's team will share $20,000 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 2013 Jegs Allstars champion who also wins the national event will have his/her Allstars prize doubled.
DAVIS GOLF CARTS TOP SPORTSMAN SERIES: 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.
HICKORY ENCLOSED TRAILER SALES TOP DRAGSTER SERIES: 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