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Toyota NHRA Summernationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications





ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. --

The 44th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals, the ninth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J. From the North, take N.J. Turnpike South to Exit 9, follow the signs to Rt. 18 South. Go six miles to the Englishtown exit. Take Rt. 527 South five miles. Make a left onto Pension Rd. Go ¼ mile, track entrance on left.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, May 30 - June 2

SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, May 30 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying

FRIDAY, May 31 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 3:30 and 5:45 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4 and 6:15 p.m.

SATURDAY, June 1 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 1:45 p.m.; First round of eliminations at 4 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at noon and 2:15 p.m.

SUNDAY, June 2 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:
Saturday, June 1, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise one hour of qualifying highlights at 5 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, June 2, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise one hour of qualifying highlights at 1 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, June 2, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours and 30 minutes of coverage starting at 4:30 p.m. (ET).

2012 EVENT WINNERS: Steve Torrence, Top Fuel; Johnny Gray, Funny Car; Greg Anderson, Pro Stock; Eddie Krawiec, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

MOST VICTORIES: Kenny Bernstein, 7, (4 FC, 3 TF); Joe Amato, 6, TF; Larry Dixon, 6, TF; Don Prudhomme, 6, FC; John Force, 4, FC; Greg Anderson,5, PS; Bob Glidden, 4, PS; Warren Johnson, 4, PS; Dave Schultz, 4, PSM; John Myers, 4, PSM.

TRACK RECORDS:
Top Fuel - 3.728 seconds by Spencer Massey, June '12; 329.91 mph by Massey, June '12.
Funny Car - 3.964 seconds by Ron Capps, June '12; 320.89 mph by Capps, June '12.
Pro Stock - 6.508 seconds by Jason Line, June '11; 213.03 mph by Ron Krisher, June '11.
PS Motorcycle - 6.782 seconds by Eddie Krawiec, June '12; 197.48 mph by Krawiec, June '12.

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 - 6.471 sec. by Mike Edwards, April '13, Charlotte, N.C.; 214.35 mph by Jason 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 Old Bridge Township Raceway Park at (732) 446-7800. Tickets also are available online at www.racewaypark.com.





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