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NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Arrives at Rocky Mountain Raceway
Courtesy of NHRA Field Marketing



WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah -

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to Rocky Mountain Raceways on Sept. 27-29, 2013 for their Night of Fire. The event is six of seven events in the Lucas Oil Series Pacific 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. The event will feature drivers in nine categories including Comp Eliminator and Super Stock, as well as the Pacific Division Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson.

Additionally, then Night of Fire Jet Car exhibition will take place on Friday night at 9:30 p.m. and twice on Saturday at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. The Wheel Standing Fire Truck of Ed Jones will also be on hand for the Night of Fire.

Gates open at noon on Friday with a test and tune session for the Lucas classes along with a gamblers race and Fastlane Machine Extreme Outlaw and Performance Place Extreme Dragster qualifying at 8 p.m. followed by a Jet Car exhibition at 9:30 p.m. to end the night's activities. Gates open at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Lucas Oil Series qualifying and time trials start Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualify on Saturday, at 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Fastlane Machine Extreme Outlaw and Performance Place Extreme Dragster qualifying at noon and 3 p.m. with Round 1 set for 6 p.m. Jet Cars run at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Eliminations resume Sunday at 9 a.m.

Tickets for Rocky Mountain Raceway are $10 Friday, $20 Saturday and $10 Sunday. Children 5-12 are $5 Friday, $10 Saturday and $5 Sunday and children 4 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

The Rocky Mountain Raceway is located at 6555 West 2100 South in West Valley City, Utah. For more information call the track, (801) 252-9557, or visit www.rmrracing.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES ARRIVES FOR ROCKY MOUNTAIN RACEWAYS' NIGHT OF FIRE

WHAT: Night of Fire-NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series

WHERE: Rocky Mountain Raceways, 6555 West 2100 South, West Valley City, Utah 84128

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, September 27-29

SCHEDULE:
Friday, Sept. 27 - Gates open at noon. Test and Tune from 3 - 9:30 p.m. Electronics/Non-Electronics Gambler race at 6 p.m. Fastlane Machine Extreme Outlaw and Performance Place Extreme Dragster qualifying at 8 p.m. Jet Car exhibition at 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 28 - Gates open at 8:30 a.m. Qualifying and time trials begin at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator, and Top Sportsman qualifying sessions are scheduled for 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Fastlane Machine Extreme Outlaw and Performance Place Extreme Dragster qualifying at noon and 3 p.m. with Round 1 set for 6 p.m. Jet Car exhibitions at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 29 - Gates open at 8:30 a.m. Eliminations begin at 9 a.m.

TICKETS: Friday (Adults are $10, Youth (5-12) are $5,) Saturday (Adults $20/ Youth (5-12) $10,) Sunday (Adults are $10, Youth (5-12) are $5.) Kids four and under are free with a paid adult.

WHY: West Valley City, Utah-September 24, 2013. "We will have 8 of the most popular Jet cars on property along with Ed Jones' Wheel Standing Fire Truck for the Night of Fire event. Running in conjunction with our traditional event, we will have some of the most beautifully prepared vehicles in the world of NHRA Drag Racing here at RMR for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. The pits will be open to the public to see these great vehicles," says Ron Craft, Rocky Mountain Raceways Drag Strip Manager.

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to Rocky Mountain Raceways on Sept. 27-29, 2013. The event is six of seven events in the Lucas Oil Series Pacific 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. The event will feature drivers in nine categories including Comp Eliminator and Super Stock, as well as the Pacific Division Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson.

"I am thrilled beyond words to have a NHRA Lucas Oil Divisional Event back at Rocky Mountain Raceways. Having this event towards the end of the NHRA season means that racers who perform well at our facility will be that much closer in their quest for both Divisional and National Championships," says Mike Eames, Rocky Mountain Raceways General Manager.

"It will be a great event with drag racers from across the west coast and Canada, as well as many locals who will be here to secure their spot in their respective class for their Division Championship chase," says Craft.



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