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SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
The 10th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals, the fifth of 24
events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in three
categories -- Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock -- earn points leading
to 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.
WHERE: The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas. Track is
located approximately 15 miles north of downtown Las Vegas off
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, April 2-5, 2009.
THURSDAY, April 2 - Sportsman qualifying begins at 8 a.m.
FRIDAY, April 3 - Sportsman qualifying and eliminations begin at 8 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, April 4 - Sportsman eliminations begin at 8 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at noon and 3 p.m.
SUNDAY, April 5 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.
Saturday, April 4, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of
qualifying highlights at 8 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, April 5, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a
30-minute news magazine show, at 11a.m. (ET)
Sunday, April 5, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of coverage
starting at 4 p.m. (ET).
2008 EVENT WINNERS: Cory McClenathan, Top Fuel; Tim Wilkerson, Funny
Car; Jason Line, Pro Stock.
Pro Stock - 6.703 seconds by Jeg Coughlin, Oct. '08; 205.57 mph by Dave
Connolly, Oct. '07
Pro Stock - 6.528 sec. by Greg Anderson, Feb. '09, Pomona, Calif.;
212.03 mph by Mike Edwards, March '09, Baytown, Texas
TICKETS: For tickets call Las Vegas Motor Speedway at (800) 644-4444, or
visit http://www.LVMS.com, or www.nhra.com
GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Thursday: Adult, $16; Junior
(6-12 years), free. Friday: Adult, $32; Junior (6-12 years), $11.
Saturday: Adult, $51; Junior (6-12 years), $11. Sunday: Adult, $55;
Junior (6-12 years) $16. Children five years and under admitted free to
general admission and pit areas each day.
RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $42; Junior (6-12
years), $21; Child (Five and under), $11. Saturday: Adult, $61; Junior
(6-12 years), $21; Child (Five and under), $11. Sunday: Adult, $65;
Junior (6-12 years) $27; Child (Five and under), $11.
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