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Tue, 06 Mar 2018, 12:19 PM

Prelude to the Gators Hosted at Gainesville Raceway
Courtesy of NHRA Field Marketing


The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division arrives at Gainesville Raceway for the Prelude to the Gators on March 9-10. The event is 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. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's Stott's Ford Top Sportsman Series and Hickory Enclosed Trailer Sales Top Dragster Series will also be run in conjunction with the event.

Gates at Gainesville Raceway open at 8 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start at 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualify Friday at 11:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify Friday at noon and 8:30 p.m. with all three rounds of eliminations set for Saturday beginning at 11:00 a.m. and continuing throughout the day with final rounds starting at 8:45p.m.

Tickets for Gainesville Raceway are $15 each day. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

Gainesville Raceway is located on State Road 225, 3.5 miles north of the Gainesville Municipal Airport. For more information call the track, (352) 377-0046, or visit

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