LEXINGTON, Okla. -
Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 10:32 AM
The South Central Division Storms to an End at Thunder in the Heartland
Courtesy of NHRA Field Marketing
Thunder Valley Raceway Park will host the Thunder in the Heartland, the final event for the NHRA
South Central Division, on October 12-14. The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where
drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 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 SDPC Raceshop Top Sportsman, Top Dragster Series and NHRA Sportsman
Motorcycle Series will also be run in conjunction with the event.
Gates at Thunder Valley Raceway open at 7 a.m. each day. Qualifying and Time Trials begin Friday 9
a.m. and continue Saturday at 9 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp and Top Sportsman will make two qualifying
runs on Friday and a final two on Saturday to set the fields. Eliminations for some classes will
begin Saturday afternoon and continue on Sunday at 9 a.m. Specialty Shootout events will highlight
Friday afternoon's racing action.
Tickets for Thunder Valley Raceway are $20 Friday, $20 Saturday and $20 Sunday. Children 11 and
under are admitted free with a paid adult.
Thunder Valley Raceway is located off Highway 77 South, south of Highway 9E. For more information
call the track, (405) 872-3429, or visit www.OKThunder.com.
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