NHRA JEGS Pacific SPORTSnationals Presented By K&N Gets Fast And Furious At Auto Club Dragway, April 17-19
San Bernardino County, Calif. (April 16, 2009) –Southern California race fans will experience the fast and furious speeds of the NHRA JEGS Pacific SPORTSnationals presented by K&N Filters, April 17-19 at the quarter-mile Auto Club Dragway. Festivities kick off on Thursday, April 16 with a FREE pre-race party and autograph session at Dave & Buster’s in the Ontario Mills Mall between 7pm-11pm.
The NHRA JEGS Pacific SPORTSnationals presented by K&N will showcase NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competitors at the second of three SPORTSnationals events slated for this year.
The event will feature a purse of nearly $65,000 plus nearly $400,000 in contingency postings and competition in six NHRA Lucas Oil Series categories, including Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. NHRA Lucas Oil Series national event points will be awarded to drivers in all categories except Super Street. The division’s Top Sportsman and Top Dragster classes as well as Sportsman Motorcycle presented by Harley Davidson will also run in conjunction with the race.
Friday racing activity will feature qualifying and time trials beginning at 8am with TD, Comp, and TS sessions scheduled at Noon and 4pm. Saturday will feature Class Eliminations in Stock and Super Stock along with Gambler races in Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, and Sportsman Motorcycle. TD, Comp, and TS qualifying on Saturday is scheduled for 10:30am. Eliminations for all categories are scheduled for Sunday.
General admission tickets for Friday’s racing are just $10, while tickets for Saturday and Sunday’s action are just $20 per day. A $45 weekend pass is available for race fans coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Children 12 years or younger are admitted free with a paid adult. For additional ticket information, please contact Auto Club Dragway at (909) 429-5060 or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com/dragway or www.nhra.com.