Atlanta: Pre-event notes, schedule

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT NHRA SOUTHERN NATIONALS FACT SHEET WHAT: 30th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, the eighth of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories - Top Fuel,...

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT NHRA SOUTHERN NATIONALS FACT SHEET

WHAT: 30th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, the eighth of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Atlanta Dragway, Commerce, Ga. I-85 to Exit 149 (Hwy 441). After exiting the freeway, go north on Highway 441 to Steven Tanger Blvd. Take left on Tanger and then go right on Ridgeway Road.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, May 14-16

SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, May 14
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 8 a.m.
GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 3:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 3:45 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

SATURDAY, May 15
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 8 a.m.
GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 1:15 p.m.; first round of eliminations at 4 p.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 11:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.

SUNDAY, May 16
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES eliminations continue at approximately 2 p.m.

TELEVISION:

Saturday, May 15, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 8 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, May 14, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute race preview show, at 10 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, May 16, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

2009 EVENT

WINNERS: Morgan Lucas, Top Fuel; Jack Beckman, Funny Car; Mike Edwards, Pro Stock; Eddie Krawiec, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

TICKETS: For tickets call NHRA, (800) 884-6472, or visit www.ticketmaster.com on the Internet.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $34; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Saturday: Adult, $46; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $46; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Child (5 years-under), admitted free with paying adult in general admission and pit access areas each day.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) -- Friday: Adult, $40; Junior (6-12 years), $18; Child (5 years-under), $8. Saturday: Adult, $56; Junior (6-12 years), $24; Child (5 years and under), $12. Sunday: Adult, $56; Junior (6-12 years), $24; Child (5 years and under), $12. Call NHRA for four-day passes and campground information.

-source: nhra

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Drivers Jack Beckman , Morgan Lucas , Eddie Krawiec