Englishtown: Pre-event notes, schedule

UNITED ASSOCIATION NHRA SUPERNATIONALS FACT SHEET WHAT: 40th annual United Association NHRA SuperNationals, the 11th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories -- Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro...

UNITED ASSOCIATION NHRA SUPERNATIONALS FACT SHEET

WHAT: 40th annual United Association NHRA SuperNationals, the 11th of 24 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 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J. From the North, take N.J. Turnpike South to Exit 9, follow the signs to Rt. 18 South. Go six miles to the Englishtown exit. Take Rt. 527 South five miles. Make a left onto Pension Rd. Go ¼ mile, track entrance on left.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, June 11
Sportsman qualifying begins at 10:15 a.m.

FRIDAY, June 12
Sportsman qualifying begins at 10:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 3 and 6 p.m.

SATURDAY, June 13
Sportsman eliminations begin at 10:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at noon and 3 p.m.

SUNDAY, June 14
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.

FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:

Saturday, June 13, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise one hour of qualifying highlights at 7 p.m. (ET).

Saturday, June 13, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise one hour of qualifying highlights at 11:30 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, June 14, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute news magazine show, at noon (ET).

Sunday, June 14, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of coverage starting at 10 p.m. (ET).

2008 EVENT WINNERS: Tony Schumacher, Top Fuel; Tim Wilkerson, Funny Car; Greg Anderson, Pro Stock; Chip Ellis, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

TICKETS: Order tickets by phone at (732) 446-7800. Tickets also are available online at ticketmaster.com and racewaypark.com.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) -- Thursday: Adult, $12; Junior (6-12 years), free. Friday: Adult, $37; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Saturday: Adult, $49; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $49; Junior (6-12 years) $10; Child (5 years and under), free in general admission and pit access areas each day.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) -- Friday: Adult, $44; Junior (6-12 years), $20; Child (5 years and under), $10. Saturday: Adult, $59; Junior (6-12 years), $22; Child (5 years and under), $12. Sunday: Adult, $60; Junior (6-12 years), $25; Child (5 years and under), $15.

-credit: nhra

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Drivers Tony Schumacher , Greg Anderson , Tim Wilkerson , Chip Ellis