Englishtown: Pre-race notes, schedule

LUCAS OIL NHRA SUPERNATIONALS FACT SHEET WHAT: 39th annual Lucas Oil NHRA SuperNationals, the 11th of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories -- Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle ...

LUCAS OIL NHRA SUPERNATIONALS FACT SHEET

WHAT: 39th annual Lucas Oil NHRA SuperNationals, the 11th of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories -- Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle -- earn points leading to 2008 NHRA POWERade 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 19-22.

PURSE: Cash and contingency awards of more than $1.8 million.

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, June 19
Sportsman qualifying begins at 10:15 a.m.

FRIDAY, June 20
Sportsman qualifying begins at 10:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 3 and 6 p.m.

SATURDAY, June 21
Sportsman eliminations begin at 10:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at noon and 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, June 22
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.

FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:

Saturday, June 21, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise one hour of qualifying highlights at 4:30 p.m. (ET).

Saturday, June 21, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise one hour of qualifying highlights at 7 p.m. (ET).

Saturday, June 21, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 11:30 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, June 22, ESPN2 and ESPN 2 HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute news magazine show, at 11 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, June 22, ESPN2 and ESPN 2 HD will televise three hours of eliminations coverage at 8 p.m. (ET).

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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