Pomona II: Pre-event notes, schedule

AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NHRA FINALS FACT SHEET WHAT: 45th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the final of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the final of six races in the Countdown...

AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NHRA FINALS FACT SHEET

WHAT: 45th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the final of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the final of six races in the Countdown to 1, NHRA's championship playoffs. The top 10 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: Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Pomona, Calif. Track is located off I-10 at Fairplex Drive. Go north on Fairplex drive to the Fairplex.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 12-15

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, Nov. 12
Sportsman qualifying begins at 8:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSION at 1:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, Nov. 13
Sportsman eliminations begin at 8:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSION at 1:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, Nov. 14
Sportsman eliminations begin at 8:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Nov. 15
Pre-race ceremonies begin at 10 a.m.

FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:

Saturday, Nov. 14, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 10:30 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Nov. 15, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will air NHRA Race Day, at 11 a.m  .
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Sunday, Nov. 15, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise three hours of final eliminations at 7 p.m. (ET).

2008 EVENT WINNERS: Larry Dixon, Top Fuel; Cruz Pedregon, Funny Car; Greg Anderson, Pro Stock; Chris Rivas, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

TICKETS: For tickets call (800) 884-NHRA (6472). Tickets also available online at ticketmaster.com or at nhra.com.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) -- Thursday: Adult, $25; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Friday: Adult, $30; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Saturday: Adult, $53; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $55; Junior (6-12 years) $12. Children (5 years & under), admitted free in general admission and pit access areas each day.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) -- Friday: Adult, $40; Junior (6-12 years), $20; Child (5 years & under), $10. Saturday: Adult, $63; Junior (6-12 years), $24; Child (5 years & under), $14. Sunday: Adult, $65; Junior (6-12 years), $24; Child (5 years & under), $14.

-credit: nhra

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Drivers Larry Dixon , Greg Anderson , Cruz Pedregon , Chris Rivas