Pomona II: Pre-race notes, schedule

WHAT: 43nd annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the final of 23 races in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, and the final of two races in the Countdown to 1 that will determine the 2007 NHRA POWERade Series world ...

WHAT: 43nd annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the final of 23 races in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, and the final of two races in the Countdown to 1 that will determine the 2007 NHRA POWERade Series world championships. Sportsman competitors in seven categories earn points leading to 2007 NHRA Lucas Oil 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.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 1-4.

PURSE: Cash and contingency awards of approximately $1.7 million.

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, Nov. 1
Sportsman qualifying and time trials begin at 8:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSION at 1:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, Nov. 2
Sportsman qualifying and eliminations begin at 8:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSION at 1:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, Nov. 3
Sportsman eliminations begin at 8:15 a.m.

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

SUNDAY, Nov. 4
Pre-race ceremonies begin at 10 a.m.

FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:

Saturday, Nov. 3, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise two one-hour shows of qualifying coverage at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Nov. 4, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise three-and-a-half hours of eliminations at 7 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Nov. 4, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise NHRA RaceDay, a 30-minute pre-race show, at 11 a.m. (ET).

2006 RACE

WINNERS: Tony Schumacher, Top Fuel; John Force, Funny Car; Greg Anderson, Pro Stock; Craig Treble, 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, $22; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Friday: Adult, $29; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Saturday: Adult, $49; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $50; 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, $39; Junior (6-12 years), $20; Child (5 years & under), $10. Saturday: Adult, $59; Junior (6-12 years), $22; Child (5 years & under), $12. Sunday: Adult, $62; Junior (6-12 years), $24; Child (5 years & under), $14.

-credit: nhra

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Drivers John Force , Tony Schumacher , Craig Treble