Pomona: Rain cancels Friday qualifying

RAIN CONTINUES TO HALT RACING AT KRAGEN O'REILLY NHRA WINTERNATIONALS POMONA, Calif. -- Rain continued to fall in Southern California Friday, forcing NHRA officials to cancel the second round of professional qualifying at the Kragen O'Reilly...

RAIN CONTINUES TO HALT RACING AT KRAGEN O'REILLY NHRA WINTERNATIONALS

POMONA, Calif. -- Rain continued to fall in Southern California Friday, forcing NHRA officials to cancel the second round of professional qualifying at the Kragen O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Rain started in the early morning hours and continued to be heavy at times throughout the afternoon. No racing was completed before officials pulled the plug for the day around 1:15 p.m.

Two rounds of qualifying are scheduled for Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday's final eliminations are scheduled for 11 a.m.

The race, which will be televised on ESPN2 and ESPN2HD, is the first of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series in 2009.

-credit: nhra

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