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Prolong Super Lubricants Northwest NHRA Nationals Fact Sheet WHAT: 14th annual Prolong Super Lubricants Northwest NHRA Nationals presented by NAPA Auto Parts, the 15th of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series....

Prolong Super Lubricants Northwest NHRA Nationals Fact Sheet

WHAT: 14th annual Prolong Super Lubricants Northwest NHRA Nationals presented by NAPA Auto Parts, the 15th of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in three categories earn points leading to 2001 NHRA Winston championships.

Sportsman competitors in seven categories earn points leading to 2001 NHRA Federal-Mogul Drag Racing Series championships.

WHERE: Seattle International Raceway, Kent, Wash. Track is located 10 miles east of Kent. Take Interstate 5 to exit 142-A, go east on Highway 18 and follow SIR signs to entrance.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, July 27-29.

PURSE: Cash and contingency awards of more than $1.7 million.

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, July 27
Gates open at 7 a.m.
Qualifying and sportsman eliminations, 9:15 a.m. to 9 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, July 28
Gates open at 7 a.m.
Qualifying and sportsman time trials, 9:15 a.m. to 7 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, July 29
Gates open at 7 a.m.
Pre-race ceremonies, 9:45 a.m.
FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 10:30 a.m.

TELEVISION:

Saturday, July 28, ESPN2 will televise one hour of early qualifying highlights at 7 p.m. (ET) and two hours of late qualifying highlights at 10 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 29, ESPN2 will televise two hours of eliminations at 6 p.m. (ET).

SATELLITE:
July 27, 10-10:30 p.m. (ET) - SBS 6/Transponder 3
July 29, 12:30-1 a.m. (ET) - SBS 6/Transponder 3
July 29, 10-10:30 p.m. (ET) - SBS 6/Transponder 3

Feeds include action with natural sound of Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock, plus interviews with qualifying leaders on Saturday and winners on Sunday.

2000 CHAMPIONS:
Gary Scelzi, Top Fuel
John Force, Funny Car
Richie Stevens, Pro Stock

TICKETS: For tickets call Seattle International Raceway, (253) 631-1550. Tickets also are available at Ticketmaster, and nhra.com.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) -Friday: Adult, $32, Youth (6-12 years of age), $10; Saturday: Adult, $40, Youth (6-12 years of age), $10; Sunday: Adult, $45, Youth (6-12 years of age), $10.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) -Friday; Adult $37, Youth (6-12 years of age) $15, Child (5 & under) $5; Saturday: Adult, $50-52, Youth (6-12 years of age), $20-22, Child (5 & under) $10-12; Sunday: Adult, $55-57, Youth (6-12 years of age), $20-22; Child (5 & under), $10-12.

-NHRA-

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