Seattle: Pre-event notes, schedule

NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS FACT SHEET WHAT: 23rd NHRA Northwest Nationals, 14th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in three categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock - earn points leading to 2010 NHRA Full ...

NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS FACT SHEET

WHAT: 23rd NHRA Northwest Nationals, 14th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in three categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock - earn points leading to 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Pacific Raceways, Kent, Wash. The track is located 10 miles east of Interstate 5 on Highway 18. From I-5, use Exit 142A (Auburn exit) and travel east 10 miles on Highway 18, following the signs to the track. From other points, use Highway 18 and exit S.E. 304th St. or S.E. 312th St.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, July 9-11

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, July 9
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 9:15 a.m.

FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, July 10
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 9:15 a.m.

FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at noon and 3 p.m.

SUNDAY, July 11
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.

FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION: Saturday, July 10, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 10 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 11, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute news magazine show, at 11 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 11, ESPN3.com will televise three hours of coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 11, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of coverage starting at 11:30 p.m. (ET).

2009 EVENT WINNERS: Antron Brown, Top Fuel; Tim Wilkerson, Funny Car; Mike Edwards, Pro Stock.

TICKETS: For tickets call (253) 639-5927. Tickets also are available online at ticketmaster.com.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $41; Junior (6-12 years), $10; Saturday: Adult, $49; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $49; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Child (5 and under), free in general admission/ pit areas each day.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $46; Junior (6-12 years), $15; Child (5 years and under), $5. Saturday: Adult, $59-61; Junior (6-12 years), $20-22; Child (5 and under), $10-12. Sunday: Adult, $59-$62; Junior (6-12 years), $20-$22; Child (5 and under), $10-$12.

-source: nhra

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Drivers Antron Brown , Tim Wilkerson , Mike Edwards