Topeka: TV coverage

O'Reilly Summer Nationals Eliminations moved to prime time on ESPM during busy Memorial Day weekend Of motorsports. TOPEKA, Kan. - NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series television coverage for this weekend's O'Reilly Summer Nationals presented by ...

O'Reilly Summer Nationals Eliminations moved to prime time on ESPM during busy Memorial Day weekend Of motorsports.

TOPEKA, Kan. - NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series television coverage for this weekend's O'Reilly Summer Nationals presented by Castrol GTX at Heartland Park Topeka has been moved to prime time on ESPN and ESPN2, officials from ESPN and the world's largest motorsports sanctioning organization announced today.

Eliminations for the O'Reilly Summer Nationals presented by Castrol GTX, one of several major auto racing events in the U.S. contested during Memorial Day weekend, will be televised during a three-hour program Sunday, May 26 beginning at 3 p.m. (ET) on ESPN. A two-hour qualifying show will be aired on Saturday, May 25, at 5:30 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2. A two-hour rebroadcast of Sunday's finals will be televised on Sunday, May 26 at 8:30 p.m. (ET) on ESPN2. One additional two-hour rebroadcast of the event will be shown on May 31 at 4 a.m. (ET) on ESPN2.

The $1.8 million O'Reilly Summer Nationals presented by Castrol GTX at Heartland Park Topeka is the ninth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series for 2002. <pre> O'Reilly Summer Nationals presented by Castrol GTX Television Schedule: Saturday, May 25: 5:30-7:30 p.m. (ET), qualifying coverage Sunday, May 26: 3-6 p.m. (ET), eliminations coverage 8:30-10:30 p.m. (ET), rebroadcast of eliminations Friday, May 31: 4-6 a.m. (ET), rebroadcast of eliminations

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