Bristol: Pre-race notes, schedule

What: Fifth Annual O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Presented by Q-Racing, The 6th of 23 Events in The $50 Million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional Competitors in Three Categories Earn Points Leading to 2005 NHRA POWERade ...

What:
Fifth Annual O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Presented by Q-Racing, The 6th of 23 Events in The $50 Million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional Competitors in Three Categories Earn Points Leading to 2005 NHRA POWERade Championships.

Sportsman Competitors in Four Categories Earn Points Leading To 2005 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Championships.

Where:
Bristol Dragway, Bristol, Tenn. From Interstate 81 North, take Hwy. 11E. Take the Virginia exit 3 and Hwy. 11E will take you directly to the dragway. From the I-81 South, take Tennessee Exit 69 and go south directly to the dragway.

When:
Friday through Sunday, April 29- May 1.

Schedule:

Friday, April 29
Sportsman Qualifying and Eliminations, Begin at 8 A.M.
Professional Qualifying Sessions at 4:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M.

Saturday, April 30
Sportsman Eliminations Begin at 8 A.M.
Professional Qualifying Sessions at Noon and 3 P.M.

Sunday, May 1
Pre-Race Ceremonies, 11 A.M.
Final Eliminations Begin at Noon

Television:

Saturday, April 30, ESPN2 will televise 2 hours of qualifying highlights at 7 P.M. (ET).

Sunday May 1, ESPN2 will broadcast NHRA 2DAY, a 30-minute weekly news magazine show, at 11:30 A.M. (ET).

Sunday, May 1, ESPN2 will televise three hours of final round eliminations at 7 P.M. (ET).

Tickets:
For tickets call Bristol Dragway, (423) 764-1161. Tickets also available at bristoldragway.com

-nhra-

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