Cajun SPORTSnationals fact sheet, schedule

NHRA Cajun SPORTSnationals Fact Sheet WHAT: Inaugural Cajun SPORTSnationals, a national event exclusively for NHRA Sportsman competitors in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Sportsman competitors in six categories will be featured in ...

NHRA Cajun SPORTSnationals Fact Sheet

WHAT: Inaugural Cajun SPORTSnationals, a national event exclusively for NHRA Sportsman competitors in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Sportsman competitors in six categories will be featured in competition, while five of those categories will earn points leading to 2004 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series national championships. Featured NHRA Lucas Oil Series categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street.

WHERE: No Problem Raceway Park, Belle Rose, La. Exit 1-10 at Sorrento (Exit 182). Follow exit to Hwy 70 (Sunshine Bridge -Donaldsonville). Cross Sunshine Bridge and remain in the left lane. Follow Hwy. 70 for 12 miles toward Morgan City. Three miles past the intersection of Hwy 70 & 1, turn right onto Hwy. 996. Track is one mile on the right.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, April 23-25.

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, April 23 -- Sportsman qualifying and time trials, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
TOP SPORTSMAN and COMP ELIMINATOR qualifying at 1 and 5 p.m.

SATURDAY, April 24 -- Sportsman qualifying and time trials, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
COMP ELIMINATOR qualifying at 2 and 5 p.m.
TOP SPORTSMAN QUICK 8 at 2, 4 and 6 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL TESTING/EXHIBITION at 6 p.m.

SUNDAY, April 25 -- Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FINAL SPORTSMAN ELIMINATIONS begin at 8 a.m.
TOP SPORTSMAN/COMP ELIMINATOR round 1 begins at 10:30 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL TESTING/EXHIBITION at noon.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Heads-up Top Stock Shootout; U/SA Shootout; SS/A Hemi Shootout; "King of the Bayou" Shootout for Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street competitors; and Top Sportsman Quick 8. Class eliminations and national record runs will be allowed in Stock and Super Stock.

Exhibition passes will be made by NHRA POWERade Series competitors in Top Fuel, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Bike.

ABOUT THE TRACK:

No Problem Raceway Park is a 200-acre, multi-use motorsports park located 55 miles southwest of New Orleans in Assumption Parish on Hwy. 996. Nestled on a ridge in the backwoods of Southern Louisiana, the quarter-mile track sits 12 feet above sea level. In addition to the drag strip, the facility also features a 14-turn, 1.8 mile road course. The track was built in Oct. 2001 by four drag racers with a $5 million initial investment. Pat Joffrion is the track's general manager.

TICKETS:

For tickets contact No Problem Raceway Park, (985) 369-3692.
GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $20; Saturday: Adult, $20; Sunday: Adult, $20; Three-day pass: $55.

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