Dallas: Pre-event notes, schedule

WHAT: 25th O'Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec, 20th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the third of six races in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship. The top...

WHAT: 25th O'Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec, 20th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the third of six races in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship. The top 10 drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Texas Motorplex, 7500 W. Hwy. 287, Ennis, Texas. Follow I-45 or I-35E to Hwy 287, then follow 287 to the track.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 23-26

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, Sept. 23
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 10 a.m.

FRIDAY, Sept. 24
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations at 8:30 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 2:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.

SATURDAY, Sept. 25
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 8 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 11:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Sept. 26
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:

Sunday, Sept. 26, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise one hour of qualifying highlights at 1 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 26, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will re-air one hour of qualifying highlights at 10 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 26, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute news magazine show, at 6:30 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 26 ESPN3.com will televise of coverage of eliminations starting at noon (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 26, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

2009 EVENT WINNERS: Tony Schumacher, Top Fuel; Robert Hight, Funny Car; Greg Anderson, Pro Stock; Hector Arana, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

TICKETS: For tickets call (800) MOTORPLEX (668-6775). Tickets also are available at texasmotorplex.com.

RESERVED SEATS - Thursday: Adult, $10; Youth (12 years and under), $5. Friday: Adult, $30-50; Youth (12 years and under), $5-22. Saturday: Adult, $32-60; Youth (12 years and under), $5-30. Sunday: Adult, $36-66; Youth (12 years and under), $5-33.

-source: nhra

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Drivers Tony Schumacher , Greg Anderson , Robert Hight