Denver: Pre-event notes, schedule

MOPAR MILE-HIGH NHRA NATIONALS FACT SHEET WHAT: 31st Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, 16th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn...

MOPAR MILE-HIGH NHRA NATIONALS FACT SHEET

WHAT: 31st Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, 16th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. 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: Bandimere Speedway, Morrison, Colo. The track is 10 miles west of Denver, just north of the historic town of Morrison. From Denver, take Interstate 70 west to C-470 and travel south to the Morrison Road exit. Take Morrison Road west to Rooney Road and go north to the track

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, July 23-25

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, July 23
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at noon

FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 4:45 and 7:15 p.m.

SATURDAY, July 24
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 10 a.m.

FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 1:45 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.

SUNDAY, July 25
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.

FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION: Saturday, July 24, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise a ninety minute show of qualifying highlights at 6:30 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 25, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute news magazine show, at 10 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 25, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

2009 EVENT WINNERS: Antron Brown, Top Fuel; Ron Capps, Funny Car; Allen Johnson, Pro Stock; Eddie Krawiec, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

TICKETS: Order tickets by phone at (800) 664-UWIN. Tickets also are available online at www.ticketreturn.com.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $40-50; Junior (12 years and under), $18-24. Saturday: Adult, $40-50; Junior (12 years and younger), $18-24. Sunday: Adult, $48-58; Junior (12 years and under), $24-28.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Antron Brown , Ron Capps , Allen Johnson , Eddie Krawiec