Englishtown: Fast facts

WHAT: 32nd annual Matco Tools SuperNationals presented by Racing Champions, the eighth of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in four categories earn points leading to 2001 NHRA Winston ...

WHAT: 32nd annual Matco Tools SuperNationals presented by Racing Champions, the eighth of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in four categories earn points leading to 2001 NHRA Winston championships.

Sportsman competitors in seven categories earn points leading to 2001 NHRA Federal-Mogul Drag Racing Series championships.

WHERE: Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J. Track is located on Pension Road, off Route 527. The main entrance is located on the west side of the track.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, May 17-20.

PURSE: Cash and contingency awards of more than $2 million.

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, May 17 --
Gates open at 8 a.m.
Qualifying and time trials, 10:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, May 18 --
Gates open at 8 a.m.
Qualifying and sportsman eliminations, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 5 and 8 p.m.

SATURDAY, May 19 --
Gates open at 8 a.m.
Qualifying and sportsman eliminations, 10:15 a.m. to 10 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.

HOLLEY PRO STOCK DOMINATOR DUEL SESSIONS at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, May 20--
Gates open at 8 a.m.
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.

FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION: Saturday, May 19, ESPN2 will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 7 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, May 20, ESPN2 will televise two hours of eliminations at 8 p.m. (ET).

SATELLITE:
May 18, 7:30-8 p.m. (ET) - SBS 6/Transponder 3
May 19, 7:30-8 p.m. (ET) - SBS 6/Transponder 3
May 20, 7:30-8 p.m. (ET) - SBS 6/Transponder 6
Feeds include action with natural sound of Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle, plus interviews with qualifying leaders on Saturday and winners on Sunday.

2000 CHAMPIONS: Doug Kalitta, Top Fuel; Cruz Pedregon, Funny Car; Jeg Coughlin Jr., Pro Stock; Angelle Savoie, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

TICKETS: For tickets call Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, (732) 446-7800. Tickets are also available at Ticketmaster and nhra.com.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Thursday: Adult, $10; Junior (6-12 years), free. Friday: Adult, $28; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Saturday: Adult, $38; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $44; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Children 5 and under admitted free in general admission and pit areas each day.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $35; Junior (6-12 years), $18; Child (5 years and under), $8. Saturday: Adult, $48; Junior (6-12 years), $20; Child (5 years and under), $10. Sunday: Adult, $58; Junior (6-12 years), $24; Child (5 years and under), $14.

-NHRA

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Kalitta , Cruz Pedregon