Las Vegas: Fact sheet

NHRA Summitracing.com nationals fact WHAT: Third annual NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals, the fourth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in three categories earn points leading to 2002 NHRA...

NHRA Summitracing.com nationals fact

WHAT: Third annual NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals, the fourth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in three categories earn points leading to 2002 NHRA POWERade championships. Sportsman competitors in seven categories earn points leading to 2002 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series championships.

WHERE: The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nevada. From the Las Vegas Strip or McCarran International Airport, take I-15 north approximately 15 miles to Speedway Blvd. Turn right.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, April 4-7.

PURSE: Cash and contingency awards of more than $1.9 million.

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, April 4 --
Gates open at 7 a.m. Qualifying and
sportsman time trials, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

FRIDAY, April 5 --
Gates open at 7 a.m.
Qualifying and sportsman eliminations, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

SATURDAY, April 6 --
Gates open at 7 a.m.
Qualifying and sportsman time trials, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, April 7 --
Gates open at 7 a.m.
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:
Saturday, April 6, ESPN2 will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 8 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, April 7, ESPN2 will televise two hours of eliminations at 10 p.m. (ET).

2001 CHAMPIONS: Kenny Bernstein, Top Fuel; Tommy Johnson Jr., Funny Car; Jeg Coughlin, Pro Stock.

TICKETS:

For tickets call The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, (702) 644-4444. Tickets also available at Ticketmaster.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Thursday: Adult, $10; Junior (6-12 years), free. Friday: Adult, $20; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Saturday: Adult, $40; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $50; Junior (6-12 years) $15; Child (5 years and under), free with paying adult in general admission and pit access areas each day.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) - Saturday: Adult, $50; Junior (6-12 years), $20; Child (5 years and under), $10. Sunday: Adult, $60; Junior (6-12 years), $25; Child (5 years and under), $10.

-nhra-

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series NHRA
Drivers Kenny Bernstein , Tommy Johnson Jr.