Las Vegas II: Shootout field set

Budweiser Shootout Field Set During Draw Party LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28, 2004) -- The eight-car field for the lucrative $147,000 Budweiser Shootout was set on Thursday evening during a draw party at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and ...

Budweiser Shootout Field Set During Draw Party

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28, 2004) -- The eight-car field for the lucrative $147,000 Budweiser Shootout was set on Thursday evening during a draw party at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

The Budweiser Shootout, a special race-within-a-race bonus event during the ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, begins at noon Saturday, with subsequent rounds to follow.

Qualified drivers participated in wild card drawings to determine their starting positions.

If a driver wins the Budweiser Shootout and the ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals, he will earn a $50,000 double-up bonus from NHRA, bringing his potential winnings for the weekend to nearly $200,000.

Budweiser Shootout Pairings, based on results of wild card drawings:

1. Doug Kalitta, Mac Tools dragster
    vs. 8. Larry Dixon, Miller Lite dragster

4. Cory McClenathan, Berryman/Carrier Boyz dragster
    vs. 5. Brandon Bernstein, Budweiser dragster

3. Scott Kalitta, Jesse James/Mac Tools dragster
    vs. 6. Dave Grubnic, Zantrex-3 dragster

2. Tony Schumacher, U.S. Army dragster
    vs. 7. Doug Herbert, Snap-on Tools dragster

-nhra-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Larry Dixon , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Cory McClenathan , Scott Kalitta , Brandon Bernstein , Jesse James