Pomona III: Season finale fact sheet

Automobile Club Of Southern California NHRA Finals Fact Sheet WHAT: 37th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the final of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in five ...

Automobile Club Of Southern California NHRA Finals Fact Sheet

WHAT: 37th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the final of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in five 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: Pomona Raceway, Pomona, Calif. Track is located off I-10 at Fairplex Drive. Go north on Fairplex drive to the Fairplex.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 8-11, 2001.

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

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, Nov. 8
Gates open at 7 a.m. Qualifying and time trials, 8:15 a.m.-7 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSION at 1:45 p.m.

FRIDAY, Nov. 9
Gates open at 7 a.m. Qualifying and sportsman eliminations, 8:15 a.m.-7 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSION at 1:45 p.m.

SATURDAY, Nov. 10
Gates open at 7 a.m. Sportsman eliminations, 8:15 a.m.-6 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
BUDWEISER SHOOTOUT rounds at 12:45 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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

TELEVISION:
Saturday, Nov. 10 ESPN will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 4 p.m. (ET).
Saturday, Nov. 10 ESPN2 will televise one hour of Budweiser Shootout coverage at 11 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Nov. 11 ESPN2 will televise three hours of final round coverage at 7 p.m. (ET).
*Check local listings, television schedule subject to change.

SATELLITE: Nov. 9, 8:30-9 p.m. (ET) - SBS 6/Transponder 5
Nov. 10, 10:30-11 p.m. (ET) - SBS 6/Transponder 3
Nov. 11, 10:30-11 p.m. (ET) - SBS 6/Transponder 3
Feeds include action with natural sound of Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle and Pro Stock Truck, plus interviews with qualifying leaders on Friday and Saturday and winners on Sunday.

2000 CHAMPIONS: Gary Scelzi, Top Fuel; John Force, Funny Car; Kurt Johnson, Pro Stock; Tony Mullen, Pro Stock Motorcycle; Greg Stanfield, Pro Stock Truck.

TICKETS: For tickets call the National Hot Rod Association, (800) 884-6472. Tickets also available at Ticketmaster.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Thursday: Adult, $15; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Friday: Adult, $25; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Saturday: Adult, $45; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $50; Junior (6-12 years) $12; Child (5 years and under), free with paying adult in general admission and pit access areas each day.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $35; Junior (6-12 years), $20; Child (5 years and under), $10. Saturday: Adult, $55; Junior (6-12 years), $22; Child (5 years and under), $12. Sunday: Adult, $62; Junior (6-12 years), $24; Child (5 years and under), $14.

-NHRA-

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Drivers John Force , Gary Scelzi , Greg Stanfield