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Rain-Delayed K&N Filters Winternationals Set to Resume WHAT: 44th annual K&N Filters Winternationals, the first of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in three categories earn points leading...

Rain-Delayed K&N Filters Winternationals Set to Resume

WHAT: 44th annual K&N Filters Winternationals, the first of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in three categories earn points leading to 2004 NHRA POWERade championships. Sportsman competitors in six categories earn points leading to 2004 NHRA Lucas Oil 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: Friday through Sunday, Feb. 27-29 (Original event dates of Feb. 19-22 was postponed due to rain).

QUALIFYING LEADERS:

TOP FUEL
Tony Schumacher, U.S. Army dragster, 4.514 seconds, 326.32 mph

FUNNY CAR
Eric Medlen, Castrol Syntec Ford Mustang, 4.840, 319.07

PRO STOCK
Greg Anderson, Vegas General Construction Pontiac Grand Am, 6.743, 205.19


    *One round of pro qualifying for the K&N Filters Winternationals was completed on Thursday, Feb. 19.

SCHEDULE: Pro qualifying sessions are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 and continues at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Feb. 28. Final eliminations start at 11 a.m. Feb. 29.

TICKETS: Tickets are available for the 44th annual K&N Filters Winternationals. Call (800) 884-6472, or call Ticketmaster for ticket information. Tickets from the original race dates are good for the re-run. The value of each ticket can be applied to any day of racing.

ON TV: ESPN2 will televise two hours of qualifying coverage of the K&N Filters Winternationals at 4:30 p.m. (ET) on Feb. 28. ESPN2 will televise two hours of final eliminations coverage at 10 p.m. (ET) on Feb. 29. ESPN2 will air NHRA 2Day, a 30-minute magazine show, at 3:30 p.m. (ET) on Feb. 29.

ON THE WEB: NHRA media department press releases and photos are available on the Internet at www.nhra.com.

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Drivers Tony Schumacher , Greg Anderson , Eric Medlen