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TOYO TIRES NHRA NATIONALS FACT SHEET WHAT: 26th Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals, 21st of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the fourth of six races in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship. The top 10 drivers...

TOYO TIRES NHRA NATIONALS FACT SHEET

WHAT: 26th Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals, 21st of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the fourth of six races in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship. The top 10 drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Maple Grove Raceway, Mohnton, Pa. Track is located off the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Exit 298), 10 miles south of Reading, Pa.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 7-10

SCHEDULE: THURSDAY, Oct. 7
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 8:45 a.m.

FRIDAY, Oct. 8
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations at 8:45 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 1:45 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.

SATURDAY, Oct. 9
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 8:45 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 11:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.

SUNDAY, Oct. 10
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION: Saturday, Oct. 9, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 10:30 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Oct. 10, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute news magazine show, at 10 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, Oct. 10ESPN3.com will televise of coverage of eliminations starting at 11 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, Oct. 10, ESPN and ESPNHD will televise two and half hours of coverage starting at 9 p.m. (ET).

2009 EVENT WINNERS: Larry Dixon, Top Fuel; Bob Tasca, Funny Car; Jeg Coughlin, Pro Stock; Eddie Krawiec, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

TICKETS: For tickets call (610) 856-7200. Tickets also are available at maplegroveraceway.com.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) - Thursday: Adult, $12; Junior (6-12 years), free. Friday: Adult, $37; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Saturday: Adult, $49; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $49; Junior (6-12 years), $10. Child (5 years and under), free in general admission and pit areas each day.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass) - Friday: Adult, $44; Junior (6-12 years), $20; Child (5 years and under), $10. Saturday: Adult, $59; Junior (6-12 years), $20; Child (5 years and under), $10. Sunday: Adult, $60; Junior (6-12 years), $25; Child (5 years and under), $15.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Eddie Krawiec