Sonoma: Pre-event notes, schedule

FRAM-AUTOLITE NHRA NATIONALS FACT SHEET WHAT: 22nd annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals, the 15th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories -- Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle --...

FRAM-AUTOLITE NHRA NATIONALS FACT SHEET

WHAT: 22nd annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals, the 15th of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories -- Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle -- earn points leading to 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, Calif. The track is located at Highways 37 and 121.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, July 24-26

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, July 24
Sportsman qualifying begins at 8:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 4 and 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, July 25
Sportsman eliminations begin at 8:15 a.m.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 11:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.

SUNDAY, July 26
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.

FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:

Saturday, July 25, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 6 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 26, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will air NHRA Race Day at 11 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 26, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise three hours of final round eliminations at 9 p.m. (ET).

2008 EVENT WINNERS: Tony Schumacher, Top Fuel; Robert Hight, Funny Car; Dave Connolly, Pro Stock; Matt Guidera, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

TICKETS: For tickets call (800) 870-7223. Tickets also are available at ticketmaster.com.

RESERVED SEATS (includes pit pass)
Friday: Adult, $50; Junior (12 years and under), $20. Saturday: Adult, $55; Junior (12 years and under), $20. Sunday: Adult, $60; Junior (12 years and under), $25.

-credit: nhra

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Drivers Tony Schumacher , Robert Hight , Matt Guidera , Dave Connolly