Rain hampers first day of NHRA Nationals

The Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals got off to a wet start today.
bigjoe
Jun 23, 2011

 

The Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals got off to a wet start today.

Keep posted and we'll let you know if and when racing will begin.

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT NHRA NATIONALS 
WHAT: Fifth annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, the 10th of 22 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 2011
NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships. NHRA is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2011 and will pay tribute to the evolution of the hot rod and honor its legendary racers as well as the sport’s current stars. 
WHERE: Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, Norwalk.
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, June 23 to 26 
SCHEDULE:
TODAY — LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 9 a.m
FRIDAY, June 24 — LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 8:30 a.m.
GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 4:15 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
 SATURDAY, June 25 — LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations continue at 8 a.m.
GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 10:30 p.m. and first round of eliminations at 1:40 p.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 11:40 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.
K&N HORSEPOWER CHALLENGE at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:50 p.m.
SUNDAY, June 26 — Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. 
FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
TELEVISION:
Saturday, June 25, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 10 p.m. (ET).
 Sunday, June 26, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of eliminations coverage starting at 8 p.m. (ET).
2010 EVENT WINNERS:
Larry Dixon, Top Fuel; Tim Wilkerson, Funny Car; Greg Anderson, Pro Stock; Matt Smith, Pro Stock Motorcycle.
MOST  VICTORIES:
Larry Dixon, 2, TF; Greg Anderson, 2, PS; Andrew Hines, 2, PSM. 
TRACK RECORDS:
Top Fuel — 3.780 seconds by Larry Dixon, June ’10; 320.43 mph by Dixon, June ’10.
Funny Car — 4.032 seconds by Ashley Force Hood, June ’10; 313.15 mph by Del Worsham, June ’10.
 Pro Stock — 6.592 seconds by Jeg Coughlin, June ’10; 209.30 mph by Allen Johnson, June ’10.
 PS Motorcycle — 6.929 seconds by Steve Johnson, June ’10; 194.49 mph by Andrew Hines, June ’10.
NATIONAL RECORDS:
Top Fuel — 3.770 sec. by Larry Dixon, Feb. ’11, Pomona, Calif.; 327.03 mph by Tony Schumacher, Feb. ’11, Pomona, Calif.
Funny Car — 4.011 sec. by Matt Hagan, Oct. ’10, Reading, Pa.; 316.38 mph by Ashley Force Hood, March ’10, Charlotte, N.C.
Pro Stock — 6.495 sec. by Rodger Brogdon, March ’11, Gainesville, Fla.; 213.57 mph by Erica Enders, March ’11, Gainesville, Fla.
PS Motorcycle — 6.777 sec. by Hector Arana, March ’11, Gainesville, Fla.; 199.26 mph by Eddie Krawiec, March ’11, Gainesville, Fla.
TICKETS:
For tickets, call (419) 668-5555 or purchase online at www.tix.com.
General Admission (includes pit pass) — Thursday: Adult, $12; Junior (6-12 years), free. Friday: Adult, $32; Junior (6 to 12 years), $10. Saturday: Adult, $45; Junior (6 to 12 years), $10. Sunday: Adult, $45; Junior (6 to 12 years), $10. Children 5 and under admitted free to general admission and pit areas each day. 
Reserved Seats (includes pit pass) — Friday: Adult, $42; Junior (6 to 12 years), $20; Child (5 years and under), $10. Saturday:
Adult, $55; Junior (6-12 years), $20; Child (5 years & under), $10. Sunday: Adult, $55; Junior (6 to 12 years), $20; Child (5 years and under), $10