NHRA has released the 2006 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule of divisional events. The LODRS season begins in the Southeast Division 2 Feb. 24-26 at historic Gainesville Raceway in Florida and concludes more than eight months later with the annual Pacific Division 7 closer Nov. 3-5 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Divisions 4 and 7 each will host seven events, and the remainder of the divisions will hold six events, all leading to national and divisional championships.

NHRA’s Northeast Division 1 will kick off its season May 26-28 at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa., and the North Central Division 3 racers will hit the track at fabled Indianapolis Raceway Park for their opener April 21-23. South Central Division 4 kicks off series March 3-5 at No Problem Raceway Park in Belle Rose, La., the West Central Division 5 squad May 5-7 for the first of two events at Heartland Park Topeka, and the Northwest Division 6 troops head into battle for the first time May 12-14 at Firebird Raceway in Boise, Idaho.

DIVISION 1
Reading, Pa. May 26-28
Lebanon Valley, N.Y. June 30-July 2
Richmond, Va. July 14-16
Cecil County, Md. Aug. 25-27
Englishtown, N.J. Sept. 8-10
Atco, N.J. Sept. 29-Oct. 1

DIVISION 2
Gainesville, Fla. Feb. 24-26
*Orlando, Fla. March 10-12
Bradenton, Fla. March 24-26
Cecil, Ga. April 7-9
Atlanta Sept. 29-Oct. 1
Reynolds, Ga. Oct. 20-22

DIVISION 3
Indianapolis April 21-23
Stanton, Mich. June 30-July 2
Joliet, lll. July 14-16
Cleves, Ohio Aug. 4-6
Bowling Green, Ky. Aug. 25-27
Columbus, Ohio Sept. 22-24

DIVISION 4
Belle Rose, La. March 3-5
Memphis, Tenn. March 24-26
Dallas April 28-30
Gilliam, La. May 19-21
Rusk, Texas June 16-18
Houston Sept. 15-17
Noble, Okla. Oct. 13-15

DIVISION 5
Topeka, Kan. May 5-7
Brainerd, Minn. June 2-4
Denver June 16-18
Great Bend, Kan. July 21-23
Topeka, Kan. Aug. 25-27
Earlville, Iowa Sept. 8-10

DIVISION 6
* Boise, Idaho May 12-14
Mission, B.C. June 2-4
Seattle June 16-18
Woodburn, Ore. July 7-9
Acton, Mont. Aug. 18-20
Medford, Ore. Sept. 22-24

DIVISION 7
Phoenix March 3-5
Tucson, Ariz. March 24-26
Bakersfield, Calif. May 19-21
Fontana, Calif. June 23-25
Sonoma, Calif. Aug. 4-6
Fallon, Nev. Sept. 8-10
Las Vegas Nov. 3-5

* denotes events without TAD/TAFC

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