WHAT: 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals, 21st of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the fifth of six playoff 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 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.
 
WHERE: The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas. Track is located approximately 15 miles north of downtown Las Vegas off Interstate 15
 
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 27-30
 
SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, Oct. 27- LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 8 a.m.
 
FRIDAY, Oct. 28– LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 8 a.m.
GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 11:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 12:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
 
SATURDAY, Oct. 29– LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 8 a.m.
GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 10:30 a.m.; first round of eliminations at 3:30 p.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 11 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
 
SUNDAY, Oct. 30- Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
 
TELEVISION:
Saturday, Oct. 29, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 10:30 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Oct. 30, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise three hours of coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).
 
SATELLITE (Digital HD feed): 
Friday, Oct. 28, 10 – 10:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 1 / Transponder 23C
Saturday, Oct. 29, 9 – 9:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 1 / Transponder 23C
Sunday, Oct. 30, 10:30 – 11 p.m.  (ET), AMC 1 / Transponder 23C 
(4160 MHz, horizontal; Data Rate: 40.461470554 Mbp; Symbol Rate: 29.27 Ms; FEC: ¾; Bandwidth: 36 Mhz)
Video news release contains race action highlights each day and winners’ interviews on Sunday.

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