WHAT: 23rd annual Checker Schuck’s Kragen NHRA Nationals presented by
Castrol, the second of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series
Countdown to the Championship. Professional competitors in three
categories earn points leading to 2007 NHRA POWERade Series world
championships. Sportsman competitors in five categories earn points
leading to 2007 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Firebird International Raceway, Chandler, Ariz. Track is located
off Interstate 10 from the north at exit 162A (Maricopa). From the
south, take exit 162 (Maricopa). Follow the signs.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Feb. 23-35

PURSE: Cash and contingency awards of more than $1.5 million

SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY, Feb. 23 – Sportsman qualifying begins at 8 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 1:30 and 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, Feb. 24 – Sportsman eliminations begin at 7:30 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at Noon and 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Feb. 25 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:
Sunday, Feb. 25, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will telecast one hour of qualifying
highlights at Midnight (ET).
Sunday, Feb. 25, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will telecast NHRA Race Day at 11
a.m. (ET)
Sunday, Feb. 25, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will telecast three hours of final
eliminations at 7 p.m. (ET).

SATELLITE:
Friday, Feb. 23, 10-10:30 p.m. (ET) – Galaxy 10R / Transponder 23K
(downlink freq: 12160, MHz vertical) analog
Saturday, Feb. 24, 10-10:30 p.m. (ET) – Galaxy 10R / Transponder 23K
(downlink freq: 12160, MHz vertical) analog
Sunday, Feb. 25, 10:30-11 p.m. (ET) – Galaxy 10R / Transponder 23K
(downlink freq: 12160, MHz vertical) analog

INTERNET: The latest NHRA press releases, interview transcripts and
quality images of race cars and driver headshots can be obtained at the
NHRA Media Center Web site: http://media.nhra.com

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