GLENDORA, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2005) – Masters Entertainment Group, producers of the popular weekly magazine series “Inside Drag Racing” on ESPN2, has announced that Lucas Oil will sponsor a special “Lucas Oil Race Report” focusing on a variety of NHRA sportsman programs.

“Forrest Lucas wants the NHRA sportsman racers to receive more national exposure,” said Ted Jones, president of Masters Entertainment Group. “Lucas Oil is sponsoring 13 race report segments within Inside Drag Racing to cover the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional events, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series coverage at select NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series national events and the two JEG’S NHRA SPORTSnationals.”

The Lucas Oil Race Report will feature final run coverage of each sportsman class at one event from each of the seven NHRA divisions, as well as both JEG’S NHRA SPORTSnationals and four selected NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series events.
Inside Drag Racing will visit divisional events at Gainesville Raceway (Div.2); Firebird International Raceway (Div. 7); Red River Raceway (Div. 4); Lebanon Valley Raceway (Div. 1); Edgewater Sports Park (Div. 3); Heartland Park Topeka (Div. 5); and Southern Oregon Raceway (Div. 6).

Inside Drag Racing is entering its 11th year on ESPN2. The award-winning series is telecast every Sunday morning at 11 a.m., followed by NHRA’s weekly magazine show, NHRA 2Day at 11:30 a.m. on ESPN2.

The Inside Drag Racing TV schedule will be posted in the schedule section at soon.


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