WHAT: Third annual JEGS.com NHRA Cajun SPORTSnationals, a national event exclusively for NHRA Sportsman competitors in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Sportsman competitors in six categories will be featured in competition, while five of those categories will earn points leading to 2006 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series national championships. Featured NHRA Lucas Oil Series categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street.

WHERE: No Problem Raceway Park, Belle Rose, La. Exit 1-10 at Sorrento (Exit 182). Follow exit to Hwy 70 (Sunshine Bridge -Donaldsonville). Cross Sunshine Bridge and remain in the left lane. Follow Hwy. 70 for 12 miles toward Morgan City. Three miles past the intersection of Hwy 70 & 1, turn right onto Hwy. 996. Track is one mile on the right.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, April 21-23.

PURSE: Guaranteed purse of more than $50,000.

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, April 21:

Qualifying and time trials, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
TOP SPORTSMAN and COMP ELIMINATOR QUALIFYING at 1 and 5 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL EXHIBITION RACING throughout the day

SATURDAY, April 22:

Qualifying and time trials, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
TOP SPORTSMAN SHOOTOUT at 2, 4 and 6 p.m.
COMP ELIMINATOR QUALIFYING at 2 and 4 p.m.
PROFESSIONAL EXHIBITION RACING throughout the day

SUNDAY, April 23:

FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 9 a.m.
TOP SPORTSMAN/COMP ELIMINATOR round 1 begins at 10 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL EXHIBITION RACING throughout the day

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Stock and Super Stock class eliminations; Super Stock Hemi Shootout; Exhibition passes will be made by NHRA POWERade Series Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle teams.

DEFENDING WINNERS:

Michael Johnson (Comp); Hugh Meeks III (Super Stock); Jeff Strickland (Stock); Scotty Richardson (Super Gas); Mike Coughlin (Super Comp); Sid Norwood (Super Street).

ABOUT THE TRACK:

No Problem Raceway Park is a 200-acre, multi-use motorsports park located 55 miles southwest of New Orleans in Assumption Parish on Hwy. 996. Nestled on a ridge in the backwoods of Southern Louisiana, the quarter-mile track sits 12 feet above sea level. In addition to the drag strip, the facility also features a 14-turn, 1.8 mile road course. The track was built in Oct. 2001 by four drag racers with a $5 million initial investment. Pat Joffrion is the track’s general manager.

TICKETS:

For tickets contact No Problem Raceway Park, (985) 369-3692 or visit www.noproblemraceway.com.

GENERAL ADMISSION (includes pit pass) – Friday: Adult, $20; Saturday: Adult, $20; Sunday: Adult, $20; Three-day pass: $55.

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