WHAT:              41st Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals, the third of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – earn points leading to 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.

 

WHERE:            Gainesville Raceway, Gainesville, Fla. The track is located on 11211 North County Road 225 in Gainesville.

 

WHEN:              Thursday through Sunday, March 11-14

 

SCHEDULE:     THURSDAY, March 11 LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 9 a.m.

 

FRIDAY, March 12 LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 7:30 a.m.

GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 1:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

                            FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at noon and 2:45 p.m.

 

                            SATURDAY, March 13 LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 7:30 a.m.

GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 1:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at noon and 2:45 p.m.

 

SUNDAY, March 14 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.

FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

 

TELEVISION:   Sunday, March 14, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at midnight (ET).

                            Sunday, March 14, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will re-air the two-hour qualifying highlights show at 10 a.m. (ET).

                            Sunday, March 14 , ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute news magazine show, at noon (ET).

                            Sunday, March 14 , ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of coverage starting at 6 p.m. (ET).

                           

SATELLITE:     Friday, March 12, 7:30 – 8 p.m. (ET), AMC 6 / Transponder 21K (11920 MHz, vertical)

(Analog feed)   Saturday, March 13 , 7 – 7:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 6 / Transponder 21K (11920 MHz, vertical)

                            Sunday, March 14, 7 – 7:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 6 / Transponder 21K (11920 MHz, vertical)

                            Video news release contains race action highlights each day and winners’ interviews on Sunday.

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