PETERSBURG, Va. – NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast division returns to Virginia Motorsports Park for Power in the Park this weekend, May 8-9. The event, postponed due to weather last month, is one of 45 scheduled across the country where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division’s MXI/Magnaflux Top Dragster and Top Sportsman Series’ presented by Select Performance will run in conjunction with the event.
VMP will host a test and tune event on Friday, from noon to 6 p.m. Racing action gets underway on Saturday with a time trial session for all classes beginning at 8 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car will run at 10:30 a.m. Eliminations will begin immediately following the time trials. Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car classes will run eliminations rounds at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday’s action will conclude with a winner’s circle celebration.