NHRA VIRGINIA NATIONALS FACT SHEET
WHAT: Fourth annual NHRA Virginia Nationals, the 22nd of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the fourth of six races in the Countdown to 1. The top 10 drivers in three categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock – earn points leading to 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Oct. 9-11.
SATURDAY, Oct. 10 – Sportsman eliminations begin at 8:15 a.m. Professional Qualifying Sessions at noon and 2:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, Oct. 11 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. Final Eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 11, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute pre-race show at 11 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, Oct. 11, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise three hours of eliminations at 7p.m. (ET).