WHAT:   Third annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, the 19th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series and the second of six races in the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship. The top 10 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: zMAX Dragway. Track is located on Hwy 29 off I-85 at exit 49 (Speedway Blvd.) in the Concord, N.C. area.

WHEN:   Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 16-19

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, Sept. 16
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 9 a.m.

FRIDAY, Sept. 17
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations at 9 a.m.
GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

SATURDAY, Sept. 18
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 8:30 a.m.
GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 11 a.m.; first round of eliminations at 4:30 p.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Sept. 19
Pre-race ceremonies, 11 a.m.
FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at noon

TELEVISION:
Saturday, Sept. 18, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise 90-minutes of qualifying highlights at 10:30 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 19, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise NHRA Race Day, a 30-minute news magazine show, at 10 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 19 ESPN3.com will televise of coverage of eliminations starting at noon (ET).

Sunday, Sept. 19, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).
   

SATELLITE (Digital SD feed):   
Friday, Sept. 17, 8:30 – 9 p.m. (ET), AMC 3 / Transponder 23K
   
Saturday, Sept. 18, 6:30 – 7 p.m. (ET), AMC 3 / Transponder 23K
   
Sunday, Sept. 19, 7 – 7:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 3 / Transponder 23K  
   
(12160 MHz, horizontal; Data Rate: 18.295441161 Mbp; Symbol Rate: 13.235 Ms; FEC: ¾; Bandwidth: 36 Mhz)
   
Video news release contains race action highlights each day and winners’ interviews on Sunday.

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