WHAT: 19th annual O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by
Pennzoil, the fourth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag
Racing Series. Professional competitors in four categories earn points
leading to 2006 NHRA POWERade Series world championships. Sportsman
competitors in six categories earn points leading to 2006 NHRA Lucas Oil
Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Houston Raceway Park, Baytown, Texas. From I-10, go south on Hwy.
146, or FM 3180. Then follow FM 565 to the facility. From the south,
follow Hwy. 146 to Spur 55, then east to FM 1405, then north to FM 565.
For additional information about directions please visit
houstonracewaypark.com.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, March 31-April 2.

PURSE: Cash and contingency awards of more than $1.7 million.

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, March 31
Sportsman qualifying and eliminations begin at 8 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 3 and 6 p.m.

SATURDAY, April 1
Sportsman eliminations, 8 a.m.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING SESSIONS at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

SUNDAY, April 2
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
FINAL ELIMINATIONS begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:

Saturday, April 1, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise two hours of
qualifying highlights at 8 p.m. (ET).

Sunday April 2, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will broadcast NHRA 2Day, a 30-minute
weekly news magazine show, at 11:30 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, April 2, ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will televise three hours of final
eliminations at 4 p.m. (ET).

SATELLITE:

Friday, March 31, 10-10:30 p.m. (ET) – Galaxy 11 / Transponder 13K
(downlink freq: 11960, MHz horizontal)

Saturday, April 1, 10:30-11 p.m. (ET) – Galaxy 11 / Transponder 13K
(downlink freq: 11960, MHz horizontal)

Sunday, April 2, 8-8:30 p.m. (ET) – SBS 6 / Transponder 17K (downlink
freq: 12117, MHz horizontal)

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