The NHRA has released its 2010 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule and to this point Spokane County Raceway is not shown as a stop for the Northwest swing.
Courtesy: NHRA Media Relations
GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 24, 2009) – NHRA officials released its 2010 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule today, which features 43 events, with a minimum of five races conducted in each of NHRA’s seven divisions.
The 2010 schedule also includes the addition of a new event May 14-16 at
NHRA Lucas Oil Series drivers in seven categories compete for valuable points leading to divisional and national championships and a share of the $561,000 purse. The series also includes three sportsman-focused national events: the JEGS NHRA Cajun SPORTSnationals in Belle Rose,
The 2010 season marks the ninth year of Lucas Oil’s support of NHRA sportsman racers in a partnership that extends through 2012.
Headlined by the powerful Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car classes, the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series allows racers to compete for a championship close to home. Other categories that compete in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series are Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and
“We are extremely proud to be involved with the dedicated racers who compete each weekend in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series,” said Forrest Lucas, owner and CEO of Lucas Oil Products. “We can’t wait to start another successful and memorable racing season.”
Bonus programs available to competitors in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series include the $100,000 JEGS Allstars, the NHRA Perfectly Strange Performance Award, in which a total of $45,000 is up for grabs throughout, and the Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley Davidson. Individual divisions may also have additional bonus programs available to racers.
Some prominent graduates of the NHRA Lucas Oil Series who have gone on to successful careers in the NHRA Full Throttle Series include Brandon Bernstein, Morgan Lucas, Shawn Langdon, Ashley Force Hood, and Jeg Coughlin.
2010 NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE
April 30-May2 Atco Raceway*
Oct. 1-3 Atco Raceway
Oct. 15-17 Silver Dollar Raceway
NORTH CENTRAL DIVISION
April 23-25 O’Reilly Raceway Park at
June 11-13 Route 66 Raceway
July 10-11 Mid-Michigan Motorplex *
July 23-25 National Trail Raceway
SOUTH CENTRAL DIVISION
Sept. 17-19 No Problem Raceway Belle Rose, La.
Oct. 22-24 Thunder Valley Raceway Park Noble,
WEST CENTRAL DIVISION
April 23-25 SRCA Dragstrip
May 28-30 Brainerd International Raceway
June 18-20 Bandimere
Sept. 10-12 Tri-State Raceway
April 30-May 2 Firebird Raceway *
May 28-30 Mission Raceway
June 25-27 Woodburn Dragstrip
Aug. 27-29 Pacific Raceways
Sept. 24-26 TBA
TBA Firebird International Raceway
TBA Southwestern International Raceway
July 23-25 Infineon Raceway
Sept. 17-19 Auto Club Famoso Raceway
Nov. 4-7 The Strip at
NHRA LUCAS OIL SERIES SPECIAL EVENTS
March 19-21 JEGS NHRA Cajun SPORTSnationals * Belle
May 14-16 JEGS NHRA Pacific SPORTSnationals*
June 5 JEGS Allstars
Sept. 24-26 JEGS NHRA Northern SPORTSnationals *
* Top Alcohol classes not contested