Cruz Pedregon and his Advance Auto Parts Funny Car will be promoting the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series and the second annual NHRA ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals by appearing at the King Ranch Market at 755 N. Nellis Blvd. in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 3-5 p.m. The 1992 NHRA Funny Car champion and KRRN-FM will partner for a two-hour live remote radio broadcast. His car will be on display and fans will have an opportunity to win tickets to the Oct. 24-27 NHRA ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Pedregon also will participate in an autograph session with other NHRA stars at the ESPN Zone at the New York New York Hotel & Casino at 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. on Oct. 24 from 7-8 p.m.

Both appearances are free to the public.

The LVMS NHRA event is the next-to-last race on the 2002 NHRA POWERade Series schedule and should figure heavily in championship battles. Pro categories include Top Fuel Dragster, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Bike. Tickets may be purchased by calling the LVMS ticket office at (702) 644-4444.