NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series, NHRA Stylefest sponsored by Sony Xplod


Thursday, July 24

Noon ¿ 5 p.m. -- Vendor set-up, parking for Pro teams.

7¿10 p.m. -- NHRA promotional party / media event (site TBA by NHRA).


Friday, July 25

10 a.m. -- Credentials open, Sportsman class parking.

Noon -- Tech inspection.

4 p.m. -- Spectator gates open, bracket time trials (2 runs).

6 p.m. -- NHRA Sport Compact Series qualifying session.

8 p.m. -- NHRA Sport Compact Series final qualifying session.

9 p.m. -- NHRA GlowOff presented by StreetGlow, Titan Auto Insurance Midnight Mayhem racer and spectator gates open, tech inspection.

10 p.m. -- Titan Auto Insurance Midnight Mayhem begins, GM Performance / Car Audio & Electronics Magazine Midway Party

2 a.m. -- Staging lanes closed.


Saturday, July 26

Noon -- Car show registration (closes at 5 p.m.).

4 p.m. -- Spectator and racer gates open, tech inspection for new bracket arrivals (closes at 6 p.m.).

6 p.m. -- Final Sport Compact bracket time trial (1 run).

7 p.m. -- NHRA Stylefest presented by Sony Xplod.

7:30 p.m. -- Opening ceremonies.

8 p.m. -- Race eliminations.



Friday qualifying: $15 adult (includes Midnight Mayhem); $6 kids 6-12 (includes Midnight Mayhem).

Friday Midnight Mayhem:            $5 spectators, $10 racers, $10 race passenger.

Saturday: $20 adult, $8 kids 6-12,

Two¿day pass: $30 adult, $10 kids.

Advance tickets: 1-800-644-4444  (All seats are general admission).


Rain-out ticket information (from postponed March 16 event):

Two-day wristbands: Will be honored for both July 25 & 26 admission.

Sunday, March 16 tickets: Will be honored for admission on either Friday, July 25 or Saturday, July 26, 2003.

Saturday, March 15 tickets: A complete round of qualifying was completed on Saturday, March 15. Ticket stubs for that date will not be honored on either day of July 25-26 event.

Lost tickets/credentials: Las Vegas Motor Speedway is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets or event credentials.

Refunds: The final day to request a refund for tickets purchased for Sunday, March 16 is Tuesday, July 1, 2003. Please contact The Strip's office at (702) 632-8213 for additional details.


Race information: (702) 632-8213 or www.nhrasportcompact.com.

Car show information: (702) 632-8213 or www.teamallstars.com (car show entry forms are available at The Strip office).



GLENDORA, Calif. -- StreetGlow, Inc., an industry leader in aftermarket auto-neon® accessories and performance lighting products, will sponsor an official StreetGlow neon Glow-Off® at three future NHRA events, NHRA officials announced today.

The three NHRA Glow-Off presented by StreetGlow® competitions at NHRA sport compact events will be held during the GM Performance NHRA Sport Compact Nationals (Friday, July 25) at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway; the Auto Trader Magazine Texas NHRA Sport Compact Nationals (Friday, Aug. 8) at The Texas Motorplex in Ennis, Texas; and the K&N Filters NHRA Sport Compact Nationals (Saturday, Oct. 4) at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.

"We are pleased to again partner with StreetGlow to present Glow-Off® competitions at our sport compact events this summer and fall," said Bob Wagner, NHRA vice president of sales and business development. "NHRA recognizes the importance of the lifestyle activities to a sport compact event and the addition of the StreetGlow® Glow-Off® offers another entertainment opportunity for fans of sport compact vehicles at NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series events."

A Glow-Off® is a competition of aftermarket lighting accessories such as neon lighting kits, strobe lights, LED lights and other 12-volt lighting accessories. Vehicles competing in the StreetGlow® Glow-Off® will vie for cash prizes and best interior lighting and best exterior lighting awards. Judging standards are based upon creativity, cosmetic integration and installation integrity.

"StreetGlow is proud to again partner with the NHRA's sport compact series and couple its signature Glow-Off® competitions with the NHRA Style Fest portion of the Summit Sport Compact events," said Jack Panzarella, StreetGlow CEO/Founder.

StreetGlow also sponsors the StreetGlow Extreme Rush sport compact exhibition that competes at two NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series events in 2003. In addition, StreetGlow is the primary sponsor for Ara Arslanian's Bullish Motor Racing Toyota Solaras driven by Ara Arslanian and George Ioannou in the Pro RWD category of the NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series.

StreetGlow, Inc., manufactures a full line of Auto-Neon® and performance lighting accessories for the automotive industry, as well as Home-Neon®, Sport-Neon®, Motorcycle-Neon® and POP-Neon® products. Headquartered in Wayne, N.J., StreetGlow® the company has more than 1,500 products under the StreetGlow®, OPTX® and The Fast & The Furious® brand names. Distributed throughout the United States and in 52 countries, it is the number one choice in auto-neon® worldwide. In addition, StreetGlow® hosts Glow-Off® competitions at various sport compact events nationwide. For more information, log onto www.streetglow.com.

The NHRA is the premier sanctioning body for sport compact drag racing. It presents the 10-race, $2.1 million NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series at nine tracks across the country from March-October. The series features the largest guaranteed sport compact event purse of more than $26,000 paid out per event. In addition, the series offers a year-end championship fund of $144,000, along with more than $1.7 million in contingency payouts. The series is highlighted by its five championship classes (Pro RWD, Pro FWD, Modified, Turbo Magazine Hot Rod and Honda Tuning All Motor). For more information, please visit www.nhrasportcompact.com.