(NHRA press release)

The Short Line Express Market Gambler Shootout at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend marks the conclusion of both the divisional and regional levels of competition in the 2014 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Lucas Oil Series Division and Regional Championships will be finalized in not only the Pacific Division but in the six other NHRA divisions across the country.

The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000. The event will feature drivers in eleven categories, including 260 mph Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car as well as the Pacific Division Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series, Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson and the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series featuring the Top Fuel Harley class.

Gates at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway open at 7 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start Thursday morning at 8 a.m. and continue Friday at 8 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualify on Thursday at 3 p.m. and Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman start eliminations at Saturday at 1:30 p.m. The K&N Top Qualifier Shootout is Friday at 1 .m. Harley series qualify at 3:45 p.m. on Friday and 12:45 and 4:45 p.m. on Saturday.  Eliminations start Saturday at 8 a.m. and continue Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car and Top Fuel Harley with run first round eliminations at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

Tickets for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway are $20 Friday, $20 Saturday and $20 Sunday. Children 6-12 years old are $5 each day and children 5 and under are free with a paid adult.

For more information call (800) 644-4444 or visit www.lvms.com.

Schedule

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.:         Credentials and Parking Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.:         Tech
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.:       Test 'n' Tune (Open to Registered LODRS Competitors Only)

Thursday, November 6, 2014
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.:         Credentials and Parking Open
7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.:         Tech
8:00 a.m.:                             Time Trials & Qualifying
2:00 p.m.:                              Top Alcohol & Harley Testing
3:00 p.m.:                              Top Dragster, Comp, Top Sportsman Qualifying
6:00 p.m.:                              Top Alcohol & Harley Testing

Friday, November 7, 2014
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.:         Credentials and Parking Open
7:30 a.m.:                              Tech
10:30 a.m.:                            Top Dragster, Comp, Top Sportsman Qualifying
1:00 p.m.:                              K&N Top Qualifier Shootout
3:00 p.m.:                              Top Alcohol Qualifying
3:45 p.m.:                              Harley Series Qualifying
4:00 p.m.                               Top Dragster, Comp, Top Sportsman Qualifying

Saturday, November 8, 2014
7:00 a.m.:                              Credentials and Gates Open
8:00 a.m.:                                 Eliminations
12:00 p.m.                             Top Alcohol Qualifying
12:45 p.m.                             Harley Series Qualifying
1:30 p.m.:                              Top Dragster, Comp, Top Sportsman Eliminations
4:00 p.m.                               Top Alcohol Qualifying
4:45 p.m.                               Harley Series Qualifying

Sunday, November 9, 2014
7:00 a.m.:                              Credentials and Gates Open
8:30 a.m.:                              Eliminations Continue
11:00 a.m.                             Top Alcohol and Harley Series Eliminations