The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 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. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's Pacific Division Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series will also run in conjunction with the event.

The event also marks the final stop on the series to earn points toward regional and divisional championships for all classes and the second-to-last stop for NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series National Championship points.

Gates at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway open at 7 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start Thursday 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 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car and Harley-Davidson series classes test on Thursday at 2 and 6 p.m. Qualifying for Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car start Friday at 3 p.m. and continue Saturday at noon and 4 p.m.  Harley-Davidson 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 Harley will run eliminations starting 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 $25 each day. Children 6-14 years old are $5 each day and children 5 and under are free with a paid adult.

The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is located on Speedway Blvd, exit 54 off interstate 15.  For more information call the track, (800) 644-4444, or visit www.LVMS.com.

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES: Fact Sheet

WHATNHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Short Line Express Market Gambler Shootout, the last of seven events in Pacific Division competition 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. Categories include Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock Eliminator, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The division's Pacific Division Top Sportsman Series, Top Dragster Series and Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson will also run in conjunction with the event along with the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series featuring Top Fuel and Pro Fuel Harley.

WHEREThe Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas. Track is located on Speedway Blvd, exit 54 off Interstate 15.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday Nov. 5-8

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, Nov. 5 - Gates open at 7 a.m. Qualifying and time trials begin at 8 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car and Harley-Davidson series test at 2 and 6 p.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator, and Top Sportsman qualify at 3 p.m.

FRIDAY, Nov. 6 - Gates open at 7 a.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualify at 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify at 3 p.m. Harley-Davidson series qualify at 3:45 p.m.

SATURDAY, Nov. 7 - Gates open at 7 a.m.  Eliminations begin at 8 a.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car qualify at noon & 4 p.m. Harley-Davidson Series Qualify at 12:45 and 4:45 p.m. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman start eliminations at 1 p.m.

SUNDAY, Nov. 8 - Gates open at 7 a.m.  Eliminations continue at 8:30 a.m. Eliminations for Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car and Harley-Davidson series are at 11 a.m. 

TICKETS: GENERAL ADMISSION/PIT PASS - $25 each day. Children 6-14 years old are $5 each day. Children 5 and under are free with paid adult. For more information please call Las Vegas Motor Speedway, (800) 644-4444 or visit www.lvms.com.


2014 EVENT WINNERS: Joe Severance, Top Alcohol Dragster; Ulf Leanders, Top Alcohol Funny Car; Justin Lamb, Comp Eliminator; Phil Unruh, Super Stock: John Gray, Stock Eliminator; Chandler Meziere, Super Comp; Aaron Kinard, Super Gas; Wayde Samuel, Super Street; Wayne Newmon, Top Sportsman; Dan Lafferty, Top Dragster; Sean Conner, Sportsman Motorcycle.  

BONUS: NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES POINTS FUND: The series features a $519,000 points fund from Lucas Oil, which will be shared by 2015 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional, regional and national champions. Regional awards include $10,000 each to the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car champions, with Divisional awards of  $3,000 to the champions in both Competition and Super Stock; $2,000 each to the champions in Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street. The seven national champions will share a bonus of $135,000.

JEGS ALLSTARS: The best of the best from each of NHRA's seven divisions will compete for a share of the $124,000 points fund from Jegs High Performance. The 2016 Jegs Allstars event will culminate a year-long points battle between drivers in each of NHRA's Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series' eight classes as well as Top Sportsman and Top Dragster. The top points earner in each category will qualify to represent his/her division at the 2016 Jegs Allstars. Points are based on in-division races only. 

The winning regional and division teams will share $25,000 and individual awards include $7,000 each to the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car champions, $6,000 to champions in Comp Eliminator and Super Stock, $5,000 to Top Sportsman and Top Dragster champions, and $4,500 to the Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street champions. Runners-up in all categories will earn $2,000 apiece. Each Allstars competitor will also receive a share of a $25,000 towing fund to get to the event.

Event sponsor, Jegs High Performance, is offering a "double up" bonus to Jegs Allstars participants. Any 2016 Jegs Allstars champion who also wins the national event will have his/her Allstars prize doubled.

NHRA HARLEY-DAVIDSON DRAG RACING SERIES:  Run in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Series, classes include Top Fuel Harley, Pro Fuel, Pro Gas, Draggin' Bagger, Street Pro, Hot Street and an Index Class. The series posts an event purse of nearly $20,000 with a total series purse of more than $200,000.

NHRA SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE SERIES presented by HARLEY-DAVIDSON: The NHRA Sportsman Motorcycle Series presented by Harley-Davidson, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in NHRA's Sportsman Motorcycle class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $14,000 champions' purse posted by Harley-Davidson will be paid to first-, second- and third-place points finishers in NHRA divisions that host Sportsman Motorcycles.

PACIFIC DIVISION TOP SPORTSMAN SERIES: The Pacific Division Top Sportsman Series, runs in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in the Pacific division's Top Sportsman class to earn points toward divisional championships. The $3,500 champions' purse will be paid to first-, second- and third-place points finishers. 

PACIFIC DIVISION TOP DRAGSTER SERIES: The Pacific Top Dragster Series, run in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, is an opportunity for competitors in the Pacific division's Top Dragster class to earn points toward divisional championships.  The $3,500 champions' purse will be paid to first-, second- and third-place points finishers.