Jerry's Nugget Championship Drag Racing Series resumes at

The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday, Aug. 19;

Third race of the Pacific Division E.T. Challenge


Saturday, Aug. 19 -- Eighth race of the 2006 Jerry's Nugget Championship Drag Racing Series

6 p.m. - Gates open, tech inspection for Jerry's Nugget Championship Drag Racing Series.

7:30 p.m. - Las Vegas Corvette Club.

8 p.m. - First bracket time trial (run order: Pro, Super Pro, Motorcycle, Sportsman, Corvette), followed by: Run-For-The-Money (Optional -- $20 to enter, three classes: Super Pro, Motorcycle, Non-Electronic) and second round of bracket time trials. Eliminations begin immediately after second time-trial session.

Staging lane assignments:

Lanes 1, 2 - Pro.

Lanes 3, 4 - Super Pro.

Lane 5 - Motorcycle.

Lanes 6, 7 - Sportsman.

Lane 8 - Open.

Lanes 9, 10 - Las Vegas Corvette Club.

Bonuses: Jerry's Nugget Casino gift certificates to drivers/riders who post the best reaction time on a winning run during the first round of eliminations (Jerry's Nugget Reaction Time Bonus Award); Jerry's Nugget Casino gift certificate to all four Jerry's Nugget Championship Drag Racing Series final-round winners (Pro, Super Pro, Sportsman, Motorcycle).

Duck Race: Time permitting, a 1/8-mile consolation "duck race" will be held immediately after the second round of eliminations for any first-or-second-round loser. Cost to enter is $20. Winner will receive $200, runner-up receives $100 and semi-finalists receive $40.

Run-for-the-Money: Time permitting, a Run-for-the-Money bonus race will be run following the first round of time trials. Cost to enter is $20. Three classes contested: Super Pro, Motorcycle and Non-Electronics (Pro, Sportsman and Corvettes).

Strip information: (702) 632-8213.

Listen to the announcers on 103.9 FM.