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NHRA BRAINERD NATIONALS - EVENT NOTEBOOK

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Keep up with
this weekend's NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals by reading our behind-the-scenes event
notebook. We bring you the stories behind the numbers and win-lights throughout
the course of the weekend. Tune in daily for the latest news from the
pits.

NORWALK'S NIGHT UNDER FIRE

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Tim Wilkerson at the 31st Annual ACDelco Night Under Fire presented

The
31st Annual ACDelco Night Under Fire presented by Amalie Motor Oil
began with the spotlight on legends Shirley Muldowney and John Force.
The evening ended with kids showing up their parents, as Ashley Force
beat her father John, and Dan Wilkerson beat his father Tim to set up
an “all-kids” Funny Car final round. Dan Wilkerson prevailed to become
the 2008 Night Under Fire Funny Car Champion.

Opening ceremonies for the Night Under Fire, held at Summit Motorsports
Park in Norwalk, Ohio, began at 6:00 p.m. They included the
introduction of drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney who presided over
the race as Grand Marshal. The three-time NHRA Top Fuel World Champion
was treated to a standing ovation by the capacity crowd.

NHRA SONOMA NATIONALS - SAME DAY COVERAGE

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In the heart of Northern California’s high-tech region, the facility
annually plays host to some of the tour’s most dramatic moments. A $70
million ­modernization project was completed in 2002 that included a
new 660-foot concrete launchpad and led to scores of new track records. 

 

ADRL BUDDS CREEK - SAME DAY COVERAGE

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Keep up with this weekend's ADRL U.S. Drags by reading our event notebook. We bring you the stories behind
the numbers and win-lights throughout the course of the weekend. Tune in daily
for the latest news from the pits.

ADRL BUDDS CREEK - SAME DAY COVERAGE

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Keep up with this weekend's ADRL U.S. Drags by reading our event notebook. We bring you the stories behind
the numbers and win-lights throughout the course of the weekend. Tune in daily
for the latest news from the pits.

NHRA SONOMA NATIONALS - EVENT NOTEBOOK

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Keep up with
this weekend's NHRA Fram-Autolite Nationals by reading our behind-the-scenes event
notebook. We bring you the stories behind the numbers and win-lights throughout
the course of the weekend. Tune in daily for the latest news from the
pits.

NHRA SEATTLE NATIONALS - SAME DAY COVERAGE

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In one of the tour’s most breathtaking environments, Pacific Raceways is surrounded by towering pine trees and parked in the shadow of majestic Mount Rainier. The trees add more than beauty at the middle stop on the Western Swing: They emit tons of power-enhancing oxygen to feed the appetites of the high-horsepower machines, resulting in prime performances.

 

NHRA SEATTLE NATIONALS - EVENT NOTEBOOK

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Keep up with this weekend's NHRA Schuck's Nationals by reading our behind-the-scenes event notebook. We bring you the stories behind the numbers and win-lights throughout the course of the weekend. Tune in daily for the latest news from the pits.

IHRA CANADIAN NATIONALS - EVENT NOTEBOOK

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Keep up with
this weekend's IHRA Canadian Nationals by reading our behind-the-scenes event
notebook. We bring you the stories behind the numbers and win-lights throughout
the course of the weekend. Tune in daily for the latest news from the
pits.

IHRA CANADIAN NATIONALS - SAME DAY COVERAGE

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First introduced to the IHRA Knoll Gas Nitro Jam tour in 2000, this
annual visit to the Luke Huron region represents one of two visits to
the beautiful province of Ontario. The Mopar Canadian Nationals
provided the foundation for an IHRA Canadian tour that has now
increased to three.

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