Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

April 22, 2013

Spring spectacle of speed arrives at Lucas Oil Raceway

North Central Division opener


— Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis hosts the Spring Spectacle of Speed, the first stop for the North Central Division, on April 26-28. 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. 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 Brodix Steve Schmidt Top Sportsman Series and Spitzer Race Cars Top Dragster Series will also be run in conjunction with the event along with Pro Stock Snowmobile.

Gates at Lucas Oil Raceway open at 7 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start at 9 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman qualify Friday at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny qualify at 4 p.m.  Friday and 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday. Eliminations are set to begin on Saturday at 2 p.m. and will continue Sunday at 8 a.m. First round of eliminations for Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car begins a noon on Sunday.

Tickets for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event are $20 Friday, $20 Saturday, and $20 Sunday. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

For more information call the track, 291-4090 or visit the website at www.LucasOilRaceway.com.