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2014 Toyota NHRA Summernationals preview

'Englishtown' hosts the 45th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals
'Englishtown' hosts the 45th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals
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The 45th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals take place Thursday through Sunday, May 29th through June 1st at historic Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey. All four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series categories will be in action, and will be joined by the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the NHRA Pro Mod Series throughout the weekend.

Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are the defending winners at Englishtown. Langdon, Hagan and Ray are all looking for their first wins of the season, while Edwards is sitting out the season.

Thursday will feature Sportsman qualifying beginning at 10:15 a.m. ET. On Friday, Sportsman eliminations begin at 10:15 a.m. ET, followed by Pro Mod qualifying at 3:30 and 5:45 p.m. ET and pro category qualifying at 4 and 6:15 p.m. ET. On Saturday, Sportsman eliminations continue at 10:15 a.m. ET, with pro qualifying at 12:45 and 3:15 p.m. ET; the final Pro Mod qualifying session is at 2:30 p.m. ET, followed by round one of eliminations at 5 p.m. ET. Final eliminations begin Sunday at 11 a.m. ET.

Daily passes are available for the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at www.etownraceway.com – kids 12 and under get free general admission daily as well as reduced reserved seat rates throughout the weekend.

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