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PETERSBURG, VA – Due to forecasted inclement weather on Sunday, Virginia Motorsports Park and NHRA NHRA Division 1Northeast division officials have made the decision to complete this weekend’s NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Power in the Park event on Saturday.

The schedule will call for three rounds of qualifying/time trials for all categories on Friday, April 29. The Top 8 races for Super Street, Stock, Super Comp, Super Stock and Super Gas are also scheduled for Friday if time permits. Any racers entering the event on Saturday will be placed on the bottom of the qualifying sheet provided fields are not full. (Top Dragster, Top Sportsman and Comp — 32 car fields) (Stock & SS — 128 car fields).

The event is one of 45 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 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 MXI/Magnaflux Top Dragster and Top Sportsman Series’ presented by Select Performance will run in conjunction with the event as will the NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series featuring Pro Fuel Harley and Pro Stock Snowmobile.

Spectator tickets for the Power in the Park event at Virginia Motorsports Park are free for Friday and Saturday. For more information please call Virginia Motorsports Park, (804) 862-3174, or visit

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