• Rain, wind wash out Four-Wide Friday qualifying; sunny skies forecast for Saturday, Sunday at zMAX

    April 19, 2013 No comments

    CONCORD, N.C. (April 19, 2013) – Heavy rain and wind late Friday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s zMAX Dragway at Concord, N.C., and more for the evening forced NHRA officials to cancel the day’s two qualifying sessions in Top Fuel Dragster and Funny Car. 

    Qualifying resumes Saturday with two sessions to determine 16-car fields for Sunday’s championship eliminations in the NHRA Dollar General Four-Wide Nationals in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. 

    THIS WEEKEND AT CONCORD

    Event: Dollar General NHRA Four-Wide Nationals; zMAX Dragway, Concord, N.C.

    Schedule:

    Saturday:      1 p.m., 3 p.m., nitro qualifying

    Sunday:        Noon, championship eliminations

    On ESPN2

    Saturday:      5-7 p.m. (ET, delayed), nitro qualifying

    Sunday:        7-10 p.m. (ET, delayed), eliminations

    WEATHER.COM FORECAST

    Saturday: High of 67; 10 percent chance of rain

    Sunday: High of 66; 0 percent chance of rain

     

    About Don Schumacher Racing

    Don Schumacher Racing, headquartered in Brownsburg, Ind., starts 2013 with seven professional NHRA teams. In Top Fuel, the 2012 NHRA Top Fuel world champion Matco Tools dragster driven by Antron Brown and the U.S. Army dragster driven by seven-time world champion Tony Schumacher and the Battery Extender Powered by Schumacher dragster driven by Spencer Massey; and in Funny Car, 2012 NHRA world champion Jack Beckman in the Valvoline/MTS Mail for Wounded Warriors Dodge Charger R/T, 2011 world champion Matt Hagan in the Mopar/Rocky Dodge, the NAPA Filters  of Ron Capps and the Pitch Energy Dodge of Johnny Gray.

    DSR has won 201 NHRA national event titles and 11 world championships.

    Follow Don Schumacher Racing at ShoeRacing.com, on Twitter at @shoeracing and Facebook.com/shoeracing.

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