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Courtney Force was Graham Rahal’s 2014 Valentine

I’m not big into the whole celebrity gossip scene, so I’m a bit late with the news that IndyCar driver Graham Rahal is now dating NHRA driver Courtney Force, as his relationship with former girlfriend, Laken Kurtz, apparently ended at some point in 2013. Interesting I suppose, if you’re into that sort of “news”. I would say it […]

58th Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Schedule for September 8-9

The NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series will return to historic Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis Sept. 8-9 for the conclusion of the rain-delayed Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Auto-Plus. The event was originally scheduled for Labor Day weekend, but persistent rain showers from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac forced series officials to delay the event by one week.

SATURDAY, Sept. 8

  • LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying, time trials and eliminations, 8 a.m.
  • PRO MOD SERIES PRESENTED BY PROCARE RX qualifying at 2 p.m.; first round of eliminations at 4:35 p.m.
  • TRAXXAS SHOOTOUT (Funny Car) rounds at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Sept. 9

  • LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations, 8:30 a.m.
  • FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
  • PRO MOD SERIES PRESENTED BY PROCARE RX eliminations continue at approximately 2:30 p.m

TELEVISION:

  • Sunday, Sept. 9, ESPN2HD will televise five hours of coverage at 3 p.m. (ET).

SATELLITE:

  • Saturday, Sept. 8, 8-8:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 6/Transponder 12C
  • Sunday, Sept. 9, 8:30-9 p.m. (ET), AMC 6/Transponder 12C
  • (3940 MHz, horizontal; Data Rate: 40.461470554 Mbp; Symbol Rate: 29.27 Ms; FEC: 3/4; Bandwidth: 36 Mhz)

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57th Annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Schedule

The 57th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals takes place at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana from August 29, 2011 – September 5, 2011.

WEDNESDAY, August 31, 2011

  • Spectator Gates Open 9:00 AM
  • Registration / Tech Inspection (all categories) 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sportsman Qualifying (SS, Stock, SG & SC only) 8:30 AM
  • Secure Track 6:00 PM

THURSDAY, September 1, 2011

  • Spectator Gates Open 7:30 AM
  • Registration/Tech Inspection (all categories) 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sportsman Qualifying/Eliminations 8:00 AM
  • Comp Eliminator Qualifying Sessions (2) 1:30 PM & 4:30 PM
  • Secure Track 7:00 PM

FRIDAY, September 2, 2011

  • Spectator Gates Open 7:00 AM
  • Registration/Tech Inspection (Pro’s and Top Alcohol only) 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Sportsman Eliminations (incl. Mopar Hemi Challenge) 7:30 AM
  • Top Alcohol Qualifying Sessions (2) (Funny Car / Dragster) 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM
  • Comp Eliminator Qualifying Session 1:45PM
  • Pro Mod Qualifying Session 4:30 PM
  • Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PS Motorcycle / PS Car) 5:30 PM
  • Nitro Qualifying Session (Funny Car / Top Fuel Dragster) 7:00 PM
  • Secure Track 8:30 PM

SATURDAY, September 3, 2011

  • Spectator Gates Open 7:00 AM
  • Sportsman Eliminations 7:30 AM
  • Comp Eliminator – Round 1 11:30 AM
  • Top Alcohol Qualifying Session (Dragster / Funny Car) 1:00 PM
  • Pro Mod Qualifying Session 2:30 PM
  • Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PS Motorcycle / PS Car) 3:00 PM
  • Nitro Qualifying Session (Top Fuel Dragster / Funny Car) 4:00 PM
  • Pro Mod Qualifying Session 5:30 PM
  • Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PS Motorcycle / PS Car) 6:00 PM
  • Nitro Qualifying Session (Top Fuel Dragster / Funny Car) 7:00 PM
  • Secure Track 8:30 PM

SUNDAY, September 4, 2011

  • Spectator Gates Open 7:00 AM
  • Sportsman Eliminations 7:30 AM
  • Comp Eliminator – Round 2 9:15 AM
  • Top Alcohol Qualifying Session (Funny Car / Dragster) 9:30 AM
  • Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PS Motorcycle / PS Car) 11:00 AM
  • Nitro Qualifying Session (Funny Car / Top Fuel Dragster) 12:00 PM
  • Pro Mod Qualifying Session 1:30 PM
  • Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PS Motorcycle / PS Car) 2:00 PM
  • Nitro Qualifying Session (Funny Car / Top Fuel Dragster) 3:00 PM
  • Pro Mod – Round 1 4:30 PM
  • Top Alcohol (Funny Car / Dragster) – Round 1 5:00 PM
  • Secure Track 7:00 PM

MONDAY, September 5, 2011

  • Spectator Gates Open 7:30 AM
  • Pre-Race Ceremonies 9:30 AM
  • Final Eliminations 11:00 AM
  • Secure Event 4:30 PM

Schedule subject to change