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2014 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Schedule Released
November 11, 2013
The 2014 schedule will feature 42 divisional events with a minimum of five in each of the seven divisions. There will also be 26 regional events featuring the 250-mph Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car classes.
2014 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Schedule Released

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns for the 13th season with premier events taking place across the country in all seven NHRA divisions. The 2014 schedule will feature 42 divisional events with a minimum of five in each of the seven divisions. There will also be 26 regional events featuring the 250-mph Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car classes.

The 2014 season will see a return to Orlando Speed World Dragway in Orlando, Fla., Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis and Thunder Road Raceway Park in Gilliam, La. The 2014 season will begin in Orlando Feb. 7-9, and concludes in Las Vegas, Nov. 6-9.

The ultra-competitive series will feature three sportsman-focused national events during the season including the JEGS Cajun SPORTSNationals will be held at No Problem Raceway, March 21-23; JEGS Northern SPORTSNationals returns to National Trail Raceway, Sept. 19-21; and the JEGS Pacific SPORTSNationals, Oct. 3-5 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

“Racers and teams competing in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series are such an integral part of our sport,” said Morgan Lucas of Lucas Oil Products. “We will never lose sight of the fact they helped build Lucas Oil into the worldwide brand it has become. These people are like family to us and we’re honored to continue our support.”

Bonus programs available to competitors in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series include the $100,000 JEGS Allstars, and the NHRA Perfectly Strange Performance Award, in which a total of $45,000 is on the table for racers too grab during the season. Individual divisions may also have additional bonus programs available to racers.

Some prominent graduates of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series who have gone on to successful careers in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series include Brandon Bernstein, Morgan Lucas, Shawn Langdon, Courtney Force, Alexis DeJoria, and Jeg Coughlin. 


2014 NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE

Northeast Division
April 4-6, Virginia Motorsports Park, Petersburg, Va.
May 23-25, Maple Grove Raceway, Reading, Pa.
June 13-15, Lebanon Valley Dragway, West Lebanon, N.Y.
July 18-20, New England Dragway, Epping, N.H.
Aug. 1-3, Atco Raceway, Atco, N.J.
Aug. 15-17, Cecil County Dragway, Rising Sun, Md.
Sept. 5-7, Old Bridge Twp. Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J.
 
Southeast Division
Feb. 7-9, Orlando Speed World Dragway, Orlando, Fla.
March 7-9, South Georgia Motorsports Park, Cecil, Ga.
May 1-2, Atlanta Dragway, Commerce, Ga.
May 3-4, Atlanta Dragway, Commerce, Ga.
June 20-21, Bristol Dragway, Bristol, Tenn.
Oct. 10-12, Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville, Gainesville, Fla.
Oct. 17-19, Silver Dollar Raceway, Reynolds, Ga.
 
North Central Division
April 25-27, Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, Brownsburg, Ind.
May 16-18, Summit Motorsports Park, Norwalk, Ohio
June 6-8, Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, Ill.
July 18-20, National Trail Raceway, Columbus, Ohio
Aug. 8-9, Gateway Motorsports Park, St. Louis, Mo.
Aug. 22-24, Beech Bend Raceway Park, Bowling Green, Ky.
 
South Central Division
March 7-9, Royal Purple Raceway, Baytown, Texas
May 2-4, Texas Motorplex, Ennis, Texas
June 6-8, No Problem Raceway, Belle Rose, La.
June 20-22, Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park, Tulsa, Okla.
Sept. 12-14, Thunder Road Raceway Park, Gilliam, La.
Oct. 3-5, Thunder Valley Raceway Park, Noble, Okla.
 
West Central Division
May 17-18, SRCA Dragstrip, Great Bend, Kan.
May 31-June 1, Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd, Minn.
June 13-15, Bandimere Speedway, Denver
July 25-26, Cordova Dragway Park, Cordova, Ill.
Aug. 22-23, Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, Kan.
Sept. 5-7, Tri-State Raceway, Earlville, Iowa
 
Northwest Division
April 25-27, Firebird Raceway, Boise, Idaho
May 16-18, Spokane County Raceway, Airway Heights, Wash.
June 6-8, Mission Raceway, Mission, B.C.
June 20-22, TBA, TBA
July 11-13, Woodburn Dragstrip, Woodburn, Ore.
Aug. 15-17, Pacific Raceways, Kent, Wash.
 
Pacific Division
Feb. 28-March 2, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, Chandler, Ariz.
March 21-23, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas
June 14-15, Top Gun Raceway, Fallon, Nev.
July 18-20, Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, Calif.
Sept. 26-28, Rocky Mountain Raceways, Salt Lake City
Nov. 6-9, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas
 
2014 NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES REGIONAL SCHEDULE

East Region
April 4-6, Virginia Motorsports Park, Petersburg, Va.
May 23-25, Maple Grove Raceway, Reading, Pa.
June 13-15, Lebanon Valley Dragway, West Lebanon, N.Y.
July 18-20, New England Dragway, Epping, N.H.
Aug. 1-3, Atco Raceway, Atco, N.J.
Oct. 10-12, Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville, Gainesville, Fla.
 
North Central Region
April 25-27, Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, Brownsburg, Ind.
May 16-18, Summit Motorsports Park, Norwalk, Ohio
June 6-8, Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, Ill.
July 18-20, National Trail Raceway, Columbus, Ohio
Aug. 8-9, Gateway Motorsports Park, St. Louis
Aug. 22-24, Beech Bend Raceway Park, Bowling Green, Ky.
 
Central Region
March 7-9, Royal Purple Raceway, Baytown, Texas
June 13-15, Bandimere Speedway, Denver
June 20-22, Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park, Tulsa, Okla.
July 25-26, Cordova Dragway Park, Cordova, Ill.
Aug. 22-23, Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, Kan.
Sept. 5-7, Tri-State Raceway, Earlville, Iowa
 
West Region
March 1-3, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, Chandler, Ariz.
March 21-23, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas
June 6-8, Mission Raceway, Mission, B.C.
June 20-22, TBA, TBA
July 11-13, Woodburn Dragstrip, Woodburn, Ore.
Aug. 15-17, Pacific Raceways, Kent, Wash.
Nov. 6-9, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas