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WORLD FINALS FACT SHEET

 

WHAT: IHRA’s Knoll-Gas Motorsports Nitro Jam Series™ returns to Rockingham with the World Finals, the final event of the $21.5 million Knoll-Gas Motorsports Nitro Jam™ Drag Racing Series

 

WHERE: Rockingham Dragway

2153 Highway U.S. 1 North, Rockingham, NC 28379

www.rockinghamdragway.com

 

WHEN: Friday – Sunday, October 17 – 19, 2008

 

WHO: The stars of the IHRA Nitro Jam Series, including Top Fuel dragsters with world champion Bruce Litton, Terry McMillen, Bobby Lagana Jr. and newcomer Spencer Massey.

 

Fans will experience the power of 320 mph Nitro Funny Cars featuring Terry Haddock, Bob Gilbertson, Jack Wyatt and newcomer Matt Hagan.

 

Defending world champion Scott Cannon Jr., former world champions Mike Janis and Quain Stott and points leader Kenny Lang in nitrous vs. supercharged Pro Modified. Nitrous-powered drivers Mike Castellana and Jim Halsey, who have finished 1-2 on the qualifying sheet at three consecutive races, will look to make it four in a row.

 

Seven-time and defending world champion Mark Thomas, Rob Atchison, Terry Munroe and Laurie Cannister, who has clinched the 2008 world championship, in Alcohol Funny Car.

 

The world’s fastest and quickest Pro Stock cars, featuring IHRA’s version of NASCAR, the 220 mph factory hot rods of defending world champion Robert Patrick Jr., former world champions Pete Berner and Brian Gahm. Berner will also be squaring off with John Montecalvo in the final round of the $100,000 Torco Pro Stock Showdown.

 

WHAT’S AT

STAKE: In addition to the individual class purse up for grabs, drivers will be competing for points with the ultimate goal of being crowned world champion at season’s end. Each class champion receives: Top Fuel - $150,000, Nitro Funny Car - $150,000, Pro Modified – $50,000, Alcohol Funny Car - $35,000 and Pro Stock - $35,000

 

 

WENDY’S NIGHT

OF FIRE: The Saturday “Night of Fire” show is brought to you by Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers. It features the final round of professional qualifying under the lights – including two flame-burning Nitro-fueled classes – and the ground-pounding jet-powered truck, fireworks and much more!

 

TICKETS: AFFORDABLE FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

Order Tickets Now @ Rockingham Dragway:

www.nitrojam.com, www.rockinghamdragway.com, or call 910-582-3400

 

General Admission prices, single-day ticket

Adult: $35 (Fri); $40 (Sat); $35 (Sun)

Junior (6-12 years old): $5

Child (under 6): Free

o Adults save $5 on general admission tickets purchased in advance

 

3-Day General Admission Pass prices – (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)

Adult: $85

Junior (6-12): $15

 

Reserve Seat prices – limited amount

$5 upgrade Friday and Sunday general admission tickets, $10 upgrade on Saturday general admission tickets

Adult: $40 (Fri); $50 (Sat); $40 (Sun)

Junior (6-12): $10 (Fri); $15 (Sat); $10 (Sun)

Child (under 6): $5 (Fri); $10 (Sat); $5 (Sun)

 

Discounts –

Wendy’s Discount Coupon: Adults save $10 on Friday or Sunday tickets with a free discount coupon from participating Wendy’s locations. Visit the Rockingham World Finals event page at www.nitrojam.com for a list of participating stores.

Military: All general admission tickets just $20. Save $15 on Friday or Sunday and $20 on Saturday general admission tickets when you show your Military ID at the box office

o Note: offer valid only at the box office on the day of the show

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ALL TICKETS INCLUDE FREE PARKING AND PIT PASS AS IHRA OPENS ITS LOCKER ROOM TO THE PUBLIC

 

TELEVISION:

See the Knoll-Gas Motorsports Nitro Jam Series on SPEED. Check local listings or www.speedtv.com for air dates.

 

FREE PIT PASS:

Every ticket includes access to the pit area. Go “backstage” and watch drivers

tune their vehicles for the next round, get autographs, photos and team

merchandise

 

TRACK

ELEVATION: 375’ above sea level

 

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