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HPT Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Set to Begin

Heartland Park E.T. Bracket and Junior Series Begins on Saturday

TOPEKA, KS (April 6, 2010) – Heartland Park Topeka will kick off its 2010 racing season this Saturday, April 10 with the E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series on the drag strip. Saturday’s event is the first of an eight race series contested throughout the summer.

Five E.T. Bracket classes will be contested, Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Street, and the Kansas National Guard Pro Bike class. A time only group will also run for drivers wanting to test their machines or who do not want to enter the series. Joining the bracket series for 2010 are the Junior Dragster classes A, B, and C.

Gates will open at 8:00 a.m., with time trials scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Eliminations will begin immediately following the two time trial sessions. Entry fees and payouts can be found in the 2010 E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Rulebook on www.HPT.com. The event run order will be as follows:

В В В В В В В В В В В  Jr. Dragster Class C

В В В В В В В В В В В  Jr. Dragster Class B

В В В В В В В В В В В  Jr. Dragster Class A

В В В В В В В В В В В  Pro Bike

Time Only

В В В В В В В В В В В  Street Class

В В В В В В В В В В В  Sportsman

В В В В В В В В В В В  Pro

В В В В В В В В В В В  Super Pro

New for 2010, live timing will be available for all HPT Bracket Series events. Racers and fans will be able to view the day’s races as they unfold by visiting Heartland Park’s website, www.HPT.com.

Local Boy Scouts will be converging upon HPT for the first bracket race as HPT will host the Jayhawk Area Council Scout-O-Rama as they celebrate 100 years of Scouting. Scout-O-Rama, is a fair involvingВ  Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Venturers of the Jayhawk Area Council.В The fair is open for public exhibition.В 

During the Scout-O-Rama, Boy Scout troops, Cub Scout packs and Venturing crews will staff diverse activity stations open to the public.В The booths and activitiesВ could include first-aid stations, rope bridges, pioneering projects, pinewood derby races, fishing, kite flying, archery, mountain man reenactments, police and emergency vehicle displays, many arts, crafts and games. Other activities include an antique Car Show, area vendors demonstrating the latest in Scouting merchandise, and a 5K run.

For more information, please visit www.HPT.com.

2010 Heartland Park Topeka E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Schedule

April 8В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #1

April 10В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Race #1

В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Gates open at 8:00 a.m.В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Time Trials at 11:00 a.m.

May 6В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #2

May 8                        E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Race #2 – PINKS All Out Qualifying Race

В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Gates open at 9:30 a.m.В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Time Trials at 11:00 a.m.

May 21-23В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Summer Nationals

May 27В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #3

June 10В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #4

June 12В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Race #3

В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Gates open at 12:00 p.m.В В В В В В В В В В В В  Time Trials at 2:00 p.m.

June 18-20В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Super Chevy Show

June 24В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #5

July 2-3В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  ADRL Independence Drags

July 16-17В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  PINKS All Out

July 22В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #6

July 24В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Race #4 w/ NHRDA

В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Gates open at 12:00 p.m.В В В В В В В В В В В В  Time Trials at 2:00 p.m.

August 5В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #7

August 7                    E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Race #5 – NHRA State Championships

В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Gates open at 12:00 p.m.В В В В В В В В В В В В  Time Trials at 2:00 p.m.

August 26-28В В В В В В В В В В В В  Lucas Oil Divisional Racing SeriesВ В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В 

September 9В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #8

September 11            E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Race #6 – National Dragster & Jr. Dragster Challenge

В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Gates open at 9:30 a.m.В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Time Trials at 11:00 a.m.

September 16В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #9 (Gates open at 12:00 p.m.)

September 17-19В В В В В  Division 5 E.T. Finals

October 7В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  NHRA Drags - Street Legal Style #10

October 9В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Race #7

В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Gates open at 9:30 a.m.В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Time Trials at 11:00 a.m.В В 

October 10 В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  E.T. Bracket and Jr. Dragster Series Race #8 - King of the Track Finals

В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Gates open at 9:30 a.m.В В В В В В В В В В В В В В  Time Trials at 11:00 a.m.В В 

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