The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division arrives at Gainesville Raceway for The Baby Gators on March 1-5. The event is one of 44 scheduled across the country where drivers earn points leading to divisional, regional and national championships as well as a chance at a share of the year-end purse of more than $519,000.
Gates at Gainesville Raceway open at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and then 8:30 AM on Saturday and 9:00 AM on Sunday. Competition begins Thursday at 9:00 AM with qualifying rounds.
Qualifying and time trials continue at 8:30 AM Friday and 8:30 AM on Saturday. General eliminations begin at approximately 9:00 AM on Saturday, and continue through Sunday with track action beginning at 9:00 AM.
Tickets for Gainesville Raceway are $15 each day. Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.
Gainesville Raceway is located on State Road 225, 3.5 miles north of the Gainesville Municipal Airport. For more information call the track, (352) 377-0046, or visit www.gainesvilleraceway.com.