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Need for speed

June 3, 2005

Cecil-- The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series roars into South Georgia Motorsports Park this weekend. On Friday dragsters underwent qualifying for Saturday's finals at the Cecil track. The Lucas Oil series features eight different classifications of cars including Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car.

This weekend's event is the third of seven in the Southeast Division competition. NHRA marketing manager Julie Caliendo says if your looking for speed then look no further.

"This is kind of like our minor league of drag racing underneath our Powerade series. We have our sportsman competitors in eight categories. Also there will be the top sportsman drag racing series competing this weekend as part of the southeast division," Calendonia said.

Saturday's eliminations for all classes will begin at 2pm.