Reading event prepares for Friday launch
Thursday, October 04, 2012

The 28th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway will continue Friday as the six-race NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship enters its second half.

The two Full Throttle qualifying sessions will be pushed back about 15 minutes from the original schedule. Session 1 for Pro Stock Motorcycle will be at 1:15 p.m., with nitro qualifying at 2 p.m. Session 2 for Pro Stock Motorcycle is at 4:15, and nitro is at 5 p.m. Gates on Friday will open at 8 a.m., with Sportsman qualifying and eliminations beginning at 8:45 a.m.

Sportsman racing will then continue into the evening. The event is scheduled to continue through the weekend, with eliminations on Sunday.

Persistent wet weather prevented Sportsman racers from making any qualifying passes Thursday.

For ticket information, call Maple Grove Raceway, 610-856-9200, or log on to