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2018 March Meets

Date: Thursday, March 1 2018 to Sunday, March 4 2018

2018 EVENT SCHEDULE - GATE SCHEDULE BELOW
Subject to change
Tuesday, February 27
Noon - Gates Open
Racer and Camping Parking begins.
Full event credential holders only admitted at this time.

Wednesday, February 28
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Open Test & Tune
Full event credential holders only admitted.

Thursday, March 1
9:00 AM - Group 2 Time trials and qualifying - Run Order: Hot Rod, D/Gas, C/Gas, Nost. Elim 3, Nost. Elim 2, B/Gas, Nost. Elim 1, A/Gas, Hot Rod
2:00 PM - Group 1 Qualifying Session 1 - Run Order: 7.0 Pro, Junior Fuel, A/Fuel
3:00 PM - Nitro Testing Session - Run Order: As arrive in lanes, all attempts made to run pairs, no split pairs (TF-FC, etc)
4:30 PM - Secure

Friday, March 2
8:30 AM - Group 2 Time trials and qualifying - Run Order: Hot Rod, D/Gas, C/Gas, Nost. Elim 3, Nost. Elim 2, B/Gas, Nost. Elim 1, A/Gas
12:00 PM - Heritage Funny Car, Top Fuel and 5.90 Funny Car Qualifying Session 1
2:00 PM - Group 1 Qualifying Session 2 - Run Order: 7.0 Pro, Junior Fuel, A/Fuel
3:00 PM - Heritage Funny Car Q2, Fuel Altered Q1, Rear Engine Top Fuel Q1 and 5.90 Funny Car Q2
5:30 PM - Secure

Saturday, March 3
8:15 AM - Group 2 Round 1 Eliminations - Run Order: Hot Rod, D/Gas, C/Gas, Nost. Elim 3, Nost. Elim 2, B/Gas, Nost. Elim 1, A/Gas
12:00 PM - Heritage Funny Car Q3 and Top Fuel Q2
1:45 PM - Group 1 Round 1 Eliminations - Run Order: 7.0 Pro, Junior Fuel, A/Fuel
3:00 PM - Heritage Funny Car Round 1 Eliminations, Fuel Altered Q2, Rear Engine Top Fuel Q3 and 5.90 Funny Car Q3
5:00 PM - Secure

Sunday, March 4
9:00 AM - Group 2 Eliminations - Run Order: Hot Rod, D/Gas, C/Gas, Nost. Elim 3, Nost. Elim 2, B/Gas, Nost. Elim 1, A/Gas, Hot Rod
11:00 AM - Opening Ceremony
11:45 AM - Nitro Final Eliminations - Run Order: Funny Car, Top Fuel, Fuel Altereds, Rear Motor Top Fuel
12:45 PM - Continue Group 1 and Group 2 Eliminations
2:00 PM - Nitro Semi Finals
2:30 PM - Continue Group 1 and Group 2 Eliminations to Finals
3:45 PM - Group 2 and Group 1 Finals as they Return
4:15 PM - Nitro Finals - Run Order: Rear Motor Top Fuel, Fuel Altereds, Top Fuel, Funny Car
5:00 PM - Secure Event

2018 March Meet Gate/Tech/Test Schedule
Subject to Change

Tuesday
10am - 5:00 - Will Call/Racer Registration
Noon - 5:00 - Parking - Racers, Vendors and Camping
Full event credential holders only admitted at this time.

Wednesday
7am - 5:00 - Will Call/Racer Registration
7am - 5:00pm - Parking - Racers, Vendors and Camping
7am - 5:00pm - Tech Inspection
Tech 7am to Noon is for Test-n-Tune participants only. Open tech for all remaining
competitors will begin at noon and end at 5:30
Test & Tune - 11am-4pm
Full event credential holders only admitted

Thursday
7am - 5:00 - Will Call/Racer Registration
7am - Gates Open
7am - 5:00pm - Parking - Racers, Vendors and Camping
7am - 5:00pm - Tech Inspection

Friday
7am - 5:00 - Will Call/Racer Registration
7am - Gates Open
7am - 5:00pm - Parking - Racers, Vendors and Camping
7am - 5:00pm - Tech Inspection

Saturday
7am - Noon - Will Call/Racer Registration
7am - Gates Open

Sunday
7am - Noon - Will Call
7am - Gates Open

Location: Auto Club Famoso Raceway
33559 Famoso Rd
Bakersfield, California

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