Mission Raceway is hosting the Lordco NHRA Nationals this weekend.

Mission Raceway is hosting the Lordco NHRA Nationals this weekend.

NHRA drag racing Nationals this weekend at Mission Raceway

The Lordco Auto Parts B.C. Nationals takes over Mission Raceway Park Sept. 5-7.

The Lordco Auto Parts B.C. Nationals takes over Mission Raceway Park this weekend, Sept. 5-7.

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. The NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series featuring the top fuel Harleys will run in conjunction with the event this weekend.

Gates open at 7 a.m. each day. Qualifying and time trials start Friday morning at 9 a.m. Comp eliminator will qualify Friday at 1 and 4 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Top alcohol dragster and top alcohol funny car qualify Friday at 3 p.m., and Saturday at 1 and 4 p.m.  Harley-Davidson classes (TF/PF/PG) qualify on Friday at 3:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Eliminations start Sunday at 9 a.m. Top alcohol dragster and top alcohol funny car will run first round at noon.

Tickets are $15 Friday, $25 Saturday and $25 Sunday. Children 12 and under are admitted free with paid adult. For more information, call the track at 604-826-6315, or visit MissionRaceway.com.

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