May 3, 2013 – Banks Crossing is getting ready to get busy.
Banks County public safety leaders are taking a unified approach to the county’s largest annual event, which takes place this weekend at the Atlanta Dragway.
The 33rd-annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals are set today through Sunday.
Tens of thousands of people attend the annual race weekend every year.
Spectator gates open at 8 AM today and Saturday, and at 7:30 AM Sunday.
Funny Car qualifying is set for 5 and 7 p.m. Friday, while Top Fuel qualifying is scheduled at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
On Saturday, Top Fuel qualifying will be held at 1 and 3 p.m., with Funny Car qualifying at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Competition rounds begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, following Championship Sunday Driver Introductions at 10 a.m.
Atlanta Dragway is located at 500 E. Ridgeway Road, Commerce.
More information about tickets, the “rain-out policy for ticket-holders,” and the event schedule can be found at www.nhra.com.
Copyright Glory 1330 2013