NASCAR & Auto Racing

IHRA titles on line at Rockingham

T.J. Zizzo leads Bruce Litton by just 26 points in their battle for the Top Fuel championship that will be settled this weekend at the International Hot Rod Association's World Finals at Rockingham Dragway.

In pro stock, defending champion Pete Berner is nine points ahead of Robert Patrick Jr. and 41 ahead of Frank Gugliotta.

Professional qualifying sessions will be at 6 p.m. Friday and noon and 6 p.m. Saturday. The eliminations begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, with subsequent rounds at noon and 2 p.m. and finals at 4 p.m.

General admission tickets are $35 for Friday, $40 for Saturday and $35 for Sunday for adults and $5 each day for juniors 2 to 12. Weekend passes, good for all three days, are $85 for adults and $15 for juniors. Reserved seat tickets are also available. For information, visit