Mid-South Nationals Rain Delayed – Memphis

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The eliminations for the 22nd annual O'Reilly NHRA Mid-South Nationals in Memphis, TN have been delayed by rain. The race is now scheduled for Monday. Races are scheduled to resume at 10:30 A.M. Eastern Time.

The eliminations broadcast is scheduled to be shown Monday night from 7:00-10:00 P.M. Eastern Time on ESPN2.

Chip Ellis Fast Qualifier at O’Reilly Mid-South Nationals – Memphis

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Chip Ellis was the fastest qualifier in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class at the NHRA POWERade 21st annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil in Memphis, TN. Ellis ran his Schumacher Electric / XXX Racing Fuels Suzuki to a 6.910 second elapsed time (E.T.) at 191.10 MPH to secure the top spot during the third round of qualifying Saturday morning. Chip Ellis was the top qualifier at last year ‘s Memphis race, setting both track time and speed records of a 6.892 E.T. and 193.21 MPH speed. On Sunday, Ellis will face GT Tonglet and his GT Motorsports Buell in the first elimination round. Ellis is currently sitting sixth in the POWERade Championship Points, 105 points behind points leader Matt Smith.

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