2009 Full Throttle championship fund, Top 10In 2009, NHRA and Full Throttle's total payout to competitors will be more than $3 million, including the NHRA Full Throttle championship points fund and the NHRA Full Throttle Top 10 bonus program. NHRA Professional drivers will compete for a champion's purse of more than $1 million in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series in 2009. That total includes the following bonuses for the four champions of the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series: $500,000 each to the NHRA Full Throttle world champions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, $250,000 to the NHRA Full Throttle world champ in Pro Stock, and $75,000 to the NHRA Full Throttle champion in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
An additional $799,600 will be split among drivers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle who finish in the top 10 in the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Top Fuel and Funny Car top 10 finishers will receive bonuses ranging from $100,000 for finishing second to $15,000 for finishing 10th. In Pro Stock, the second-place driver will earn $50,000, and the second-place finisher in Pro Stock Motorcycle will claim $15,000. Season-long bonuses totaling $1,242,500 will be paid to drivers in the NHRA Full Throttle Top 10 in their respective Pro categories entering each event in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. The NHRA Full Throttle top 10 in Top Fuel and Funny Car receive $2,000 each, and the top 10 drivers in Pro Stock earn $1,000 each. Another $2,500 is paid at each of the 17 races that feature Pro Stock Motorcycle..
2009 NHRA Full Throttle championship points fund