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NHRA Starts Back up in June with Revised Schedule

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NHRA Revised Schedule

In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials announced today revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. The season will conclude with the crowning of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champions November 13-15 at the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona.

The revised schedule will consist of 19 total events, with 17 of those events being contested when the series resumes in June. Six of these events will be condensed to two-day competition schedules for the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series classes due to economic and logistical factors. As a result of the compressed schedule points will not be reset after the U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. NHRA has held two make-up dates on the calendar in case there are further delays.

Tentative schedule announcements for the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series, Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Series and NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series will be announced soon.

All NHRA-sanctioned drag racing series competition is still suspended until further notice.

June 5-7 / Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals PSC/PSM Gainesville, Fla.
June 12-14 / *Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals PSC/PSM Houston
June 19-21 / *NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals PSC/PSM Bristol, Tenn.
June 26-28 / *Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals PSC/PSM Norwalk, Ohio
July 9-12 / Route 66 NHRA Nationals Chicago
July 17-19 / Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals PSM Denver
July 24-26 / NHRA Sonoma Nationals PSC/PSM Sonoma, Calif.
July 31-Aug. 2 / *NHRA Northwest Nationals PSC/PSMSM Seattle
Aug. 13-16 / Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Brainerd, Minn.
Aug. 21-23 / *Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals PSC Topeka, Kan.
Sept. 3-7 / NHRA U.S. Nationals PSC/PSM Indianapolis
Sept. 11-13 / *Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals PSC/PSM Reading, Pa.
Sept. 18-20 / NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals PSC/PSM Charlotte
Sept. 25-27 / Make Up Date If Needed Gainesville, Fla.
Oct. 2-4 / AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals PSC/PSM St. Louis
Oct. 9-11 / Make Up Date If Needed Houston
Oct. 15-18 / AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals PSC/PSM Dallas
Oct. 29-Nov. 1 / Dodge NHRA Nationals PSC/PSM Las Vegas
Nov. 12-15 / Auto Club NHRA Finals PSC/PSM Pomona, Calif.

*Mello Yello Drag Racing Series on Saturday and Sunday only
PSC = Pro Stock will be contested at this event
PSM = Pro Stock Motorcycle will be contested at this event

ABOUT NHRA – Headquartered in Glendora, CA, is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates four racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to

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