The 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule is winding down, and the Countdown to the Championship enters into its penultimate weekend, the NHRA Toyota Nationals, taking place Thursday through Sunday, October 30th through November 2nd at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The event features all four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – as well as the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, which will wrap up its championship at LVMS.
Fans can check out the annual NHRA Fan Fest at the Fremont Street Experience on Thursday night, October 30th beginning at 5 p.m. PT. The event features the sport’s top drivers participating in one of the season’s biggest autograph sessions at 5:30 p.m. PT as well as games, ticket giveaways and music. The drivers of Don Schumacher Racing will take part in a second autograph session at New York New York Hotel and Casino from 6 to 8 p.m. PT.
Sportsman qualifying begins Thursday morning at 8 a.m. PT and continues on Friday at 8 a.m. PT. Also on track on Friday: the first rounds of Pro Mod qualifying at 12:30 and 3:15 p.m. PT, followed by pro qualifying at 1 and 4 p.m. PT.
Sportsman eliminations kick off Saturday at 8:30 a.m. PT, with the final round of Pro Mod qualifying at 12:30 p.m. PT and pro qualifying rounds at 1 and 4 p.m. PT; the first round of Pro Mod eliminations takes place at 3:30 p.m. PT.
On Sunday morning, Sportsman eliminations kick off the day at 8:30 a.m. PT, followed by final eliminations for the pro categories at 11 a.m. PT.
Tickets are still available for the NHRA Toyota Nationals, including a full-weekend package and the Club Nitro package. Find out more about the event and purchase tickets at www.lvms.com.
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