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REMAINING 2020 NHRA SEASON ANNOUNCED
GLENDORA, Calif. (Sept. 2, 2020) – NHRA announced today the remainder of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. In collaboration with all stakeholders, NHRA plans to hold six national events to complete the 2020 season.

The 2020 NHRA season has looked very different due to the global pandemic. NHRA has worked closely with its partner tracks and race teams to construct a schedule that will honor its rich racing history.

“We are grateful to the loyal NHRA fans who have stuck with us during these trying times,” said NHRA President Glen Cromwell. “NHRA plans to hold these next six national events to conclude the 2020 season. Thank you to our fans, racers, and partners for your continued support and cooperation.”

Dates for the remaining NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series are as follows:
Sept. 3-6
Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals, Indianapolis
Sept. 25-27
Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla.
Oct. 2-4
Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals presented by Pennzoil, St. Louis
Oct. 14-18
AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, Dallas
Oct. 23-25
Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil, Houston
Oct. 30-Nov. 1
Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil, Las Vegas

At the conclusion of the Dodge NHRA Finals in Las Vegas, the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will crown its four champions in each of the respective professional categories, including Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle.

With the elimination of the traditional Countdown to the Championship playoffs, every round of racing is crucial. Race teams will be ready to battle it out for their shot at an NHRA world championship.

Due to the pandemic and scheduling conflicts, the three below listed national events have been removed from the 2020 schedule:
Sept. 18-20
NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, Charlotte, N.C.
Oct. 9-11
NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, Bristol, Tenn.
Nov. 13-15
Auto Club NHRA Finals, Pomona, Calif.

NHRA and its partner tracks originally planned to reschedule three national events but due to location and traditional climates, the below events have been canceled:
Original date: Aug. 7-9
Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Denver
Original date: Aug. 14-16
Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Brainerd, Minn.
Original date: Aug. 21-23
Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals present by Minties, Topeka, Kan.

For more information about the NHRA schedule, options for ticket holders of the affected events, and COVID-19 event protocols, please visit NHRA.com.

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ABOUT NHRA
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and E3 Spark NHRA Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service. 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 www.NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.

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Jim

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Will there be 2 days of Pro Qualifying at the remaining (non-Indy Nationals) races?

Going to LasVegas and would rather attend Friday than Saturday as long as there's the "regular" Friday show
 

Paul

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Will there be 2 days of Pro Qualifying at the remaining (non-Indy Nationals) races?

Going to LasVegas and would rather attend Friday than Saturday as long as there's the "regular" Friday show
Saturday Pro qualifying and Sunday eliminations. Friday will be sportsman racing.
 

Chili

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Will there be 2 days of Pro Qualifying at the remaining (non-Indy Nationals) races?

Going to LasVegas and would rather attend Friday than Saturday as long as there's the "regular" Friday show
I’m still in doubt about Vegas happening. Ive never missed a Vegas national event and will be there if it is on. I’ve never been to the final race of the year.
 

mick

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as if any of us really thought denver, BIR, or topeka would really be 'rescheduled'........whatever :rolleyes:
 

Jer

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Disappointed they canceled Bristol. Was really looking forward to it. I assume it was a scheduling conflict over restrictions.
Me too, I cant believe I wont smell any nitro this year( . To bad the election wasnt earlier this year lol
 
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