GLENDORA, CA – January 7, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – NHRA and FOX announced today that all 10 races in the 2016 NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series season will air on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and FOX Sports 2 (FS2).
FS2 will televise each half-hour program in primetime on the Thursday following each national event that features the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Series. In addition, FS1 will re-air the 30 minute shows within three days of the original FS2 Thursday broadcast.
Pro Mod Series races also will appear in Canada and the Caribbean through FOX Sports Racing, as well as being available through FOX Sports GO, the critically acclaimed app that provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content at home or on the go and now is available to 86 million subscribers.
“The 2016 NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series is going to be an exciting season and we can’t wait for our fans to see all the action on the FOX family of networks,” said Peter Clifford, NHRA president. “With our new television partner FOX Sports, we are determined to show the excitement and energy of Pro Mod Series drivers and their unique hot rods in a way we never have before.”
Featuring the world’s fastest and most unique doorslammer race cars, the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series offers something for every kind of hot-rodding enthusiast. The growing class is highlighted by historic muscle cars, like ’67 Mustangs, ’68 Firebirds and ’69 Camaros, as well as a variety of late model American muscle cars. With more than 3,000 horsepower, the suspended door pro mod cars travel the quarter-mile in less than six seconds at speeds exceeding 250 mph.
The first Pro Mod telecast will be the AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals from Gainesville, Fla. (March 24, 10-10:30 p.m.) on FS2 with a rebroadcast on FS1 (March 26, 3-3:30 p.m.).
Pro Mod coverage from the world’s most prestigious drag race, the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis, will be telecast on Sept. 8 from 10-10:30 p.m. on FS2 with a re-air on FS1 on Sept. 11 from 4-4:30 p.m.
The season-finale NHRA Toyota Nationals at Las Vegas will air on FS2 on Nov. 3 at 10-10:30 p.m. with FS1’s rebroadcast on Sept. 4 from 4-4:30 p.m.
2016 NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES TELEVISION SCHEDULE
All times ET. Schedule is subject to change. Please check local listings.
Event Air Date, Time
Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Thurs., March 24, 10-10:30 p.m. (FS2)
Gainesville, Fla. Sat., March 26, 4-4:30 p.m. (FS1)
NHRA SpringNationals Thurs., May 5, 10-10:30 p.m. (FS2)
Houston Fri., May 6, 10:30-11 a.m. (FS1)
Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals Thurs., May 19, 9-9:30 p.m. (FS2)
Atlanta Fri., May 20, 11:30 a.m.-Noon (FS1)
NHRA Summernationals Thurs., June 16, 9-9:30 p.m. (FS2)
Englishtown, N.J. Fri., June 17, 3-3:30 p.m. (FS1)
NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Thurs., June 23, 9-9:30 p.m. (FS2)
Bristol, Tenn. Fri., June 24, TBD (FS1)
Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Thurs., June 30, 10-10:30 p.m. (FS2)
Norwalk, Ohio Sat., July 2, 1-1:30 p.m. (FS1)
Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Thurs., Sept. 8, 10-10:30 p.m. (FS2)
Indianapolis Sun., Sept. 11, 4-4:30 p.m. (FS1)
NHRA Carolina Nationals Thurs., Sept. 22, 10-10:30 p.m. (FS2)
Charlotte, N.C. Sat., Sept. 24, 8:30-9 a.m. (FS1)
AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals Thurs., Sept. 29, 9-9:30 p.m. (FS2)
St. Louis Sat., Oct. 1, 8-8:30 p.m. (FS1)
NHRA Toyota Nationals Thurs., Nov. 3, 10-10:30 p.m. (FS2)
Las Vegas Fri., Nov. 4, 4-4:30 p.m. (FS1)
About National Hot Rod Association
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 23 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 for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates five racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville in Florida; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.