GLENDORA, CA – November 26, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – NHRA officials announced today that the 12th additional race for the J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series will be contested at the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka, May 19-21.
J&A Service, a leader in oil and gas well-servicing exploration, had signed an agreement to extend their series sponsorship of the wildly popular NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series earlier this year. Along with the sponsorship extension it was announced the 2017 racing schedule would add two new events to expand to 12 for the coming season.
“We could not be more excited to have the J&A Pro Mod Series participating at the 2017 Kansas Nationals,” said Heartland Park President Scott Gardner. “They bring a unique aspect to the event that our fans will truly appreciate.”
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 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, Pro Mod cars travel the quarter-mile in less than six seconds at speeds exceeding 250 mph.
2017 NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Schedule
March 16-19 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Gainesville, Fla.
April 21-23 NHRA SpringNationals Houston
April 28-30 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Charlotte, N.C.
May 5-7 NHRA Southern Nationals Atlanta
May 19-21 NHRA Kansas Nationals Topeka, Kan.
June 8-11 NHRA Summernationals Englishtown, N.J.
June 16-18 NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Bristol, Tenn.
June 22-25 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Norwalk, Ohio
Aug. 30-Sept. 4 Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Indianapolis
Sept. 15-17 NHRA Carolina Nationals Charlotte, N.C.
Sept. 29-Oct. 1 AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals St. Louis
Oct. 26-29 NHRA Toyota Nationals Las Vegas
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.
Source: National Hot Rod Association