GLENDORA, CA – September 9, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Today, NHRA officials released the 2020 schedule for the Pro Stock category of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Pro Stock teams will compete at 18 of the 24 events on the series. Throughout the year, NHRA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of this exciting and competitive class.
Pro Stock returns to several venues in 2020 including the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals in Houston, the NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta and the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals in Topeka, Kan. Additionally, fans in Bristol, Tenn. and Epping, N.H. will see Pro Stock in action at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals and the NHRA New England Nationals.
Also of note, Pro Stock will compete in five events in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. Points will be adjusted accordingly.
NHRA’s two nitro categories – Funny Car and Top Fuel – will participate at all 24 national events in the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Stay tuned all week to NHRA.com as we announce the national event specialty series schedules for the 2020 season including Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pro Mod, Factory Stock Showdown and Top Fuel Harley. The national event schedule for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will be released later this fall.
2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock Schedule
NHRA Mello Yello Series Pro Stock Regular Season
|Feb. 6-9||Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals||Pomona, CA|
|Feb. 21-23||Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals||Phoenix, AZ|
|March 12-15||AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals||Gainesville, FL|
|April 3-5||DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals||Las Vegas, NV|
|April 17-19||Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals||Houston, TX|
|May 15-17||NHRA Southern Nationals||Atlanta, GA|
|June 12-14||Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals||Topeka, KS|
|June 19-21||NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals||Bristol, TN|
|June 25-28||Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals||Norwalk, OH|
|July 24-26||NHRA Sonoma Nationals||Sonoma, CA|
|July 31 – Aug. 2||Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Northwest Nationals||Seattle, WA|
|Aug. 21-23||NHRA New England Nationals||Epping, NH|
|Sept. 2-7||NHRA U.S. Nationals||Indianapolis, IN|
NHRA Mello Yello Countdown To The Championship
|Sept. 17-20||Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals||Reading, PA|
|Sept. 25-27||NHRA Carolina Nationals||Charlotte, NC|
|Oct. 15-18||AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals||Dallas, TX|
|Oct. 29 – Nov. 1||Dodge NHRA Nationals||Las Vegas, NV|
|Nov. 12-15||Auto Club NHRA Finals||Pomona, CA|
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA 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 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA 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 NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Source: National Hot Rod Association