GLENDORA, CA – September 10, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Today, NHRA officials released the 2020 schedule for the Pro Stock Motorcycle category of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Pro Stock Motorcycle riders will once again compete at 16 of the 24 events on the series. This exciting class, which recently broke the 200 mph barrier, will be competing at several new locations in 2020.
For the first time in NHRA history, Pro Stock Motorcycle will compete in all three events that make up the famed Western Swing as they add the Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Northwest Nationals in Seattle, Wash., to their 2020 tour. Additionally, fans will get to check out this highly-competitive group at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals in Houston as well as the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, Tenn.
Pro Stock Motorcycle 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 more national event specialty series schedules for the 2020 season including 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 MOTORCYCLE SCHEDULE
NHRA Mello Yello Series Pro Stock Motorcycle Regular Season
|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|
|May 29-31||Virginia NHRA Nationals||Richmond, VA|
|June 19-21||NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals||Bristol, TN|
|June 25-28||Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals||Norwalk, OH|
|July 17-29||Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals||Denver, CO|
|July 24-26||NHRA Sonoma Nationals||Sonoma, CA|
|July 31 – Aug. 2||Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Northwest Nationals||Seattle, WA|
|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. 2-4||AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals||St. Louis, MO|
|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