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MENARDS NHRA HEARTLAND NATIONALS - Event Info

May 15, 2017

WHAT: 29th annual Mendards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties, the eighth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Drivers in three categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock - earn points leading to 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships. The race also will feature competition in the NHRA Lucas Oil Series.

WHERE: Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, Kansas. From Kansas City, take the Kansas Turnpike (I-70) to the Topeka Boulevard exit and travel south to the track. From Wichita, take the Kansas Turnpike (I-335) to the Topeka Boulevard exit and travel south to the track.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, May 19-21

 

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, May 19 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying. NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 3 and 6 p.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, May 20 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations. NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 1 and Round 1 of eliminations at 4 p.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, May 21 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m. NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES eliminations at 12:15 p.m.

TELEVISION:

Friday, May 19, FS1 will televise one hour of pre-recorded qualifying at 11 p.m. (EST).

Saturday, May 20, FS1 will televise one hour of live qualifying at 3 p.m. (EST).

Sunday, May 21, FS1 will televise three hours of live finals at 2 p.m. (EST).

 

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