WHAT: 12th annual SRE Norwalk Nationals, the 12th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships. Competition in the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Series and the NHRA Lucas Oil Series also will be featured at this event.
WHERE: SRE Motorsports Park, Norwalk, Ohio. The track is located at 1300 State Route 18, half way between Cleveland and Toledo; just an hour and a half north of Columbus. The Ohio Turnpike is less than 10 minutes away.
COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 853 feet above sea level; Track direction is north to south.
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, June 21-24
Thursday, June 21- LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
FRIDAY, June 22- LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
E3 SPARK PLUGS NHRA PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES PRESENTED BY J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 4:30 and 7 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 5:15 and 8:15 p.m.
SATURDAY, June 23- LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
E3 SPARK PLUGS NHRA PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES PRESENTED BY J&A SERVICE qualifying at 1:45 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at noon and 3 p.m.
SUNDAY, June 24 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Saturday, June 23, FOX Sports 1 (FS1) will televise one hour of qualifying coverage at 1:30 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, June 24, FS1 will televise one hour of qualifying coverage at 12:30 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, June 24, FS1 will televise three hours of finals coverage at 6:30 p.m. (ET).
Media Note: Additional information is available at the following locations:
Scott "Woody" Woodruff
JEGS, Director of Media & Motorsports
Office: 800-345-4545 (ext. 1412)