WHAT: 44th annual Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals, the third 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 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville, Gainesville, Fla. The track is located on 11211 North County Road 225 in Gainesville.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, March 14-17

 

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, March 14 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying

FRIDAY, March 15 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations, PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 1:45 and 4 p.m., MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at noon and 2:15 p.m.

SATURDAY, March 16 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations, PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 11:30 a.m. and eliminations at 1:45 p.m., MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at noon and 2:15 p.m.

SUNDAY, March 17 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

 

TELEVISION:

Sunday, March 17, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise 90 minutes of qualifying highlights at 1:30 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, March 17, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

 

SATELLITE (Digital HD feed):

Friday, March 15, 5 – 5:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 6 / Transponder 18C

Saturday, March 16, 6:30 – 7 p.m. (ET), AMC 6 / Transponder 18C

Sunday, March 17, 6:30 – 7 p.m. (ET), AMC 6 / Transponder 18C

(4060 MHz, horizontal; Data Rate: 40.461470554 Mbp; Symbol Rate: 29.27 Ms; FEC: ¾; Bandwidth: 36 Mhz)

Video news release contains race action highlights each day and winners’ interviews on Sunday.

 

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