WHAT: 49th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals, the final of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the final of six playoff races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. 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 Club Raceway at Pomona, Pomona, Calif. Track is located off I-10 at Fairplex Drive. From I-10, go north on Fairplex drive and follow the signs to Auto Club Raceway at the Fairplex.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 7-10

 

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, Nov. 7 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:45 p.m.

FRIDAY, Nov. 8 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:45 p.m.

SATURDAY, Nov. 9 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. 

SUNDAY, Nov. 10 – Pre-race ceremonies, 9:45 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

 

TELEVISION:      

Sunday, Nov. 10, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise 90 minutes of qualifying coverage at 2:30 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, Nov. 10, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise one hour of qualifying coverage starting at 2 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Nov. 10, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of eliminations coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

 

SATELLITE (Digital HD feed):      

 

Friday, Nov. 8, 7 – 7:30 p.m. (ET), SES 2 / Transponder 22C

Saturday, Nov. 9, 8:30 – 9 p.m. (ET), SES 2 / Transponder 22C

Sunday, Nov. 10, 9:30 – 10 p.m. (ET), SES 2 / Transponder 22C     

(4140 MHz, vertical; Data Rate: 40.46147055 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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