WHAT: 51st annual Auto Club NHRA Finals, the final of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the final of six races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Drivers in four categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – earn points leading to 2015 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.
COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 1,100 feet above sea level; Track direction is north to south.
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 12-15
THURSDAY, Nov. 12 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
FRIDAY, Nov. 13 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at noon and 3 p.m.
SATURDAY, Nov. 14 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at noon and 3 p.m.
SUNDAY, Nov. 15 – Pre-race ceremonies, 9:45 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Sunday, Nov. 15, ESPN2 will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 2:30 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, Nov. 15, ESPN2 will re-air two hours of qualifying coverage at 1 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Nov. 15, ESPN2 will televise three hours of eliminations coverage starting at 7:30 p.m. (ET).