WHAT: 57th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals, the first 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 2017 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. Go north on Fairplex drive.
COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 1,100 feet above sea level; Track direction is north to south.
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 9-12
THURSDAY, Feb. 9 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 8:15 a.m.
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations at 8:15 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, Feb. 11 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations at 8:15 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, Feb. 12 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Friday, Feb. 10, FS1 will televise one hour of qualifying at 7 p.m. (ET).
Saturday, Feb. 11, FS1 will televise one hour of live qualifying at 1 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Feb. 12, FS1 will televise one hour of qualifying at 2 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, Feb. 12, FOX will televise three hours of live eliminations coverage at 4 p.m. (ET).