WHAT: 34th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the 17th 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 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships. 

WHERE: Brainerd International Raceway and Resort, Brainerd, Minn. Track is located a few miles north of the Brainerd area off Highway 371. The track is located on the east side of the highway.

COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 1,200 feet above sea level; Track direction is west to east.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Aug. 20-23

SCHEDULE:        

FRIDAY, Aug. 21 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 3 and 5:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, Aug. 22 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1 and 3:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Aug. 23 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:      

Saturday, Aug. 22, ESPN2 will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 11 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, Aug. 23, ESPN2 will televise three hours of eliminations coverage starting at 9 p.m. (ET).

SATELLITE (Digital HD feed):      

Saturday, Aug. 22, 7 – 7:30 p.m. (ET), SES 1/Transponder 05C

Sunday, Aug. 23, 7 – 7:30 p.m. (ET), SES 1/ Transponder 05C         

(3800 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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