WHAT: 33rd annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, the 13th of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – earn points leading to 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Bandimere Speedway, Morrison, Colo. The track is 10 miles west of Denver, just north of the historic town of Morrison. From Denver, take Interstate 70 west to C-470 and travel south to the Morrison Road exit. Take Morrison Road west to Rooney Road and go north to the track.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, July 20-22.

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, July 20 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at noon

FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 4:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, July 21 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations begin at 9 a.m.

FULL THROTTLE SERIES qualifying at 12:45 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.

 

SUNDAY, July 22 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10:15 a.m.

FULL THROTTLE SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

 

TELEVISION:

Saturday, July 21, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 5 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 22, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of eliminations coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

 

SATELLITE (Digital HD feed):

Saturday, July 21, Midnight – 12:30 a.m. (ET), AMC 9 / Transponder 14C

Saturday, July 21, 7:30 – 8 p.m. (ET), AMC 9 / Transponder 14C

Sunday, July 22, 8:30- 9 p.m. (ET), AMC 9 / Transponder 14C

(3980 MHz, vertical; 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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