WHAT: 35th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, the 14th 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 2014 NHRA Mello Yello 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 18-20.
FRIDAY, July 18 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4:45 and 7:15 p.m.
SATURDAY, July 19 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 3:15 and 5:45 p.m.
SUNDAY, July 20 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Saturday, July 19, ESPN2 will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 11 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, July 20, ESPN will televise three hours and 30 minutes of elimination coverage starting at 2:30 p.m. (ET).
SATELLITE (Digital HD feed):
Saturday, July 19, Midnight – 12:30 a.m. (ET), AMC 2 / Transponder 18C
Saturday, July 19, 10:30 – 11 p.m. (ET), AMC 2 / Transponder 18C
Sunday, July 20, 7 – 7:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 2 / Transponder 18C
(4060 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.