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.

 

SCHEDULE:        

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.

TELEVISION:      

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.

 

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