WHAT:  29th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals, the second 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 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Firebird International Raceway, Chandler, Ariz. Track is located off Interstate 10 at exit 162. Follow the signs.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Feb. 22-24.

 

SCHEDULE:        

FRIDAY, Feb. 22 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 2 and 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, Feb. 23- LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Feb. 24 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

 

TELEVISION:      

Sunday, Feb. 24, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise 90 minutes of qualifying highlights at 1 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, Feb. 24, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will re-air one hour of coverage starting at 8 a.m. (ET).

Sunday, Feb. 24, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours and 30 minutes of coverage starting at 8 p.m. (ET).

 

SATELLITE (Digital HD feed):      

Friday, Feb. 22, 9 – 9:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 9 / Transponder 08C

Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 – 8:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 9 / Transponder 08C

Sunday, Feb. 24, 9 – 9:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 9 / Transponder 08C     

(3860 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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