GLENDORA, Calif., – NHRA officials announced today that the final rounds from the NHRA JEGS Allstars competition are scheduled to be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1 on Saturday, July 8, during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series professional qualifying show from the Fallen Patriots Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by K&N, which airs from 5-7 p.m. ET. Complete coverage of the JEGS Allstars specialty event will be shown during the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series coverage of the event on Fox Sports 2 on Thursday, July 20, from 8-9 p.m. ET.
The JEGS Allstar competition features the best NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series racers from across the county in head to head 8-car eliminators highlighted by the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car classes. In addition to individual titles, competitors are also racing for the coveted Division and Regional Team Championships. Other categories include Comp Eliminator, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street along with Top Sportsman and Top Dragster presented by Racing RV’s.
On top of the $124,000 purse, event sponsor, JEGS High Performance, has also offered a “double-up” bonus to all racers. Any Allstars representative who wins the Allstars event on Saturday and goes on to win the national event on Sunday will have their Allstar prize money doubled.
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels. For more information, log on to NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.