WHAT: 28th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals, the eighth 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 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships. The race also will feature competition in the NHRA Lucas Oil Series.
WHERE: Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, Kansas. From Kansas City, take the Kansas Turnpike (I-70) to the Topeka Boulevard exit and travel south to the track. From Wichita, take the Kansas Turnpike (I-335) to the Topeka Boulevard exit and travel south to the track.
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, May 20-22
FRIDAY, May 20 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4:30 and 7 p.m.
SATURDAY, May 21 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:30 and 4 p.m.
SUNDAY, May 22 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Saturday, May 21, FS1 will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 11 p.m (ET).
Sunday, May 22, FS1 will televise three hours of live finals coverage at 2 p.m. (ET).