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

SCHEDULE:

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.

TELEVISION:

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).

 

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