WHAT: 15th annual NHRA Las Vegas Nationals, the fourth 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 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.

 

WHERE: The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas. Track is located approximately 15 miles north of downtown Las Vegas off Interstate 15.

 

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, March 28-30

 

SCHEDULE:        

FRIDAY, March 28 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, March 29- LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations. MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:10 and 3:50 p.m. K&N HORSEPOWER CHALLENGE at 1, 3:45 and 4:45 p.m.

SUNDAY, March 30 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

 

TELEVISION:      

Sunday, March 29, ESPN2 will televise 90 minutes of qualifying coverage at 8 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, March 30, ESPN2 will televise two hours and 30 minutes of eliminations coverage at 11 p.m. (ET).

 

SATELLITE (Digital HD feed):      

Friday, March 28, 9 – 9:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 1 / Transponder 22C

Saturday, March 29, 10:30 – 11 p.m. (ET), AMC 1 / Transponder 22C

Sunday, March 30, 9:30 – 10 p.m. (ET), AMC 1 / Transponder 22C               

(4140 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.

 

2013 EVENT WINNERS: Tony Schumacher, Top Fuel; Cruz Pedregon, Funny Car; Allen Johnson, Pro Stock

MOST VICTORIES:  Larry Dixon, 4, TF; Tony Schumacher, 3, TF; Robert Hight, 3, FC; Greg Anderson, 3, PS; Jeg Coughlin, 3, PS; Kenny Bernstein, 2, TF; Cruz Pedregon, 2, FC; Mike Edwards, 2, PS; Allen Johnson, 2, PS.

 

 

MOST K&N HORSEPOWER CHALLENGE VICTORIES:  Greg Anderson, 4; Kurt Johnson, 4; Jeg Coughlin, 3; Bob Glidden, 3; Warren Johnson, 3; Larry Morgan, 3; Allen Johnson, 2; Jim Yates, 2; Bruce Allen, 2.

 

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