GLENDORA, Calif. – Starting in October the Velocity Channel will begin airing NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series events from the 10-race 2014 season, it was announced today by NHRA officials.
The first telecast will air on Oct. 5 at 1:30 p.m., and will feature the stars of the NHRA Pro Mod Series from the O’Reilly NHRA SpringNationals at Houston. Velocity Channel will air the remainder of the season in 30-minute shows during the course of the following nine weeks, with the final show airing on Dec. 7th.
Masters Entertainment Group, which has a long and storied history of producing quality programs for the NHRA, produced each of the shows.
“The cooperation from the NHRA Pro Mod racers has been incredible,” said Ted Jones, president of Masters Entertainment Group. “They really were excited to get their own television series on Velocity Channel. The NHRA Pro Mod Series is the only drag racing series on Velocity, which is the fastest growing automotive network in the country.”
The NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, whose race and championship purses are powered by Speedtech, has raced at drag strips across the country beginning in March, and will crown a world champion at the season-ending event in Las Vegas, Oct. 30-Nov. 2.
The Velocity Channel, launched in October of 2013, features the best in automotive, sports, leisure and travel programming and owned by the Discovery Network.
Featuring the world’s fastest and most unique doorslammer race cars, the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series is highlighted by ’68 Camaros, ’67 Mustangs and ’68 Firebirds, as well as a variety of late-model cars. The NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series offers something for every kind of hot-rodding enthusiast.
2014 NHRA PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES AIR DATES ON VELOCITY CHANNEL
Oct. 5 1:30 p.m., O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals, Houston
Oct. 12 1:30 p.m., Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla.
Oct. 19 1:30 p.m., NHRA Southern Nationals, Atlanta
Oct. 26 1:30 p.m., Toyota NHRA Summernationals, Englishtown, N.J.
Nov. 2 1:30 p.m., Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, Bristol, Tenn.
Nov. 9 1:30 p.m., NHRA Norwalk Nationals, Norwalk, Ohio
Nov. 16 1:30 p.m., Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, Indianapolis
Nov. 23 1:30 p.m., Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals, Charlotte, N.C.
Nov. 30 1:30 p.m., AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, St. Louis
Dec. 7 1:30 p.m., NHRA Toyota Nationals, Las Vegas