WHAT: 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals, the 23rd of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the fifth of six playoff races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. Drivers in four categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – earn points leading to 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas. Track is located approximately 15 milenorth of Las Vegas off I-15.

COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 2,100 feet above sea level; Track direction is south tonorth.

WHEN: Thursday thru Sunday October 26-29

SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, Oct. 26- LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying

FRIDAY, Oct. 27 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES qualifying 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:45 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.

SATURDAY, Oct. 28 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES qualifying 1 p.m. Rd.1 eliminations at 5:30 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

SUNDAY, Oct. 29 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10:15 a.m. 
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION: 
Friday, Oct. 27, FS1 will televise one hour of live qualifying coverage at 6:00 p.m. (ET).
Saturday, Oct. 28, FS1 will televise one hour of qualifying coverage at 3:00 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Oct. 29, FS1 will televise three hours of live finals coverage starting at 4 p.m. (ET).

 

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