GLENDORA, Calif. (Jan. 4, 2016) – NHRA officials unveiled the 2016 NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series schedule today. In 2016, the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series will compete at 10 NHRA national events.
Highlighting the schedule once again in 2016 will be the tradition-rich Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world’s most prestigious drag race, at historic Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 5.
The season will open March 17-20 at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. at Gainesville Raceway.
Following the season-opener, the series returns to Houston for the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway, April 29-May 1, and then heads to Atlanta for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, May 13-15.
June will feature three Pro Mod Series races, starting with the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J., June 9-12. The NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals will follow over Father’s Day weekend, June 17-19, at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tenn. The busy month will wrap up with the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, June 23-26, at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports in Norwalk, Ohio.
After the prestigious Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the series will head to Charlotte, N.C., for the NHRA Carolina Nationals, Sept. 16-18, at zMax Dragway. The penultimate race of the 2016 NHRA Pro Mod season, the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, will be held at Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis, Sept. 23-25.
The 2016 season will conclude and a Pro Mod champion will be crowned at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the NHRA Toyota Nationals, Oct. 27-30.
Featuring the world’s fastest and most unique doorslammer race cars, the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series offers something for every kind of hot-rodding enthusiast. The growing class is highlighted by historic muscle cars, like ’67 Mustangs, ’68 Firebirds and ’69 Camaros, as well as a variety of late model American muscle cars. With more than 3,000 horsepower, the suspended door pro mod cars travel the quarter-mile in less than six seconds at speeds exceeding 250 mph.
2016 NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Schedule
March 17-20 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals – Gainesville, Fla.
April 29-May 1 NHRA SpringNationals – Houston
May 13-15 NHRA Southern Nationals – Atlanta
June 9-12 NHRA Summernationals – Englishtown, N.J.
June 17-19 NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals – Bristol, Tenn.
June 23-26 NHRA Norwalk Nationals – Norwalk, Ohio
Aug. 31-Sept. 5 Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals – Indianapolis
Sept. 16-18 NHRA Carolina Nationals – Charlotte, N.C.
Sept. 23-25 AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals – St. Louis
Oct. 27-30 NHRA Toyota Nationals – Las Vegas