WHAT: 44th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals, the ninth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – earn points leading to 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.
WHERE: Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J. From the North, take N.J. Turnpike South to Exit 9, follow the signs to Rt. 18 South. Go six miles to the Englishtown exit. Take Rt. 527 South five miles. Make a left onto Pension Rd. Go ¼ mile, track entrance on left.
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, May 30 – June 2
THURSDAY, May 30 – LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
FRIDAY, May 31 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations, PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 3:30 and 5:45 p.m. and MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4 and 6:15 p.m.
SATURDAY, June 1 – LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations, PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 1:45p.m.; First round of eliminations at 4 p.m. and MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at noon and 2:15 p.m.
SUNDAY, June 2 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. and MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Saturday, June 1, ESPN and ESPNHD will televise one hour of qualifying highlights at 5 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, June 2, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise one hour of qualifying highlights at 1 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, June 2, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours and 30 minutes of coverage starting at 4:30 p.m. (ET).