Pro classes hit the track at 4:45 p.m.

The professional classes hit the track at 4:45 and 7:15 p.m. today at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park. Sportsman action kicked off the four-day event Thursday until rain finally shut down the track in the afternoon.
Joe Centers
Jul 4, 2013

Here is all of the information you need for this weekend:

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT NHRA NATIONALS FACT SHEET

 

WHAT: Seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, the 13th 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: Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, Norwalk, Ohio. The track is located at 1300 State Route 18, half way between Cleveland and Toledo; just an hour and a half north of Columbus. The Ohio Turnpike is less than 10 minutes away.

 

 

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, July 4-7.

 

 

SCHEDULE:        

FRIDAY, July 5 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations

PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 4 and 6:30 p.m.

MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4:45 and 7:15 p.m.

 

SATURDAY, July 6 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations

PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 11 a.m.; First round of eliminations at 1:30 p.m.

MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 11:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.

 

SUNDAY, July 7 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.

MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

 

 

TELEVISION:      

Saturday, July 6, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying highlights at 6 p.m. (ET).

Sunday, July 7, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

               

 

SATELLITE (Digital HD feed):      

Friday, July 5, 9:30 - 10 p.m. (ET), AMC 1 / Transponder 06C

Saturday, July 6, 5:30 - 6 p.m. (ET), AMC 1 / Transponder 06C

Sunday, July 7, 6 - 6:30 p.m. (ET), AMC 1 / Transponder 06C

(3720 MHz, horizontal; 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.

 

 

2012 EVENT WINNERS: Spencer Massey, Top Fuel; Mike Neff, Funny Car; Vincent Nobile, Pro Stock; Andrew Hines, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

 

 

MOST VICTORIES: Andrew Hines, 3, PSM; Larry Dixon, 2, TF; Mike Neff, 2, FC; Greg Anderson, 2, PS; Vincent Nobile, 2, PS.

 

 

TRACK RECORDS:            

Top Fuel - 3.780 seconds by Larry Dixon, June ’10; 322.73 mph by Spencer Massey, June ’12.

Funny Car - 4.032 seconds by Ashley Force Hood, June ’10; 313.15 mph by Del Worsham, June ’10.

Pro Stock - 6.583 seconds by Ron Krisher, June ’11; 209.36 mph by Krisher, June ’11.

PS Motorcycle - 6.887 seconds by Hector Arana Jr., June ’11; 194.49 mph by Andrew Hines, June ’10.

               

 

NATIONAL RECORDS:    

Top Fuel - 3.701 sec. by Antron Brown, Oct. ’12, Reading, Pa.; 332.18 mph by Spencer Massey, April ’12, Charlotte, N.C.

Funny Car - 3.986 sec. by Jack Beckman, Oct. ’12, Reading, Pa.; 320.58 mph by Beckman, Oct. ’12, Reading, Pa.

Pro Stock - 6.471 sec. by Mike Edwards, April ’13, Charlotte, N.C.; 214.35 mph by Jason Line, Oct. ’12, Reading, Pa.

PS Motorcycle - 6.728 sec. by Andrew Hines, Oct. ’12, Reading, Pa.; 199.26 mph by Eddie Krawiec, March ’11, Gainesville, Fla.

                               

 

TICKETS: For tickets, call (419) 668-5555 or purchase online at www.summitmotorsportspark.com.  

 

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NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS STANDINGS

 

GLENDORA, Calif. -- Point standings (top 10) following the 12th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series -

 

Top Fuel:  1.  Tony Schumacher, 973; 2.  Shawn Langdon, 936; 3.  Spencer Massey, 869; 4.  Antron Brown, 765; 5.  Doug Kalitta, 703; 6.  Khalid alBalooshi, 657; 7.  Clay Millican, 620; 8.  Morgan Lucas, 608; 9.  Bob Vandergriff, 559; 10.  Steve Torrence, 549.

 

Funny Car:  1.  Matt Hagan, 904; 2.  Cruz Pedregon, 798; 3.  John Force, 762; 4.  Johnny Gray, 743; 5.  Ron Capps, 735; 6.  Jack Beckman, 717; 7.  Courtney Force, 710; 8.  Tim Wilkerson, 676; 9.  Del Worsham, 664; 10.  Robert Hight, 603.

 

Pro Stock:  1.  Mike Edwards, 1,090; 2.  Jeg Coughlin, 962; 3.  Allen Johnson, 960; 4.  Jason Line, 765; 5. Erica Enders-Stevens, 743; 6.  Shane Gray, 727; 7.  Greg Anderson, 679; 8.  Vincent Nobile, 676; 9. Rodger Brogdon, 564; 10.  V. Gaines, 531.

 

Pro Stock Motorcycle:  1.  Hector Arana Jr, 526; 2.  Michael Ray, 457; 3.  Hector Arana, 408; 4.  John Hall, 392; 5.  Matt Smith, 373; 6.  Scotty Pollacheck, 366; 7.  Adam Arana, 305; 8.  Eddie Krawiec, 288; 9.  Steve Johnson, 282; 10.  LE Tonglet, 278.

 

Comments

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Dusty

I dont see them getting many run's in today