CHANDLER, Ariz. --
Wed, 20 Feb 2013, 16:13 PM
NHRA Arizona Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
The 29th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals, the second of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing
Series. Drivers in three categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock - earn points leading to
2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.
WHERE: Firebird International Raceway, Chandler, Ariz. Track is located off Interstate 10
at exit 162. Follow the signs.
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Feb. 22-24.
FRIDAY, Feb. 22 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 2 and 4 p.m.
SATURDAY, Feb. 23- LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, Feb. 24 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Sunday, Feb. 24, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise 90 minutes of qualifying highlights at 1
Sunday, Feb. 24, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will re-air one hour of coverage starting at 8 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, Feb. 24, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours and 30 minutes of coverage
starting at 8 p.m. (ET).
2012 EVENT WINNERS: Antron Brown, Top Fuel; Robert Hight, Funny Car; Jason Line, Pro Stock
MOST VICTORIES: John Force, FC - 8; Bob Glidden, PS - 5; Jack Beckman, FC - 3; Kenny
Bernstein, TF-FC - 3; Larry Dixon, TF - 3; Tony Schumacher, TF - 3; Cory McClenathan, TF -
3;Darrell Alderman, PS - 3; Kurt Johnson, PS - 3; Warren Johnson, PS - 3.
Top Fuel - 3.754 sec. by Shawn Langdon Feb. '12; 325.37 mph by Spencer Massey, Feb. '12.
Funny Car - 4.023 sec. by Ron Capps, Feb. '09; 311.34 mph by Matt Hagan, Feb. '10.
Pro Stock - 6.536 sec. by Mike Edwards, Feb. '12; 211.76 mph by Mike Edwards, Feb. '12.
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 - 6.477 sec. by Jason Line, Oct. '11, Reading, Pa.; 214.35 mph by Line, Oct. '12,
TICKETS: For tickets call (602) 268-0200. Tickets also available online at www.firebirdraceway.com.
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