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Tue, 23 Jul 2013, 10:51 AM
NHRA Sonoma Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
The 26th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals, the 15h 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: Sonoma, Sonoma, Calif. The track is located at the intersection of Highways 37 and
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, July 26-28.
FRIDAY, July 26 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4:15 and 6:15 p.m.
SATURDAY, July 27 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 12:15 and 2:15 p.m.
SUNDAY, July 28 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Saturday, July 27, ESPN and ESPNHD will televise two hours and 30 minutes of qualifying
highlights at 7 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, July 28, ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will televise three hours of eliminations coverage
starting at 8 p.m. (ET).
2012 EVENT WINNERS: Antron Brown, Top Fuel; Johnny Gray, Funny Car; Allen Johnson, Pro
Stock; Eddie Krawiec, Pro Stock Motorcycle.
MOST VICTORIES: John Force, 7, FC; Doug Kalitta, 5, TF; Greg Anderson, 4, PS; Warren
Johnson, 3, PS; Jim Yates, 3, PS; Darrell Alderman, 3, PS; Ron Capps, 3, FC.
Top Fuel - 3.777 seconds by Spencer Massey, July '12; 328.62 mph by Massey, July '12
Funny Car - 4.028 seconds by Cruz Pedregon, July '12; 317.57 mph by Ron Capps, July '12.
Pro Stock - 6.512 seconds by Erica Enders-Stevens, July '12; 212.46 mph by Allen Johnson,
PS Motorcycle - 6.785 seconds by Eddie Krawiec, July '12; 198.35 mph by Krawiec, July '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 - 6.471 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 (800) 870-RACE (7223). Tickets may also be purchased online at
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