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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications


The 45th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, the third 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 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville, Gainesville, Fla. The track is located on 11211 North County Road 225 in Gainesville.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, March 13-16

THURSDAY, March 13 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying

FRIDAY, March 14 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 1:45 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at noon and 2:15 p.m.

SATURDAY, March 15 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 11:30 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at noon and 2:15 p.m.

SUNDAY, March 16 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

Sunday, March 16, ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 1 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, March 16, ESPN2HD will re-air 90 minutes of qualifying highlights at 7:30 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, March 16, ESPN2HD will televise two hours of eliminations coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

2013 EVENT WINNERS: Antron Brown, Top Fuel; Johnny Gray, Funny Car; Allen Johnson, Pro Stock, Hector Arana Jr., Pro Stock Motorcycle.

MOST VICTORIES: Warren Johnson, 9, PS; John Force, 7, FC; Don Prudhomme, 5, FC; Joe Amato, 4, TF; Kenny Bernstein, 4, FC/TF; Larry Dixon, 4, TF; Don Garlits, 4, TF; Jason Line, 4, PS; Ed McCulloch, 4, FC; Tony Schumacher, 4, TF; Dave Schultz, 4, PSM; Terry Vance, 4, PSM.

Top Fuel - 3.749 seconds by Morgan Lucas, March '12; 326.87 mph by Lucas, March '12.
Funny Car - 4.026 seconds by Cruz Pedregon, March '12; 317.12 mph by Robert Hight, March '12.
Pro Stock - 6.473 seconds by Mike Edwards, March '12; 214.31 mph by Edwards, March '13.
PS Motorcycle - 6.750 seconds by Eddie Krawiec, March '12; 199.26 mph by Krawiec, March '11.

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 - 3.965 sec. by John Force, Feb. '14, Pomona, Calif.; 324.12 mph by J. Force, Feb. '14, Pomona, Calif.
Pro Stock - 6.471 sec. by Mike Edwards, April '13, Charlotte, N.C.; 214.35 mph by 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.

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