BAYTOWN, Texas --
Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 12:38 PM
O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Springnationals presented by Super Start Batteries Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
The 27th annual O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries, the
sixth 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 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series
WHERE: Royal Purple Raceway, Baytown, Texas. From Interstate 10 take the State Hwy. 99
(Grand Parkway) exit, which is exit 799. Take a right on State Hwy. 99 and go to the first exit (2
miles) which is FM 565. Take a right on FM 565 and Royal Purple Raceway will be on your right. For
additional information about directions please visit www.royalpurpleraceway.com.
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, April 25-27
FRIDAY, April 25 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 6 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4 and 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, April 26 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 2 and 4:30 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 12:30 and 3 p.m.
SUNDAY, April 27 - PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES eliminations at 9:45 a.m.
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Saturday, April 26, ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 6 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, April 27, ESPN2HD will televise three hours of eliminations coverage at 7 p.m. (ET).
2013 EVENT WINNERS: Bob Vandergriff, Top Fuel; Cruz Pedregon, Funny Car; Jason Line, Pro
MOST VICTORIES: John Force, 7, FC; Warren Johnson, 6, PS; Tony Pedregon, 4, FC; Jeg
Coughlin, 4, PS; Kenny Bernstein, 3, TF; Larry Dixon, 3, TF; Cruz Pedregon, 3, FC; Mike Edwards,
3, PS; Bob Glidden, 3, PS.
Top Fuel - 3.772 seconds by Larry Dixon, April '10; 327.74 mph by Morgan Lucas, April '12.
Funny Car - 4.021 seconds by John Force, April '10; 316.08 mph by Force, April '10.
Pro Stock - 6.539 seconds by Mike Edwards, April '10; 212.66 mph by Edwards, April '13.
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.; 214.69 mph by Erica
Enders-Stevens, March '14, Gainesville, Fla.
TICKETS: For tickets call Royal Purple Raceway at (281) 383-RACE (7223) or visit www.royalpurpleraceway.com.
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