JOLIET, Ill. --
Mon, 23 Jun 2014, 18:53 PM
O'Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
The 17th annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries, the
12th 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: Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, Ill. The track is located 30 miles southwest of Chicago
on Route 53 (historic Route 66), approximately three miles south of the I-80 in Joliet. Take I-80
to exit #132A (Route 53 south) to the track.
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, June 26-29
THURSDAY, June 26 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
FRIDAY, June 27 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4:30 and 7:15 p.m.
SATURDAY, June 28 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4:15 and 7:15 p.m.
JEGS ALL-STARS ELIMINATION ROUNDS at 1, 3:15, and 6:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, June 30 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Saturday, June 28, ESPN2 will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 8 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, June 29, ESPN2 will televise three hours of elimination coverage starting at 3 p.m.
2013 EVENT WINNERS: Tony Schumacher, Top Fuel; Matt Hagan, Funny Car; Jeg Coughlin, Pro
Stock; Michael Ray, Pro Stock Motorcycle.
MOST VICTORIES: Jeg Coughlin, 5, PS; Kenny Bernstein, 4, TF; Tony Schumacher, 4, TF; Tony
Pedregon, 4, FC; Larry Dixon, 3, TF; Doug Kalitta, 3, TF; Whit Bazemore, 3, FC; John Force, 3, FC;
Del Worsham, 3, FC; Kurt Johnson, 3, PS; Jason Line, 3, PS.
Top Fuel - 3.737 seconds by Morgan Lucas, June '13; 328.22 mph by Doug Kalitta, June '13.
Funny Car - 3.988 seconds by Ron Capps, June '13; 320.28 mph by Capps, June '13.
Pro Stock - 6.542 seconds by Mike Edwards, June '13; 210.64 mph by Edwards, June '13.
PS Motorcycle - 6.884 seconds by Hector Arana Sr., June '12; 195.68 mph by Michael Phillips,
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.
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 (888) 629-RACE (7223) or purchase online at www.Route66Raceway.com.
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