BRAINERD, Minn. --
Tue, 15 Aug 2017, 14:17 PM
36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
The 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the 17th 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 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships. The NHRA Lucas Oil
Series also will be featured at this event.
WHERE: Brainerd International Raceway and Resort, Brainerd, Minn. Track is located a few
miles north of the Brainerd area off Highway 371. The track is located on the east side of the
COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 1,200 feet above sea level; Track
direction is west to east.
WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 17-20
THURSDAY, Aug. 17
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
FRIDAY, Aug. 18
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 2:45 and 5:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, Aug. 19
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 12:45 and 3:45 p.m.
SUNDAY, Aug. 20 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 18, FS1 will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 10 p.m. (ET).
Saturday, Aug. 19, FS1 will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 10 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Aug. 20, FS1 will televise three hours of live finals coverage starting at 2 p.m.
2016 EVENT WINNERS: Brittany Force, Top Fuel; Del Worsham, Funny Car; Drew Skillman, Pro
Stock; Andrew Hines, Pro Stock Motorcycle.
MOST VICTORIES: John Force, 11, FC; Joe Amato, 6, TF; Kenny Bernstein, 5, FC/TF; Antron
Brown, 5, TF/PSM; Ron Capps, 5, FC; Bruce Allen, 4, PS; Jeg Coughlin, 4, PS; Bob Glidden, 4, PS;
Kurt Johnson, 4, PS; Warren Johnson, 4, PS.
Top Fuel - 3.662 sec. by Shawn Langdon, Aug. '15; 332.75 mph by Spencer Massey, Aug. '15.
Funny Car - 3.822 sec. and 333.82 mph by Matt Hagan, Aug. '16.
Pro Stock - 6.541 sec. by Erica Enders, Aug. '15; 211.39 mph by Shane Gray, Aug. '15.
Pro Stock Motorcycle - 6.788 sec. and 197.39 by Eddie Krawiec, Aug. '15.
Top Fuel - 3.658 sec. by Leah Pritchett, Feb '17, Phoenix; 333.66 mph by Brittany Force, May
'17, Topeka, Kan.
Funny Car - 3.802 sec. by Matt Hagan, May '17, Topeka, Kan.; 339.87 mph by Robert Hight,
July '17, Sonoma, Calif.
Pro Stock - 6.455 sec. by Jason Line, March '15, Charlotte, N.C.; 215.55 mph by Erica
Enders, May '14, Englishtown N.J.
PS Motorcycle - 6.728 sec. by Andrew Hines, Oct. '15 Mohnton, Pa.; 199.88 mph, Hector Arana
Jr. Mar. '15, Charlotte, N.C.
TICKETS: Order tickets by phone at (218) 824-RACE (7223). Tickets also are available online
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