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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications





ENNIS, Texas --

The 32nd annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, the 22nd of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the fourth of six races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. 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.

WHERE: Texas Motorplex, Ennis, Texas. The track is located at 7500 W. Highway 287.

COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 500 feet above sea level; Track direction is southwest to northeast.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 12-15

SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, Oct. 12 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying

FRIDAY, Oct. 13 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 2:15 and 5:15 p.m.

SATURDAY, Oct. 14 - LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.

SUNDAY, Oct. 15 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION:
Friday, Oct. 13, FS1 will televise one hour of live qualifying coverage at 6:00 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Oct. 15, FS1 will televise one hour of qualifying coverage at 2:30 a.m. (ET).
Sunday, Oct. 15, FS1 will televise three hours of live finals coverage starting at 2 p.m. (ET).

2016 EVENT WINNERS: Antron Brown, Top Fuel; Matt Hagan, Funny Car; Drew Skillman, Pro Stock; Eddie Krawiec, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

MOST VICTORIES: John Force, FC, 7; Tony Schumacher, TF, 6; Warren Johnson, PS, 5; Cruz Pedregon, FC, 4; Greg Anderson, PS, 4.

TRACK RECORDS:
Top Fuel - 3.682 sec. and 330.55 mph by Antron Brown, Oct. '16
Funny Car - 3.839 sec. by Robert Hight, Oct. '16; 333.66 mph by Jack Beckman, Oct. '16
Pro Stock - 6.457 sec. and 214.59 mph by Greg Anderson, Oct. '15
Pro Stock Motorcycle - 6.744 sec. and 198.99 mph by Jerry Savoie, Oct. '15

NATIONAL RECORDS:
Top Fuel - 3.631 sec. by Clay Millican, Sept. '17, St. Louis; 333.66 mph by Brittany Force, May '17, Topeka, Kan.
Funny Car - 3.793 sec. by Robert Hight, Aug. '17, Brainerd; 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. '12, Reading, Pa.; 199.88 mph by Hector Arana Jr., March '15, Charlotte, N.C.

TICKETS: For tickets call (800) 668-6775. Tickets are also available at www.texasmotorplex.com.





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