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NHRA Arizona Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
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CHANDLER, Ariz. =96
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The 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals, the second 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 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.=20

WHERE: Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, Chandler, Ariz. Track = is located off Interstate 10 at exit 162. Follow the signs.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Feb. 24-26.

SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY, Feb. 24
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 8 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:30 and 4 p.m.

SATURDAY, Feb. 25
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:30 and 4 p.m.

SUNDAY, Feb. 26
Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

TELEVISION: Sunday, Feb. 26, FOX Sports 1 (FS1) will televise = three hours of finals coverage at 6 p.m. (ET).

2016 EVENT WINNERS: Leah Pritchett, Top Fuel; Tim Wilkerson, = Funny Car; Jason Line, Pro Stock

MOST VICTORIES: John Force, FC- 8; Bob Glidden, PS- 5; Tony = Schumacher, TF- 5; Jack Beckman, FC- 3; Kenny Bernstein, TF-FC- 3; Antron Brown, TF-3; Ron Capps, FC-3; Larry Dixon, TF- 3; Cory = McClenathan, TF- 3; Darrell Alderman, PS- 3; Kurt Johnson, PS- 3; Warren Johnson, PS- 3.

TRACK RECORDS: =20 Top Fuel - 3.716 seconds by Doug Kalitta Feb. '16; 329.91 mph by = Tony Schumacher, Feb. '13.
Funny Car - 3.905 seconds by Robert Hight, Feb. '16; 327.11 mph = by Hight, Feb. '16.
Pro Stock - 6.498 seconds by Mike Edwards, Feb. '13; 213.77 mph = by Mike Edwards, Feb. '13.

NATIONAL RECORDS:
=20 Top Fuel - 3.671 sec. by Steve Torrence, July '16, Sonoma, = Calif.; 332.75 mph by Spencer Massey, Aug. '15, Brainerd, Minn.
Funny Car - 3.822 by Matt Hagan, Aug. '16, Brainerd, Minn.; = 335.57 mph by Hagan, May '16, Topeka, Kan.
Pro Stock - 6.455 sec. by Jason Line, March '15, Charlotte, N.C.; = 215.55 mph by Erica Enders, May '14, Englishtown N.J.

=20 TICKETS: For tickets call (800) 884-NHRA (6472). Tickets also = available online at http://www.NHRA.com/tickets.



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