BRAINERD, Minn. --
Tue, 13 Aug 2019, 14:51 PM
Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
The 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the 17th 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
2019 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. 15-18
THURSDAY, Aug. 15
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
FRIDAY, Aug. 16
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, Aug. 17
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, Aug. 18 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 16, FS1 will televise one and a half hours of qualifying coverage at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17, FS1 will televise one hour of qualifying coverage at 11 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Aug. 18, FS1 will televise three hours of finals coverage starting at 2 p.m. (ET).
2018 EVENT WINNERS: Billy Torrence, Top Fuel; Jack Beckman, Funny Car; Deric Kramer, Pro
MOST VICTORIES: John Force, 11, FC; Joe Amato, 6, TF; Kenny Bernstein, 5, FC/TF; Antron
Brown, 5, TF/PSM; Ron Capps, 5, FC
Top Fuel - 3.640 sec. by Leah Pritchett, Aug. '17; 333.16 mph by Brittany Force, Aug. '17.
Funny Car - 3.793 sec. and 338.00 mph by Robert Hight, Aug. '17.
Pro Stock - 6.541 sec. by Erica Enders, Aug. '15; 211.39 mph by Shane Gray, Aug. '15.
Top Fuel - 3.628 sec. by Clay Millican, Feb. '18, Pomona, Calif.; 336.57 mph by Tony
Schumacher, Feb. '18, Phoenix
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.
TICKETS: Order tickets by phone at (218) 824-RACE (7223). Tickets also are available online
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