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NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications





CONCORD, N.C. -

The 12th annual NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals, the 21st of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the third 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 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: zMAX Dragway- Track is located on Hwy 29 off I-85 at exit 49 (Speedway Blvd.) in the Concord, N.C. area.

COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 630 feet above sea level.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11-13

SCHEDULE:
FRIDAY, Oct. 11
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying at 11:30 a.m.
E3 SPARK PLUGS PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 2:45 and 5:15 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 3:30 and 6:00 p.m.

SATURDAY, Oct. 12
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations at 8:00 a.m.
E3 SPARK PLUGS PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 12:30 and 3:00 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:15 and 3:45 p.m.

SUNDAY, Oct. 13- Pre-race ceremonies, 11 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at noon

TELEVISION:
Friday, Oct. 11, FS1 will televise one hour of qualifying coverage at 7 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Oct. 13, FS1 will televise three hours of finals coverage starting at 12:00 p.m. (ET).

2018 EVENT WINNERS: Steve Torrence, Top Fuel; Ron Capps, Funny Car; Jason Line, Pro Stock; Matt Smith, Pro Stock Motorcycle.

TRACK RECORDS:
Top Fuel - 3.687 seconds by Mike Salinas, April '19; 332.18 mph by Spencer Massey, April '12.
Funny Car - 3.851 seconds by Courtney Force, April '17; 333.91 mph by Robert Hight, April '17.
Pro Stock - 6.455 seconds by Jason Line, Mar. '15; 215.48 mph by Greg Anderson, Mar. '15.
Pro Stock Motorcycle - 6.765 seconds by Jerry Savoie, April '18; 200.32 mph by Matt Smith, April '19.
Pro Mod - 5.657 seconds by Jose Gonzalez, April '19; 260.41 mph by Erica Enders, April '19

NATIONAL RECORDS:
Top Fuel - 3.623 sec. by Brittany Force, Sept. '19, Reading, Pa.; 336.57 mph by Tony Schumacher, Feb. '18, Phoenix, Ariz.
Funny Car - 3.793 sec. by Robert Hight, Aug. '17, Brainerd, Minn.; 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.
Pro Stock Motorcycle - 6.720 sec. by Andrew Hines, March '19, Gainesville, Fla.; 201.76 mph by Matt Smith, March '19, Gainesville, Fla.
Pro Mod - 5.643 sec. by Steve Jackson, March '19, Gainesville, Fla.; 261.22 mph by Erica Enders, June '19, Norwalk

TICKETS: For tickets call (800) 455-FANS. Tickets also are available online at www.zmaxdragway.com.





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