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Thu, 09 Jan 2020, 09:28 AM

Lucas Oil Winternationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications



POMONA, Calif. --

The 60th annual Lucas NHRA Oil Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, the first 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 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Pomona, Calif. Track is located off I-10 at Fairplex Drive. From I-10, go north on Fairplex drive and follow the signs to Auto Club Raceway at the Fairplex.

COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 1,100 feet above sea level; Track direction is north to south.

WHEN: Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 6-9

SCHEDULE:
THURSDAY, Feb. 6
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying

FRIDAY, Feb. 7
LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying and eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 12:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.

SATURDAY, Feb. 8
LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, Feb. 9 - Pre-race ceremonies, 9:45 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11:00 a.m.

TELEVISION:
Friday, Feb. 7, FS1 will televise one and a half hours of qualifying coverage at 6:00 p.m. (ET).
Saturday, Feb. 8 FS1 will televise one hour of qualifying coverage at 7:00 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Feb. 9, FS1 will televise three hours finals coverage starting at 5:00 p.m. (ET).

2019 EVENT WINNERS: Doug Kalitta, Top Fuel; Robert Hight, Funny Car; Bo Butner, Pro Stock

MOST VICTORIES: John Force, FC, 16; Greg Anderson, PS, 12; Bob Glidden, PS, 12; Warren Johnson, PS, 9; Jeg Coughlin, PS, 7; Don Garlits, TF, 6; Tony Schumacher, TF, 6; Matt Hagan, FC 6; Doug Kalitta, TF, 5; Robert Hight, FC, 5; John Myers, PSM, 5.

TRACK RECORDS:
Top Fuel - 3.628 sec. by Clay Millican, Feb. '18 and 334.40 mph by Mike Salinas, Feb. '19
Funny Car - 3.822 sec. by Matt Hagan, Feb. '17 and 336.99 by Robert Hight, Feb. '18
Pro Stock - 6.480 sec. by Erica Enders, Nov. '14 and 213.84 mph by Drew Skillman, Nov. '15
Top Fuel Harley - 6.211 sec. by Tii Tharpe, Feb. '19 and 235.64 mph by Doug Vancil, Feb. '19.

NATIONAL RECORDS:
Top Fuel - 3.623 sec. by Brittany Force, Sept. '19, Reading, Pa.; 338.17 mph by Brittany Force, Oct. '19, Las Vegas
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.
Top Fuel Harley - 6.101 sec. by Takeshi Shigematsu, March '19, Gainesville, Fla.; 237.00 mph by Doug Vancil, March '19, Gainesville, Fla.

TICKETS: For tickets call 800-884-NHRA (6472), of visit www.NHRA.com/tickets.



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