2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Schedule
As the NHRA teams prepare for the final half of the 2018 Mello Yello Drag Series, the National Hot Rod Association pre-staged the 2019 tour by announcing the 24-race schedule for next season. The championship will again feature intense racing action at historic racing facilities across the country. Millions of drag racing fans will experience sensory-overload at its best with side-by-side racing action where victories may be determined by mere thousandths of a second. For those with a broader vision, four-wide racing again returns to Las Vegas and Charlotte NC.
NHRA Announces Schedule for 2019
As in previous years, the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season will begin at the historic Auto Club Raceway in Pomona in Southern California for the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, Feb. 7-10, and conclude at the same renowned facility for the Auto Club NHRA Finals, Nov. 7-10.
Mello Yello Drag Series Regular Season
Feb. 7-10–Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, Pomona, Calif.
Feb. 22-24–NHRA Arizona Nationals, Phoenix
March 14-17–Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla.
April 5-7–DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, Las Vegas
April 12-14–NHRA SpringNationals, Houston
April 26-28–NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, Charlotte, N.C.
May 3-5–NHRA Southern Nationals, Atlanta
May 17-19–Virginia NHRA Nationals, Richmond, Va.
May 30-June 2–Route 66 NHRA Nationals, Chicago
June 7-9–Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals, Topeka, Kan.
June 14-16–Fitzgerald NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, Bristol, Tenn.
June 20-23–Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, Norwalk, Ohio
July 5-7–NHRA New England Nationals, Epping, N.H.
July 19-21–Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals, Denver
July 26-28–NHRA Sonoma Nationals, Sonoma, Calif.
Aug. 2-4–NHRA Northwest Nationals, Seattle
Aug. 15-18–Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Brainerd, Minn.
Aug. 28-Sept. 2–Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, Indianapolis
Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship
Sept. 12-15–Dodge NHRA Nationals, Reading, Pa.
Sept. 27-29–AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, St. Louis
Oct. 3-6–AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals, Dallas
Oct. 11-13–NHRA Carolina Nationals, Charlotte
Oct. 24-27–NHRA Nevada Nationals, Las Vegas
Nov. 7-10–Auto Club NHRA Finals, Pomona, Calif.
A special highlight on the 2019 tour will be the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Florida's Gainesville Raceway March 14-17. To commemorate this momentous occasion, some of NHRA’s most beloved figures will come together to celebrate, marking the culmination of the yearlong NHRA Legends Tour. Never before have so many NHRA Legends been gathered in one place. This is a “can’t miss” event for any devoted NHRA drag racing fan. So, put it on your calendar and don't forget to check out the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series.