2016 NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE

Route 66 Raceway
Special Fan Events
Thursday, July 7th:
Nitro Night
- Come kick off the K&N Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Downtown Joliet for Nitro Night from 5:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. An autograph session will be held with some of your favorite NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series drivers from 7:00 - 7:45 P.M.

Friday, July 8th:
Manufacturers Midway - Come check out your favorite displays in Nitro Alley from 1:30 P.M. until the beginning of the second Nitro qualifying session.
Nitro Qualifying - Catch the action of two sessions of 300 MPH Nitro qualifying.
Dash appearance at Route 66 Fan Pit Stop - 7:25 PM

Saturday, July 9th:
Manufacturers Midway - Come check out your favorite displays in Nitro Alley from 11:45 A.M. until the beginning of the fourth Nitro qualifying session.
Nitro Qualifying - Catch the action of two sessions of 10,000 horsepower Nitro Qualifying, the pro drivers last chance to make it into the top 16 for Race Day.
Pro Stock Motorcycle Fan Appreciation - Pro Stock Motorcycle drivers will be outside their pit area signing autographs and have their motorcycle's out on display - 10:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
Q&A with The Snake and Mongoose - At the 50th Anniversary of the Funny Car display - 12:30 P.M.
Nitro School - Hosted by Alan Reinhart and TJ Zizzo at TJ's pit area - 1:15 pm.
Mello Yello Autograph Session -  At the Mello Yello display featuring Del Worsham, Alexis DeJoria and Chad Head, also Funny Car Legends Don Prudhomme, Tom McEwen, Pat Minick, Gary Dyer, Arnie Beswick - 1:45 pm.
Dash appearance at Route 66 Fan Pit Stop - 5:25 PM

Sunday, July 10th:
Manufacturers Midway - Come check out your favorite displays in Nitro Alley from 9:00 A.M. until the beginning of the third round of Nitro eliminations.
Dash appearance at Route 66 Fan Pit Stop - 9:00 AM
Sealmaster Trackwalk - Join us in walking the track at Route 66 Raceway with a few of our special guests.
Pre-Race Ceremonies - 
Make sure you stick around the Mello Yello FanZone after the trackwalk for our driver introductions.
Race Day - The top 16 qualifiers in each class battle it out head to head for the Wally.
Winners Circle - Stick around after racing is completed as we crown our Mello Yello event champions. Winners Circle will be held at the starting line or in the staging lanes. 

   
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Sportsman Qualifying
9:00AM
Secure Track
6:00PM
Friday, July 8, 2016
Top Alcohol Qualifying Sessions (1 of 2)
12:00PM
Midway Opens
1:30PM
Top Alcohol Qualifying Sessions (2 of 2)
4:00PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)
5:15PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF)
6:00PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)
7:45PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF)
8:30PM
Jet Dragster
9:30PM
Secure Track
9:45PM
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Jegs Allstars Introductions
11:15AM
Midway Opens
11:45AM
Jegs Allstars - Round 1
12:00PM
Top Alcohol Qualifying Session
1:10PM
Jegs Allstars - Round 2
2:00PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)
3:15PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)
4:00PM
Jegs Allstars - Finals
5:15PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)
6:00PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)
6:45PM
Jet Dragster
7:45PM
Secure Track
8:00PM
Sunday, July 10, 2016
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 1
9:00AM
Midway Opens
9:00AM
Pre-Race Ceremonies
10:00AM
Nitro Eliminations - Round 1
11:00AM
Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 1
12:00PM
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 2
12:15PM
Nitro Eliminations - Round 2
1:00PM
Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 2
1:30PM
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Semi-Finals
1:45PM
Nitro Eliminations - Semi-Finals
2:20PM
Pro Stock Eliminations - Semi-Finals
2:28PM
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Finals
2:35PM
Sportsman Eliminations - Finals
2:40PM
Pro Stock Eliminations - Finals
3:35PM
Nitro Eliminations - Finals
3:42PM
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