NHRA - National Hot Rod Association

BUY TICKETS NOW
BUY TICKETS NOW   |   TV SCHEDULE
X
X

Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship Points

NHRA will continue to use a playoff-style format to determine the NHRA Mello Yello world champion in each of the four Mello Yello categories.

Regular season represents the first 18 races of the season for Top Fuel, Funny Car, the first 12 for Pro Stock car and  the first 10 races for Pro Stock Motorcycle. Drivers earn points to secure a position in the top 10 in points standings.

Countdown to the Championship begins at the nineteenth (19th) event of the season,  (13th for PS and 11th for PSM). The top 10 drivers in each Mello Yello category will have their NHRA Mello Yello points adjusted as follows:

First place2,100 points
Second place2,080 points
Third place2,070 points
Fourth place2,060 points
Fifth place2,050 points
Sixth place2,040 points
Seventh place2,030 points
Eighth place2,020 points
Ninth place2,010 points
10th place2,000 points