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Auto Club NHRA Finals Sunday preview

Get all the information on the start of the final race of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona
17 Nov 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Auto Club NHRA Finals

The final race of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Series Countdown to the Championship concludes at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. All four titles will be decided at the Auto Club NHRA Finals and you can read up on all of the scenarios below. 


Defending world champion Steve Torrence captured pole position in Top Fuel; two-time world champ Matt Hagan is No. 1 in Funny Car; Jeg Coughlin Jr. held on to pole position in Pro Stock; and defending world champion Matt Smith is on pole in Pro Stock Motorcycle

Racing begins in professional categories with Top Fuel at 11 a.m. Pacific. You can see the full weekend schedule here. 

You can catch the action all weekend on FOX Sports 1 and NHRA.tv.

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Live Timing Standings | Tickets

Sunday, November 17    3:00pm - 4:00pm ET    FS1
Sunday, November 17    4:00pm - 7:00pm ET    FS1


Top Fuel: Steve Torrence

Funny Car: J.R. Todd

Pro Stock: Tanner Gray

Pro Stock Motorcycle: Matt Smith


John Force, FC, 16; Greg Anderson, PS, 12; Bob Glidden, PS, 12; Warren Johnson, PS, 9; Don Garlits, TF, 6; Tony Schumacher, TF, 6; Matt Hagan, FC 6; John Myers, PSM, 5; Eddie Krawiec, PSM, 4.


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

Pro Stock Motorcycle

6.754 sec. by Matt Smith, Nov. ’12; 198.29 mph by Eddie Krawiec, Nov. ’12


Top Fuel

3.623 sec. by Brittany Force, Sept. '19, Reading, Pa.; 338.17 mph by Brittany Force, Nov. '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.

Pro Stock Motorcycle

6.720 sec. by Andrew Hines, March ‘19, Gainesville, Fla.; 201.76 mph by Matt Smith, March ‘19, Gainesville, Fla.