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Cruz Pedregon still optimistic about chances of making Funny Car Countdown

Entering the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, former Funny Car world champ Cruz Pedregon sits in 11th place, and will have to battle his way into the top 10 in Indy for a chance to compete for the Mello Yello championship.
23 Aug 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Cruz Pedregon

The first of five Mello Yello Series qualifying sessions at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30. Two more sessions will take to the track on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 1:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., and the final two qualifying sessions will take place on Sunday, Sept. 1 at 1:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Final eliminations begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 2. 
FOX national broadcast and FS1 will televise coverage of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, starting with qualifying on Sunday, Sept. 1 on FS1 at 2 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. EST. The broadcasts continue on FS1 with two hours of live coverage of eliminations on Monday, Sept. 2 starting at 11 a.m. EST, continuing live on FOX at 1 p.m. EST.

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