NHRA - National Hot Rod Association

May 30 - Jun 02

Route 66 NHRA Nationals

632 feet


FRIDAY - May 31, 2019

Complete Racing Schedule

Midway Opens1:45 PM
Mello Yello Guided Walking Tour - starts at the Mello Yello display3:30 PM
20 Questions with Shirley Muldowney - inside NHRA Member Hospitality3:30 PM
Pro Stock Motorcycle School - in front of NHRA Member Hospitality3:45 PM
Pro Stock Motorcycle Autograph Session - in front of NHRA Member Hospitality4:00 PM
Top Alcohol Funny Car Qualifying Session4:30 PM
Pro Stock Qualifying (PSM-PSC)5:30 PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF)6:15 PM
Top Alcohol Dragster Qualifying Session7:15 PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)8:00 PM
Nitro Elimination Qualifying Session (FC-TF)8:45 PM
Jet Car - Pro JetAfter Q2

SATURDAY - June 1, 2019


Midway Opens11:00 AM
JEGS Allstars Introductions11:15 AM
JEGS Allstars - Round 112:00 PM
Mello Yello Guided Walking Tour - starts at the Mello Yello display12:00 PM
Nitro School - with TJ Zizzo and Alan Reinhart12:45 PM
Top Alcohol Qualifying Session1:15 PM
Mello Yello Autograph Session
*Featuring Shirley Muldowney, Blake Alexander, Greg Anderson, Eddie Krawiec
1:30 PM
JEGS Allstars - Round 21:45 PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)2:45 PM
Kids Club Challenge with Ron Capps3:00 PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)3:30 PM
Members-Only Q&A with Shirley MuldowneyBetween Pro Rounds
JEGS Allstars - Finals4:30 PM
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSM-PSC)5:15 PM
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)6:00 PM
Post-Race Concert: Blooze BrothersAfter Q4

SUNDAY - June 2, 2019


Midway Opens9:00 AM
Mello Yello Guided Walking Tour - starts at the Mello Yello display9:00 AM
NHRA Today, SealMaster® Track Walk, and Pre-Race Ceremonies - join us at the starting line!9:45-11:00 AM

Nitro Eliminations - Round 1

11:00 AM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 112:00 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 2

12:30 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Round 21:10 PM
Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 21:40 PM
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Semi-Finals2:05 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Semi-Finals

2:40 PM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Semi-Finals2:55 PM

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Finals

3:15 PM

Pro Stock Eliminations - Finals3:50 PM

Nitro Eliminations - Finals

4:00 PM

Winner's CircleOn the Starting Line
* Schedule subject to change 
Event Info

Stadium-like Route 66 Raceway, which opened in 1998 just outside the Windy City, has regularly been the site of astounding performances. The event also hosts the JEGS Allstars, which pits the best NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series racers from across the country in individual and team competition. 









TV Schedule
Mello Yello Drag Racing Series
NHRA SATURDAY NITRO LIVESaturday, June 17:00pm - 8:00pm ETFS1
NHRA SUNDAY LIVESunday, June 211:30am - 12:30pm ETFS1
FINALSSunday, June 25:30pm - 8:30pm ETFS1
NHRA SATURDAY NITRO Saturday, June 19:30pm - 10:30pm ETFS2
NHRA SUNDAY LIVEMonday, June 38:30pm - 9:30pm ETFS2
FINALSMonday, June 39:30pm - 12:30am ETFS2
FINALSTuesday, June 47:30pm - 10:30pm ETFS1
FINALSThursday, June 69:30pm - 12:30am ETFS2
Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
SPORTSMANThursday, June 138:30pm - 9:30pm ETFS2
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