NHRA - National Hot Rod Association

Jul 18 - 19

Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals at Indianapolis*

Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park
700 feet

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NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series relaunches in a BIG way this July in Indianapolis for two exclusive nitro-fueled weekends! The TWO-day events taking place July 11-12 and July 18-19 will allow a limited number of spectators each day and the way in will be invite-only to NHRA Members and 2020 Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals ticket holders. 

Tickets are $20 per day or $35 if you buy a Saturday-Sunday combo.

Click on nhra.com/fans for rules, requirements, and guidelines for spectators. 



The State of Indiana requires each spectator, without exception, to complete a self-assessment COVID-19 screening before arrival to the track. Please read guidance below from the State of Indiana before you come to the track. 

NOTE:  Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, muscle pain, sore throat and/or new loss of taste or smell.

By entering the track, you affirm and agree as follows:

  • I do not have any of the symptoms listed above right now.
  • In the last 14 days:
    • I have not been in close contact with anyone who has symptoms or has tested positive for COVID-19;
    • If I was in contact with anyone who has had symptoms or has tested positive for COVID-19, I tested negative for COVID-19 and the test was taken more than five days after exposure;
    • I have not tested positive for COVID-19; and/or
    • I have not experienced any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • I haven’t been advised by a doctor, healthcare provider, or any public health authority to stay home or otherwise avoid contact with others.
  • If I begin to feel unwell or have any of the symptoms listed above while at the track, I will leave immediately.

The State of Indiana also wants you to know:

  • Travel and attend only with those individuals with whom you have regular contact.
  • You are required to stay home if you are sick, have a fever, or experience symptoms of COVID-19.
  • You should stay home if you are over 65 or part of a population with vulnerabilities to COVID-19.

While you are at the event, please remember that you should:

  • Practice good hygiene and regularly wash hands throughout the event.
  • Practice social distancing (at least 6 feet) and minimize contact with others.
  • Wear cloth face coverings at all times.
  • Use card or no-touch transactions, when possible.
  • In the grandstands, you should only sit near individuals with whom you have regular contact, and leave at least 6 feet between you and other parties. 


How to Get There: The track is one mile west of Clermont on Highway 136. From Indianapolis, take Interstate 465 to Highway 136 (Crawfordsville Road). Go west toward and through Clermont. The main entrance is on the south side of the road, one mile past Clermont. From west on Interstate 74, Exit 68 (Ronald Reagan Parkway), then head south. At the light, turn left and travel east, and the track will be on the right.

Visitor Information: Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, 317-969-8600; ­Hendricks County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 317-718-8750 or 800-321-9666

Event schedule
SATURDAY, July 18, 2020
Jr Dragster Time Trial/Qualifying8:15 a.m.
Midway Open/Suggested Time of Arrival9:15 a.m.
ET Brackets Time Trials9:30 a.m.
Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying11 a.m.
Top Fuel Harley Qualifying11:15 a.m.
Pro Mod Qualifying11:30 a.m.
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)12:15 p.m.
Jr Dragster Eliminations1:15 p.m.
ET Brackets Time Trials1:45 p.m.
Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying3:15 p.m.
Top Fuel Harley Qualifying3:30 p.m.
Pro Mod Qualifying3:45 p.m.
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)4:30 p.m.
Jr Dragster Eliminations5:30 p.m.
ET Brackets Eliminations5:45 p.m.
Secure Track6:45 p.m.
SUNDAY, July 19, 2020
ET Brackets Eliminations8:30 a.m.
Midway Open/Suggested Time of Arrival9:00 a.m.
Nitro Eliminations - Round 19:45 a.m.
Pro Mod - Round 110:45 a.m.
Factory Stock Showdown - Round 111:05 a.m.
ET Brackets Eliminations11:15 a.m.
Nitro Eliminations - Round 211:45 a.m.
Pro Mod - Round 212:15 p.m.
Top Fuel Harley - Round 112:25 p.m.
Factory Stock Showdown - Round 212:35 p.m.
ET Brackets Eliminations12:40 p.m.
Jr Dragster Eliminations12:45 p.m.
Nitro Eliminations - Semifinals1:20 p.m.
Pro Mod - Semifinals1:35 p.m.
Top Fuel Harley - Semifinals1:40 p.m.
Factory Stock Showdown - Semifinals1:45 p.m.
ET Brackets Eliminations - Semifinals1:50 p.m.
Jr Dragster Eliminations - Finals2:25 p.m.
ET Brackets Eliminations – Finals2:30 p.m.
Factory Stock Showdown - Finals2:35 p.m.
Top Fuel Harley - Finals2:40 p.m.
Pro Mod - Final2:45 p.m.
Nitro Eliminations - Finals2:50 p.m.
Secure Event3:00 p.m.
TV Schedule

Mello Yello Drag Racing Series
SATURDAY QUALIFYINGSaturday, July 1810:30pm - 11:30pm ETFS1
SUNDAY QUALIFYINGSunday, July 1911:00am - Noon ETFS1
FINALSSunday, July 19Noon - 3:00pm ETFOX
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