NHRA - National Hot Rod Association

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Feb '20
06-09

Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com

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1100 feet

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Fans have flocked to Southern California since 1961 for one of drag racing’s grandest traditions. The season opener brings with it new cars, drivers, teams, and sponsorships, where teams begin their chase for a spot in the Countdown to the Championship at the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The fabled Pomona facility is known for its outstanding traction, smooth surface, and record performances.

As always, fans will have the opportunity to interact with their favorite drivers, as Every Ticket's a Pit Pass® at the most powerful and sensory-filled motorsports attraction on the planet! Get direct access to the teams, see firsthand as the highly-skilled mechanics service their hot rods between rounds, and get autographs from your favorite NHRA drivers.

Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the TICKETS button above or by calling 800-884-NHRA (6472). Purchase early and save!

Parking: Save time and purchase in advance online here

How to Get There: The track is about 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. From Interstate 10 east, exit Fairplex Drive or White Avenue and go north; follow signs to Fairplex. From I-10 west, exit Fairplex Drive and go north. The track is about one mile north of the interstate. Arrow Highway provides access from the north.

Visitor Information: La Verne Chamber of Commerce, 909-593-5265

Schedule

THURSDAY, February 6

Complete Racing Schedule
Sportsman Qualifying8:30 a.m.
Competition Qualifying Session10:45 a.m.
Top Alcohol Qualifying Session (TAFC-TAD)1:30 p.m.
Competition Qualifying Session2:45 p.m.
Top Alcohol Qualifying Session (TAFC-TAD)4:30 p.m.
  

Friday, February 7

 

Sportsman Eliminations8:30 a.m.
Midway Opens (Suggested arrival time)8:30 a.m.
NHRA 101 Tour - starts at the Mello Yello display9:45 a.m.
Get to Know Pro Stock with Erica Enders and Top Alcohol Funny Car with Doug Gordon - at the Auto Club stage10:15 a.m.
Competition Qualifying Session10:30 a.m.
Top Fuel Harley Qualifying SessionNoon
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSC)12:15 p.m.
Nitro Qualifying Session (FC-TF)12:45 p.m.
Nostalgia Pro Stock Exhibition1:45 p.m.
Nostalgia Top Fuel and Nostalgia Funny Car Exhibition2 p.m.
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSC)2:45 p.m.
NHRA Prime Time Nitro Qualifying (FC-TF)3:15 p.m.
Little Red Fire Truck Wheelstander4:15 p.m.
Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session 4:20 p.m.
Top Alcohol Qualifying Session (TAD-TAFC)4:30 p.m.
Night of Champions at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum - emceed by Jack Beckman with panelists Don Prudhomme and Tommy Ivo (free for all fans!)5:15 p.m.
  

SATURDAY, February 8

 

Sportsman Eliminations8:30 a.m.
Midway Opens (Suggested arrival time)9 a.m.
Competition Eliminations9:45 a.m.
NHRA 101 Tour - starts at the Mello Yello display10:30 a.m.
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 110:45 a.m.
Nitro School® - with Chris Cunningham at the Auto Club stage11 a.m.
Mello Yello Autograph Session - at the Mello Yello display
*Featuring Mello Yello Series Champions
11:30 a.m.
Sportsman Eliminations11:30 a.m.
John Force Racing Team Q&A - at the  Auto Club stage12:15 p.m.
Competition Eliminations12:15 p.m.
Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session12:45 p.m.
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSC)1 p.m.
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)1:30 p.m.
Nostalgia Pro Stock Exhibition2:30 p.m.
Nostalgia Top Fuel and Nostalgia Funny Car Exhibition2:45 p.m.
Members-only Q&A with Paul Lee - inside NHRA Member Hospitality (Not a member? Become one here or at the Member Hospitality display!)Between Rounds
Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Session3:15 p.m.
Pro Stock Qualifying Session (PSC)3:30 p.m.
Nitro Qualifying Session (TF-FC)4 p.m.
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round 25 p.m.
  

Sunday, February 9

 

Midway Opens (Suggested arrival time)9 a.m.
NHRA 101 Tour - starts at the Mello Yello display9 a.m.
NHRA Today, SealMaster® Track Walk, and Pre-Race Ceremonies - join us at the starting line!9:45-11 a.m.

Nitro Eliminations - Round 1

11 a.m.

Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 1Noon
Members-only Q&A with Butch Leal - inside NHRA Member Hospitality (Not a member? Become one here or at the Member Hospitality display!)After E1
Sportsman Eliminations12:25 p.m.
Top Alcohol Eliminations - Semi-Finals1 p.m.
Top Fuel Harley Eliminations - Round 11:15 p.m.
Nitro Eliminations - Round 21:30 p.m.
Pro Stock Eliminations - Round 22 p.m.
Nostalgia Pro Stock Exhibition2:15 p.m.
Sportsman Eliminations - Semi-Finals2:55 p.m.
Top Fuel Harley Eliminations - Semi-Finals3 p.m.

Nitro Eliminations - Semi-Finals

3:30 p.m.

Pro Stock Eliminations - Semi-Finals3:45 p.m.

Sportsman Eliminations - Final

3:50 p.m.

Top Alcohol Eliminations - Final4 p.m.
Top Fuel Harley Eliminations - Final4:20 p.m.
Junior Dragsters4:25 p.m.
Parade of Champions (on the return road)4:30 p.m.
Pro Stock Eliminations - Final4:45 p.m.

Nitro Eliminations - Final

4:50 p.m.

Winner's Circle - come celebrate on the Starting Line!5 p.m.
All times are Pacific Standard Time *Schedule subject to change*Items in blue colored text represent off-track activities.
TV Schedule

Mello Yello Drag Racing Series
ROUNDDATETIMECHANNEL
FRIDAY NITRO LIVEFriday, February 76:00pm - 7:30pmFS1
SATURDAY NITRO LIVESaturday, February 87:00pm - 8:00pmFS1
FINALSSunday, February 95:00pm - 8:00pmFS1
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2019 EVENT CHAMPIONS

2019 EVENT WINNERS

Top Fuel: Doug Kalitta

Funny Car: Robert Hight

Pro Stock: Bo Butner

 

TRACK RECORDS

Top Fuel

E.T.: 3.628 (Clay Millican, February 2018)

Speed: 334.40 (Mike Salinas, February 2019)

 

Funny Car

E.T.: 3.822 (Matt Hagan, February 2017)

Speed: 336.99 (Robert Hight, February 2018)

 

Pro Stock

E.T.: 6.480 (Erica Enders, November 2014)

Speed: 213.84 (Drew Skillman, November 2015)

 

Pro Stock Motorcycle

E.T.: 6.754 (Matt Smith, November 2018)

Speed: 201.22 (M. Smith, November 2018)