May 15, 2019, St. Louis Region – National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) officials have announced the 24-race 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will again feature intense racing action at drag strips across the country. Millions of fans will experience sensory overload at its best with side-by-side racing action where victories may be determined by mere thousandths of a second. Competition schedules for individual categories will be released this summer.
Throughout the season, NHRA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pro Stock Car. Fans will experience special treats and features along the tour to commemorate this important category and honor its history.
All locations on the series schedule are confirmed for the 2020 season and several stops are changing dates. Two events in the Mello Yello Countdown To The Championship are changing places: The NHRA Carolina Nationals in Charlotte, N.C. September 25-27, followed by the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at World Wide Technology Raceway October 2-4.
All 24 events in this exciting series will be aired exclusively on FOX Sports with select events on FOX broadcast network. With over 575 hours of programming, fans can tune into action from Friday and Saturday qualifying rounds as well as Sunday finals.
2020 NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE
NHRA Mello Yello Series Regular Season
Feb. 6-9 — Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, Pomona, Calif.
Feb. 21-23 — Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals, Phoenix
March 12-15 — AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla.
April 3-5 — DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, Las Vegas
April 17-19 — Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals, Houston
April 24-26 — NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, Charlotte, N.C.
May 15-17 — NHRA Southern Nationals, Atlanta
May 29-31 — Virginia NHRA Nationals, Richmond, Va.
June 12-14 — Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals, Topeka, Kan.
June 19-21 — NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, Bristol, Tenn.
June 25-28 — Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, Norwalk, Ohio
July 9-12 — Route 66 NHRA Nationals, Chicago
July 17-19 — Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals, Denver
July 24-26 — NHRA Sonoma Nationals, Sonoma, Calif.
July 31-Aug.2 – Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Northwest Nationals, Seattle
Aug. 13-16 — Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Brainerd, Minn.
Aug. 21-23 — NHRA New England Nationals, Epping, N.H.
Sept. 2-7 — NHRA U.S. Nationals, Indianapolis
NHRA Mello Yello Countdown To The Championship
Sept. 17-20 — Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals, Reading, Pa.
Sept. 25-27 — NHRA Carolina Nationals, Charlotte
Oct. 2-4 — AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, St. Louis
Oct. 15-18 — AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, Dallas
Oct. 29-Nov. 1 — Dodge NHRA Nationals, Las Vegas
Nov. 12-15 — Auto Club NHRA Finals, Pomona, Calif.
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About World Wide Technology Raceway
World Wide Technology Raceway is the home of INDYCAR, NASCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis region. Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering more than 340 acres, Gateway Motorsports Park is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. World Wide Technology Raceway’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, 1.6-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue. World Wide Technology Raceway was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Facility of the Year Award from the Race Track Business Conference and the 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from St. Louis Attractions Association. In 2018, owner and CEO Curtis Francois received the Innovator Award from the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission in recognition of his work for restoring World Wide Technology Raceway (known then as Gateway Motorsports Park) to prominence.