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NHRA releases revised schedule, Atlanta Dragway not listed

By Brandon Reed Reporter
Posted 4:14PM on Wednesday 25th March 2020 ( 1 week ago )

The NHRA has released revisions for the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule once racing resumes.

But that revised schedule does not include the Southern Nationals at the Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia.

According to a statement on NHRA.com, the series has been tentatively set to resume with the Gatornationals at Florida’s Gainesville Raceway.

“The revised schedule will consist of 19 total events, with 17 of those events being contested when the series resumes in June,” the statement read. “Six of these events will be condensed to two-day competition schedules for the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series classes due to economic and logistical factors.

“As a result of the compressed schedule, points will not be reset after the U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. NHRA has held two make-up dates on the calendar in case there are further delays.”

The statement goes on to say that all NHRA sanctioned competition remains suspended until further notice.

REVISED 2020 NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE
June 5-7 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals (PSC/PSM) Gainesville, FL
June 12-14 Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals* (PSC/PSM) Houston
June 19-21 NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals* (PSC/PSM) Bristol, TN
June 26-28 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals* (PSC/PSM) Norwalk, Ohio
July 9-12 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Chicago
July 17-19 Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals (PSM) Denver
July 24-26 NHRA Sonoma Nationals (PSC/PSM) Sonoma, CA
July 31-Aug. 2 NHRA Northwest Nationals* (PSC/PSM) Seattle
Aug. 13-16 Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Brainerd, MN
Aug. 21-23 Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals* (PSC) Topeka, KS
Sept. 3-7 NHRA U.S. Nationals (PSC/PSM) Indianapolis
Sept. 11-13 Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals* (PSC/PSM) Reading, PA
Sept. 18-20 NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals (PSC/PSM) Charlotte
Sept. 25-27 Make Up Date If Needed Gainesville, FL
Oct. 2-4 AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals (PSC/PSM) St. Louis
Oct. 9-11 Make Up Date If Needed Houston
Oct. 15-18 AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals (PSC/PSM) Dallas
Oct. 29-Nov. 1 Dodge NHRA Nationals (PSC/PSM) Las Vegas
Nov. 12-15 Auto Club NHRA Finals (PSC/PSM) Pomona, CA

*Mello Yello Drag Racing Series on Saturday and Sunday only
PSC = Pro Stock will be contested at this event
PSM = Pro Stock Motorcycle will be contested at this event

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