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Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals Fact Sheet
Courtesy of NHRA Communications


The 34th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, the seventh of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Drivers in four categories - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle - earn points leading to 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships.

WHERE: Atlanta Dragway, Commerce, Ga. I-85 to Exit 149 (Hwy 441). After exiting the freeway, go north on Highway 441 to Steven Tanger Blvd. Take left on Tanger and then go right on Ridgeway Road.

WHEN: Friday through Sunday, May 16-18

FRIDAY, May 16 - LUCAS OIL SERIES qualifying
PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at 3:45 and 6 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, May 17- LUCAS OIL SERIES eliminations
PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES qualifying at noon
PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES round one eliminations 2:45 p.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES qualifying at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, May 18 - Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m.
MELLO YELLO SERIES eliminations begin at 11 a.m.

Saturday, May 17, ESPN2HD will televise two hours of qualifying coverage at 5:30 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, May 18, ESPN2HD will televise three hours of eliminations coverage starting at 7 p.m. (ET).

2013 EVENT WINNERS: Antron Brown, Top Fuel; Johnny Gray, Funny Car; Mike Edwards, Pro Stock.

MOST VICTORIES: Dave Schultz, 8, PSM; John Force, 7, FC; Warren Johnson, 5, PS; Kenny Bernstein, 4, TF/FC; Larry Dixon, 4, TF; Angelle Sampey, 4, PSM; Greg Anderson, 4, PS; Lee Shepherd, 4, PS.

Top Fuel - 3.761 seconds by Brandon Bernstein, May '13; 325.61 mph by Doug Kalitta, May '13.
Funny Car - 4.067 seconds by Matt Hagan, May '13; 314.90 mph by Chad Head, May '13.
Pro Stock - 6.557 seconds by Greg Anderson, April '09; 211.26 mph by Warren Johnson, April '09.
Pro Stock Motorcycle - 6.863 seconds by Hector Arana, May '12; 195.70 mph by Eddie Krawiec, May '12.

Top Fuel - 3.701 sec. by Antron Brown, Oct. '12, Reading, Pa.; 332.18 mph by Spencer Massey, April '12, Charlotte, N.C.
Funny Car - 3.965 sec. by John Force, Feb. '14, Pomona, Calif.; 324.12 mph by J. Force, Feb. '14, Pomona, Calif.
Pro Stock - 6.471 sec. by Mike Edwards, April '13, Charlotte, N.C.; 214.69 mph by Erica Enders-Stevens, March. '14, Gainesville, Fla.
PS Motorcycle - 6.728 sec. by Andrew Hines, Oct. '12, Reading, Pa.; 199.26 mph by Eddie Krawiec, March '11, Gainesville, Fla.

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