NHRA officials announced the schedule for the 10-race 2019 Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series, which is set to feature the sport’s only nitromethane-powered two-wheeled bikes at some of the most breathtaking racing facilities across the country. Fans will experience the fastest motorcycle racing action on the circuit with bikes capable of exceeding 220 mph with each pass and races that are regularly decided by just thousandths of a second.
New for the coming year, the category will compete at the thrilling Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, August 16-19, in Brainerd, Minn. which features some of the most passionate fans in the country at a scenic facility that is known for producing record speeds.
As in years past, the 2019 season will begin at the historic Auto Club Raceway in Pomona in Southern California at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, Feb. 7-10, and conclude at the renowned Lucas Oil Raceway with the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, August 28-September 2.
All 10 events in this exciting class will be aired exclusively on FOX Sports with select events on the FOX broadcast network. With over 575 hours of programming, fans can tune-in to action from Friday and Saturday qualifying rounds as well as Sunday’s eliminations.
MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES NHRA TOP FUEL HARLEY DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE
Feb. 7-10 — Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, Pomona, Calif.
Feb. 22-24 — NHRA Arizona Nationals, Phoenix
March 14-17 — Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Gainesville, Fla.
April 12-14 — NHRA SpringNationals, Houston
June 7-9 — Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals, Topeka, Kan.
June 14-16 — Fitzgerald NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, Bristol, Tenn.
July 5-7 — NHRA New England Nationals, Epping, N.H.
Aug. 2-4 — NHRA Northwest Nationals, Seattle
Aug. 15-18 — Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Brainerd, Minn.
Aug. 28-Sept. 2 — Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, Indianapolis
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates four racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.