TOP FUEL HARLEY TO COMPETE AT SELECT NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES EVENTS IN 2017


January 27, 2017

NHRA officials announced today that the popular Top Fuel Harley motorcycle category will compete at eight events on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The first race of the season will take place at the season opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Pomona, Calif. Feb. 9-12.

The series will also race at the NHRA Arizona Nationals, the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals, NHRA SpringNationals, Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties, NHRA New England Nationals, NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, and the NHRA Northwest Nationals.

“The nitro powered Top Fuel Harley category is wildly popular with fans of two-wheel racing action,” said Josh Peterson, vice president of racing-administration. “These machines travel down the track at amazing speeds and are incredible to witness. They will be a welcome addition to the racing weekend.”

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2017 TOP FUEL HARLEY MOTORCYCLE SCHEDULE

 

Feb. 9-12                             Circle K NHRA Winternationals                                   Pomona, Calif.

Feb. 24-26                           NHRA Arizona Nationals                                                Phoenix

March 31-April 2               Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals                          Las Vegas

April 21-23                           NHRA SpringNationals                                                   Houston

May 19-21                           NHRA Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals           Topeka, Kansas

June 2-4                               NHRA New England Nationals                                    Epping, N.H.

June 16-18                          NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals                                Bristol, Tenn.

Aug. 4-6                               NHRA Northwest Nationals                                         Seattle, Washington