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Velocity To Air NHRA Pro Mod Series
December 5, 2013
Each race will air in a half-hour show on the Velocity Channel—launched in October and is owned by the Discovery Network. The shows will be produced by Masters Entertainment Group and are scheduled to air during 10 consecutive weeks in 2014.
Velocity To Air NHRA Pro Mod Series

The 2014 NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series schedule has been released featuring a 10-race schedule, with each event to be televised on the Velocity Channel, it was announced by NHRA officials.

The series will visit drag strips across the country from March through November and will include a visit to Georgia’s House of Speed, Atlanta Dragway, for the 34th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, May 16-18.

Each race will air in a half-hour show on the Velocity Channel, which launched in October and is owned by the Discovery Network. The Velocity Channel features the best in automotive, sports, leisure and travel programming. The shows will be produced by Masters Entertainment Group and are scheduled to air during 10 consecutive weeks in the fourth quarter of 2014.

“We anticipate an exciting season of racing in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series and look forward to the Velocity Channel putting the NHRA Pro Mod Series on television to showcase these 250-mile-per-hour race cars,” said Tom Compton, president, NHRA. “We also thank the presenting sponsors of the NHRA Pro Mod Series events for their support which makes it possible to conduct the series.”

The presenting sponsors will be recognized in the applicable Velocity Channel telecast and during NHRA Pro Mod Series qualifying and eliminations at the NHRA national events at which the Pro Mod Series is contested.

The series opens March 13-16 with the Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Florida’s Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville. The series will once again race on Father’s Day weekend at Bristol Dragway, during the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals (June 13-15), and also again on Independence Day weekend (July 3-6), at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio.

Featuring the world’s fastest and most unique doorslammer race cars, highlighted by ’63 Corvettes, ’68 Camaros, ’67 Mustangs and ’68 Firebirds, as well as a variety of late-model cars, the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series offers something for every kind of hot-rodding enthusiast.

The NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series is supported by the Real Pro Mod (RPM) Association, a group of NHRA Pro Mod Series team owners who works closely with NHRA on many initiatives to maintain the series.

2014 NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Schedule

45th annual Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 13-16, Gainesville, Fla.

27th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals, April 25-27, Houston

34th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals May 16-18, Atlanta

45th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals, May 29–June 1, Englishtown, N.J.

14th annual Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, June 13-15, Bristol, Tenn.

Eighth annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, July 3-6, Norwalk, Ohio

60th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals , Aug. 27–Sept. 1, Indianapolis

Seventh annual NHRA Carolina Nationals, Sept. 12-14, Charlotte, N.C.

Third annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, Sept. 26-28, St. Louis

14th annual  NHRA Toyota Nationals, Oct. 30–Nov. 2, Las Vegas