Charlotte, Epping added to 2013 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcyle schedule

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Atlanta and Brainerd dropped from schedule

GLENDORA, Calif. -- (Oct. 18, 2012) – NHRA officials announced today two revisions to the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule where the Pro Stock Motorcycle category competes.

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In 2013, the Pro Stock Motorcycle class will visit zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, N.C., April 19-21 and be a part of the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. The category will compete four-wide along with Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock. In addition, the bikes will be featured at the inaugural NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H., June 20-23. To accommodate the schedule changes, the Pro Stock Motorcycles will not compete in Atlanta and Brainerd, Minn.

In all, the Pro Stock Motorcycle class will compete in a 16-race schedule, with six of those races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. The season for the category kicks-off at the 44th annual NHRA Gatornationals, at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville (Fla.), March 14-17. A full Pro Stock Motorcycle schedule is listed below.

2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Schedule
Pro Stock Motorcycle

44th annual NHRA Gatornationals March 14-17 Gainesville, Fla.
Fourth annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals April 19-21 Charlotte, N.C.
26th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals April 26-28 Houston
44th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals May 30 – June 2 Englishtown, N.J
Inaugural NHRA New England Nationals June 20-23 Epping, N.H.
16th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals June 27-30 Chicago
Seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals July 4-7 Norwalk, Ohio
34th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals July 19-21 Denver
26th annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals July 26-28 Sonoma, Calif. (PSM)
59th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals Aug. 28 –Sept. 2 Indianapolis

NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship

Sixth annual NHRA Nationals Sept. 13-15 Charlotte, N.C.
28th annual AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals Sept. 19-22 Dallas
Second annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals Sept. 27-29 St. Louis
29th annual Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals Oct. 3-6 Reading, Pa.
13th annual NHRA Nationals Oct. 24-27 Las Vegas
49th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Nov. 7-10 Pomona, Calif
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