Fox and NHRA Unveil 2017 Mello-Yello TV Schedule

Fox and NHRA Unveil 2017 Mello-Yello TV Schedule

The 2017 season of NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will feature 16 finals shows broadcast on the FOX network, four of which will be live. The first of these, the 57th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals, will air on Feb. 12 from Pomona, Calif.

In total, over 550 hours of the series will air on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and FOX. Many of these races will also be available to view in Canada and the Caribbean via FOX Sports Racing or FOX Sports GO, an app which allows viewers to stream live video of FOX sports content on their devices.


“NHRA Drag Racing saw tremendous success last season in the first year of our partnership with FOX Sports,” said NHRA President Peter Clifford, “and we are eager to continue that success in 2017. FOX Sports provides fans with a behind-the-scenes look at the fastest motorsport series on the planet and we are thrilled with the 2017 broadcast schedule.”

“The 2017 season of NHRA on FOX has a lot in store for drag racing fans around the world,” added Ken Adelson, NHRA vice president, executive producer and chief content officer. “We are so happy to again feature four races on the FOX national broadcast channel and a total of 16 live Sunday eliminations shows. NHRA Drag Racing has some of the most vibrant personalities, a one-of-a-kind fan experience and 330-mph racing machines scene nowhere else on earth.”


Times listed in ET. All shows air on Fox Sports 1 (FS1) unless otherwise noted.

Schedule is subject to change. Please check local listings.


Circle K NHRA Winternationals                                    Finals, Sun., Feb. 12        4-7 p.m. (LIVE on FOX)

Pomona, Calif.


NHRA Arizona Nationals                                                 Finals, Sun., Feb. 26        6-9 p.m.



Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals                      Finals, Sun., March 19    1-4 p.m. (LIVE)

Gainesville, Fla.


DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals                           Finals, Sun., April 2          6-9 p.m. (LIVE)

Las Vegas


NHRA SpringNationals                                                    Finals, Sun., April 23        5:30-8:30 p.m.



NHRA Four-Wide Nationals                                           Finals, Sun., April 30        5:30-8:30 p.m.

Charlotte, N.C.


NHRA Southern Nationals                                              Finals, Sun., May 7           6-9 p.m.



NHRA Kansas Nationals                                                  Finals, Sun., May 21        2-5 p.m. (LIVE)

Topeka, Kan.


NHRA New England Nationals                                      Finals, Sun., June 4          4:30-7:30 p.m.

Epping, N.H.


NHRA Summernationals,                                                Finals, Sun., June 11        6-9 p.m.

Englishtown, N.J.


NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals,                                  Finals, Sun., June 18        6:30-9:30 p.m.

Bristol, Tenn.


Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals             Finals, Sun., June 25        6-9 p.m.

Norwalk, Ohio


Route 66 NHRA Nationals                                              Finals, Sun., July 9            2-5 p.m. (LIVE)



Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals                              Finals, Sun., July 23          3-6 p.m. (LIVE on FOX)



Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals                                 Finals, Sun., July 30          4-7 p.m. (LIVE)

Sonoma, Calif.


NHRA Northwest Nationals                                           Finals, Sun., Aug. 6          4-7 p.m. (LIVE on FOX)



Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Minn.                                Finals, Sun., Aug. 20        2-5 p.m. (LIVE)



Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals,                        Finals, Mon., Sept. 4       1-4 p.m. (LIVE on FOX)



NHRA Carolina Nationals                                               Finals, Sun., Sept. 17       2:30-5:30 p.m. (LIVE)

Charlotte, N.C.


NHRA Keystone Nationals                                              Finals, Sun., Sept. 24       2-5 p.m. (LIVE)

Reading, Pa.


AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals                  Finals, Sun., Oct. 1           2-5 p.m. (LIVE)

St. Louis


AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals                                   Finals, Sun., Oct. 15         2-5 p.m. (LIVE)



NHRA Toyota Nationals                                                 Finals, Sun., Oct. 29         4-7 p.m. (LIVE)

Las Vegas


Auto Club NHRA Finals                                                  Finals, Sun., Nov. 12        4-7 p.m. (LIVE)

Pomona, Calif.


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