Thursday, February 14, 2013


GLENDORA, Calif. (Feb. 14, 2013) — NHRA announced today that it will once again give its great legion of dedicated fans an opportunity to become winners during the season as it unveiled the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Sweepstakes. The Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Sweepstakes will allow one NHRA fan to win a brand new retro-inspired Ford Mustang GT Premium, one of the most widely recognized, respected and desired muscle cars in the automotive industry. 

The Sweepstakes kicks off on Feb. 14, during the start of the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season with the 53rd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
Fans can enter to win the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Sweepstakes by logging on to or at kiosks that will be set-up at every NHRA national event track during the 24-race season.  Entries close at midnight (ET) on Dec. 6 with winners announced thereafter.  Residents of the United States/Washington, D.C. who are at least 18 years old can enter the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Sweepstakes.
In addition to $34,300 Ford Mustang GT Premium grand prize, NHRA will award other prize winners during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Sweepstakes. First prize is a 2014 Harley-Davidson Wide Glide motorcycle. The second prize is a 55” Cinema 3D LED TV with SMART TV from Brandsource.  Third prize are two Traxxas 1/8 Scale R/C Funny Cars: John Force and Courtney Force Editions and one Traxxas DTS- 1 Drag Timing System.
“Thanks to our NHRA sponsors, this has become a very popular national and year-long sweepstakes for our fans,” said Gary Darcy, senior vice president sales and marketing, NHRA.
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Sweepstakes is just one of the many activities around the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
Fans wanting a chance to win can sign up while attending one of the 24 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events around the country at easy-to-find kiosks in the world famous open pits next to the Mello Yello display, as well as conventional paper sign-ups in front of the Mello Yello Display, or any time by visiting
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 NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. 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 the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 8 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates five racing facilities: Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville in Florida; Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

*No Purchase Necessary.  Sweepstakes ends 12/6/2013.  Must be 18 or older and a resident of the 50 United States and District of Columbia. Sweepstakes are subject to Official Rules available at  Void where prohibited.