The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series powers back to state-of-the-art Route 66 Raceway for the 22nd annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals on May 30-June 2, kicking off a stretch of four straight races.
Tune in to FS1 this weekend for the Route 66 Nationals! Mello Yello Drag Racing Series qualifying will feature two rounds on Saturday, June 1 at 7:00PM ET and the final two rounds of qualifying on Sunday, June 2, at 11:30AM ET. Final eliminations are scheduled for Sunday, June 2 at 5:30PM ET.
Andrew Hines won his third-straight Wally while racing Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson teammate Eddie Krawiec in the Pro Stock Motorcycle final at the Virginia NHRA Nationals. The win was the 52nd in his career and came on the back of a 6.845-second pass at 195.68 mph.
“This new chassis is really good. It’s very forgiving and it just plants the tire completely differently than what we had in the past, so we’re able to plant the tire a lot better than we were able to in the past. So we’re able to apply more power and run more ignition timing in it.
“Eddie’s bike is close, we just need to work on the clutch a little bit, which we also do at Vance & Hines. It’s just the total package is really good – it doesn’t roll the front tire over like it did last year which was probably costing me a few hundredths of a second last year. We’re going to go celebrate and make sure our guys get treated really well.”