NHRA has announced it’s 10-race J&A Service Pro Mod Series schedule for 2016….

In 2016, the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, featuring the world’s fastest door slammer cars, will compete at 10 of the 23 NHRA national events.

Highlighting the schedule once again in 2016 will be the tradition-rich Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world’s most prestigious drag race, at historic Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 5.

The season will open March 17-20 at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. at Gainesville Raceway.

Following the season-opener, the series returns to Houston for the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway, April 29-May 1, and then heads to Atlanta for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, May 13-15.

June will feature three Pro Mod Series races, starting with the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J., June 9-12. The NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals will follow over Father’s Day weekend, June 17-19, at Bristol  Dragway in Bristol, Tenn. The busy month will wrap up with the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, June 23-26, at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports in Norwalk, Ohio.


After the prestigious Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the series will head to Charlotte, N.C., for the NHRA Carolina Nationals, Sept. 16-18, at zMax Dragway. The penultimate race of the 2016 NHRA Pro Mod season, the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, will be held at Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis, Sept. 23-25.

The 2016 season will conclude and a Pro Mod champion will be crowned at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the NHRA Toyota Nationals, Oct. 27-30.

Featuring the world’s fastest and most unique doorslammer race cars, the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series offers something for every kind of hot-rodding enthusiast. The growing class is highlighted by historic muscle cars, like ’67 Mustangs, ’68 Firebirds and ’69 Camaros, as well as a variety of late model American muscle cars. With more than 3,000 horsepower, the suspended door pro mod cars travel the quarter-mile in less than six seconds at speeds exceeding 250 mph.

2016 J&A Services Pro Mod Drag Racing Series

  • March 17-20 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Gainesville FL
  • April 29-May 1 NHRA SpringNationals Houston TX
  • May 13-15 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals Atlanta GA
  • June 9-12 NHRA Summernationals Englishtown, N.J.
  • June 17-19 NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Bristol, TN.
  • June 23-26 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Norwalk, OH
  • Aug. 31-Sept. 5 Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Indianapolis IN
  • Sept. 16-18 NHRA Carolina Nationals Charlotte, N.C.
  • Sept. 23-25 AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals St. Louis
  • Oct. 27-30 NHRA Toyota Nationals Las Vegas

Posted by NHRA Communications
DragRaceCanada file photos by: Bruce Biegler