U.S. Nationals to be shown live on broadcast TV for first time

Tony-Pedregon-727x727.dammresize.360.360.high.77.jpgFOX Sports offers comprehensive live Labor Day weekend coverage of the prestigious 62nd annual NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, drag racing’s premier event and the final race before the highly anticipated Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs begin later in September.

FS1 airs highlights from U.S. Nationals qualifying Sunday, Sept. 4 (Noon and 5 p.m. ET). Coverage continues on FS1 with two hours of live eliminations Monday, Sept. 5 (11 a.m. ET), before moving to FOX at 1 p.m. ET for a three-hour show.

Monday’s Final Round on FOX marks the first time in history the historic event will air live on broadcast television.

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