Long Live The King
THE MOPAR® MILE-HIGH NATIONALS

Long Live The King

Allen Johnson seizes his fifth victory
in seven years at Thunder Mountain.

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25th ANNIVERSARY WITH BANDIMERE SPEEDWAY

The Mopar® brand is proud to celebrate 25
consecutive years as title sponsor of
the Mile-High NHRA Nationals event
at Bandimere Speedway. Carousel More

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Mopar® Big Block Party

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MOPAR® NATION

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ALLEN JOHNSON

Johnson hit the track with his NHRA Pro Stock Mopar®
Dodge Avenger this year, earning three wins already.
Winning the 2012 NHRA Pro Stock World Championship
was a goal the Tennessee native is very proud of. Carousel More

matt hagan
Team Mopar® Driver

MATT HAGAN

Matt Hagan is the defending Full Throttle Funny Car
world champion. In 2011, the Virginia native drove his
Mopar® Dodge Charger R/T to victory in a
record-breaking 3.995 seconds. Carousel More

jeg coughlin jr
Team Mopar® Driver

JEG COUGHLIN JR.

Coughlin already has four NHRA Pro Stock
Championships and five NHRA world championships under
his belt. The Ohio native is the only driver in the 60-year
history of the NHRA to win in six different categories. Carousel More

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    Mopar® MILE-HIGH NHRA NATIONALS
    The Mopar® Mile-High NHRA Nationals will kick off the three-race Western Swing, including stops in Sonoma, CA. and Seattle, WA. as well as a five-race sprint to the start of the NHRA Countdown to The Championship playoffs.
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    Major Years for Bandimere And Mopar®
    1989
    The Mopar® brand becomes the title sponsor of the Mopar® Mile-High NHRA Nationals at the debut of the “new” Bandimere Speedway – dubbed one of the new “Super Tracks” in the country.
    2001
    The Mopar® brand hosts the first Mopar Big Block Party in downtown Golden, CO., in celebration of the Mopar® Mile-High NHRA Nationals race weekend.
    2007, 2009, 2010, 2012
    Mopar® Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson wins the Mopar® Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.
    2009
    Marked the 30th anniversary of the Mopar® Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. This relationship marks the longest running national event sponsorship in the history of the NHRA.
    2010
    The Mopar® brand celebrates John and Lorraine Bandimere’s 50th wedding anniversary.
    2007, 2012
    Jack Beckman, Mopar®
    Powered Funny Car driver, takes
    the win at Mopar® Mile-High
    NHRA Nationals.
    2012
    Allen Johnson broke the track record in Pro Stock in both elapsed time record (6.916 seconds) and MPH record (198.70 mph).
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    Mopar® BIG BLOCK PARTY

    HIGHLIGHTS

    THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2013

    6:00 PM
    Event kicks off
    Driver Trivia
    6:00 – 10:00 PM
    Live music by Steve Thomas Band
    Mopar® Car Show & Party
    6:45 – 7:45 PM
    Team Mopar® Autograph Session
    The entire event is free and open to the public.
    PARTY HIGHLIGHTS

    PIT CREW CHALLENGE
    Think you have what it takes to be part of the Mopar® pit crew? Stop by and put your skills to the test.
    LIVE MUSIC & FOOD
    The Mopar® Big Block Party will also feature a free LIVE concert.
    Food and drinks will be available for purchase from local vendors.
    DEALER EXPRESS LANE DEMO
    See how expert technicians change oil and conduct other maintenance services, while trying to beat the clock.
    MOTORSPORTS GAME
    FEEL the thrill of Mopar® Drag N Brag on your iPhone® or iPad® mobile device. Strap yourself in and experience eight classes of pro dragsters and experience true Mopar speed.
    AUTOGRAPH SESSION
    Stop by to get your gear signed by all the Mopar® Powered Drivers! Come meet Allen Johnson, Jeg Coughlin, Matt Hagan and the rest of Team Mopar!
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    Get live updates from all the events and chat with fellow fans.
    VIEW EVENT PHOTOS
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    CHECK RACE RESULTS & STANDINGS
    Check Bandimere.com and NHRA.com for the latest news.
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    CAREER-BEST
    ELAPSED TIME
    6.486 SECONDS
    CAREER-BEST
    SPEED
    212.76 MPH
    Car
    NHRA Pro Stock
    Mopar® Dodge Avenger
    Series
    NHRA MELLO YELLO
    RACING SERIES PRO
    STOCK SERIES
    Hometown
    GreenEville, TN
    Notable Highlights
    • 2013: Gained three wins
    • 2012: Earned first career NHRA Drag Racing Series World Championship title
    • 2012: Raced to seven victories and 11 final round appearances
    • Has four career wins at the Mopar headline event: Mopar Mile High Nationals
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    CAREER-BEST
    ELAPSED TIME
    3.995 Seconds
    CAREER-BEST
    SPEED
    322.27 MPH
    Car
    NHRA FUNNY CAR “MAGNETTI MARELLI OFFERED BY Mopar®" Dodge Charger R/T
    Series
    NHRA MELLO YELLO
    RACING SERIES
    FUNNY CAR CLASS
    Hometown
    CHRISTIANSBURG, VA
    NOTABLE HIGHLIGHTS
    • 2013: Won the title at the Dollar General NHRA Four-Wide Nationals
    • 2012: Raced to four final round appearances during the season and posted three semifinal finishes
    • 2011: Won the NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car World in his third full season
    • 2011: He became the first Funny Car driver in NHRA history to break the three-second mark with his national setting run of 3.995
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    CAREER-BEST
    ELAPSED TIME
    6.520 Seconds
    CAREER-BEST
    SPEED
    212.29 MPH
    Car
    NHRA PRO STOCK Mopar® JEGS.com
    Dodge Avenger
    Series
    NHRA MELLO YELLO
    DRAG RACING SERIES PRO
    STOCK CLASS
    Hometown
    Delaware, OH
    Notable Highlights
    • 2013: Title win at Kansas National and No. 1 qualifying at Spring Nationals
    • 2013: Three final round appearances – 2 vs Allen Johnson and 1 vs Vincent Nobile
    • Only driver in the 60-year history of the NHRA to win in six different categories (Pro Stock, Comp, Super Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas & Top Dragster)
    • 2012: Posted runner-up finish at Pomona 1 / joined 2012 PS world champion Allen Johnson with a two-car venture in the NHRA Pro Stock category beginning in 2013
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    Mopar® Mile-High NHRA Nationals

    Schedule +
    All schedules subject to change.

    Friday, July 20, 2012
    11:00 AM
    Spectator Gates Open
    12:00 PM
    Sportsman Qualifying
    4:45 & 7:15 PM
    Pro Stock Qualifying Session
    (PS Motorcycle / PS Car)
    5:30 & 8:00 PM
    Nitro Qualifying Session
    (Funny Car / Top Fuel Dragster)
    SATURday, July 21, 2012
    8:00 AM
    Spectator Gates Open
    8:30 AM
    "Go Red for Women" Track Walk
    9:00 AM
    Sportsman Eliminations
    12:45 & 3:15 PM
    Pro Stock Qualifying Session
    (PS Motorcycle / PS Car)
    3:30 PM
    Mopar® Trackside Activity
    1:30 & 4:00 PM
    Nitro Qualifying Session
    (Top Fuel Dragster / Funny Car)
    Sunday, July 22, 2012
    8:00 AM
    RFC Chapel Service
    (w/ Legacy Quartet)
    8:30 AM
    Spectator Gates Open
    10:00 AM
    Pre-Race Ceremonies
    (National Anthem by Legacy Quartet)
    11:00 AM
    Final Eliminations
    3:30 PM
    Mopar® Trackside Activity