2005 NHRA Powerade Drag Racing Series season

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2005 NHRA Drag Racing Season
League NHRA
Sport Drag racing
Champions Tony Schumacher (TF)
Gary Scelzi (FC)
Greg Anderson (PS)
Andrew Hines (PSM)
NHRA seasons
← 2004

The NHRA Powerade Drag Racing Series was a series of drag racing events that took place in the USA between 2002 and 2008. The series, taking place each year, is now known as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. It is the top competition division of the NHRA.

The following are the results of the 2005 season.[1]


2005 NHRA Powerade Schedule
Date Race Site Winners
Top Fuel Funny Car Pro Stock Pro Stock Motorcycle
February 10–13 CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals Pomona, California Scott Kalitta Tommy Johnson Jr. Dave Connolly N/A
February 25–27 Checker Shucks Kragen Nationals Phoenix, Ariz. Tony Schumacher John Force Allen Johnson N/A
March 17–20 ACDelco NHRA Gatornationals Gainesville, Fla Doug Kalitta Whit Bazemore Jason Line Steve Johnson
April 8–10 O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals Houston, Texas Tony Schumacher Robert Hight Warren Johnson Karen Stoffer
April 14–17 SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals Las Vegas, Nev. Larry Dixon Whit Bazemore Dave Connolly N/A
April 29-May 1 O’Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Bristol, Tenn. Doug Kalitta Gary Scelzi Warren Johnson N/A
May 12–15 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals Atlanta, Ga. Doug Kalitta John Force Greg Anderson GT Tonglet
May 19–22 Pontiac Performance NHRA Nationals Columbus, Ohio Tony Schumacher John Force Greg Anderson Ryan Schnitz
May 26–29 O'Reilly NHRA Summer Nationals Topeka, Kan. Dave Grubnic John Force Greg Anderson N/A
June 9–12 Carquest Auto Parts NHRA Nationals Chicago, Ill. Scott Kalitta Gary Scelzi Jason Line Chip Ellis
June 16–19 K&N Filters SuperNationals Englishtown, N.J. Larry Dixon Del Worsham Jason Line Antron Brown
June 24–26 Sears Craftsman NHRA Nationals Madison, Ill. Brandon Bernstein Ron Capps Kurt Johnson Angelle Sampey
July 15–17 Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals Denver, Colo. Tony Schumacher Robert Hight Warren Johnson Ryan Schnitz
July 22–24 Shuck's Auto Supply NHRA Nationals Seattle, Wash. Brandon Bernstein Eric Medlen Kurt Johnson N/A
July 29–31 Fram Autolite NHRA Nationals Sonoma, Calif. Doug Kalitta Gary Scelzi Greg Anderson Andrew Hines
August 11–14 Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Brainerd, Minn. Doug Kalitta Eric Medlen Kurt Johnson GT Tonglet
August 19–21 O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals Memphis, Tenn. Rod Fuller Eric Medlen Greg Anderson Andrew Hines
August 31-September 5 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Indianapolis, Ind. Larry Dixon Del Worsham Greg Anderson Steve Johnson
September 15–18 Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals Reading, Pa. Tony Schumacher Tony Pedregon Greg Anderson Angelle Sampey
September 29-October 2 Ameriquest Mortgage NHRA Nationals Joliet, IL Tony Schumacher Ron Capps Jason Line N/A
September 22–25 Rained out to October 7–9 O’Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals Dallas, Texas Tony Schumacher John Force Greg Anderson N/A
October 20–23 ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals Las Vegas, Nev. Tony Schumacher Ron Capps Kurt Johnson Chip Ellis
November 3–6 Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Pomona, California Tony Schumacher Tony Pedregon Jeg Coughlin Ryan Schnitz