NHRA will not renew its contact with ESPN for 2016
According to Sports Business Daily, NHRA will not renew its contract with ESPN next year. Fox Sports 1 will telecast the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in 2016. After 14 years, NHRA will looked to end its relationship with ESPN. NHRA, not happy with tape delay and poor time slots, is looking to make a move in 2016 and will go with Fox Sport 1. NHRA will have to pay some type of fee to end its contact early. NHRA’s contract with ESPN is over at the end of 2016.