GLENDORA, Calif. – The 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Awards Ceremony returns to the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles’ posh Westside on Monday, Nov. 11, it was announced today by officials from the world’s largest motorsports sanctioning organization.
NHRA also announced that the entire NHRA Mello Yello Awards Ceremony will be broadcast on the Web at NHRA.com and via NHRA’s YouTube channel on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. (ET) / 3 p.m. (PT). It marks the fifth year that the full event will be available to fans via the internet.
The invitation-only black-tie event, where NHRA will crown its Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champions in all four categories, will feature a pre-event cocktail reception at 5 p.m., followed by a formal sit-down banquet, and an after party.
ESPN2 lead anchor Dave Rieff will host the awards ceremony for the second year.
Perfectly situated on the fashionable Westside, adjacent to Beverly Hills, the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza sits on seven acres with 726 spacious and recently renovated guestrooms and a world-class spa and fitness center that has been the luxury hotel of choice for luminaries and dignitaries worldwide for more than 45 years.
The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza features three restaurants and bars and the Equinox Fitness Club + Spa offering exclusive fitness equipment, elite personal coaches and cutting edge group fitness classes. The Spa features 20 treatment rooms, three outdoor cabanas, a manicure/pedicure suite, and a full menu of massage and facial treatments and products. The outdoor pool and whirlpool includes six furnished poolside cabanas.
The property also will play host to the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Awards Ceremony, scheduled earlier in the day.