NORWALK, Ohio – Rick Hord remained atop of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA ProMod Drag Racing Series portion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals following the second session of qualifying for the class. The teams only had one qualifying session during the day due to inclement weather in the area. This weekend’s ProMod racing, presented by J&A Service, is the seventh of 12 events this season.
Hord ran a 5.754-second pass at 254.76 mph during Friday’s lone qualifying session in his ’16 Corvette.
“We were not sure the run would stick (today),” Hord stated. “We were prepared to go another round tonight but the weather just didn’t hold up.”
He will face off against Troy Coughlin Sr. on Sunday morning.
Mike Castellana qualified second as he prepares to go against Danny Rowe during the first round of eliminations.
E3 Spark Plugs NHRA ProMod Drag Racing Series eliminations begin at approximately 9:15 a.m.Sunday at Summit Motorsports Park
NORWALK, Ohio — Sunday’s first-round pairings for eliminations for the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, the seventh of 12 events in the NHRA ProMod Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.
Pro Modified — 1. Rick Hord, Chevy Corvette, 5.754, 254.76 vs. 16. Troy Coughlin, Ford Mustang, 5.866, 252.14; 2. Mike Castellana, Chevy Camaro, 5.766, 252.14 vs. 15. Danny Rowe, Camaro, 5.859, 249.58; 3. Jose Gonzalez, Camaro, 5.772, 254.28 vs. 14. Pete Farber, Dodge Daytona, 5.851, 243.72; 4. Rickie Smith, Camaro, 5.790, 249.16 vs. 13. Dan Stevenson, Camaro, 5.837, 253.04; 5. Mike Janis, Camaro, 5.793, 246.53 vs. 12. Khalid alBalooshi, Camaro, 5.827, 248.07; 6. Steven Whiteley, Camaro, 5.795, 251.49 vs. 11. Todd Tutterow, Camaro, 5.824, 245.90; 7. Eric Dillard, Pontiac Firebird, 5.799, 254.38 vs. 10. Jeremy Ray, Corvette, 5.819, 246.08; 8. Chad Green, Camaro, 5.812, 245.14 vs. 9. Harry Hruska, Camaro, 5.818, 250.55.
Did Not Qualify: 17. Steve Jackson, 5.867, 245.72; 18. Jeffery Barker, 5.882, 253.09; 19. Steve Matusek, 5.886, 247.43; 20. Jim Whiteley, 5.891, 244.96; 21. Erica Enders, 5.904, 250.04; 22.
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