DINWIDDIE, Va. – Mike Janis secured his fifth career victory Sunday during the E3 Spark PlugsNHRAProMod Drag Racing Series presented by presented by J&A Service portion of the VirginiaNHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park. This weekend’s ProMod racing, presented by the Real ProMod Association, was the fifth of 12 events this season.
Janis used a 5.821-second pass at 246.26 mph in his AAP/Mike Janis Superchargers ‘69 Camaro to take down Mike Castellana in the final round.
“Coming into this race it had been so long since we were in the winner’s circle, but we had a solid car all weekend and we put it all together today,” Janis said. “We feel really good going into Bristol as we start off this three-in-a-row stretch.”
Janis moved past Rickie Smith to take over the ProMod points lead with his victory.
Castellana’s 6.002 pass at 246.93 gave him his first runner-up finish of the season as he now sits fifth in the standings.
The E3 Spark Plugs NHRAProMod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service continues at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tenn. June 15-17.
DINWIDDIE, Va. — Final finish order (1-16) at the Inaugural Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park. The race is the fifth of 12 events in the NHRAProMod Drag Racing Series.
1. Mike Janis; 2. Mike Castellana; 3. Jose Gonzalez; 4. Danny Rowe; 5. Steve Jackson; 6. Chad Green; 7. Dan Stevenson; 8. Steve Matusek; 9. Khalid alBalooshi; 10. Rick Hord; 11. Sidnei Frigo; 12. Bob Rahaim; 13. Pete Farber; 14. Steven Whiteley; 15. Rickie Smith; 16. Jeremy Ray.
DINWIDDIE, Va. — Sunday’s final results from the Inaugural Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park. The race is the fifth of 12 events in the NHRAProMod Drag Racing Series.
Pro Modified — Mike Janis, Chevy Camaro, 5.821, 246.26 def. Mike Castellana, Camaro, 6.002, 246.93.
DINWIDDIE, Va. — Final round-by-round results from the Inaugural Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park, the fifth of 12 events in the NHRAProMod Drag Racing Series.
ROUND ONE — Mike Castellana, Chevy Camaro, 5.780, 251.81 def. Rick Hord, Chevy Corvette, 5.795, 253.47; Jose Gonzalez, Camaro, 5.770, 254.47 def. Khalid alBalooshi, Camaro, 5.770, 250.51; Steve Jackson, Camaro, 5.817, 248.71 def. Bob Rahaim, Camaro, 5.859, 248.57; Steve Matusek, Camaro, 5.838, 235.89 def. Jeremy Ray, Corvette, 6.024, 241.93; Mike Janis, Camaro, 5.795, 245.85 def. Pete Farber, Dodge Daytona, 5.866, 244.47; Danny Rowe, Camaro, 5.781, 250.55 def. Sidnei Frigo, Corvette, 5.819, 252.38; Dan Stevenson, Camaro, 5.816, 252.24 def. Steven Whiteley, Camaro, 5.892, 249.76; Chad Green, Camaro, 10.388, 86.17 def. Rickie Smith, Camaro, Foul – Red Light;
DINWIDDIE, Va. – Jeremy Ray locked in the first No. 1 qualifying position of his career Saturday during the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag...
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The Real Pro Mod (RPM) association was created by Pro Mod team owners and drivers to preserve and promote the future of these amazing spectacles of drag racing. With more than 3,000 horsepower, the suspended door Pro Mod cars travel the quarter mile in under six seconds and at speeds exceeding 250 MPH.