BRISTOL, Tenn. – Steven Whiteley held on to the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday during the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by presented by J&A Service portion of the Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. This weekend’s Pro Mod racing, presented by Elite Motorsports, is the sixth of 12 events this season.
Whiteley ran a 5.823-second pass at 250.51 mph in the second qualifying session on Friday in his J&A Services / Y-Not Racing ‘18 Chevy Camaro to take over the top spot.
“I’m pretty happy to run low E.T. of session three knowing that our No. 1 qualifying run fromFriday would not be taken down in these conditions,” Whiteley said. “We pretty much used today as a few test sessions so that we have more data headed into race day.”
Rick Hord qualified second with a 5.855 pass at 251.72 and Mike Castellana ended up third with a run of 5.855 at 249.58 on Friday.
Whiteley entered the weekend 14th in the points standings as he locked in his first No. 1 qualifier in 2018.
E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service eliminations beginSunday at 1:15 p.m.
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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.