Atlanta: Series Pro Mod Friday qualifying report

JANIS LEADS NHRA GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD QUALIFYING AT ATLANTA DRAGWAY COMMERCE, Ga. -- Mike Janis raced to the qualifying lead Friday in the NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA...

JANIS LEADS NHRA GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD QUALIFYING AT ATLANTA DRAGWAY

COMMERCE, Ga. -- Mike Janis raced to the qualifying lead Friday in the NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals.

Janis powered his Eaton '69 Firebird to a leading performance of 5.919 seconds at 243.55 mph to pace the 16-car field.

Scott Ray was second in his Ohio Crankshaft '53 Corvette with a 5.969 at 238.38; Jay Payne was third with a 5.972 at 243.37 in his FireIce 2010 Ford Mustang; and Rick Stivers was fourth with a 5.976 at 240.98 in his Trane 2006 Dodge Stratus.

Houston winner Danny Rowe was fifth with a 5.980 at 244.78 in his Sterling Bridge '68 Camaro, St. Louis winner Von Smith was sixth with a 5.996 at 242.54 in his Barwa/Al Anabi Racing '68 Camaro and Gainesville winner Kenny Lang was 11th overall, posting a 6.048 at 238.98 in his '53 Corvette.

One round of Pro Mod qualifying remains for Saturday at 1:15 p.m. The first round of Pro Mod eliminations will start Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. The final three rounds of Pro Mod eliminations will be completed on Sunday.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Mike Janis , Scott Ray , Jay Payne , Rick Stivers , Von Smith , Danny Rowe , Kenny Lang