Atlanta: Series Pro Mod Saturday report

COMMERCE, Ga. -- Mike Janis claimed his first career No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at Atlanta Dragway in NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Drag Racing Series competition. He then defeated Brad Personett in the first round of ...

COMMERCE, Ga. -- Mike Janis claimed his first career No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at Atlanta Dragway in NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Drag Racing Series competition. He then defeated Brad Personett in the first round of eliminations.

Other first round winners included No. 2 qualifier Jay Payne, who powered his FireIce Ford Mustang past Chip King's Dodge Daytona; No. 3 qualifier Scott Ray, who outran Gainesville winner Kenny Lang; and No. 4 qualifier Rick Stivers, who beat Melanie Troxel.

In other first round action, Houston winner Danny Rowe defeated Khalid Balooshi and St. Louis winner Von Smith raced past Burton Auxier.

Pro Mod eliminations will continue Sunday at approximately 2 p.m. Second round match-ups include Janis vs. Troy Coughlin; Payne vs. Smith; Stivers vs. Rowe; and Ray vs. Michael Gullqvist.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Mike Janis , Troy Coughlin , Chip King , Scott Ray , Melanie Troxel , Jay Payne , Rick Stivers , Von Smith , Danny Rowe , Brad Personett , Kenny Lang