Gainesville: Series Pro Mod Saturday report

BURGESS TAKES FIRST OFFICIAL NO. 1 QUALIFYING POSITION IN NHRA GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD DRAG RACING HISTORY GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Roger Burgess earned the first official No. 1 qualifying position of the new NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod...

BURGESS TAKES FIRST OFFICIAL NO. 1 QUALIFYING POSITION IN NHRA GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD DRAG RACING HISTORY

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Roger Burgess earned the first official No. 1 qualifying position of the new NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Series Saturday at the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. After nine seasons as an exhibition category, the NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Series became an official NHRA touring series with 10 races on the 2010 schedule and is making its much-anticipated debut this weekend.

Burgess earned the historic top spot with a performance of 5.856 at 248.39 in his ProCare RX Corvette.

Jay Payne was second in his FireIce '68 Camaro with a 5.887 at 241.28.

Burgess and Payne were both among the first-round winners during Saturday's first round of eliminations. Eliminations for the category will continue on Sunday.

-source: nhra

Be part of something big

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series NHRA
Drivers Jay Payne , Roger Burgess