JoJo Callos Gainesville summary

Callos surprised at Gainesville Sport Compact race. Highlights: JoJo Callos did his job at the starting line at the controls of the Team Tactics-prepared Castrol SYNTEC0 Acura Integra, but he couldn't hold off surprising Gary Gardella of...

Callos surprised at Gainesville Sport Compact race.

Highlights: JoJo Callos did his job at the starting line at the controls of the Team Tactics-prepared Castrol SYNTEC0 Acura Integra, but he couldn't hold off surprising Gary Gardella of Jackson, N.J., in the opening round of the Trader Magazine Southeast Nationals at Gainesville, Fla.

Callos had a .162 of a second lead at the start but Gardella used a 9.161 quarter mile time to forge a .112 of a second victory at the finish.J Callos wasn't the only contender surprised by Gardella, who, as the No. 7 qualifier, went on to win the Hot Rod Championship at Gainesville Raceway.

TEAM CASTROL Details:

JOJO CALLOS, Castrol SYNTEC Acura Integra, Hot Rod class
Qualifying position and performance: No. 6 at 9.277 seconds, 156.06 mph
Race results: Lost to Gary Gardella.

Notable: Forged a .162 of a second lead at the start before falling to to Gardella, the eventual race winner.

Next events: BF Goodrich Sport Compact Nationals, June 7-8, Atco Dragway, Atco, N.J.; GM Performance Sport Compact Nationals, July 25-26, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nev.; Texas Sport Compact Nationals, August, 17-19, Texas Motorplex, Dallas, Texas.

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