Indy ORP: Series Pro Mod Sunday report

COMMISSO UPSETS TOP QUALIFIER JANIS AND SERIES LEADER VON SMITH ALSO LOSES IN OPENING ROUND OF GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES CLERMONT, Ind. -- Raymond Commisso upset top qualifier Mike Janis during the first round of eliminations in the...

COMMISSO UPSETS TOP QUALIFIER JANIS AND SERIES LEADER VON SMITH ALSO LOSES IN OPENING ROUND OF GET SCREENED AMERICA PRO MOD SERIES

CLERMONT, Ind. -- Raymond Commisso upset top qualifier Mike Janis during the first round of eliminations in the NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Series portion of the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil, the world's most prestigious drag race at O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis.

Commisso used a near-perfect .003 reaction time and powered his '68 Camaro to a 6.048-second run at 240.72 mph to hold off Janis, who trailed with a 6.118 at 219.36 in his 2010 Ford Mustang.

In other first round action, series points leader Von Smith was upset by Ed Hoover in a very close race, while No. 2 qualifier Brad Personett defeated Rick Stivers.

Second round pairings are Commisso vs. Rickie Smith; Joe Baker vs. Danny Rowe; Personett vs. Kenny Lang; and Dave Pierce vs. Hoover.

Eliminations for the Get Screened America Pro Mod Series will continue Monday at approximately 2 p.m.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Mike Janis , Ed Hoover , Rickie Smith , Rick Stivers , Von Smith , Joe Baker , Brad Personett , Kenny Lang