NHRA Pro Mod final report

Gainesville Gatornationals

BALOOSHI RUNS TABLE WITH NO. 1, WIN ON SAME WEEKEND

Balooshi, who drives a ’68 Camaro, defeated Mike Knowles, Brad Personett, and Kenny Lang

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Khalid Balooshi ran the table at the opening race of the NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Series, following up his No. 1 qualifier award with the race win.

Balooshi, from Doha, Qatar, defeated 2010 Series runner-up Danny Rowe by 13-thousandths of a second in the final round, 5.912 (with .074 RT) to 5.943 (with .056 RT).

Balooshi, who drives a ’68 Camaro, defeated Mike Knowles, Brad Personett, and Kenny Lang – last year’s winner at this event – before finishing off Rowe to open the second season of the Get Screened America Pro Mod Series with the victory.

He will also leave with a 22-point lead over Rowe, 34 over Rickie Smith and 36 over Lang.

The NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod Series continues April 1-3 at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Final finish order (1-16) for the Get Screened America Pro Mod Series at the 42nd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. The race is the first of ten events in the Get Screened America Pro Mod Series.

PRO MODIFIED:

1. Khalid Balooshi; 2. Danny Rowe; 3. Kenny Lang; 4. Rickie Smith; 5. Ed Hoover; 6. Raymond Commisso; 7. Brad Personett; 8. Roger Burgess; 9. Mike Janis; 10. Joe Baker; 11. Mike Knowles; 12. Pete Farber; 13. Von Smith; 14. Michael Gullqvist; 15. Scott Ray; 16. Tim Tindle.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Get Screened America Pro Mod Series final round-by-round results from the 42nd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the first of ten events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series:

ROUND ONE -- Brad Personett, Chevy Camaro, 5.897, 247.75 def. Von Smith, Camaro, 6.798, 142.60; Roger Burgess, Chevy Corvette, 5.843, 254.23 def. Pete Farber, Dodge Daytona, 6.211, 237.84; Ed Hoover, Camaro, 5.918, 244.29 def. Mike Janis, Ford Mustang, 6.060, 233.24; Raymond Commisso, Camaro, 5.896, 249.58 def. Michael Gullqvist, Camaro, 9.221, 115.08; Kenny Lang, Corvette, 5.944, 247.34 def. Tim Tindle, Mustang, 11.206, 86.46; Rickie Smith, Camaro, 5.921, 241.76 def. Joe Baker, Pontiac Firebird, 6.074, 240.29; Danny Rowe, Camaro, 5.884, 248.84 def. Scott Ray, Corvette, 10.482, 81.94; Khalid Balooshi, Camaro, 5.959, 241.80 def. Mike Knowles, Camaro, 6.145, 240.94; QUARTERFINALS -- Balooshi, 5.916, 241.89 def. Personett, 6.028, 249.16; Lang, 5.915, 247.38 def. Burgess, broke; R. Smith, 5.926, 238.68 def. Commisso, 5.952, 248.02; Rowe, 5.913, 248.02 def. Hoover, 5.926, 244.16; SEMIFINALS -- Balooshi, 5.911, 243.15 def. Lang, 5.947, 247.47; Rowe, 5.894, 247.47 def. R. Smith, 5.953, 240.89; FINAL -- Balooshi, 5.912, 240.51 def. Rowe, 5.943, 246.21.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Point standings (top 10) for the Get Screened America Pro Mod Series following the 42nd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the first of ten events --

1. Khalid Balooshi, 93; 2. Danny Rowe, 71; 3. Rickie Smith, 59; 4. Kenny Lang, 57; 5. Roger Burgess, 47; 6. (tie) Ed Hoover, 45; Brad Personett, 45; 8. Raymond Commisso, 44; 9. Michael Gullqvist, 35; 10. (tie) Mike Janis, 33, Von Smith, 33, Tim Tindle, 33, Joe Baker, 33.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Mike Janis , Scott Ray , Ed Hoover , Rickie Smith , Von Smith , Danny Rowe , Mike Knowles , Roger Burgess , Joe Baker , Brad Personett , Kenny Lang , Pete Farber
Tags gainesville, nhra, pro mod