Rowe Holds Qualifying Lead Heading into Final Qualifying Session and First Round of Eliminations on Saturday

ENGLISHTOWN, NJ – June 10, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Danny Rowe powered to the qualifying lead Friday in the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the NHRA Summernationals. This is the fourth of 10 Pro Mod events on the 2016 season.

Rowe powered his Agave Underground Tequila ’68 Chevy Camaro to a 5.823-second pass at 249.35 mph to take the qualifying lead. Rowe, who raced to a runner-up finish at the Pro Mod season-opener in Gainesville, Fla., has nine No. 1 qualifiers in his career.

Two-time J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series world champion Rickie Smith raced to the No. 2 spot with a 5.843 at 250.27 in his late model IDG Chevy Camaro. Smith won two of the first three Pro Mod events of the season.

Steve Matusek is third in his Aeromotive / Agave Underground ’68 Chevy Camaro and is followed by Bob Rahaim in fourth and Steven Whiteley in fifth.

The final qualifying session for the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the NHRA Summernationals will be held Saturday, June 11, at 3:30 p.m. Round one of eliminations is later on Saturday at 6 p.m.

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ENGLISHTOWN, NJ — Friday’s results after the first two of three rounds of qualifying for the 47th NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the fourth of 10 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.  Qualifying will continue Saturday for Saturday’s first round of eliminations.

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1. Danny Rowe, Chevy Corvette, 5.823, 249.35; 2. Rickie Smith, Chevy Camaro, 5.843, 250.27; 3. Steve Matusek, Camaro, 5.845, 250.13; 4. Bob Rahaim, Corvette, 5.860, 248.07; 5. Steven Whiteley, Cadillac CTS-V, 5.889, 247.75; 6. Mike Castellana, Corvette, 5.899, 246.08; 7. Troy Coughlin, Corvette, 5.908, 253.90; 8. Michael Biehle, Ford Mustang, 5.913, 254.18; 9. Chip King, Dodge Daytona, 5.917, 245.14; 10. Mike Janis, Camaro, 5.935, 246.21; 11. Khalid alBalooshi, Camaro, 5.940, 246.39; 12. Eric Latino, Camaro, 5.941, 248.11; 13. Gerry Capano, Corvette, 5.953, 241.54; 14. Jim Whiteley, Chevy Chevelle, 5.966, 245.18; 15. Doug Winters, Chevelle, 5.973, 242.93; 16. Chuck Little, Corvette, 5.977, 238.22.  Not Qualified: 17. Kevin Fiscus, 5.997, 245.81; 18. Clint Satterfield, 6.220, 234.98; 19. Jim Bell, 6.332, 167.76; 20. Pete Farber, 6.491, 222.47; 21. Bill Glidden, 6.592, 161.17; 22. Dan Stevenson, 7.109, 138.23; 23. Ruben Tetsoshvili, 8.652, 98.65; 24. Kenny Lang, 9.395, 93.34; 25. Von Smith, 9.414, 95.77.

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