Frigo Leads Pro Mod Category at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

BROWSBURG, IN – September 1, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Sidnei Frigo is the current No. 1 qualifier at the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals following the only session of qualifying for the category. This weekend’s Pro Mod racing, presented by Al-Anabi Performance, is the eighth of 12 events this season.

Frigo ran a 5.82-second pass at 254.09 mph in the session in his ’69 Camaro.

Chad Green qualified second with a run of 5.825 at 245.63 and points leader Rickie Smith is fifth at 5.831 at 247.97.

E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series qualifying continues Saturday at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Lucas Oil Raceway.

BROWNSBURG, IN — Friday’s results after the first one of five rounds of qualifying for the 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, the eighth of 12 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. Qualifying will continue Saturday for Monday’s final eliminations.

Pro Modified — 1. Sidnei Frigo, Chevy Corvette, 5.823, 254.09; 2. Chad Green, Chevy Camaro, 5.825, 245.63; 3. Khalid alBalooshi, Camaro, 5.827, 249.35; 4. Mike Janis, Camaro, 5.830, 245.27; 5. Rickie Smith, Camaro, 5.831, 247.97; 6. Dan Stevenson, Camaro, 5.855, 254.33; 7. Bob Rahaim, Camaro, 5.867, 246.48; 8. Jeremy Ray, Corvette, 5.892, 244.34; 9. Chip King, Dodge Daytona, 5.897, 246.89; 10. Danny Rowe, Camaro, 5.901, 248.80; 11. Steve Matusek, Camaro, 5.902, 246.62; 12. Todd Tutterow, Camaro, 5.999, 240.00; 13. Bill Glidden, Camaro, 6.024, 231.60; 14. Steve Jackson, Camaro, 6.057, 238.85; 15. Shane Molinari, Pontiac Firebird, 6.076, 239.23; 16. Mike Castellana, Camaro, 6.259, 184.40.
Not Qualified: 17. Clint Satterfield, 6.450, 228.15; 18. Doug Winters, 7.048, 125.34; 19. Jose Gonzalez, 7.452, 143.58; 20. Erica Enders, 7.485, 127.90; 21. Troy Coughlin, 7.505, 166.33; 22. Jim Whiteley, 7.790, 142.84; 23. Michael Bowman, 8.222, 115.74; 24. Jason Scruggs, 8.527, 106.12; 25. Harry Hruska, 8.658, 112.02; 26. Marc Caruso, 9.048, 99.14; 27. Michael Biehle, 9.199, 99.45; 28. Steven Whiteley, 9.498, 95.58.

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Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, and E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates four racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Source: National Hot Rod Association

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