Jackson Picks Up Pro Mod Win at Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil

Jackson Picks Up Pro Mod Win at Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals

BAYTOWN, TX – April 15, 2019 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Steve Jackson got some redemption over Todd Tutterow on Sunday at the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil when he drove to a victory at Houston Raceway powered by Pennzoil during the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service final round.

Jackson and Tutterow met in the final at the Pro Mod season opener in Gainesville, resulting in Tutterow with a holeshot win over Jackson. This week in Houston, it was Jackson who claimed the win with his 5.675-second pass at 255.00 mph.

“I came into this race with a chip on my shoulder after that runner up in Gainesville,” Jackson said. “Todd and I talked about meeting in the finals again this race and I’m really glad it worked out in my favor this time. Can’t wait for Charlotte!”

Houston marks the second of 12 races on the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service season. The class will return to action in at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway near Charlotte, N.C. April 26-28.

Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals

BAYTOWN, TX — Final finish order (1-16) at the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park powered by Pennzoil. The race is the second of 12 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.

PRO MODIFIED:
1. Steve Jackson; 2. Todd Tutterow; 3. Mike Janis; 4. Jose Gonzalez; 5. Erica Enders; 6. Steven Whiteley; 7. Bob Rahaim; 8. Sidnei Frigo; 9. Khalid alBalooshi; 10. Rickie Smith; 11. Chad Green; 12. Alex Laughlin; 13. Michael Biehle; 14. Jeremy Ray; 15. Eric Latino; 16. Rick Hord.

BAYTOWN, TX – Sunday’s final results from the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park powered by Pennzoil. The race is the second of 12 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.

Pro Modified — Steve Jackson, Chevy Camaro, 5.675, 255.00 def. Todd Tutterow, Camaro, 13.471, 76.06.

BAYTOWN, TX — Final round-by-round results from the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park powered by Pennzoil, the second of 12 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.

PRO MODIFIED:

ROUND ONE — Bob Rahaim, Chevy Camaro, 5.834, 233.72 def. Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 7.715, 131.47; Mike Janis, Camaro, 5.762, 248.80 def. Jeremy Ray, Chevy Corvette, 9.453, 87.27; Sidnei Frigo, Camaro, 5.999, 218.97 def. Michael Biehle, Ford Mustang, 8.608, 106.86; Jose Gonzalez, Camaro, 5.711, 258.57 def. Rickie Smith, Mustang, 5.754, 257.78; Todd Tutterow, Camaro, 5.681, 251.44 def. Eric Latino, Camaro, 10.478, 74.48; Steve Jackson, Camaro, 5.679, 253.80 def. Khalid alBalooshi, Camaro, 5.740, 250.69; Steven Whiteley, Camaro, 6.935, 148.84 def. Rick Hord, Corvette, 12.015, 59.11; Erica Enders, Camaro, 5.758, 258.86 def. Chad Green, Camaro, 5.963, 236.96;

QUARTERFINALS — Gonzalez, 5.771, 255.58 def. Rahaim, 5.877, 213.13; Janis, 5.782, 225.60 def. Enders, 5.809, 260.11; Jackson, 5.706, 254.14 def. Frigo, 11.419, 84.65; Tutterow, 5.760, 251.06 def. S. Whiteley, 5.825, 250.41;

SEMIFINALS — Tutterow, 5.717, 251.30 def. Gonzalez, Foul – Red Light; Jackson, 5.699, 253.37 def. Janis, 5.725, 249.81;

FINAL — Jackson, 5.675, 255.00 def. Tutterow, 13.471, 76.06.

BAYTOWN, TX– Point standings (top 10) following the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park powered by Pennzoil, the second of 12 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.

Pro Modified

1. Steve Jackson, 214; 2. Todd Tutterow, 211; 3. Jose Gonzalez, 114; 4. Jeremy Ray, 108; 5. (tie) Mike Janis, 103; Steven Whiteley, 103; 7. Chad Green, 89; 8. (tie) Michael Biehle, 86; Bob Rahaim, 86; 10. Marc Caruso, 72.

About NHRA

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 NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Source: National Hot Rod Association

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