Final Race of Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series Regular Season set for Richmond

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DINWIDDIE, VA – June 21, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ returns to Virginia Motorsports Park as part of this weekend’s PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals and the stakes are as massive as the huge car count heading to Richmond.

The event will feature an outstanding 26-car lineup at the sixth of 10 races during the 2024 season. It is the fourth straight race in the category and also the final race of the regular season before the points reset for the NHRA Pro Mod Road to the Championship. This weekend’s event in an area loaded with Pro Mod fans is powered by DPFXFIT by GESi.

Action from the final regular-season race of the season in NHRA Pro Mod will be featured on Sunday’s FS1 broadcast as well, showcasing a weekend that will surely be memorable at the standout facility.

The event’s sponsor, DPFXFIT by GESi, brings to market a complete line of aftermarket diesel particulate filters and diesel oxidation catalysts, designed as an exact fit OEM replacement with all makes coverage for light, medium & heavy-duty trucks.

“We’re proud to partner with the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ and we are ready for an exciting event,” said Eric Latino, CEO of Global Emission Systems Inc. (GESi) and a driver in the Pro Stock and Pro Mod ranks. “Racing and diesel commercial vehicles go hand-in-hand, and our products are available for all diesel vehicles on site at this weekend’s event at Virginia Motorsports Park. We invite you to visit us in the midway or at www.dpfxfit.com to learn more.”

On the track, Jose Gonzalez remains in the points lead, as the former world champion advanced to the semifinals in Bristol. He’ll have a tough time trying to find the winner’s circle in Virginia, taking on 25 other standout competitors in the loaded category.

They include former world champ Kris Thorne, who won the most recent event in Bristol, multi-time world champ Rickie Smith, Lyle Barnett, JR Gray, who is fourth in points, Justin Bond, defending world champ Mike Castellana, Mike Thielen and Ken Quartuccio, who is third in points. To make things even more interesting, the class will make one qualifying run on Friday evening, followed by three additional qualifying sessions on Saturday, leading into eliminations on Sunday.

Featuring the world’s fastest doorslammer race cars, the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ offers something unique and exciting for every drag racing fan. The class continues to grow in popularity and is highlighted by historic muscle cars and a variety of late-model American muscle cars, as well as a number of different power adders.

The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ will kick off with one qualifying round on Friday at 5 PM ET, with the final three qualifying rounds set for 9:50 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 PM on Saturday. The first round of eliminations is slated for 1:45 PM ET on Sunday.

To purchase tickets to the PlayNHRA Virginia Nationals on June 21-23 at Virginia Motorsports Park, visit https://nhra.com/tickets. All children 12 and under will be admitted free in the general admission area with a paid adult. For more information about NHRA, including the full 2024 schedule, visit www.NHRA.com.

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About DPFXFIT by GESi

Global Emissions Systems Inc. or GESi (pronounced “Jesse”) specializes in the design, engineer, and manufacture of world-leading emission control technologies. As a leader in on-road and industrial applications, GESI provides cost effective and compliant solutions. DPFXFIT (pronounced “DPF X FIT”) is a complete line of aftermarket diesel particulate filters and diesel oxidation catalysts, designed as an exact fit OEM replacement with all makes coverage for light, medium & heavy-duty trucks. To ensure optimal on-road performance, all substrates are catalyzed in-house with platinum group metals from inlet to outlet, this, combined with an OEM 1-piece canister provides improved durability and performance. All units include OEM quality clamps and gaskets and come with a 3-year unlimited mileage warranty. DPFXFIT: OEM durability & performance with aftermarket affordability. Always new, never re-manufactured! For more information, be sure to visit: www.dpfxfit.com!

About NHRA

NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 20 national events featuring the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series and NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, as well as the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+, NHRA Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown™, NHRA Holley EFI Factory X and Johnson’s Horsepowered Garage NHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock at select national events. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and NHRA Street Legal™. NHRA also offers the NHRA Jr. Street® program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League® for youth ages 5 to 17. With 110 Member Tracks, NHRA allows racers to compete at a variety of locations nationally and internationally. NHRA’s Youth and Education Services® (YES) Program reaches over 30,000 students annually to ignite their interest in automotive and racing related careers. NHRA’s streaming service, NHRA.tv®, allows fans to view all NHRA national events as well as exclusive features of the sport. In addition, NHRA owns and operates three racing facilities: Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park; and In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip in Southern California. For more information, log on to www.NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

Source: National Hot Rod Association

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