WHAT: 28th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals, the second of 10 events in the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Series. The race will also showcase the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.
WHERE: Royal Purple Raceway, Baytown, Texas. From Interstate 10 take the State Hwy. 99 (Grand Parkway) exit, which is exit 799. Take a right on State Hwy. 99 and go to the first exit (2 miles) which is FM 565. Take a right on FM 565 and Royal Purple Raceway will be on your right. For additional information about directions please visit www.royalpurpleraceway.com.
COURSE: Championship drag strip; Track elevation is 167 feet above sea level; Track direction is west to east.
WHEN: Friday through Sunday, April 24-26, 2015
FRIDAY, April 24 – NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 3:30 and 6 p.m.
SATURDAY, April 25 – NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES qualifying at 2 and Round 1 of eliminations at 5 p.m.
SUNDAY, April 26 – Pre-race ceremonies, 10 a.m. NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES eliminations at 12:45 p.m.
PAST WINNERS: Mike Janis, 2014; Clint Satterfield, 2013; Danny Rowe, 2012; Mike Castellana, 2011; Danny Rowe, 2010
TRACK RECORDS: 5.813 seconds by Jay Payne, April ’10; 253.47 mph by Roger Burgess, April ’11.
NATIONAL RECORDS: 5.772 sec. and 258.71 mph by Melanie Troxel, June. ’11
TICKETS: For tickets call Royal Purple Raceway at (281) 383-RACE (7223) or visit www.royalpurpleraceway.com.
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NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS STANDINGS
GLENDORA, Calif. — Point standings (top 10) following the first of 10 events in the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series –
Pro Modified: 1. Bob Rahaim, 112; 2. Pete Farber, 94; 3. Troy Coughlin Jr., 77; 4. Troy Coughlin, 74; 5. Don Walsh, 58; 6. Bill Glidden, 52; 7. (tie) Mike Janis, 51; Eric Latino, 51; 9. Steve Matusek, 36; 10. Danny Rowe, 35.