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Rickie Smith Scores Third E3 Spark Plug NHRA Pro Mod Event Win of 2018 at Summit Motorsports Park

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Text and Photos Courtesy of NHRA/National Dragster

Rickie Smith secured the Wally during the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Sunday afternoon. This weekend’s Pro Mod racing, presented by J&A Service, was the seventh of 12 events this season.

Smith ran a 5.804-second pass at 208.01 mph in his ’18 Chevrolet Camaro to defeat Jeremy Ray in the finals. This is Smith’s third victory this season and 14th of his career.

“This win just goes to show you the depth on our team,” Smith stated. “We’ve got a really good team if I can just keep on going and not screw up.”

Ray defeated Eric Dillard, Mike Castellana and Pete Farber to reach the first final round of his career.

E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series continues at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Aug. 29 – Sept. 3 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.

NORWALK, Ohio — Final finish order (1-16) at the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park. The race is the seventh of 12 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.

PRO MODIFIED:

  1. Rickie Smith; 2. Jeremy Ray; 3. Pete Farber; 4. Rick Hord; 5. Mike Castellana; 6. Chad Green; 7. Mike Janis; 8. Todd Tutterow; 9. Eric Dillard; 10. Khalid alBalooshi; 11. Danny Rowe; 12. Jose Gonzalez; 13. Harry Hruska; 14. Troy Coughlin; 15. Steven Whiteley; 16. Dan Stevenson.

NORWALK, Ohio — Sunday’s final results from the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park. The race is the seventh of 12 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.

Pro Modified — Rickie Smith, Chevy Camaro, 5.804, 249.30 def. Jeremy Ray, Chevy Corvette, 8.987, 101.12.

NORWALK, Ohio — Final round-by-round results from the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, the seventh of 12 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.

PRO MODIFIED:

ROUND ONE — Chad Green, Chevy Camaro, 5.789, 247.02 def. Harry Hruska, Camaro, 7.695, 136.11; Jeremy Ray, Chevy Corvette, 5.776, 247.70 def. Eric Dillard, Pontiac Firebird, 5.774, 256.21; Todd Tutterow, Camaro, 6.519, 240.21 def. Steven Whiteley, Camaro, Foul – Red Light; Mike Janis, Camaro, 5.784, 246.71 def. Khalid alBalooshi, Camaro, 5.837, 252.52; Rick Hord, Corvette, 5.839, 219.36 def. Troy Coughlin, Ford Mustang, 11.290, 104.10; Mike Castellana, Camaro, 5.699, 254.71 def. Danny Rowe, Camaro, 5.844, 251.81; Pete Farber, Dodge Daytona, 5.815, 245.94 def. Jose Gonzalez, Camaro, 6.269, 235.10; Rickie Smith, Camaro, 5.763, 251.30 def. Dan Stevenson, Camaro, Foul – Red Light; QUARTERFINALS — Ray, 5.774, 248.20 def. Castellana, 5.792, 251.72; Hord, 5.768, 253.42 def. Green, 6.004, 197.83; Smith, 5.833, 249.07 def. Janis, 6.814, 149.81; Farber, 6.065, 209.88 def. Tutterow, 7.874, 120.91; SEMIFINALS — Ray, 6.433, 234.37 def. Farber, 6.571, 222.51; Smith, 5.830, 249.35 def. Hord, 9.135, 98.54; FINAL — Smith, 5.804, 249.30 def. Ray, 8.987, 101.12.

NORWALK, Ohio — Point standings (top 10) following the 12th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, the seventh of 12 events in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.

Pro Modified

  1. Rickie Smith, 539; 2. Mike Janis, 521; 3. Chad Green, 389; 4. Mike Castellana, 385; 5.

Khalid alBalooshi, 377; 6. Todd Tutterow, 342; 7. Jose Gonzalez, 338; 8. Steve Jackson, 336; 9.

Jeremy Ray, 297; 10. Danny Rowe, 288.

 


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