Rowe Leads New Jersey Pro Mod Foes


ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. – Danny Rowe powered to the qualifying lead Friday in the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the NHRA Summernationals.

This is the fourth of 10 Pro Mod events on the 2016 season.

Rowe powered his Agave Underground Tequila ’68 Chevy Camaro to a 5.823-second pass at 249.35 mph to take the qualifying lead. Rowe, who raced to a runner-up finish at the Pro Mod season-opener in Gainesville, Fla., has nine No. 1 qualifiers in his career.

Two-time J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series world champion Rickie Smith raced to the No. 2 spot with a 5.843 at 250.27 in his late model IDG Chevy Camaro. Smith won two of the first three Pro Mod events of the season.

Steve Matusek is third in his Aeromotive / Agave Underground ’68 Chevy Camaro and is followed by Bob Rahaim in fourth and Steven Whiteley in fifth.