COMMERCE, Ga. --
Fri, 03 May 2013, 19:48 PM
Rain Cancels Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals Friday Qualifying
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
Photo copyright 2013 Auto Imagery, Inc.
Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to cancel qualifying on Friday for the Summit Racing
Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Eight Pro Stock cars were able to get down the track before consistent showers returned to the
track located northeast of Atlanta. Rickie Jones in his 2013 Camaro led those drivers who made
qualifying runs with a time of 6.596 seconds at 210.11 mph.
Qualifying resumes on Saturday with two qualifying sessions scheduled for 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Eliminations will take place on Sunday at 11 a.m.
Friday's results after the first one of three rounds of qualifying for the 33rd annual Summit
Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, seventh of 24 events in the NHRA Mello
Yello Drag Racing Series. Qualifying will continue Saturday for Sunday's final eliminations.
Pro Stock -- 1. Rickie Jones, Chevy Camaro, 6.596, 210.11; 2. Rodger Brogdon, Camaro, 6.619,
209.10; 3. Chris McGaha, Dodge Avenger, 6.635, 209.07; 4. Larry Morgan, Ford Mustang, 6.641,
208.97; 5. Kurt Johnson, Pontiac GXP, 6.660, 206.89; 6. JR Carr, Mustang, 7.646, 127.01; 7. Warren
Johnson, GXP, 7.927, 170.60; 8. Steve Kent, GXP, 16.497, 43.25.
NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]
Apr 22- HOUSTON - Texan Steve Torrence has First Texas Top Fuel Win in Sights
Apr 22- J&A Service Named presenting Sponsor of NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Event in Houston
Apr 22- Impact Custom Mouthguards Help Protect 320-MPH Smiles
Apr 21- Rottler Partners with Team Wilkerson
Apr 21- Jesse James to Unveil Jesse James Firearms Unlimited Top Fuel Dragster
Apr 21- FEATURE- Remembering On Tour with Steve Reyes
Apr 19- HOUSTON - Top Fuel Standout Bob Vandergriff Aiming for the Stars
Apr 19- NHRA Announces Marketing Partnership with Pilot Flying J
Apr 19- Lincoln Technical Institute Renews as Official Technical School of NHRA
Apr 19- Douglas Motorsports Park becomes NHRA Member Track