DINWIDDIE, Va. -
Sun, 10 Jun 2018, 22:18 PM
Janis Moves Atop Pro Mod Points Lead with Victory at Virginia Motorsports Park
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Mike Janis and crew celebrate win.
Mike Janis secured his fifth career victory Sunday during the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag
Racing Series presented by presented by J&A Service portion of the Virginia NHRA Nationals at
Virginia Motorsports Park. This weekend's Pro Mod racing, presented by the Real Pro Mod
Association, was the fifth of 12 events this season.
Janis used a 5.821-second pass at 246.26 mph in his AAP/Mike Janis Superchargers '69 Camaro to take
down Mike Castellana in the final round.
"Coming into this race it had been so long since we were in the winner's circle, but we had a solid
car all weekend and we put it all together today," Janis said. "We feel really good going into
Bristol as we start off this three-in-a-row stretch."
Janis moved past Rickie Smith to take over the Pro Mod points lead with his victory.
Castellana's 6.002 pass at 246.93 gave him his first runner-up finish of the season as he now sits
fifth in the standings.
The E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service continues at Bristol
Dragway in Bristol, Tenn. June 15-17.
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