by NHRA, photos by Ron Lewis
Don Walsh raced to victory Sunday in the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals. This weekend’s Pro Mod racing at Royal Purple Raceway was presented by the Real Pro Mod Association. Walsh powered his Precision Turbo/Walsh Motorsports Camaro to a 5.872-second pass at 249.12 mph, defeating Bill Glidden’s 8.945 at 123.41 in his Mickey Thompson Ford Mustang in the finals. It was Walsh’s second career Pro Mod win and he now leads the points standings. Walsh was the No. 1 qualifier and defeated Gainesville winner Bob Rahaim, Mike Janis and Jim Whiteley on his way to the final.
by Tracy Renck, photos by Ron Lewis
No one can ever doubt the passion and excitement Ron Capps has for NHRA drag racing.
The veteran nitro Funny Car was plenty excited Sunday at the SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway in Houston.
by Susan Wade, Photos by Ron Lewis
Doug Kalitta, mashing on the throttle of his Mac Tools Dragster as smartly as he could on the 116-degree Royal Purple Raceway track, watched Tony Schumacher and that U.S. Army Dragster speed ahead of him Sunday afternoon.
It was something he was starting to get accustomed to.
by Tracy Renck, phot by Ron Lewis
Winning remains a constant for reigning NHRA Pro Stock champion Erica Enders-Stevens.
Enders-Stevens won her second national event in a row and for the second season in a row at her hometown track - Houston’s Royal Purple Raceway. She clocked a 6.571-second time at 211.73 mph to edge first-time finalist Chris McGaha, who came in at 6.598 seconds at 211.66 mph.
by NHRA Communications, Rick Green/DragRaceCentral.com; Photos by Ron Lewis, Marty Reger