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Smith Goes Two-for-Three in 2016 NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Finals

Rickie Smith raced to his second victory of the 2016 season on Sunday during the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals. This weekend’s Pro Mod racing is co-presented by Pro Line Racing and FuelTech. This is the third of 10 Pro Mod events on the 2016 season.

Smith, making his third straight final round appearance of 2016, powered his late model IDG Chevy Camaro to a 5.873-second pass at 248.48 mph to defeat Kevin Fiscus’ 6.072 at 243.50 in his Your Name Here 2012 Ford Mustang.

Smith, who won at the season-opening Gatornationals and posted a runner-up finish two weeks ago in Houston, tallied his 10th career victory. As the No. 1 qualifier, Smith outlasted Gerry Capano, Doug Winters and Steve Matusek en route to the final round against Fiscus. Smith is the points leader.

Fiscus, the No. 15 qualifier, beat Troy Coughlin, Kenny Lang and former Top Fuel racer Khalid alBalooshi in the earlier rounds. Fiscus is seventh in the points standings.

Danny Rowe is second in points while Matusek is third and Coughlin fourth.

The NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series will make its fourth appearance of the 2016 season at the NHRA Summernationals, June 9-12, at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.

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