PDRA: East Coast Nationals at Galot Motorsports Park
East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech
GALOT Motorsports Park
May 29-30, 2020
Pro Nitrous Motorcycle
With lots of rain in the forecast and the Covid-19 pandemic putting restrictions on East Coast Nationals, the Pro Nitrous Motorcycle was only contested by four racers. Paul Gast, Chris Garner Jones, Travis Davis, and Brunson Davis showed up for the first event of the year. Paul Gast took the top qualifying spot running a 4.09, followed by Jones 4.127, Davis 4.142, and Grothus with a 4.149 making it a tight field.
In round one of eliminations Grothus had the starting line advantage on Gast, but Grothus lost momentum and Gast took the win with 4.098 to his 4.492. On the other side of the ladder, Davis took the win with a 4.053 over Jones’s 4.080. In the second round final, Travis Davis cut a better .026 light to Paul Gast’s .047. Gast ran quicker with a 4.013 but Davis’s starting line advantage gave him the win light despite running a slower 4.030 ET.
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Class Line-up and Run Order
Penske Racing Shocks/Precision Racing Suspension Pro Boost presented by WS Construction
Liberty’s Gears Extreme Pro Stock
Drag 965 Pro Nitrous Motorcycle
$hameless Racing Pro Outlaw 632
Drag 965 Pro Street.
MagnaFuel Top Sportsman
Lucas Oil Top Dragster
Mother Nature won on Friday with thunderstorms and rain showers. Jr. Dragsters racers completed one qualifying before officials canceled qualifying the day. Racing will resume Saturday morning with Q1 at 10 am.
ABOUT THE PDRA
Based in Fredericksburg, Va., the Professional Drag Racers Association is the top sanctioning body in the United States for the sport of eighth-mile drag racing. The PDRA’s professional categories include Pro Boost, Pro Nitrous, Extreme Pro Stock, Pro Nitrous Motorcycle and Pro Outlaw 632. The series also features sportsman racing in Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Pro Jr. Dragster and Top Jr. Dragster. The 2019 PDRA schedule consists of eight national events. For more information on the PDRA, visit www.pdra660.com. Follow the PDRA: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube.