Anderson picks up second straight No. 1 qualifier in Virginia

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

North Dinwiddie, Va. – Summit Racing Equipment’s Pro Stock driver Greg Anderson is the No. 1 qualifier of the inaugural Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park on Saturday. Anderson went 6.571 at 210.67 mph in his 2018 Chevy Camaro.

Anderson picked up his sixth straight Pro Stock No. 1 qualifier of the season. In addition, this is his second straight, as he was also the No. 1 qualifier in Chicago.

Summit Racing Equipment's Greg Anderson is the No. 1 qualifier in Richmond

Greg Anderson racing on Saturday at the Virginia NHRA Nationals (Photo by the NHRA)

“Even though it’s been hot this weekend, this wonderful racetrack is not going to change by tomorrow so we know that can only get better,” Anderson said. “This is a wonderful class right now with competition through the roof, so we know every pair is going to run well and it will be an exciting day.”

Anderson is followed by his teammate Bo Butner, who is using the Team Summit horsepower, is the No. 2 qualifier. The Floyd Knobs, Indiana native went 6.575 at 210.14 mph in his 2018 Chevy Camaro.

Jeg Coughlin Jr. – who snapped a four-year winless streak in Chicago – is the No. 3 qualifier in his Performance 2018 Chevy Camaro. The Delaware, Ohio native went 6.579 at 209.30 mph.

Mountain View Tires Pro Stock driver Vincent Nobile is the No. 4 qualifier. The Dix Hills, New York native went 6.580 at 209.52 mph in his 2018 Chevy Camaro.

Gray Motorsports’ Tanner Gray is the No. 5 qualifier. The Mooresville, North Carolina native went 6.585 at 209.92 mph in his 2017 Chevy Camaro.

Pro Stock Elimination Ladder:

1.      Greg Anderson vs. Tommy Lee
2.      Bo Butner vs. Wally Stroupe
3.      Jeg Coughlin Jr. vs. John Gaydosh Jr.
4.      Vincent Nobile vs. Val Smeland
5.      Tanner Gray vs. Kenny Delco
6.      Chris McGaha vs. Buddy Perkinson
7.      Alex Laughlin vs. Erica Enders-Stevens
8.      Jason Line vs. Drew Skillman

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