Posted in Cars News(Pictures by Jeff and Mike Burghardt) – NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Sequence kicked off 2019 with two qualifying rounds on Friday, with defending High Gas world champion Steve Torrence main the pack on the 59th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals offered by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Auto Membership Raceway at Pomona. Robert Hight (Humorous Automotive) and Erica Enders (Professional Inventory) are additionally provisional qualifying leaders of their respective classes on the first of 24 occasions on the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Sequence schedule. Defending occasion winner Doug Kalitta is at present second in his Mac Instruments dragster together with his run of three.716 at 326.87 and Scott Palmer is third with a three.720 at 328.38. Hight leads the Humorous Automotive class with a run of three.871 at 329.67 recorded throughout his second move of the day in his Auto Membership of Southern California Chevrolet Camaro SS. He’s chasing the highest place on the season-opener after wrapping up 2018 second general within the factors. Defending Humorous Automotive world champion J.R. Todd sits sixth at present after a three.940 at 319.68 in his DHL Toyota Camry, whereas final yr’s Winternationals winner Matt Hagan is eighth following his three.971 at 323.19. In Professional Inventory, Enders at present holds the highest spot after driving to a 6.528 at 212.09 in her Melling Efficiency/Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro within the first qualifying move of the day. She is in search of to safe her first No. 1 qualifying place of the season after locking in a single in 2018. Bo Butner sits within the No. 2 spot after a 6.530 run at 213.10 in his Nitro Fish Chevrolet Camaro, whereas Rodger Brogdon will enter Saturday third within the qualifying order following his move of 6.543 at 212.06. Right here’s The Friday qualifying motion, new paint, new vinyl, new crews, new tune-ups! The put up NHRA Winternationals Friday Professional Gallery Motion – Proper Right here! appeared first on BangShift.com.