J&A Services will return as title rights sponsor of the Pro Mod series with NHRA next season. J&A owner Jim Whiteley (far lane) and son, Steven, both race with the series.

Teammates Danny Rowe (near lane) and Steve Matusek, both went out in the first round. Rowe lost to Rickie Smith while Matusek fell to Michael Biehle.

Bob Rahaim (shown) ran 5.868/244.65 to defeat Khalid alBalooshi’s 5.925/243.46 in the first round, but lost traction in the second against Tutterow.

Pro Modified 2016 Final Points

1. Rickie Smith, 794; 2. Troy Coughlin, 744; 3. Bob Rahaim, 626; 4. Michael Biehle, 517; 5. Steve Matusek, 483; 6. Von Smith, 454; 7. Khalid alBalooshi, 413; 8. Danny Rowe, 405; 9. Mike Castellana, 395; 10. Bill Glidden, 380.