U.S. Nationals Starts Home Stretch for Lang 

Only four events remain in the 2012 Get Screened America NHRA Pro Mod Series presented by ProCare Rx so it’s now or never…..

Veteran Pro Modified competitor Kenny Lang has his sights set on making a significant move towards the top of the points standings this weekend as he takes to the track during this weekend’s 58th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Auto-Plus. 

Currently sitting in eighth position, Lang (from Grand Pointe MB) and his talented tuner Al Billes feel as though they have turned a corner with the performance of their supercharged 1969 Summit Racing Equipment Camaro and the fabled quarter-mile surface at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis should provide the perfect setting to showcase that.
Lang’s last outing was an exhibition race during the Thunder Jam event held at his home track, Interlake Dragway, in Gimli, Manitoba, against fellow Manitoba native Frank Safanov, who recently acquired the former Gotham City Racing Willy’s campaigned by Pro Modified great Mike Ashley. Lang was the star of the show during the event and solidified his standing as an exceptional ambassador for the sport of drag racing. He not only put on a great show for the fans but the help he offered Safanov in the weeks leading up to the event, to prepare his machine for the exhibition, goes above and beyond the call of duty.
Following the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, Lang will head to Charlotte, NC  for the O’Reilly Auto Pars NHRA Nationals at zMAX Dragway, before heading off to the final two events in the series in St. Louis and Las Vegas.
Qualifying for the Get Screened America NHRA Pro Mod Series presented by ProCare Rx at the U.S. Nationals gets underway at 4:30 PM, Friday August 31, with the first round of eliminations scheduled for Sunday, September 2, at 2:00 PM.
Posted by:  Jory Elliott
Photo by:  Bruce Biegler