K&N Chevy Colbalt Wins Quick 16 at NHRA XPLOD Sport Compact Springnationals

Brian Ballard won the Quick 16 Category at the seventh annual NHRA XPLOD Sport Compact Springnationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey.

Brian Ballard wins Quick 16 at Englishtown Brian Ballard wins Quick 16 at Englishtown
K&N Filters Chevy Cobalt
K&N Filters Chevy Cobalt
Ballard, showing a great performance of speed and power now has a comfortable 176 point lead in the points chase. The Sloatsburg, New York resident qualified in the No. 3 slot out of 20 cars. “We won the first round with a 9.47,” he said. “In the second round we had a 9.37 and in the final we ran a 9.33 @ 155 mph.”
Brian Ballard Brian Ballard

This is Ballard’s second sportsman victory in the XPLOD Sport Compact Class. “The K&N Filters Chevy Cobalt ran flawlessly all weekend,” said Ballard. “A large part of this is because of the K&N Oil and Air Filters we use on the car.”

XPLOD is also a new sportsman category for the veteran racer. “Long before I was sponsored by K&N Engineering, I used K&N Products,” he said. “The quality of the products and the reputation of K&N are second to none.”

Ballard is focused on making a run towards the XPLOD championship. “I’m going to try my best to put the K&N Filters Chevy Cobalt in the winner’s circle again for the whole CSI Drag Racing Team,” he said.

Ballard’s next race with the XPLOD Series is scheduled in June.

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