2024 PRO Superstar Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park

Bob Tasca III Sets Fastest Drag Racing Run Ever At PRO Superstar Shootout

Bob Tasca III Sets Fastest Drag Racing Run Ever At PRO Superstar Shootout

The first night of the first-ever PRO Superstar Shootout featured drag racing history when Bob Tasca III recorded the fastest run in drag racing history.

Feb 9, 2024 by Joe Harrington

Bob Tasca III made drag racing history in the first night of the PRO Superstar Shootout when he reached a top speed of 339.87 MPH in the Funny Car Qualifying Session on Thursday, Feb. 8. 

On the first day of this new event, Tasca made history when he topped John Force in the qualifying session and reached 339.87 mph. 

Naturally, he had the top speed in the field and moments later it was revealed he made history. 

Watch Bob Tasca Make Drag Racing History

Bob Tasca III Reacts To Historic Run

Funny Car Qualifying Session 1 Results On Night 1 Of PRO Superstar Shootout

  1. Bob Tasca III - Runs 3.840/339.87
  2. John Force - Runs 3.849/332.59
  3. Austin Prock - Runs 3.851/331.77
  4. Paul Lee - Runs 3.877/331.36
  5. Alexis DeJoria - Runs 3.893/330.80
  6. J.R. Todd - Runs 3.912/331.20
  7. Cruz Pedregon - No Time
  8. Chad Green - Runs 3.916/317.49
  9. Matt Hagan - Runs 4.114/273.77
  10. Ron Capps - Runs 4.396/187.94
  11. Blake Alexander - Runs 7.411/95.21
  12. Dave Richards - Runs 12.745/78.83

The PRO Superstar Shootout Stream: What To Know

Every race will stream live on FloRacing and the FloSports app. Race replays, highlights and breaking news will be on both platforms. 

Which Divisions Will Race During The PRO Superstar Shootout?

Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock teams will be competing during the inaugural PRO Superstar Shootout. 

What Is The PRO Superstar Shootout Purse?

The PRO Superstar Shootout will pay out more than $1.3 million in total prize money, with $250,000 going to the Top Fuel and Funny Car winners, and $125,000 to the Pro Stock winner.

Who Will Race In The PRO Superstar Shootout? 

The inaugural, one-of-a-kind event will feature many of drag racing's biggest stars competing across the Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock divisions.

Top Fuel Drivers

  • Doug Kalitta, Kalitta Motorsports
  • Shawn Langdon, Kalitta Motorsports
  • Brittany Force, John Force Racing
  • Leah Pruett, Tony Stewart Racing
  • Tony Schumacher, JCM Racing
  • Justin Ashley, Maynard Ashley Racing
  • Antron Brown, AB Motorsports
  • Josh Hart, Josh Hart Racing
  • Steve Torrence, Torrence Racing
  • Billy Torrence, Torrence Racing
  • Clay Millican, Rick Ware Racing
  • Mike Salinas, Scrappers Racing

Funny Car Drivers

  • J.R. Todd, Kalitta Motorsports
  • John Force, John Force Racing
  • Austin Prock, John Force Racing
  • Matt Hagan, Tony Stewart Racing
  • Tim Wilkerson, Maynard Wilkerson Racing
  • Bob Tasca III, Tasca Racing
  • Alexis DeJoria, DC Motorsports
  • Paul Lee, Paul Lee Racing
  • Ron Capps, Ron Capps Motorsports
  • Blake Alexander, Head Racing
  • Cruz Pedregon, Cruz Pedregon Racing
  • Chad Green, Chad Green Motorsports
  • Dave Richards, Paul Richards Racing

Pro Stock Drivers

  • Greg Anderson, KB Titan Racing
  • Dallas Glenn, KB Titan Racing
  • Camrie Caruso, KB Titan Racing
  • Matt Hartford, KB Titan Racing
  • Dave Connolly, KB Titan Racing
  • Deric Kramer, KB Titan Racing
  • Eric Latino, KB Titan Racing
  • Erica Enders, Elite Motorsports
  • Troy Coughlin Jr., Elite Motorsports
  • Aaron Stanfield, Elite Motorsports
  • Fernando Cuadra Sr., Elite Motorsports
  • Fernando Cuadra Jr., Elite Motorsports
  • Cristian Cuadra, Elite Motorsports
  • Jerry Don Tucker, Elite Motorsports
  • Jeg Coughlin Jr., Elite Motorsports
  • Chris McGaha, Southwest Performance
  • Mason McGaha, Southwest Performance
  • Mark Beaver, Beaver Motorsports

Who Owns Bradenton Motorsports Park?

Victor Alvarez is the owner of Bradenton Motorsports Park. 

Located on Florida’s Gulf Coast, the historic facility plays host to one of the longest running independent events in drag racing, the Snowbird Outlaw Nationals, as well as the U.S. Street Nationals, FL2K, and more. It’s also a favorite for Pro Stock and Pro Modified teams looking to test over the offseason. The PRO Superstar Shootout will also be the first time Bradenton Motorsports Park has hosted an event with 11,000-horsepower Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars.

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