CLERMONT, Ind. - Notes from round 4 qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 51st annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals listing lane, rider name, elapsed time/top speed this round, position in order following run, best prior elapsed time/speed, and position in order prior to run:
Left Lane: Thomas Byrd Jr. Runs 16.654/44.83, Now #29; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Angelle Sampey Runs 7.162/181.98, Now #3; Best prior run: 7.102/192.25, Was #3
Weather conditions: air temperature 75 degrees, relative humidity 43 percent, barometer 29.78 inches, adjusted altitude 1,442 feet, track temperature 101 degrees.
Byrd Jr. had problems
early in the run and clicked it off.
Left Lane: Ed Krawiec Runs 7.293/179.59, Now #23; Best prior run: 7.718/171.40, Was #28
Right Lane: Johnny Bond Runs 7.751/166.07, Now #28; Best prior run: 7.680/167.38, Was #27
Left Lane: Marco Andreano Runs 7.571/146.40, Now #27; Best prior run: 7.506/165.60, Was #27
Right Lane: Thomas Miceli Runs 7.423/172.14, Now #25; Best prior run: 7.414/172.54, Was #25
Left Lane: Chip Ellis Runs 7.137/185.82, Now #4; Best prior run: 7.112/181.28, Was #4
Right Lane: Daniel Kovacevich Runs 7.302/178.80, Now #19; Best prior run: 7.262/178.80, Was #19
Left Lane: Buddy Robinson Runs 7.292/183.24, Now #16; Best prior run: 7.256/182.77, Was #16
Right Lane: Connie Cohen Runs 7.407/153.32, Now #21; Best prior run: 7.289/177.81, Was #21
Left Lane: Hector Arana Runs 7.272/183.89, Now #22; Best prior run: 7.293/179.59, Was #22
Right Lane: Kurt Matte Runs 7.253/180.19, Now #16; Best prior run: 7.302/181.50, Was #24
Matte with his best pass of the weekend to get in the show.
Left Lane: Geno Scali Runs 7.202/187.78, Now #11; Best prior run: 7.184/187.81, Was #11
Right Lane: GT Tonglet Runs 7.123/185.10, Now #2; Best prior run: 7.096/187.81, Was #2
Tonglet with the quickest pass of the session.
Left Lane: Mike Berry Runs 7.135/181.67, Now #7; Best prior run: 7.259/179.18, Was #18
Right Lane: Michael Phillips Runs 7.223/182.60, Now #15; Best prior run: 7.224/185.41, Was #14
Berry with a great looking pas to get in the show and that bumped out Matte. Wesley Wells is on the bump spot at 7.227.
Left Lane: Shawn Gann Runs 7.162/187.11, Now #11; Best prior run: 7.261/184.35, Was #19
Right Lane: Wesley Wells Runs 7.257/181.18, Now #17; Best prior run: 7.227/179.88, Was #16
Gann with a nice pass to get in the show and bump out Wells.
Left Lane: Joe DeSantis Runs 7.205/181.69, Now #16; Best prior run: 7.264/179.47, Was #21
Right Lane: Chris Rivas Runs 7.356/154.95, Now #15; Best prior run: 7.201/178.33, Was #15
DeSantis with his best pass to get in the show and bump out Phillips.
Left Lane: Steve Johnson Runs 7.166/192.91, Now #6; Best prior run: 7.120/187.81, Was #6
Right Lane: Karen Stoffer Runs 7.175/187.29, Now #8; Best prior run: 7.138/184.14, Was #8
Johnson with a big top end speed for the track mph record.
Left Lane: Antron Brown Runs 7.101/184.55, Now #3; Best prior run: 7.118/187.76, Was #5
Right Lane: Craig Treble Runs 7.125/184.57, Now #7; Best prior run: 7.140/183.89, Was #9
Brown with the quickest pass of the session. Treble gets into the top half of the show.
Left Lane: Matt Guidera Runs 7.572/143.92, Now #14; Best prior run: 7.190/179.35, Was #14
Right Lane: Matt Smith Runs 7.090/184.52, Now #2; Best prior run: 7.144/187.42, Was #10
Smith with the quickest pass of the session. Matt Smith's incremental times: 60ft-1.114 sec., 330ft-2.970, 660ft-4.543/155.60mph, 1,000ft-5.905
Left Lane: Ryan Schnitz Runs 7.112/185.31, Now #6; Best prior run: 7.173/184.70, Was #12
Schnitz with a good looking pass to get into the top half of the show.
Left Lane: Andrew Hines Runs 7.129/189.76, Now #1; Best prior run: 7.081/184.25, Was #1
Andrew Hines' incremental times: 60ft-1.135 sec., 330ft-2.999, 660ft-4.578/156.25mph, 1,000ft-5.950