ENNIS, Texas - Notes from final, round 3 qualifying in Pro Modified at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 20th annual O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec listing lane, driver 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: Harold Laird Runs 14.331/57.03, Now #16; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Mike Moran Runs 8.643/140.15, Now #15; Best prior run: 9.077/105.94, Was #15
Laird with violent tire shake right off the starting line and clicked it off. Moran got out of the groove and clicked it off.
Left Lane: Brandon Pesz Runs 6.185/226.96, Now #9; Best prior run: 8.279/129.12, Was #14
Right Lane: Joshua Hernandez Runs 6.118/229.70, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.863/221.49, Was #13
Pesz with his best pass of the weekend. Hernandez with a great looking pass to get into the top half of the show.
Left Lane: Thomas Patterson Runs 6.595/230.65, Now #13; Best prior run: 6.534/173.63, Was #13
Right Lane: Annette Summer Runs 7.175/214.04, Now #14; Best prior run: 6.665/192.28, Was #14
Weather conditions: air temperature 75 degrees, relative humidity 30 percent, barometer 29.84 inches, adjusted altitude 1,318 feet, track temperature 96 degrees.
Left Lane: Doug Palmer Runs 6.280/225.15, Now #12; Best prior run: 6.327/223.17, Was #12
Right Lane: Troy Critchley Runs 9.601/113.63, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.186/228.04, Was #10
Palmer with a nice pass.
Left Lane: Frankie Taylor Runs 9.108/102.91, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.217/225.15, Was #11
Right Lane: Zach Barklage Runs 6.156/231.99, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.143/231.00, Was #8
Barklage with another good pass.
Left Lane: Mike Ashley Runs 6.107/232.55, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.140/231.00, Was #7
Right Lane: Steve Engel Runs 6.180/231.87, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.137/232.03, Was #6
Ashley with his best pass of the weekend to move into the top half of the show. Engel with another good pass.
Left Lane: Mike Bell Runs 6.129/233.80, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.131/228.96, Was #6
Right Lane: Glen Kerunsky No Time, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.095/232.91, Was #3
Kerunsky broke on the burnout. Bell with his best pass of the weekend.
Left Lane: Jay Payne Runs 6.000/239.23, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.010/238.38, Was #1
Right Lane: Chip King Runs 16.597/69.39, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.093/234.66, Was #2
King shook hard right off the starting line and clicked it off. Payne with a great pass and so close to that 5-second zone. Jay Payne's incremental times: 60ft-0.996 sec., 330ft-2.626, 660ft-3.935/188.67mph, 1,000ft-5.057