CLERMONT, Ind. - Notes from round 4 qualifying in Pro Modified at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 49th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals 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: Al Billes Runs 6.861/130.99, Now #15; Best prior run: 9.457/113.75, Was #16
Right Lane: Rick Stivers Runs 6.291/223.95, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.302/216.41, Was #7
Left Lane: Mike Ashley Runs 6.299/223.54, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.269/223.39, Was #6
Right Lane: Scott Ray Runs 6.452/217.95, Now #12; Best prior run: 6.388/219.08, Was #12
Ashley with a nice pass, but will not improve.
Left Lane: Bill Hill Runs 9.179/125.81, Now #16; Best prior run: 9.179/125.81, Was #16
Right Lane: Tim McAmis Runs 6.238/225.79, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.238/225.79, Was #4
Left Lane: Thomas Patterson Runs 6.282/223.21, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.331/219.65, Was #9
Right Lane: Mike Stawicki Runs 6.290/227.08, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.260/226.70, Was #5
Patterson with his best pass of the event to break into this tough show and that bumped out King.
Left Lane: Troy Critchley Runs 19.694/37.25, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.356/220.37, Was #10
Right Lane: Wayne Torkelson Runs 6.409/220.69, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.383/220.01, Was #11
Critchley shook right off the the starting line and clicked it off.
Left Lane: Zach Barklage Runs 6.505/218.37, Now #14; Best prior run: 6.561/216.90, Was #14
Right Lane: Fred Hahn Runs 9.241/109.41, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.229/227.27, Was #2
Hahn with tire shake and as soon as he launched and clicked it off. Barklage with his best pass for the event, but still comes up short.
Left Lane: Marty McGinnis Runs 6.515/217.32, Now #13; Best prior run: 6.440/218.44, Was #13
Right Lane: Von Smith Runs 15.014/55.35, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.232/228.31, Was #3
Smith made a quick move toward the wall as soon as he launched.
Left Lane: Rickie Smith Runs 6.258/223.88, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.226/224.40, Was #1
Smith with the quickest pass of the session dialing it in for eliminations.
Left Lane: Chip King Runs 6.292/226.47, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.315/226.73, Was #9
King with great looking pass and just misses the cut. That wraps the next to last session with Rickie Smith on top and Stivers on the bubble.