BOISE, Idaho - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Nostalgia Funny Car at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division, 42nd Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor at Firebird Raceway listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Jim Obalek Runs 6.010/237.71, Now #1
Obalek makes a very nice run to get his weekend started.
Jim Obalek's incremental times:
60ft-1.046 sec., 330ft-2.684, 660ft-3.968/192.47 mph, 1,000ft-5.071.
Right Lane: John Hale Runs 6.004/246.30, Now #1
Hale goes to the top of the board with his opening pass.
John Hale's incremental times:
60ft-1.077 sec., 330ft-2.750, 660ft-4.012/198.32 mph, 1,000ft-5.089.
Right Lane: Ryan Davenport Runs 6.696/180.86, Now #3
Davenport has to lift early and he will have to wait until the final session later today to get a full run.
Ryan Davenport's incremental times: 60ft-1.102 sec., 330ft-2.907, 660ft-4.336/172.31
Left Lane: Will Martin No Time, Now #5
Right Lane: Jason Rupert Runs 11.426/70.67, Now #4
Rupert shakes hard and he will coast on thru. Martin fires the car but has an oil leak.
Jason Rupert's incremental times: 60ft-1.018 sec., 330ft-3.016, 660ft-5.566/085.20 mph,