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Sat, 26 May 2012, 15:30 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Qualifying Notes, Session #2
By Jason Murray





MISSION, B.C. - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division, LORDCO Auto Parts BC Nationals at Mission Raceway 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: Dave Germain Runs 5.937/245.32, Now #6; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Brian Hough Runs 5.700/249.90, Now #3; Best prior run: 11.048/98.36, Was #5

12:19 pm. Germain is making his first run of the weekend. Hough struck the the hides in his first run yesterday. Hough makes a nice run down the track had to pull it back into the middle of the lane abour 300ft out. Germain gets into the field with his first run.

Dave Germain's incremental times: 60ft-1.051 sec., 330ft-2.656, 660ft-3.923/196.19 mph, 1,000ft-5.009.
Brian Hough's incremental times: 60ft-0.958 sec., 330ft-2.499, 660ft-3.742/199.40 mph, 1,000ft-4.802.


Left Lane: Clint Thompson Runs 5.646/259.11, Now #2; Best prior run: 5.810/253.59, Was #4
Right Lane: Jeff Ashwell Runs 6.082/238.72, Now #5; Best prior run: 5.935/241.09, Was #5

Thompson with great run and he goes all the way to #2. Ashwell has to pedal it down low as he had huge tire shake.

Clint Thompson's incremental times: 60ft-0.956 sec., 330ft-2.529, 660ft-3.750/205.19 mph, 1,000ft-4.778.
Jeff Ashwell's incremental times: 60ft-0.974 sec., 330ft-2.698, 660ft-4.025/188.67 mph, 1,000ft-5.141.


Left Lane: Steve Gasparrelli Runs 5.808/259.46, Now #1; Best prior run: 5.638/261.09, Was #1
Right Lane: John Evanchuk Runs 5.675/255.53, Now #3; Best prior run: 5.685/255.10, Was #3

Gasparrelli spins the tires around 400ft and that really kills his time. Evanchuk makes a nice improvement on his earlier time.

Steve Gasparrelli's incremental times: 60ft-0.983 sec., 330ft-2.651, 660ft-3.899/201.55 mph, 1,000ft-4.939.
John Evanchuk's incremental times: 60ft-0.945 sec., 330ft-2.515, 660ft-3.751/201.37 mph, 1,000ft-4.795.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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