ENNIS, Texas - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Nitrous at the American Drag Racing League, ADRL World Finals VIII presented by CarSafe listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Jim Laurita Runs 3.830/196.87, Now #1
Right Lane: Monroe Guest Runs 4.020/186.28, Now #3
2:04 p.m. Laurita made a nice run, just a couple hundredths off his career-best. Guest had a lot of tire spin on the launch and that killed his ET.
Left Lane: Chuck Nuytten Runs 6.142/103.73, Now #10
Right Lane: Bob Rahaim Runs 3.865/192.66, Now #2
Rahaim clinched the championship when he teched his car in for this event and he opens with a nice pass to tune from. Nuytten, making his ADRL debut, shook hard and lifted.
Left Lane: Pat Stoken Runs 4.935/99.81, Now #1
Right Lane: Keith Haney Runs 5.951/117.05, Now #2
Left Lane: Blake Housley Runs 3.912/190.92, Now #1
Right Lane: John Hall Runs 5.017/101.64, Now #3
Nice run by Housley to take over the top spot (for now). Hall shook, got sideways, and lifted.
Left Lane: Chris Juliano Runs 3.996/186.51, Now #2
Right Lane: Shannon Jenkins Runs 4.795/108.53, Now #3
Nice run by Juliano. Jenkins fell victim to shake and lifted early.
Left Lane: Robert Mathis Runs 5.132/97.41, Now #9
Right Lane: Johnny Pilcher Runs 3.994/185.38, Now #3
Mathis shook, Pilcher did not.
Left Lane: Rickie Jones Runs 3.837/194.83, Now #2
Right Lane: Ron Muenks Runs 5.951/80.09, Now #13
Nice pass for Jones, moving in just thousandths behindLaurita. Muenks - well, you can fill that in yourself.
Left Lane: Stan Allen No Time, Now #16
Right Lane: Doug Riesterer Runs 5.331/90.59, Now #12
Allen shut off after the burnout. Riesterer shook and slowed.