LAS VEGAS --
Fri, 26 Oct 2012, 23:03 PM
Walsh No. 1 Qualifier After Two Rounds of Qualifying
Courtesy of NHRA Communications
Photo copyright 2012 Auto Imagery, Inc.
At 12th Annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals
Don Walsh raced to the No. 1 position after two rounds of qualifying in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag
Racing Series presented by ProCare Rx portion of the 12th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals.
Walsh led the field with a top performance of 5.841 seconds at 253.85 mph in his Ford Mustang. If
his time stands, this would be his fourth consecutive No.1 qualifying position of the season. He
has a total of three No.1's on the season.
Points leader Mike Castellana landed fifth with a time of 5.945 at 239.91 mph while Rickie Smith
who is second in the points standings qualified tenth with a time of 6.013 at 239.70. Third place
in points, Troy Coughlin raced to the eighth position with a time of 5.989 at 242.06.
Round three of qualifying will continue at 10.30 a.m. at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
followed by round one of eliminations beginning at 4 p.m.
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