ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Nitrous at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, Dragpalooza IX listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: John Vergotz No Time, Now #2
Right Lane: John Hall Runs 3.934/192.44, Now #1
11:18 a.m. Vergotz got all the way to the starting line, then shut it off. Nice opening run for Hall.
Left Lane: Jason Harris Runs 5.100/116.58, Now #2
Right Lane: Tommy Franklin Runs 5.293/93.69, Now #3
Lots of tire shake for this pair.
Left Lane: Steve Jackson Runs 3.828/193.54, Now #1
Right Lane: Danny Perry No Time, Now #6
Perry also got all the way through the burnout, then shut it off. Nice run by Jackson to take over the #1 spot.
Left Lane: John Decerbo Runs 6.248/81.76, Now #6
Right Lane: Pat Stoken Runs 5.389/85.81, Now #5
Lots more tire shake.
Left Lane: Travis Harvey Runs 4.019/183.84, Now #3
Right Lane: Randy Weatherford No Time, Now #8
Weatherford launched before the tree came down and really wadded the tires up on the launch. Then Harvey launched and made a mostly-straight run.
Left Lane: Jim Laurita Runs 5.108/97.39, Now #6
Right Lane: Mike Castellana Runs 3.933/192.14, Now #2
Laurits ran into the shakes, but Castellana made a good-looking run to close out the session.