ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - Notes from final, round 3 qualifying in Pro Extreme Motorcycle at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, Dragpalooza IX listing lane, rider 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: Chuck Wilburn Runs 5.182/105.94, Now #18; Best prior run: 5.643/102.75, Was #18
Right Lane: Ashley Owens Runs 4.099/172.17, Now #2; Best prior run: 4.085/173.01, Was #2
4:01 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 68 degrees, relative humidity 29 percent, barometer 29.72 inches, adjusted altitude 1,165 feet, track temperature 85 degrees.
Wilburn improved, but not enough to get into the field. Owens made another good
run, but not as good as his first run today.
Left Lane: Eran Pielert Runs 5.332/91.64, Now #17; Best prior run: 4.522/160.88, Was #17
Right Lane: Ryan Schnitz Runs 4.207/172.01, Now #10; Best prior run: 4.246/172.47, Was #12
Pielert's bike went right on the launch, then the engine sounded sour and he also came up short of the field. Schnitz, on the other hand, made his best run of the day and he moved up a couple spots.
Left Lane: Ronald Procopio Runs 4.117/172.70, Now #4; Best prior run: 4.131/173.05, Was #6
Right Lane: John Collins Runs 4.220/166.79, Now #11; Best prior run: 4.280/164.79, Was #13
Procopio and Collins made their best runs of the day and both moved up a couple spots.
Left Lane: Eric McKinney Runs 4.071/174.50, Now #1; Best prior run: 4.078/173.23, Was #1
Right Lane: Travis Davis Runs 4.149/171.23, Now #8; Best prior run: 4.153/172.52, Was #8
McKinney made his best run of the day and improved his grip on the #1 spot. Davis improved slightly, stayed eighth.
Left Lane: Tyler Wilson Runs 4.223/167.84, Now #12; Best prior run: 4.227/169.27, Was #12
Right Lane: Scott Gray Runs 4.140/168.45, Now #5; Best prior run: 4.129/175.00, Was #5
Wilson improved slightly, Gray slowed slightly, no change in the ladder.
Left Lane: Richard Gadson Runs 4.115/170.82, Now #4; Best prior run: 4.133/171.08, Was #7
Right Lane: Monte Campbell Runs 4.271/163.45, Now #14; Best prior run: 4.372/161.65, Was #15
Nice run by Campbell to move into the top four. Campbell improved a tenth, only moved up one spot.
Left Lane: Terry Schweigert Runs 4.072/174.50, Now #2; Best prior run: 4.129/172.10, Was #7
Right Lane: Jeremy Teasley Runs 5.007/99.32, Now #18; Best prior run: 5.680/102.78, Was #19
Schweigert made a huge improvement and jumped all the way up to second spot. Teasley also improved a bunch, still didn't make the field.
Terry Schweigert's incremental times: 60ft-1.008 sec., 330ft-2.675.
Left Lane: Dave Norris Runs 4.100/171.49, Now #4; Best prior run: 4.093/171.64, Was #4
Nice, consistent pass by Norris - his slpowest, but all three were within seven thousandths of each other.
Left Lane: Jay Fisher Runs 4.233/169.27, Now #13; Best prior run: 4.233/167.80, Was #13
Sisher closed the session by duplicating his first run of the day.