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Sat, 09 Mar 2013, 18:58 PM

A FUEL Qualifying Notes, Final Session
By David Gerard





BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Notes from final, round 2 qualifying in A FUEL at the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series 2013, 55th Annual March Meet 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: Kin Bates Runs 6.596/218.19, Now #5; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Garry Wheeler Jr. Runs 6.659/209.49, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.703/214.69, Was #5

3:49 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 59 degrees, relative humidity 62 percent, barometer 29.53 inches, adjusted altitude 571 feet.

Two clean strong passes into the top half of the field.


Left Lane: Bill Wayne No Time, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.424/208.75, Was #2
Right Lane: Les Davenport Runs 6.864/135.24, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.591/212.49, Was #4

Wayne leaves well and the then drives across the 330 reflector to DQ his run.

Great looking pass for Davenport.

Left Lane: Darrell Waters Runs 14.480/51.68, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.376/218.80, Was #1
Right Lane: Ken Bates Jr. Runs 8.184/170.67, Now #9; Best prior run: 8.184/170.67, Was #9

Waters slows early and Bates' fueler grumbles down to the track to at least put a number on the clocks.

Left Lane: Jerry Kumre Jr Runs 6.440/204.26, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.717/202.45, Was #7
Right Lane: Shawn Corbari No Time, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.468/212.66, Was #3

Corbari can't make the pass.

Krumre picks up a ton to run well into the top four.

Left Lane: Dennis Allen Runs 6.894/200.95, Now #8; Best prior run: 7.107/202.64, Was #8
Right Lane: Mike Burns Runs 20.181/53.43, Now #10; No Prior Run

Last pair and no bump spot.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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