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Sat, 20 Apr 2013, 12:26 PM

Pro Stock Motorcycle Qualifying Notes, Session #2
By Dave Rowe





CONCORD, N.C. - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Fourth annual Dollar General NHRA Four-Wide Nationals fueled by Full Throttle 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:
Lane 1: James Surber Runs 7.117/184.67, Now #14; No Prior Run
Lane 2: Michael Ray Runs 6.903/193.32, Now #1; Best prior run: 9.425/90.92, Was #18
Lane 4: Eddie Krawiec Runs 6.974/189.07, Now #8; No Prior Run

12:11 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 64 degrees, relative humidity 29 percent, barometer 29.48 inches, adjusted altitude 1,159 feet, track temperature 96 degrees.

Ray makes an impressive pass here to move into the top spot.

Krawiec broke before making a pass yesterday. He makes a decent pas to get in the show in the eighth spot for now.

Surber left too quickly on his attempt yesterday and did not receive a time.


Lane 1: Joe DeSantis Runs 7.216/178.35, Now #19; No Prior Run
Lane 2: Freddie Camarena Runs 7.129/190.75, Now #15; Best prior run: 7.150/189.26, Was #16
Lane 3: Angie Smith No Time, Now #22; Best prior run: 9.138/104.02, Was #20
Lane 4: Redell Harris Runs 7.148/188.67, Now #17; No Prior Run

Smith leaves the line, gets about 200 feet out and loses power, not sure why.

Camarena improves and gets off the bump.

Harris goes right down the groove but doesn't run quick enough to get in the show.

DeSantis is in the 19th spot.


Lane 1: LE Tonglet Runs 6.975/191.59, Now #10; Best prior run: 7.681/130.18, Was #21
Lane 2: Katie Sullivan Runs 7.106/192.44, Now #13; Best prior run: 7.089/188.65, Was #11
Lane 3: Chip Ellis Runs 6.979/191.59, Now #11; Best prior run: 7.056/188.17, Was #10
Lane 4: Hector Arana Runs 6.860/194.24, Now #1; Best prior run: 11.037/78.36, Was #23

Arana makes an impressive pass and gets in the field in the top spot.

Tonglet wasn't in the field but runs quick enough to get in the tenth spot for now.

Ellis improves but drops a spot as Tonglet and Arana go around him.

Sullivan slows and drops two spots to 13th.


Lane 1: Mike Berry Runs 6.972/190.14, Now #10; Best prior run: 7.132/186.69, Was #18
Lane 2: Andrew Hines Runs 6.939/192.36, Now #6; Best prior run: 7.018/190.62, Was #12
Lane 3: Jim Underdahl Runs 6.890/194.91, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.966/195.48, Was #7
Lane 4: Michael Phillips Runs 7.049/188.17, Now #14; Best prior run: 7.249/191.00, Was #22

Underdahl makes his quickest pass of the year and moves into the second spot.

Phillips improves and gets in the show in the 14th spot for now.

Berry improves and gets in the show in the tenth spot. Hines was already in the show and improves to the sixth spot.


Lane 1: Steve Johnson No Time, Now #18; Best prior run: 7.094/188.70, Was #17
Lane 2: Hector Arana Jr. Runs 6.826/195.19, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.970/193.10, Was #9
Lane 3: Shawn Gann Runs 6.855/195.11, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.943/193.93, Was #7
Lane 4: Wesley Wells Runs 7.068/189.63, Now #15; Best prior run: 7.156/189.58, Was #21

Johnson had problems after the burnout and was unable to make a pass.

Arana Jr. makes the quickest pass of the weekend so far and bumps his dad off the top spot.

Gann makes a career best pass to move into the second spot.

Wells makes a decent pass and gets in the show in the 15th spot.


Lane 1: John Hall Runs 6.875/190.24, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.930/191.08, Was #6
Lane 2: Matt Smith Runs 6.837/194.63, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.961/182.01, Was #9
Lane 3: Scotty Pollacheck Runs 6.887/191.32, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.939/193.10, Was #7
Lane 4: Adam Arana Runs 9.888/83.97, Now #17; Best prior run: 7.090/192.82, Was #17

Hall was in the top spot starting this round but has been bumped down to the sixth spot. He improves a little but can only manage to move up one spot in the order.

Smith makes an impressive pass and moves into the second spot.

Pollacheck gets into the '80's and moves up a spot to sixth.

Arana had problems and doesn't get in the field.

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