BRISTOL, Tenn. - Notes from round 1 qualifying in X-Treme Pro Stock at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, X-DRL Thunder Valley Madness listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Lester Cooper Runs 8.433/52.23, Now #2
Right Lane: Richard Penland Runs 4.240/168.72, Now #1
11:40 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 60 degrees, relative humidity 40 percent, barometer 28.77 inches, adjusted altitude 1,585 feet.
Cooper's Mustang basketballls off the line and he has to lift.
Left Lane: Elijah Morton Runs 4.333/137.74, Now #2
Morton has a strong leave and then has the Mustang drive towards the wall. He straightens the car out and drives towards the finish line. Right before the lights there is smoke out from underneath the car, but no "stuff" on the track.
Elijah Morton's incremental times: 60ft-0.999 sec., 330ft-2.724.
Left Lane: Kevin Bealko Runs 4.468/138.09, Now #3
Right Lane: Todd Hoerner Runs 6.351/73.90, Now #4
Hoerner is quick off the line and then has the back of the car start to move around. He quickly lifts.
Bealko is right behind him at the green and clicks it off before the lights.
Left Lane: Cary Goforth Runs 4.087/174.82, Now #2
Right Lane: Dean Goforth Runs 4.085/176.67, Now #1
A pair of Goforth's to the line!
Dean gets the advantage off the line and leads Cary to the finish line to take over the new top two spots on the ladder. Great side by side pair of passes, just 0.002 difference in ET!
Cary Goforth's incremental times: 60ft-0.975 sec., 330ft-2.677.
Dean Goforth's incremental times: 60ft-0.985 sec., 330ft-2.688.
Right Lane: John Deflorian Jr. Runs 4.094/175.84, Now #3
Another strong leave and DeFlorian powers on down the track on a clean pass to drive right into the middle of the field in the number three position.
John Deflorian Jr.'s incremental times: 60ft-0.990 sec., 330ft-2.695.