TOPEKA, Kan. - Notes from round 3 qualifying in Pro Stock at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 25th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals 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:
Right Lane: Deric Kramer Runs 6.709/205.07, Now #13; No Prior Run
Kramer with his quickest pass of the weekend to get a number on the board. Deric Kramer's incremental times: 60ft-0.994 sec., 330ft-2.798, 660ft-4.306/163.29 mph, 1,000ft-5.610.
Left Lane: Steve Kent Runs 6.742/205.38, Now #15; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Rodger Brogdon Runs 6.732/205.22, Now #14; No Prior Run
Teammates here and Brogdon goes to the number 14 spot and Kent gets in the show to the number 15 spot. Steve Kent's incremental times: 60ft-1.015 sec., 330ft-2.831, 660ft-4.341/163.08 mph, 1,000ft-5.644.
Rodger Brogdon's incremental times: 60ft-1.019 sec., 330ft-2.826, 660ft-4.333/163.49 mph, 1,000ft-5.634.
Left Lane: Chris McGaha No Time, Now #17; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Rickie Jones Runs 6.730/205.29, Now #12; Best prior run: 6.669/207.88, Was #12
McGaha broke on the burnout and was push off the starting line. No help here for Jones, but he will stay in the number 12 spot.
Left Lane: Greg Stanfield Runs 6.699/205.98, Now #13; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Larry Morgan Runs 6.726/205.04, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.668/206.99, Was #11
Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 67 percent, barometer 28.68 inches, adjusted altitude 3,769 feet, track temperature 96 degrees.
Stanfield with the
quickest pass of the round and goes to the number 13 spot. Greg Stanfield's incremental times:
60ft-0.996 sec., 330ft-2.799, 660ft-4.304/163.61 mph, 1,000ft-5.604. Morgan with a nice pass, but
will not improve. Larry Morgan's incremental times: 60ft-1.008 sec., 330ft-2.816,
660ft-4.323/163.00 mph, 1,000ft-5.627.
Left Lane: Matt Hartford Runs 6.735/205.47, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.667/207.46, Was #10
Right Lane: Vincent Nobile Runs 6.694/206.32, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.666/207.78, Was #9
Nobile with his quickest pass of the session, but will not improve. Vincent Nobile's incremental times: 60ft-1.004 sec., 330ft-2.806, 660ft-4.308/163.87 mph, 1,000ft-5.603. Hartford doesn't improve, and stays in the number 10 spot.
Left Lane: Greg Anderson Runs 6.717/204.82, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.655/207.85, Was #6
Right Lane: V. Gaines Runs 6.697/207.27, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.658/208.52, Was #8
Gaines with the second quickest pass of the round, but didn't improve. V. Gaines' incremental times: 60ft-1.015 sec., 330ft-2.821, 660ft-4.319/164.65 mph, 1,000ft-5.610. no help here for Anderson...Greg Anderson's incremental times: 60ft-1.006 sec., 330ft-2.814, 660ft-4.317/163.33 mph, 1,000ft-5.618.
Left Lane: Shane Gray Runs 6.668/206.76, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.640/208.04, Was #5
Right Lane: Jason Line Runs 6.696/206.86, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.657/208.20, Was #7
Gray launched hard and runs the quickest pass of the session, but didn't improve. Shane Gray's incremental times: 60ft-0.996 sec., 330ft-2.790, 660ft-4.286/164.57 mph, 1,000ft-5.589. Line was real loose right at the hit but still runs the third quickest pass of the session. Jason Line's incremental times: 60ft-1.008 sec., 330ft-2.810, 660ft-4.311/164.23 mph, 1,000ft-5.606.
Left Lane: Jeg Coughlin Runs 6.674/206.92, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.633/208.46, Was #4
Right Lane: Allen Johnson Runs 6.685/206.86, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.633/208.62, Was #3
Teammates here and they run the second and third quickest passes of the round. Jeg Coughlin's incremental times: 60ft-1.004 sec., 330ft-2.799, 660ft-4.296/164.41 mph, 1,000ft-5.586.
Allen Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-1.003 sec., 330ft-2.806, 660ft-4.306/164.17 mph, 1,000ft-5.597.
Left Lane: Erica Enders-Stevens Runs 6.655/207.15, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.625/208.30, Was #2
Right Lane: Mike Edwards Runs 6.659/207.30, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.618/208.55, Was #1
Enders-Stevens with the quickest pass of the round, but stays in the number two spot. Erica Enders-Stevens' incremental times: 60ft-0.995 sec., 330ft-2.784, 660ft-4.276/164.99 mph, 1,000ft-5.566. Edwards with the second quickest pass of the round, but he holds on to the number one spot. Mike Edwards' incremental times: 60ft-0.998 sec., 330ft-2.789, 660ft-4.282/164.99 mph, 1,000ft-5.572.