MADISON, Ill. - Notes from final, round 4 qualifying in Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, X-Treme Gateway Showdown 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: Jeff Naiser Runs 3.878/193.13, Now #1; Best prior run: 3.851/193.40, Was #1
Right Lane: Bill Glidden Runs 3.950/190.16, Now #3; Best prior run: 4.007/184.90, Was #5
12:48 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 86 degrees, relative humidity 49 percent, barometer 29.57 inches, adjusted altitude 2,485 feet, track temperature 127 degrees.
Ron Muenks is on the bump spot at 6.258.
Left Lane: Robert Mathis Runs 3.936/191.16, Now #3; Best prior run: 3.981/188.67, Was #5
Right Lane: Ron Muenks Runs 5.357/93.07, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.258/75.53, Was #8
Great looking pass for Mathis right on down the track into the new #3 spot.
Muenks is still having problems, with the back of the Camaro making a big move about 100 feet out.
Robert Mathis' incremental times: 60ft-0.997 sec., 330ft-2.644.
Left Lane: Bob Rahaim Runs 3.937/193.29, Now #2; Best prior run: 3.869/195.14, Was #2
Right Lane: Blake Housley Runs 4.073/181.23, Now #7; Best prior run: 4.091/180.60, Was #7
Rahaim's repairs from last night are still effective. The times might have been a little better, as the car is out of the grove and running along the wall about 200 feet out. He didn't lift.
Housley finds some ET and MPH on a clean pass and will stay #7.
Bob Rahaim's incremental times: 60ft-1.002 sec., 330ft-2.653.
Blake Housley's incremental times: 60ft-1.008 sec., 330ft-2.711.
Right Lane: Keith Haney Runs 4.070/186.67, Now #6; Best prior run: 4.040/186.30, Was #6
Haney takes the long way down and will stay #6.
Keith Haney's incremental times: 60ft-1.035 sec., 330ft-2.738.
12:58 p.m. Ron Muenks is on the bump spot at 5.357.