MARTIN, Mich. - Notes from final, round 4 qualifying in Pro Extreme Motorcycle at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, ADRL Summer Drags IX 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:
Left Lane: Brunson Grothus Runs 4.163/170.30, Now #7; Best prior run: 4.162/169.05, Was #7
Right Lane: Paul Gast Runs 4.113/172.02, Now #3; Best prior run: 4.124/170.17, Was #3
Grothus missed matching his best prior ET by a thousandth. Gast steppe up slightly, stayed third.
Left Lane: Terry Schweigert Runs 4.208/169.04, Now #6; Best prior run: 4.159/170.82, Was #6
Right Lane: Eric McKinney Runs 4.121/169.52, Now #2; Best prior run: 4.093/173.58, Was #2
Two good runs, but neither improved.
Left Lane: Mantez Thompson Runs 4.210/165.94, Now #9; Best prior run: 4.221/165.74, Was #9
Right Lane: Ashley Owens Runs 4.103/169.48, Now #1; Best prior run: 4.088/170.96, Was #1
Thompson improved slightly, Owens dropped back a couple hundredths, the ladder stayed the same and Thompson is not on it.
Left Lane: Dave Norris Runs 4.156/170.32, Now #4; Best prior run: 4.135/169.71, Was #4
Right Lane: Charlie Prophit Runs 4.137/171.48, Now #5; Best prior run: 4.164/167.03, Was #8
Norris made his best run right out of the box, then fell back to the mid fifties for his next three runs. Prophit made his best run of the day in this session and moved up a couple spots.
Right Lane: Casey Stemper Runs 4.142/168.00, Now #6; Best prior run: 4.158/168.84, Was #6
Stemper also improved slightly, but not enough to move up the ladder.
T.T. Jones made an off-pace run in the first session and hasn't been back ouit since then. With only ten bikes here, they will be on an eight-bike ladder and Mantez Thompson will only race tomorrow if an alternate is needed.