NORWALK, Ohio - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals 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: Odolph Daniels Runs 18.996/23.27, Now #20; Best prior run: 16.990/45.32, Was #19
Right Lane: Michael Phillips Runs 7.064/191.05, Now #15; No Prior Run
7:48 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 79 degrees, relative humidity 64 percent, barometer 29.15 inches, adjusted altitude 3,102 feet, track temperature 97 degrees.
Daniels has problems early and backs off the
throttle. Phillips makes a clean run and gets in the 15th spot for now.
Left Lane: Adam Arana Runs 7.040/192.17, Now #14; Best prior run: 7.173/187.83, Was #17
Right Lane: Dawn Minturn Runs 7.043/188.91, Now #16; Best prior run: 7.277/155.63, Was #19
Left Lane: Joe DeSantis Runs 16.244/31.03, Now #18; Best prior run: 7.111/188.60, Was #18
Right Lane: Wesley Wells Runs 7.158/187.42, Now #19; Best prior run: 7.235/185.10, Was #19
DeSantis had problems early and backed off the throttle. Wells improves but stays in the 19th spot.
Left Lane: Shawn Gann Runs 7.042/191.10, Now #15; Best prior run: 7.040/191.43, Was #15
Right Lane: LE Tonglet Runs 8.075/117.55, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.992/192.91, Was #11
Tonglet has problems after half track and backs off the throttle.
Left Lane: Jim Underdahl Runs 7.044/192.82, Now #13; Best prior run: 7.002/193.02, Was #13
Right Lane: Eddie Krawiec Runs 7.006/190.51, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.986/190.40, Was #10
Left Lane: Mike Berry Runs 10.437/80.27, Now #12; Best prior run: 6.995/192.55, Was #12
Right Lane: Scotty Pollacheck Runs 7.033/191.24, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.967/191.38, Was #7
Berry gets about 300 feet out and was out of power, not sure why. Pollacheck slows from his earlier pass.
Left Lane: Matt Smith Runs 7.037/191.76, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.982/192.82, Was #9
Right Lane: Andrew Hines Runs 6.980/190.43, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.963/192.00, Was #5
Hines makes the quickest pass of the round so far but doesn't improve. Smith slows from his previous attempt.
Left Lane: Steve Johnson Runs 6.941/193.16, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.968/192.96, Was #8
Right Lane: Angie Smith Runs 6.992/191.81, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.960/192.00, Was #4
Johnson makes an impressive pass here and moves up to the second spot for now.
Left Lane: Hector Arana Runs 6.967/192.06, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.967/192.71, Was #7
Right Lane: John Hall No Time, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.953/192.96, Was #3
Hall had problems getting the bike to run and did not make a pass. Arana equals his previous attempt.
Left Lane: Hector Arana Jr Runs 6.956/192.77, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.960/193.99, Was #4
Right Lane: Michael Ray Runs 6.976/192.25, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.926/193.68, Was #1
Arana improves slightly but stays in the fourth spot. No help for Ray.