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Fri, 19 Jul 2013, 20:52 PM

Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car Qualifying Notes, Session #1
By Larry Sullivan





GRAND BEND, Ont. - Notes from final, round 1 qualifying in Amsoil Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car at the 2013 Nitro Jam Series, Mopar Nitro Jam Nationals Day One listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Mike Minick Runs 5.929/233.88, Now #1
Right Lane: Rick Krafft Runs 6.458/225.22, Now #2

8:33 p.m. Minick is in the new Omni-bodied version of the Chi-Town Hustler and the new car did very well on its maiden voyage. Krafft lost a lot of ground early in his run, with tire shake and spin. He managed to save the run, but lost a lot of time doing it.

Mike Minick's incremental times: 60ft-0.985 sec., 330ft-2.596, 660ft-3.880/192.91 mph, 1,000ft-4.980.
Rick Krafft's incremental times: 60ft-1.160 sec., 330ft-2.920, 660ft-4.290/180.04 mph, 1,000ft-5.464.

Left Lane: Peter Gallen Runs 5.858/231.64, Now #1
Right Lane: Mike McIntire Runs 6.196/199.97, Now #3

Gallen visibly had the best run of the round, no wiggles, no tire shake. McIntyre had some tire shake early in the run that cost him a couple tenths.

Peter Gallen's incremental times: 60ft-0.993 sec., 330ft-2.580, 660ft-3.835/196.04 mph, 1,000ft-4.920.
Mike McIntire's incremental times: 60ft-1.025 sec., 330ft-2.672, 660ft-4.001/185.84 mph, 1,000ft-5.147.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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