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Fri, 26 Jul 2013, 16:13 PM

Pro Nitrous Qualifying Notes, Session #1
By Larry Sullivan





BUDDS CREEK, Md. - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous at the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League, Mayhem at the Creek listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Jim Laurita Runs 4.752/108.67, Now #1
Right Lane: Jim Sackuvich Runs 5.943/100.31, Now #2

3:55 p.m. Sackuvich's car headed for the wall and he lifted. Laurita had the wheels way up and when they came down the car tried to turn right, so he also had to lift.

Left Lane: Tommy Franklin Runs 5.423/89.50, Now #3
Right Lane: Randy Weatherford Runs 4.023/186.02, Now #1

Wetherford's car was the first to reach the stripe under power. Franklin had a good launch, with a 0.987 60-foot time, but shook and he had to get out of the throttle.

Left Lane: Chuck Mohn Runs 4.029/179.11, Now #2
Right Lane: Duke Snyder Runs 5.114/99.02, Now #4

These two look like team cars, '69 Camaros with Burgundy paint and Gray racing stripes.

Mohn made a clean, straight pass. Snyder's car started to dance a bit and he had to backpedal a couple times.

Left Lane: Ed Burnley Runs 3.984/186.51, Now #1
Right Lane: Bob Rahaim Runs 5.148/97.17, Now #6

Burnley made a smooth, straight run right to the top of the list. Rahaim got about 200 feet out, then the rear stepped out and he had to lift.

Ed Burnley's incremental times: 60ft-0.976 sec., 330ft-2.651.
Bob Rahaim's incremental times: 60ft-0.980 sec., 330ft-2.877.





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