MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Notes from final, round 3 qualifying in Pro Nitrous at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, ADRL Memphis Drags IV 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: Lee Adkins Runs 4.014/187.16, Now #11; Best prior run: 5.839/93.55, Was #14
Right Lane: John Camp Runs 3.935/189.02, Now #8; Best prior run: 3.894/190.46, Was #8
4:21 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 68 percent, barometer 29.71 inches, adjusted altitude 2,592 feet, track temperature 98 degrees.
Adkins pulls the wheels at the hit, sets them
down, then pulls them into the air again. He improves and moves up to the 11th spot for now. Camp makes a clean pass but
Left Lane: John Hall Runs 3.869/196.67, Now #6; Best prior run: 3.893/195.76, Was #6
Right Lane: Pat Stoken Runs 8.427/52.68, Now #7; Best prior run: 3.893/192.06, Was #7
Stoken loses traction at the hit ans has to back off the throttle. Hall makes another good run but stays in the sixth spot.
Left Lane: Jeff Naiser Runs 3.855/193.90, Now #5; Best prior run: 3.849/194.10, Was #5
Right Lane: Mike Hill Runs 3.935/188.31, Now #9; Best prior run: 3.914/189.28, Was #9
Hill moved around early in the run but hung on for a decent pass. Naiser makes another good run but doesn't improve.
Left Lane: Tommy Franklin Runs 4.702/156.90, Now #10; Best prior run: 3.930/192.36, Was #10
Right Lane: Mike Castellana Runs 3.805/195.17, Now #2; Best prior run: 3.835/195.05, Was #3
Castellana makes an impressive pass and moves up a spot to second. Franklin's engine seemed a little sluggish off the line.
Left Lane: Blake Housley Runs 8.091/53.92, Now #14; Best prior run: 4.856/104.84, Was #14
Right Lane: Chuck Mohn Runs 4.029/181.11, Now #12; Best prior run: 4.014/181.37, Was #12
Housley shakes the tires hard off the line and breaks the wheelie bar. Mohn goes right down the groove but doesn't improve.
Left Lane: Jason Harris Runs 3.877/193.40, Now #4; Best prior run: 3.845/193.65, Was #4
Right Lane: Bob Rahaim Runs 3.985/186.54, Now #3; Best prior run: 3.816/198.41, Was #3
Harris makes a clean pass but doesn't improve. Rahaim looks like he was struggling a little all the way through the run.
Left Lane: Steve Jackson Runs 3.955/158.04, Now #1; Best prior run: 3.804/195.31, Was #1
Jackson was on a decent pass but the candles went out about 500 feet out.
Steve Jackson's incremental
times: 60ft-0.971 sec., 330ft-2.560.