BAYTOWN, Texas - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Extreme Motorcycle at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, World Finals IX listing lane, rider name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Ronald Procopio Runs 4.235/143.22, Now #2
Right Lane: Ashley Owens Runs 4.013/175.73, Now #1
10:25 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 68 degrees, relative humidity 69 percent, barometer 30.01 inches, adjusted altitude 1,170 feet, track temperature 78 degrees.
One good runs Owens getting very close to the magic three-second mark.
Procopio lost something off the bike at the 60-foot marker and he was off-pace by the 330.
Left Lane: Terry Schweigert Runs 4.175/160.58, Now #2
Right Lane: Curtis Nichols Runs 4.595/155.20, Now #4
Nichols' bike backfired a couple times, about 100 feet out and again around the 330. Schweigert's run looked okay, but he was a tenth off his usual pace and his speed was down.
Left Lane: Brunson Grothus Runs 4.172/170.41, Now #2
Right Lane: T.T. Jones Runs 4.317/144.92, Now #5
Grothus jumped into the #2 spot by three thousandths.
Brunson Grothus' incremental times: 60ft-1.032 sec., 330ft-2.745.
Left Lane: Charlie Prophit Runs 4.226/169.96, Now #5
Right Lane: Casey Stemper Runs 4.133/153.84, Now #2
Casey Stemper's incremental times: 60ft-0.999 sec., 330ft-2.643.
Left Lane: Eric McKinney Runs 4.109/178.24, Now #2
Right Lane: C.D. Watson Runs 4.376/158.56, Now #9
McKinney goes to the #2 spot with ease.
Eric McKinney's incremental times: 60ft-1.083 sec., 330ft-2.742.
Only ten motorcycles showed up, so it will be an eight-bike field.