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Sat, 19 Oct 2013, 12:16 PM

Pro Nitrous Qualifying Notes, Session #1
By Larry Sullivan





BAYTOWN, Texas - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Nitrous at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, World Finals IX listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Tommy Franklin Runs 3.887/195.22, Now #2
Right Lane: Jason Harris Runs 3.823/196.24, Now #1

11:03 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.



Nice run by Franklin, matching his career-best ET with a career-best speed, and an outstanding run by Harris, a career-best for ET and speed.


Left Lane: Robert Mathis Runs 3.900/192.00, Now #3
Right Lane: Jeff Naiser Runs 3.906/189.47, Now #4

Nice runs, a pair, but no career-bests.

Left Lane: Chris Patrick Runs 3.873/189.39, Now #2
Right Lane: Steve Jackson Runs 3.879/190.08, Now #3

Nice pass by Patrick, a career-best ET with a lot of piston smoke in the lights.

Chris Patrick's incremental times: 60ft-0.965 sec., 330ft-2.580.
Steve Jackson's incremental times: 60ft-0.946 sec., 330ft-2.572.

Left Lane: Mike Castellana Runs 3.769/197.59, Now #1
Right Lane: John Hall Runs 3.880/195.56, Now #5

Castellana is "the man" today. A great run, though he was quicker and faster when he set the class records.

Mike Castellana's incremental times: 60ft-0.939 sec., 330ft-2.515.
John Hall's incremental times: 60ft-0.989 sec., 330ft-2.611.

Left Lane: Johnny Pilcher Runs 3.998/175.00, Now #10
Right Lane: Bob Rahaim Runs 3.850/196.02, Now #3

Great pass by Rahaim to take the third spot. Bob Rahaim's incremental times: 60ft-0.966 sec., 330ft-2.579.

Right Lane: John Camp Runs 3.881/191.54, Now #7

Last car. It appears there are less than 13 cars in Pro Nitrous, so that will also be an eight-car field.

Camp used all parts of the lane enroute to the finish line.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink





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