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Fri, 25 Oct 2013, 17:05 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Notes, Session #1
By Rick Green

LAS VEGAS - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Stock at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Right Lane: Buddy Perkinson Runs 6.709/206.86, Now #1

Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 23 percent, barometer 27.95 inches, adjusted altitude 4,089 feet.

Perkinson with a good looking pass to start the weekend. Buddy Perkinson's incremental times: 60ft-1.017 sec., 330ft-2.825, 660ft-4.328/163.87 mph, 1,000ft-5.620.

Left Lane: JR Carr Runs 6.791/204.11, Now #2
Right Lane: Warren Johnson Runs 6.805/205.04, Now #3

JR Carr's incremental times: 60ft-1.031 sec., 330ft-2.851, 660ft-4.375/161.56 mph, 1,000ft-5.687.
Warren Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-1.041 sec., 330ft-2.884, 660ft-4.402/162.51 mph, 1,000ft-5.706.

Left Lane: Kurt Johnson Runs 6.745/205.57, Now #2
Right Lane: Deric Kramer Runs 13.806/102.18, Now #5

Johnson goes to the number two spot for now. Kurt Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-1.014 sec., 330ft-2.832, 660ft-4.345/162.51 mph, 1,000ft-5.648. Kramer with a lot of shake and clicks it off.

Left Lane: Chris McGaha Runs 6.733/204.76, Now #3
Right Lane: Matt Hartford Runs 6.716/205.79, Now #2

These two go to the number two and three spots. Chris McGaha's incremental times: 60ft-1.010 sec., 330ft-2.819, 660ft-4.332/162.49 mph, 1,000ft-5.635.
Matt Hartford's incremental times: 60ft-1.008 sec., 330ft-2.815, 660ft-4.324/163.28 mph, 1,000ft-5.623.

Left Lane: Steve Kent No Time, Now #9
Right Lane: Greg Stanfield Runs 6.701/205.22, Now #1

Kent with violent tire shake right at the hit and clicked it off. Stanfield with a good looking pass to go to the number one spot for now. Greg Stanfield's incremental times: 60ft-0.991 sec., 330ft-2.793, 660ft-4.303/162.92 mph, 1,000ft-5.604.

Left Lane: Larry Morgan Runs 9.206/100.25, Now #9
Right Lane: Rickie Jones Runs 6.677/208.07, Now #1

Morgan shook hard and clicked it off. Jones launched hard and made a great pass to go to the number one spot. Rickie Jones' incremental times: 60ft-1.008 sec., 330ft-2.811, 660ft-4.306/164.79 mph, 1,000ft-5.594.

Left Lane: Rodger Brogdon Runs 6.714/206.39, Now #5
Right Lane: Vincent Nobile Runs 6.663/207.30, Now #1

Brogdon with a nice pass to start the weekend. Rodger Brogdon's incremental times: 60ft-1.009 sec., 330ft-2.815, 660ft-4.322/163.18 mph, 1,000ft-5.621. Nobile launched hard and keep it hooked up to go to the number one spot. Vincent Nobile's incremental times: 60ft-1.000 sec., 330ft-2.794, 660ft-4.291/164.55 mph, 1,000ft-5.578.

Left Lane: V. Gaines Runs 6.717/207.88, Now #8
Right Lane: Greg Anderson Runs 6.678/207.18, Now #3

Gaines with a nice pass to start the weekend. Anderson with a good looking pass and goes to the number three spot. Greg Anderson's incremental times: 60ft-1.000 sec., 330ft-2.802, 660ft-4.301/164.45 mph, 1,000ft-5.590.

Left Lane: Shane Gray Runs 6.696/207.98, Now #5
Right Lane: Erica Enders-Stevens Runs 6.665/207.24, Now #2

It was announced today that Gray Motorsports and Cagnazzi Motorsports will be joining forces next year. Gray with a good looking pass to get into the top half of the show. Shane Gray's incremental times: 60ft-1.014 sec., 330ft-2.819, 660ft-4.320/163.99 mph, 1,000ft-5.610. Enders-Stevens with a great pass to go to the number two spot. Erica Enders-Stevens' incremental times: 60ft-1.007 sec., 330ft-2.799, 660ft-4.292/164.87 mph, 1,000ft-5.579.

Left Lane: Allen Johnson Runs 6.654/207.46, Now #1
Right Lane: Jason Line Runs 6.658/207.37, Now #2

This was a great side-by-side drag race as these two go to the number one and number two spots. Allen Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-1.001 sec., 330ft-2.789, 660ft-4.283/164.63 mph, 1,000ft-5.569.
Jason Line's incremental times: 60ft-0.988 sec., 330ft-2.785, 660ft-4.283/164.39 mph, 1,000ft-5.571.

Left Lane: Mike Edwards Runs 6.658/207.34, Now #3
Right Lane: Jeg Coughlin Runs 6.658/206.92, Now #4

A couple good looking passes to go to the number three and four spots. Mike Edwards' incremental times: 60ft-0.994 sec., 330ft-2.788, 660ft-4.283/164.37 mph, 1,000ft-5.571.
Jeg Coughlin's incremental times: 60ft-0.996 sec., 330ft-2.786, 660ft-4.283/164.49 mph, 1,000ft-5.571.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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