LAS VEGAS - Notes from final, round 4 qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals listing lane, rider 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: Shawn Gann Runs 7.087/187.18, Now #16; Best prior run: 7.577/134.12, Was #23
Right Lane: Bailey Whitaker Runs 8.610/105.13, Now #22; Best prior run: 7.281/179.64, Was #21
3:08 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 91 degrees, relative humidity 18 percent, barometer 27.95 inches, adjusted altitude 4,832 feet.
Gann makes a full pass here and gets in, but he's on the bump. Whitaker has
problems around half track and backs off the throttle.
Right Lane: James Surber Runs 7.363/181.50, Now #23; Best prior run: 7.315/182.95, Was #23
Surber slows from his earlier attempt and does not make the show.
Left Lane: Redell Harris Runs 7.348/182.90, Now #21; Best prior run: 7.180/187.81, Was #21
Right Lane: Michael Phillips Runs 7.177/186.20, Now #20; Best prior run: 7.167/187.76, Was #20
Harris slows and does not make the show. No improvement for Phillips.
Left Lane: Jim Underdahl Runs 7.137/188.67, Now #18; Best prior run: 7.109/190.97, Was #17
Right Lane: Mike Berry Runs 7.101/185.69, Now #17; Best prior run: 7.127/185.46, Was #19
Berry improves but not quite enough to get in the show. Underdahl slows and will not be racing tomorrow.
Left Lane: Katie Sullivan Runs 7.025/190.62, Now #14; Best prior run: 7.042/190.03, Was #14
Right Lane: Freddie Camarena Runs 7.164/187.89, Now #19; Best prior run: 7.117/188.12, Was #19
Sullivan improves but not enough to move up in the order. Camarena slows from his earlier attempt.
Left Lane: LE Tonglet Runs 7.038/189.73, Now #12; Best prior run: 7.021/191.57, Was #12
Right Lane: Angie Smith Runs 7.084/187.81, Now #15; Best prior run: 7.042/189.50, Was #15
Left Lane: Chaz Kennedy Runs 7.016/188.28, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.983/189.52, Was #9
Right Lane: Andrew Hines Runs 7.091/185.95, Now #13; Best prior run: 7.022/187.68, Was #13
No improvement for either rider.
Left Lane: John Hall Runs 6.987/189.90, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.982/190.06, Was #8
Right Lane: Eddie Krawiec Runs 7.049/188.44, Now #11; Best prior run: 7.016/188.83, Was #11
Hall makes the quickest pass of the round so far but doesn't improve. No help for Krawiec.
Left Lane: Jerry Savoie Runs 6.996/189.58, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.979/191.65, Was #7
Right Lane: Scotty Pollacheck Runs 7.047/188.31, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.984/191.59, Was #10
Left Lane: Hector Arana Jr Runs 6.988/192.17, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.965/190.89, Was #5
Right Lane: Michael Ray Runs 7.018/188.86, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.971/192.30, Was #6
Left Lane: Hector Arana Runs 6.930/192.44, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.955/193.07, Was #3
Right Lane: Matt Smith Runs 6.988/191.62, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.957/193.02, Was #4
Arana makes an impressive pass for the conditions and takes the top spot. Smith slows and stays in the fourth spot.
Right Lane: Adam Arana Runs 6.957/192.60, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.946/192.71, Was #3
Arana makes a good run but doesn't improve. Johnson, the number one qualifier after the third session, decided to sit out this final round of qualifying.