CHANDLER, Ariz. - Notes from round 3 qualifying in Pro Stock at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 30th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals 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: Jimmy Alund Runs 6.623/210.24, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.599/210.54, Was #11
Right Lane: Deric Kramer Runs 8.423/115.03, Now #13; No Prior Run
Weather conditions: air temperature 75 degrees, relative humidity 19 percent, barometer 28.66 inches, adjusted altitude 2,854 feet, track temperature 103 degrees.
Alund with a good
pass, but will not improve. Jimmy Alund's incremental times: 60ft-1.005 sec., 330ft-2.790,
660ft-4.271/166.50 mph, 1,000ft-5.545. Kramer clicked it off early, but still makes his quickest
pass of the weekend.
Left Lane: Paul Pittman Runs 6.705/207.56, Now #13; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Shane Gray Runs 15.318/54.12, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.551/211.06, Was #5
Pittman with his quickest pass of the weekend to get a number on the board. Paul Pittman's incremental times: 60ft-1.018 sec., 330ft-2.825, 660ft-4.324/164.81 mph, 1,000ft-5.614. Gray with violent tire shake right at the hit and clicked it off.
Left Lane: Shane Tucker Runs 6.691/208.75, Now #13; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Jeg Coughlin Runs 6.578/211.13, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.598/211.43, Was #10
Tucker rolled the beam, but he gets a number on the board and into the show. Shane Tucker's incremental times: 60ft-1.043 sec., 330ft-2.835, 660ft-4.323/165.84 mph, 1,000ft-5.605. Coughlin with his quickest pass of the weekend and moves up the ladder one spot. Coughlin with the quickest pass of the round. Jeg Coughlin's incremental times: 60ft-0.993 sec., 330ft-2.766, 660ft-4.238/167.51 mph, 1,000ft-5.506.
Left Lane: Vincent Nobile Runs 6.582/210.37, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.551/211.16, Was #4
Right Lane: Steve Kent Runs 6.661/200.98, Now #13; No Prior Run
Nobile with the quickest short time of the round and the second quickest pass of the round, but will stay in the number four spot. Vincent Nobile's incremental times: 60ft-0.982 sec., 330ft-2.758, 660ft-4.235/167.01 mph, 1,000ft-5.507. Kent with his quickest pass of the weekend to get a number on the board and in the show. Steve Kent's incremental times: 60ft-1.003 sec., 330ft-2.800, 660ft-4.287/165.78 mph, 1,000ft-5.566.
Left Lane: Dave Connolly Runs 11.272/78.24, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.565/210.77, Was #7
Right Lane: V. Gaines Runs 6.583/210.93, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.579/210.21, Was #10
Connolly with a lot of shake right at the hit and clicked it off. Gaines with the third quickest pass of the round, but will not improve. V. Gaines' incremental times: 60ft-0.997 sec., 330ft-2.772, 660ft-4.244/167.51 mph, 1,000ft-5.511.
Left Lane: Chris McGaha Runs 6.555/210.93, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.530/210.60, Was #1
Right Lane: Larry Morgan Runs 6.601/209.23, Now #13; No Prior Run
McGaha launched hard and keep it hooked up to make the quickest pass of the round. Chris McGaha's incremental times: 60ft-0.979 sec., 330ft-2.746, 660ft-4.216/167.76 mph, 1,000ft-5.482. Morgan with the quickest 60-foot time of the round and his quickest pass of the weekend to get in the show. Larry Morgan's incremental times: 60ft-0.970 sec., 330ft-2.751, 660ft-4.238/165.78 mph, 1,000ft-5.518.
Left Lane: Allen Johnson Runs 6.557/212.06, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.553/211.83, Was #6
Right Lane: Matt Hartford Runs 6.619/209.65, Now #14; No Prior Run
Johnson just a few ticks off his qualifying time and runs the second quickest pass of the weekend. Allen Johnson's incremental times: 60ft-0.990 sec., 330ft-2.757, 660ft-4.225/168.05 mph, 1,000ft-5.489. Hartford gets into the show...Matt Hartford's incremental times: 60ft-0.993 sec., 330ft-2.778, 660ft-4.262/166.17 mph, 1,000ft-5.539.
Left Lane: Jason Line Runs 6.582/211.00, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.536/211.69, Was #3
Right Lane: Greg Stanfield Runs 6.610/209.07, Now #12; Best prior run: 6.599/209.39, Was #12
Line with the fourth quickest pass of the round and he will not improve. Jason Line's incremental times: 60ft-0.987 sec., 330ft-2.768, 660ft-4.242/167.70 mph, 1,000ft-5.509. Stanfield with the quickest 60-foot time of the round... Greg Stanfield's incremental times: 60ft-0.968 sec., 330ft-2.754, 660ft-4.243/165.58 mph, 1,000ft-5.525.
Left Lane: Erica Enders-Stevens Runs 6.552/211.46, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.531/211.23, Was #2
Right Lane: Rodger Brogdon Runs 6.578/210.97, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.573/209.98, Was #8
Enders-Stevens with a great looking pass, the quickest pass of the round, she will stay in the number two spot. Erica Enders-Stevens' incremental times: 60ft-0.981 sec., 330ft-2.745, 660ft-4.214/167.82 mph, 1,000ft-5.480. Brogdon with another good looking pass, just a few ticks off his qualifying time. Rodger Brogdon's incremental times: 60ft-0.985 sec., 330ft-2.759, 660ft-4.235/167.09 mph, 1,000ft-5.504.