JOLIET, Ill. - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Pro Stock Truck at the Inaugural 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: Rick Brown Runs 17.775/44.82, Now #21; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Victor Cagnazzi Runs 7.442/180.96, Now #2; Best prior run: 12.492/68.66, Was #17
5:59 PM Cagnazzi improves and jumps all the way to the second spot for now.
Left Lane: Jeff Naiser Runs 7.474/179.66, Now #7; Best prior run: 15.880/51.09, Was #20
Right Lane: Bart Price Runs 7.453/181.11, Now #3; Best prior run: 12.345/69.89, Was #17
Price runs a career best ET and speed and goes from 17th to third. Naiser improves and gets in the top half of the field for now.
Left Lane: Scott Tidwell Runs 7.482/179.49, Now #10; Best prior run: 14.474/56.76, Was #19
Right Lane: John Lingenfelter Runs 7.426/180.52, Now #2; Best prior run: 12.113/72.10, Was #18
.....and the shuffle continues. Both drivers make career best runs and move up, Tidwell to tenth and Lingenfelter all the way to second. The bump is now 7.521.
Left Lane: Bob Panella Jr Runs 7.418/181.91, Now #2; Best prior run: 10.583/83.92, Was #19
Right Lane: Jerry Haas Runs 7.477/179.71, Now #11; Best prior run: 7.528/179.11, Was #17
Panella makes a great pass and sets the track speed record. Haas gets in the show and puts Dale Eaton on the bump with a 7.508
Left Lane: Peter Berner Runs 7.628/176.74, Now #19; Best prior run: 7.695/176.33, Was #19
Right Lane: Lou Ficco Runs 7.545/178.85, Now #15; Best prior run: 7.504/179.33, Was #15
Ficco is one of the few not to improve this round but stays in at the 15th spot. Berner improves but still isn't in.
Left Lane: Mark Whisnant Runs 7.464/180.94, Now #6; Best prior run: 7.521/180.33, Was #18
Right Lane: Craig Eaton Runs 7.492/180.09, Now #14; Best prior run: 7.484/180.45, Was #13
Whisnant improves and gets in the show bumping out Eaton and putting Ficco on the bump with a 7.504.
Left Lane: Scott Perin Runs 7.457/180.50, Now #7; Best prior run: 7.508/179.80, Was #18
Right Lane: Randy Daniels Runs 7.423/181.30, Now #3; Best prior run: 7.475/180.40, Was #11
Perin makes a good run and gets in the top half of the field. Daniels moves up to the third spot.
Left Lane: Dale Eaton Runs 7.453/181.28, Now #7; Best prior run: 7.508/180.65, Was #18
Right Lane: Taylor Lastor Runs 7.443/180.38, Now #6; Best prior run: 7.474/180.16, Was #11
Eaton gets back in with a big jump to seventh. Lastor moves into the top half of the field. The bump is Craig Eaton with a 7.484, the quickest field ever.
Left Lane: Todd Patterson Runs 7.485/180.00, Now #17; Best prior run: 7.493/180.09, Was #17
Right Lane: Jeff Gracia Runs 7.458/180.86, Now #10; Best prior run: 7.473/180.50, Was #12
Patterson improves but still isn't in the show. No help for Gracia.
Left Lane: Don Smith Runs 7.455/180.55, Now #9; Best prior run: 7.473/180.96, Was #12
Right Lane: Mike Coughlin Runs 7.403/182.03, Now #1; Best prior run: 7.418/181.91, Was #1
Smith improves and moves up a couple of spots. That ends this session with Coughlin on the pole and Eaton on the bump with a 7.484.