Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA Drag News Photos
Sat, 29 Sep 2001, 10:22 PM

CHICAGO-2 - Pro Stock Qualifying Notes, Final Session
By Rick Green





JOLIET, Ill. - Notes from final, round 4 qualifying in Pro Stock 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: Kevin Lawrence Runs 8.795/108.67, Now #32; Best prior run: 7.025/195.65, Was #31
Right Lane: Eric Shelton Runs 6.930/198.29, Now #26; Best prior run: 7.236/194.83, Was #34

Shelton dips into the sixes for the first time in his career.

Left Lane: Bo Nickens Runs 6.871/200.56, Now #21; Best prior run: 6.937/199.08, Was #29
Right Lane: Larry Peternel Runs 7.043/194.86, Now #33; Best prior run: 7.141/192.88, Was #34

Nickens with his career best et and mph pass, but not enough. Peternel with his career best et and mph pass.

Left Lane: Kenny Koretsky Runs 10.392/82.12, Now #29; Best prior run: 6.933/198.15, Was #29
Right Lane: Steve Spiess Runs 7.084/193.29, Now #34; Best prior run: 7.093/193.05, Was #34

Spiess with his best pass of the weekend.

Left Lane: Larry Nance Runs 6.914/198.06, Now #25; Best prior run: 6.907/198.79, Was #25
Right Lane: Rickie Smith Runs 9.946/91.60, Now #28; Best prior run: 6.932/199.08, Was #28

Smith was out of the groove early and clicked it off.

Left Lane: Allen Johnson Runs 6.866/200.23, Now #21; Best prior run: 6.898/200.02, Was #23
Right Lane: Ray Franks Runs 6.944/198.76, Now #24; Best prior run: 6.899/198.85, Was #24

Johnson with his season best pass and he is still going home.

Right Lane: Tony Gillig Runs 6.912/198.82, Now #23; Best prior run: 6.891/199.29, Was #23

Gillig goes in the wrong direction.

Left Lane: Jeg Coughlin Runs 6.862/200.56, Now #18; Best prior run: 6.866/200.35, Was #20
Right Lane: Hurley Blakeney Runs 6.854/200.29, Now #15; Best prior run: 6.863/200.50, Was #18

Jeg with 1.003 60-foot time, but will not make the show for the second race out of the last three. Blakeney with his career best et pass to make the show.

Left Lane: Robert Patrick Runs 6.860/200.35, Now #19; Best prior run: 6.863/200.14, Was #20
Right Lane: Ron Krisher Runs 6.841/200.77, Now #14; Best prior run: 6.863/200.74, Was #19

Krisher with his quickest pass of the season to get in the show.

Left Lane: Tom Hammonds Runs 6.844/201.49, Now #16; Best prior run: 6.860/201.10, Was #18
Right Lane: Mark Pawuk Runs 6.875/199.55, Now #18; Best prior run: 6.857/200.47, Was #17

Hammonds with his career et and mph pass to get into the quickest Pro Stock field ever.

Left Lane: George Marnell Runs 6.857/201.13, Now #15; Best prior run: 6.842/201.01, Was #15
Right Lane: Tom Martino Runs 6.820/201.43, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.841/201.70, Was #13

Martino with the big jump here into the top half of the field.

Left Lane: V. Gaines Runs 6.840/201.01, Now #13; Best prior run: 6.838/201.31, Was #13
Right Lane: Brad Jeter Runs 6.845/200.62, Now #12; Best prior run: 6.835/201.37, Was #12

No help for either of these two.

Left Lane: Warren Johnson Runs 6.808/201.64, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.835/201.82, Was #11
Right Lane: Larry Morgan Runs 6.883/199.97, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.829/201.22, Was #10

Warren with his career et pass here to jump into the number three spot.

Left Lane: Greg Anderson Runs 6.834/200.86, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.828/201.19, Was #10
Right Lane: Mike Edwards Runs 6.838/201.07, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.825/201.37, Was #9

No help here

Left Lane: Bruce Allen Runs 7.163/156.63, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.824/201.25, Was #8
Right Lane: Darrell Alderman Runs 6.840/201.13, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.821/202.21, Was #7

Allen with a 0.997 second 60-foot time, but then had problems.

Left Lane: Mark Osborne Runs 6.802/201.85, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.809/202.39, Was #4
Right Lane: Troy Coughlin Runs 6.825/201.31, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.819/201.73, Was #5

Osborne with another career best et to jump into the number two spot.

Left Lane: Kurt Johnson Runs 6.808/202.06, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.801/202.70, Was #1
Right Lane: Jim Yates Runs 6.849/200.68, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.805/201.37, Was #3

Kurt with a 0.997 second 60-foot time, but can not break into the 6.70 zone. He holds on to the number one spot and will face number 16 Tom Hammonds.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Nov 24- Circle K Renews Sponsorship of Tradition-Rich NHRA Winternationals
Nov 24- POMONA 2 - Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Wrap Up
Nov 24- One-on-One with Top Fuel Champion
Nov 23- One-on-One with Funny Car Champion
Nov 22- One-on-One with Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion
Nov 20- POMONA 2 - Through the Lens of Gary Nastase
Nov 20- Top-rookie Crampton Receives NHRA Road to the Future Award
Nov 20- HDDRS - Through the Lens of Matt Polito
Nov 20- Enders-Stevens Crowned Champion After NHRA Finals Win
Nov 20- Matt Hagan Earns 2014 NHRA Funny Car Championship

Copyright ©2014 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035