POMONA, Calif. - Notes from final, round 4 qualifying in Pro Stock Truck at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals, 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: Bart Price Runs 7.799/172.05 Now #22, (Best prior run: 7.770/173.21 Was #22)
Right Lane: Dave McConnell Runs 8.715/115.50 Now #29, (Best prior run: 7.823/171.33 Was #29)
We start with the bump at Haas 7.671. It is completely dark now as we start the final session.
Left Lane: Ronnie Sox Runs 7.765/172.74 Now #20, (Best prior run: 7.763/172.91 Was #20)
Right Lane: Sondra Sikes Runs 14.544/ 58.79 Now #32, (Best prior run: 8.293/127.98 Was #32)
Sox is real loose, making a move toward the centerline. Sondra shuts off early.
Left Lane: Dale Eaton Runs 7.694/173.61 Now # 9, (Best prior run: 7.742/173.71 Was #12)
Right Lane: John Lingenfelter Runs 7.658/177.65 Now # 1, (Best prior run: 7.617/178.28 Was # 1)
Eaton moves the Dodge up a couple spots.
Left Lane: Tim Freeman Runs 7.755/173.21 Now # 5, (Best prior run: 7.664/175.40 Was # 5)
Right Lane: Bo Nickens Runs 7.731/172.87 Now #19, (Best prior run: 7.778/173.07 Was #25)
Freeman has a new teammate for next year, Mark Osborne. No help foe either driver here.
Left Lane: Bob Panella Runs 7.627/176.60 Now # 3, (Best prior run: 7.671/176.22 Was # 7)
Right Lane: Mike Mahon Runs 8.172/170.19 Now #16, (Best prior run: 8.466/169.81 Was #16)
Panella skating around his lane, but still makes a big move. Biggest move of the round.
Left Lane: Dyno Don Nicholson Runs 8.096/166.08 Now #14, (Best prior run: 7.917/171.23 Was #14)
Right Lane: Robert Freeman Runs 7.816/ 0.00 Now #24, (Best prior run: 7.774/173.37 Was #24)
Left Lane: Arthur Hodges Runs 8.041/141.08 Now #22, (Best prior run: 7.765/173.45 Was #22)
Right Lane: Hank Hill Runs 8.145/165.95 Now #15, (Best prior run: 8.069/167.89 Was #15)
Hodges is real loose and rides the centerline all the way down the track.
Left Lane: Randy Daniels Runs 7.631/175.95 Now # 2, (Best prior run: 7.622/176.67 Was # 2)
Right Lane: Tom Yancer Runs 8.335/ 0.00 Now #30, (Best prior run: 7.975/168.88 Was #30)
Daniels with another good run here.
Left Lane: Jeff Lukovich Runs 7.757/173.47 Now #21, (Best prior run: 7.789/172.54 Was #27)
Right Lane: Grant Lewis Runs 7.666/ 0.00 Now # 7, (Best prior run: 7.666/176.36 Was # 7)
Left Lane: Roy Simmons No Time Now #20, (Best prior run: 7.747/ 0.00 Was #20)
Right Lane: Craig Eaton Runs 7.703/174.24 Now #10, (Best prior run: 7.714/174.14 Was #12)
Simmons breaks on the burnout. Eaton moves his Dodge up a couple spots.
Left Lane: Andy Manna Runs 7.754/172.28 Now #21, (Best prior run: 7.780/171.42 Was #27)
Right Lane: Jerry Haas Runs 7.686/176.33 Now # 8, (Best prior run: 7.671/175.88 Was # 8)
Left Lane: Vinny Barone Runs 7.758/173.94 Now #23, (Best prior run: 8.285/164.98 Was #31)
Right Lane: Larry Kopp Runs 8.159/ 0.00 Now # 5, (Best prior run: 7.653/175.91 Was # 5)
Left Lane: Todd Patterson Runs 7.686/174.24 Now #10, (Best prior run: 7.710/173.54 Was #12)
Right Lane: David Nickens Runs 7.683/173.94 Now # 9, (Best prior run: 7.704/173.51 Was #11)
Both of the Dodges move up here.
Left Lane: Brad Jeter Runs 7.644/175.84 Now # 4, (Best prior run: 7.637/175.57 Was # 4)
Right Lane: Chris DeSalvo Runs 7.809/171.91 Now #29, (Best prior run: 7.822/171.98 Was #29)
Left Lane: Brian Self Runs 7.789/173.14 Now #18, (Best prior run: 7.705/174.41 Was #18)
Right Lane: Mike Coughlin Runs 7.662/173.47 Now # 6, (Best prior run: 7.689/174.58 Was #17)
Coughlin makes the show and bumps out Haas on the next to last pair of trucks.
Left Lane: Roy Hill Runs 7.799/172.64 Now #13, (Best prior run: 7.843/171.72 Was #13)
This is the last truck of the day and we finish with the new owner of Cristen Powell's Top Fuel team.
Lingenfelter holds on to the number one spot and will face off against Mike Mahon.
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