POMONA, Calif. - Notes from round 3 qualifying in Pro Stock 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: Larry Morgan Runs 6.975/197.36 Now #15, (Best prior run: 6.989/198.06 Was #20)
Right Lane: Tom Martino Runs 6.960/198.19 Now # 7, (Best prior run: 6.946/197.88 Was # 7)
Morgan is all over his lane but gets in, just barely.
Left Lane: Warren Johnson Runs 6.924/199.95 Now # 1, (Best prior run: 6.891/201.02 Was # 1)
Right Lane: Mike Edwards Runs 6.980/198.98 Now # 9, (Best prior run: 6.953/198.98 Was # 9)
For the first time this weekend Warren does not break the 200-mile per hour barrier.
Left Lane: Shawn Collins Runs 6.982/192.84 Now #18, (Best prior run: 6.986/197.10 Was #18)
Right Lane: Arturo Delgado Runs 7.034/197.71 Now #20, (Best prior run: 6.989/198.67 Was #20)
Left Lane: Jeg Coughlin Runs 6.945/199.24 Now # 4, (Best prior run: 6.927/199.37 Was # 4)
Right Lane: Larry Nance Runs 7.064/194.97 Now #26, (Best prior run: 7.019/197.67 Was #26)
Krisher is on the bump with a 6.976 and Nance does not improve. Coughlin with another good pass.
Left Lane: Ray Franks Runs 6.968/197.75 Now #12, (Best prior run: 6.961/197.93 Was #12)
Right Lane: Bruce Allen Runs 7.005/196.42 Now #23, (Best prior run: 7.029/197.10 Was #28)
Left Lane: Kurt Johnson Runs 6.953/199.46 Now # 3, (Best prior run: 6.914/199.55 Was # 3)
Right Lane: Mark Pawuk Runs 6.944/198.85 Now # 7, (Best prior run: 6.961/198.58 Was #11)
Pawuk moves into the top half of the field.
Left Lane: Jim Yates Runs 6.929/197.71 Now # 5, (Best prior run: 6.939/198.06 Was # 6)
Right Lane: Mark Osborne Runs 6.940/199.55 Now # 2, (Best prior run: 6.911/199.15 Was # 2)
Yates moves up one spot. Osborne gets closer to that 200 mile per hour mark.
Left Lane: Jamie Yates Runs 7.009/196.20 Now #24, (Best prior run: 7.007/196.97 Was #24)
Right Lane: Allen Johnson Runs 6.964/198.71 Now #13, (Best prior run: 6.967/198.93 Was #14)
Johnson picks up one spot, and Jamie has one more shot.
Left Lane: Robert Patrick Runs 7.017/197.10 Now #25, (Best prior run: 7.015/197.28 Was #25)
Right Lane: Brad Klein Runs 7.124/195.82 Now #30, (Best prior run: 7.146/195.65 Was #30)
No help for either of these guys.
Left Lane: Troy Coughlin Runs 6.969/198.75 Now #15, (Best prior run: 6.980/198.80 Was #17)
Right Lane: V. Gaines Runs 6.973/198.23 Now #16, (Best prior run: 6.988/197.93 Was #19)
Two get in and out goes Morgan and Krisher.
Left Lane: Harry Scribner Runs 7.856/130.94 Now #26, (Best prior run: 7.015/196.80 Was #26)
Right Lane: Steve Schmidt Runs 7.015/197.36 Now #22, (Best prior run: 6.993/197.45 Was #22)
Left Lane: Richie Stevens Runs 6.970/197.88 Now # 6, (Best prior run: 6.934/198.54 Was # 6)
Right Lane: Pete Williams Runs 7.042/196.50 Now #28, (Best prior run: 7.024/197.45 Was #28)
No help for either of these guys, they will have one more shot.
Left Lane: John Nobile Runs 6.965/198.45 Now #14, (Best prior run: 6.990/198.19 Was #21)
Right Lane: Ron Krisher Runs 7.010/197.41 Now #19, (Best prior run: 6.976/197.54 Was #18)
Can Krisher get back in here? No he can not, but Nobile gets in bumping out Gaines.
Left Lane: Mark Thomas Runs 7.100/195.43 Now #29, (Best prior run: 7.037/196.93 Was #29)
Right Lane: Mike Thomas Runs 6.969/198.00 Now # 9, (Best prior run: 6.950/199.24 Was # 9)
Right Lane: George Marnell Runs 7.055/197.36 Now #15, (Best prior run: 6.965/197.58 Was #15)
That wraps up this round. Warren stays on top and Troy Coughlin holds on to the number sixteen spot.
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