POMONA, Calif. - Notes from final, round 4 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: Arturo Delgado Runs 9.035/106.71 Now #21, (Best prior run: 6.989/198.67 Was #21)
Right Lane: Jeg Coughlin Runs 6.926/199.64 Now # 4, (Best prior run: 6.927/199.37 Was # 4)
We start with Troy Coughlin on the bump with a 6.969 seconds. Arturo drifts toward the wall and clicks it off. Coughlin with his quickest pass of the weekend, so we might have a lot of shuffling going on.
Left Lane: Larry Nance Runs 7.230/180.94 Now #27, (Best prior run: 7.019/197.67 Was #27)
Right Lane: Ray Franks Runs 7.014/ 0.00 Now #12, (Best prior run: 6.961/197.93 Was #12)
No help for either of these drivers.
Left Lane: Bruce Allen Runs 7.045/195.39 Now #23, (Best prior run: 7.005/196.42 Was #23)
Right Lane: Jim Yates Runs 6.947/198.19 Now # 5, (Best prior run: 6.929/197.71 Was # 5)
Allen does not make it, so that is the end of his up and down season. No help for Yates.
Left Lane: Mark Osborne Runs 7.816/127.76 Now # 2, (Best prior run: 6.911/199.15 Was # 2)
Right Lane: Harry Scribner Runs 8.093/ 0.00 Now #26, (Best prior run: 7.015/196.80 Was #26)
Both cars get real loose after half track and click it off.
Left Lane: Steve Schmidt Runs 7.054/197.15 Now #22, (Best prior run: 6.993/197.45 Was #22)
Right Lane: Jamie Yates Runs 7.038/ 0.00 Now #24, (Best prior run: 7.007/196.97 Was #24)
No help for either of these drivers.
Left Lane: Allen Johnson Runs 6.989/197.94 Now #13, (Best prior run: 6.964/198.71 Was #13)
Right Lane: Robert Patrick Runs 7.017/197.06 Now #25, (Best prior run: 7.015/197.28 Was #25)
Left Lane: Brad Klein Runs 8.945/106.28 Now #30, (Best prior run: 7.124/195.82 Was #30)
Right Lane: Troy Coughlin Runs 6.991/198.91 Now #16, (Best prior run: 6.969/198.75 Was #16)
Klein is all over his lane and gets real close to the centerline.
Left Lane: V. Gaines Runs 7.506/132.54 Now #17, (Best prior run: 6.973/198.23 Was #17)
Right Lane: Richie Stevens Runs 6.929/198.54 Now # 5, (Best prior run: 6.934/198.54 Was # 6)
Richie moves up one spot with a good pass.
Left Lane: Pete Williams Runs 10.676/ 86.16 Now #28, (Best prior run: 7.024/197.45 Was #28)
Right Lane: John Nobile Runs 6.968/198.63 Now #14, (Best prior run: 6.965/198.45 Was #14)
Left Lane: Ron Krisher Runs 6.993/196.76 Now #19, (Best prior run: 6.976/197.54 Was #19)
Right Lane: Mark Thomas Runs 7.066/195.27 Now #29, (Best prior run: 7.037/196.93 Was #29)
No help for either of these drivers, the bump is still Coughlin with his 6.969.
Left Lane: Mike Thomas Runs 6.922/ 19.07 Now # 4, (Best prior run: 6.950/199.24 Was # 9)
Right Lane: Larry Morgan Runs 6.975/198.06 Now #18, (Best prior run: 6.975/197.36 Was #18)
Thomas makes the big move here, and Morgan will not make the show.
Left Lane: George Marnell Runs 7.076/191.77 Now #15, (Best prior run: 6.965/197.58 Was #15)
Right Lane: Warren Johnson Runs 6.956/200.08 Now # 1, (Best prior run: 6.891/201.02 Was # 1)
Johnson with another 200 mile per hour pass.
Left Lane: Tom Martino Runs 6.966/197.93 Now # 9, (Best prior run: 6.946/197.88 Was # 9)
Right Lane: Kurt Johnson Runs 6.923/199.51 Now # 3, (Best prior run: 6.914/199.55 Was # 3)
A pair of real good runs here.
Left Lane: Mike Edwards Runs 6.984/198.41 Now #10, (Best prior run: 6.953/198.98 Was #10)
Right Lane: Shawn Collins Runs 6.989/198.62 Now #20, (Best prior run: 6.982/192.84 Was #20)
Collins has been consistent this weekend, but just off a little.
Left Lane: Mark Pawuk Runs 6.961/197.80 Now # 8, (Best prior run: 6.944/198.85 Was # 8)
That is it for Pro Stock and Warren Johnson stays on top and will face off against Troy Coughlin in round one.
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