MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Notes from final, round 3 qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the 12th annual AutoZone Nationals presented by Pennzoil listing lane, rider 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: Joe DeSantis Runs 7.480/176.77, Now #14; Best prior run: 7.459/176.26, Was #14
Right Lane: Lori Francis No Time, Now #24; Best prior run: 7.984/146.65, Was #24
12:03 PM The clouds are finally breaking up and it looks like we may have a good day of racing. DeSantis makes a good run but doesn't improve. Francis leaves the line, the bike shuts down and she has to be towed off the track.
Left Lane: Ron Ayers Runs 7.449/178.35, Now #13; Best prior run: 7.465/178.40, Was #15
Right Lane: Steve Johnson Runs 7.389/187.21, Now #8; Best prior run: 7.378/176.86, Was #8
Johnson makes another consistent run. Ayers moves up a couple of spots.
Left Lane: Greg Underdahl Runs 7.413/180.55, Now #10; Best prior run: 7.447/175.52, Was #12
Right Lane: Craig Treble Runs 7.355/180.43, Now #5; Best prior run: 7.366/179.76, Was #6
Good runs by both bikes. Underdahl moves up to the tenth spot.
Left Lane: Chris Reuter No Time, Now #12; Best prior run: 7.423/176.72, Was #12
Right Lane: Larry Cook Runs 7.392/180.16, Now #9; Best prior run: 7.414/180.16, Was #11
Reuter's bike breaks before he can leave the line.
Left Lane: John Smith Runs 7.369/182.55, Now #7; Best prior run: 7.365/178.66, Was #6
Right Lane: Antron Brown Runs 7.310/184.02, Now #4; Best prior run: 7.393/182.01, Was #10
Smith is one of the few that hasn't improved today. brown makes a big jump to the #4 spot.
Left Lane: Tony Mullen Runs 7.359/179.23, Now #7; Best prior run: 7.368/180.07, Was #8
Right Lane: Fred Camarena Runs 7.435/179.06, Now #13; Best prior run: 7.466/175.71, Was #16
Camarena is on the bump and is looking to improve here....and he does it, moving into the 13th spot. Mullen makes a good run and just barely misses the cone at the finish line.
Left Lane: Chris Bostick Runs 7.645/171.77, Now #22; Best prior run: 8.026/174.87, Was #25
Right Lane: Brian DeLong Runs 7.551/174.91, Now #21; Best prior run: 7.656/170.56, Was #21
No improvement for either of these bikes.
Left Lane: Blaine Hale Runs 7.468/178.28, Now #18; Best prior run: 7.514/177.56, Was #19
Right Lane: Rob Korn Runs 9.783/86.91, Now #24; Best prior run: 7.962/156.26, Was #24
Korn has smoke start coming out of his Harley about half track. Hale can't get his Kawasaki into the field.
Left Lane: Angelle Seeling Runs 7.314/178.24, Now #2; Best prior run: 7.294/182.13, Was #2
Right Lane: Curt Woodward Runs 7.496/176.30, Now #19; Best prior run: 7.522/171.75, Was #20
Left Lane: Matt Hines Runs 7.243/183.97, Now #1; Best prior run: 7.270/180.52, Was #1
Right Lane: Fred Collis Runs 7.370/180.91, Now #5; Best prior run: 7.333/178.97, Was #5
Hines resets the track record here.
Left Lane: Brian Ayers Runs 7.494/176.53, Now #19; Best prior run: 7.503/176.65, Was #20
Right Lane: Gary Tonglet Runs 7.425/182.53, Now #13; Best prior run: 7.466/173.67, Was #17
Tonglet gets in and bumps out DeSantis, putting Arana on the bump.
Right Lane: David Schultz Runs 7.311/184.35, Now #3; Best prior run: 7.308/183.79, Was #3
Schultz makes another consistent run and stays in the 3rd spot. Hines is in the top spot and will race Arana in the first round.
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