CORDOVA, Ill. - Session Notes from final, round 3 qualifying in Mopar Performance Parts Pro Modified at the 21st annual Amalie Motor Oil Summer 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: Chip King Runs 7.027/207.88, Now #23; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Ronnie Hood Runs 6.385/215.68, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.416/217.88, Was #4
King will not make the show. Hood continues to improve, moving up a couple spots.
Left Lane: Chuck Nuytten Runs 6.504/211.23, Now #15; Best prior run: 6.503/203.37, Was #15
Right Lane: Quain Stott Runs 6.396/212.59, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.464/217.81, Was #14
Stott made the big move here.
Left Lane: Tommy Gray Runs 6.506/222.55, Now #13; Best prior run: 6.454/216.55, Was #13
Right Lane: Fred Hahn Runs 6.300/225.37, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.423/221.05, Was #7
Hahn answers back to the Nitrous cars.
Left Lane: Carl Spiering Runs 6.441/216.51, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.688/211.79, Was #22
Right Lane: Brian Gahm Runs 6.459/215.72, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.439/218.94, Was #9
Spiering was out of the groove and got close to the wall, but he keep his foot in it to make the show.
Left Lane: Pat Moore Runs 6.345/221.31, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.449/216.83, Was #12
Right Lane: Harold Martin No Time, Now #17; Best prior run: 6.552/214.11, Was #17
Moore with a great looking pass. Martin had a little manifold fire right off the starting line, and he coast to a stop.
Left Lane: Ron Kammes Runs 6.658/212.16, Now #22; Best prior run: 7.539/191.95, Was #24
Right Lane: Steve Cossis Runs 6.439/218.72, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.445/218.69, Was #12
No help for Kammes, and Cossis moved up one spot.
Left Lane: Ed Hoover Runs 6.376/220.84, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.423/219.33, Was #9
Right Lane: Al Billes Runs 6.407/217.14, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.595/214.42, Was #19
We are one spot a way from the quickest field ever. We could have it right here. Billes goes from the outside to the number nine spot. That makes it the quickest Pro Mod field ever.
Left Lane: Mike Ashley Runs 6.567/214.52, Now #19; Best prior run: 6.629/212.86, Was #20
Right Lane: Alan Pittman Runs 24.146/45.60, Now #16; Best prior run: 6.456/218.09, Was #16
Pittman had problems right off the starting line and coasted on through. Ashley got real loose around half track.
Left Lane: Shannon Jenkins Runs 7.102/144.33, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.386/221.96, Was #6
Right Lane: Mike Castellana Runs 6.367/221.34, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.400/220.26, Was #8
Jenkins had problems around half track. Castellana made the big jump here.
Left Lane: Dale Brinsfield Runs 6.397/219.36, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.450/217.88, Was #14
Right Lane: Mitch Stott Runs 6.524/193.54, Now #18; Best prior run: 6.571/215.20, Was #20
Brinsfield launched hard with the wheels in the air, and made the big move. Stott will not make the show.
Left Lane: Carl Moyer Runs 11.449/74.36, Now #21; Best prior run: 6.655/209.04, Was #21
Right Lane: Billy Harper Runs 9.463/92.92, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.422/213.06, Was #11
Both cars launched with their wheels in the air, and made moves toward the centerline. They both shut them off.
Left Lane: Kevin O'Dell Runs 6.934/216.90, Now #23; Best prior run: 6.672/206.51, Was #23
Right Lane: Troy Critchley Runs 6.370/223.88, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.336/225.00, Was #2
O'Dell launched into big time tire shake. Critchley's pass was straight and clean.
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