MOHNTON, Pa. - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Stock Bike at the 16th annual Keystone Nationals listing lane, rider name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Don DeTurck Runs 7.721/172.19, Now #1
Right Lane: Dan Baisley Runs 7.802/166.21, Now #2
Left Lane: Neil Jacobs Runs 7.525/181.13, Now #2
Right Lane: Scott Cannon Runs 7.489/177.58, Now #1
Cannon runs a career best speed and takes the pole for now.
Left Lane: Bruce Dickson Runs 8.437/129.13, Now #6
Right Lane: Greg Underdahl Runs 7.365/181.54, Now #1
Underdahl makes his quickest pass of the year. Dickson comes off the line slowly, veers towards the centerline and takes out the 1000 foot cone.
Left Lane: Lori Francis Runs 7.916/154.14, Now #7
Right Lane: Michael Phillips Runs 7.562/156.92, Now #4
Francis comes off the line and the bikes makes a move towards the centerline. She is able to keep the bike in her lane and makes a decent pass for her. Phillips makes a decent pass but the bike starts smoking and putting oil down on the track about 1000 feet out.
Left Lane: Chris Reuter Runs 7.527/176.26, Now #5
Right Lane: John Smith Runs 7.276/184.47, Now #1
3:24 PM and were back after a short cleanup. Smith makes a season best pass and takes the pole for now.
Left Lane: Mike Berry Runs 7.467/177.35, Now #3
Right Lane: Hector Arana Runs 8.032/177.00, Now #11
Arana comes off the line and veers towards the centerline.
Left Lane: Rob Short Runs 7.452/173.90, Now #3
Right Lane: Joe DeSantis Runs 7.514/177.60, Now #6
Left Lane: Brian DeLong Runs 7.514/180.07, Now #6
Right Lane: Brian Ayers Runs 7.582/176.60, Now #11
Left Lane: Clarence Markham Runs 7.471/178.21, Now #6
Right Lane: Steve Johnson Runs 7.451/179.40, Now #3
Markham gets out of the groove just a little but makes a decent run.
Left Lane: Ron Ayers Runs 7.535/178.12, Now #13
Right Lane: Reggie Showers Runs 7.417/177.00, Now #3
Both bikes make good runs. I couldn't tell who but one of the bikes couldn't stop and went into the sand.
Left Lane: Blaine Hale Runs 7.323/181.13, Now #2
Right Lane: Shawn Gann Runs 7.378/177.56, Now #4
Hale runs a career best ET and the quickest ever run by a Kawasaki and gets in the second spot for now.
Left Lane: Geno Scali Runs 7.437/180.81, Now #7
Right Lane: Craig Treble Runs 7.289/178.66, Now #2
Left Lane: Tony Mullen Runs 7.413/179.56, Now #7
Right Lane: Antron Brown Runs 7.234/184.55, Now #1
Mullen gets close to the wall but hangs on for a decent run. Brown makes a great run for the top spot.
Left Lane: Matt Hines Runs 7.287/179.21, Now #4
Right Lane: Angelle Seeling Runs 7.279/179.44, Now #3
That ends our first round of qualifying for the bikes with Brown on the pole and Cannon on the bump with a 7.489.
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