Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA Drag News Photos
Thu, 7 Nov 2002, 05:19 PM

Pro Stock Bike Qualifying Notes, Session #1
By Larry Sullivan

POMONA, Calif. - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Stock Bike at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 38th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals listing lane, rider name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:

Left Lane: Jerry Jankanish Runs 7.419/174.82, Now #2
Right Lane: Sean Conner Runs 7.319/183.52, Now #1

1:36 PM It's 68 degrees, 43 percent relative humidity, the barometer 30.05 and steady, under overcast skies.

Professional qualifying opens with career-best elapsed times in both lanes, the conditions excellent.

Left Lane: Redell Harris Runs 7.366/181.25, Now #2
Right Lane: Jay Matthews No Time, Now #4

Matthews rolled the beams for no time. Good opening pass for Harris.

Right Lane: GT Tonglet Runs 7.475/171.62, Now #4

The V-Rod left hard with a 1.11 60-foot time, but laid down on the top end of the run

Left Lane: Scott Lewis Runs 7.351/177.30, Now #3
Right Lane: Karen Stoffer Runs 7.267/184.19, Now #1

Another career-best run, this one by Stoffer, but she went off the end of the track. The bike barely slowed and she want through the sand at high speed. She laid the bike down before reaching the net, but her momentum carried her into the net. The net stopped her, but she ended up on the other side of the net after taking out one of the breakaway poles. She was conscious and talking with the safety crew, but was transported for evaluation.

Left Lane: Joe DeSantis Runs 7.406/175.52, Now #6
Right Lane: Andrew Hines Runs 7.233/185.97, Now #1

DeSantis had problems on the top end of the run. Hines left hard, with a 1.115 60-foot time, and went to the top of the heap.

Left Lane: Chris Reuter Runs 10.324/81.29, Now #10
Right Lane: Fred Camarena Runs 7.310/182.33, Now #3

Reuter had problems around the 330-foot marker and abandoned the run. Good run by Camarena.

Left Lane: Michael Phillips Runs 7.238/180.31, Now #2
Right Lane: Thomas Miceli No Time, Now #12

Miceli broke after the burnout and Phillips and made a nice solo pass, just 0.001 seconds slower than his career best.

Left Lane: Steve Johnson Runs 8.331/116.05, Now #12
Right Lane: John Smith Runs 7.284/183.22, Now #4

Johnson trails Smith by 33 points for ninth in the championship chase. If he has hopes of catching him, he'll have to step up a bunch, his bike slow off the starting line.

Left Lane: Mike Berry Runs 7.311/181.62, Now #7
Right Lane: Reggie Showers Runs 7.276/184.75, Now #4

Two clean runs...

Left Lane: Geno Scali Runs 7.208/181.42, Now #2
Right Lane: Shawn Gann Runs 7.183/185.87, Now #1

Two nice runs to reset the top of the field.

Left Lane: Matt Hines Runs 7.193/188.38, Now #2
Right Lane: Antron Brown Runs 7.284/185.51, Now #8

Hines spun the tire hard and Brown's bike was also slow in the first 60 feet, the bike all over the first part of the lane.

Left Lane: Craig Treble Runs 7.194/180.79, Now #4
Right Lane: Angelle Savoie Runs 7.183/185.87, Now #2

Savoie matches Gann on both elapsed time and speed, so he gets the top spot because he ran it first.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Oct 22- John Force Accepts Crew Chief Jimmy Prock'S Resignation Today
Oct 22- Tucker Regroups for Better Battle Against his Yankee Counterparts
Oct 22- Demke Locks Up TAD Title, Battle Now Is For 2nd Place
Oct 21- TAFC Title Decided but Top 10 Still Wide Open
Oct 21- Bogacki Bags Second NHRA Lucas Oil World Championship
Oct 20- Raymond Beadle Passes Away
Oct 18- Connolly to Fly KYMCO Colors in Final Two Races of NHRA Countdown
Oct 16- LAS VEGAS 2 - Top NHRA Rookies Make Last Push Toward Auto Club Of Southern California Road to the Future Award
Oct 16- NHRA Breakfast at 2014 SEMA Show to Celebrate 50 Years of the NHRA Finals
Oct 14- Six Rookie Candidates Eligible for 2014 Auto Club Road to The Future Award

Copyright ©2014 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035