POMONA, Calif. - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Stock Truck at the 36th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Charles Greco Runs 7.633/177.09, Now #2
Right Lane: Scott Perin Runs 7.607/176.97, Now #1
2:05 PM-The skies are very cloudy and and cool.
Left Lane: Ruben Celedon Runs 7.601/176.60, Now #2
Right Lane: Bart Price Runs 7.600/177.74, Now #1
Both trucks right down the middle.
Left Lane: Mark Whisnant No Time, Now #6
Right Lane: Randy Daniels Runs 7.557/178.80, Now #1
Left Lane: Jeff Naiser Runs 7.655/174.46, Now #6
Right Lane: Don Smith Runs 7.706/175.55, Now #7
Both trucks are all over their lanes until about 200 feet. Both drivers got then straightened out and continued the run.
Left Lane: Rick Jones Runs 7.640/176.24, Now #7
Right Lane: Craig Eaton Runs 7.628/176.10, Now #5
Jones was all over the right lane. I didn't think he would continue but he did.
Left Lane: Larry Seay Runs 7.615/176.40, Now #5
Right Lane: Jeff Gracia Runs 7.662/176.97, Now #10
Seay is very loose at the hit but cards a 1.056 60 foot number.
Left Lane: Lou Ficco Runs 7.649/175.34, Now #10
Right Lane: John Coughlin Runs 7.633/176.79, Now #8
More low sixties and loose racers off the starting line.
Left Lane: Bob Panella Jr Runs 7.628/177.21, Now #6
Right Lane: Todd Patterson Runs 7.656/175.66, Now #13
The 2000 champ won't want to keep this one. Both trucks left straight but only has 1.08 sixty foot numbers.
Left Lane: Dale Eaton Runs 7.577/176.64, Now #2
Right Lane: Bob Yonke Runs 7.805/168.83, Now #17
Eaton moves right into the #2 spot in the early field. Yonke has work to do.
Left Lane: Rob Slavinski Runs 7.645/177.32, Now #13
Right Lane: Greg Stanfield Runs 7.619/177.46, Now #7
Both drivers into the early field. Todd Patterson is now on the bump.
Left Lane: John Lingenfelter Runs 7.591/176.56, Now #3
Right Lane: Steve Johns Runs 7.601/177.53, Now #5
Lingenfelter with the best sixty of the session, 1.054.
Left Lane: Steven Farr Runs 7.674/176.30, Now #21
Right Lane: Mike Coughlin Runs 7.644/176.21, Now #15
Coughlin makes it into the bottom of the field.
Left Lane: Brian Self Runs 8.576/117.46, Now #25
Right Lane: Larry Kopp Runs 7.803/169.98, Now #23
Self shuts off somewhere around half track. Can't see why. Kopp will go back and do some head scratching.
Left Lane: David Spitzer Runs 7.657/175.52, Now #21
Right Lane: Runs 7.606/176.60, Now #8
That's the final pair of trucks for this session. We end with Randy Daniels on the pole and Mike Coughlin on the bump.
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