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Fri, 16 Aug 2013, 18:30 PM

Top Fuel Harley Qualifying Notes, Session #1
By Jason Murray

KENT, Wash. - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Top Fuel Harley at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division, event at Pacific Raceways presented Les Schwab Tires listing lane, rider name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Mike Pelrine Runs 12.060/98.31, Now #2
Right Lane: Dana Meeks Runs 10.384/80.10, Now #1

Both of these bikes have issues off the line. Mike Pelrine's incremental times: 60ft-1.168 sec., 330ft-3.992, 660ft-7.067/076.21 mph, 1,000ft-9.822.
Dana Meeks' incremental times: 60ft-1.117 sec., 330ft-3.052, 660ft-5.239/100.91 mph, 1,000ft-7.754.

Left Lane: Andy Beauchemin Runs 9.041/113.68, Now #1
Right Lane: Lyle Newton Runs 14.499/75.60, Now #4

Beauchemin has to lift as he goes towards the centerline. Andy Beauchemin's incremental times: 60ft-1.156 sec., 330ft-3.085, 660ft-5.103/111.82 mph, 1,000ft-7.141.
Lyle Newton's incremental times: 60ft-1.298 sec., 330ft-4.771, 660ft-8.217/066.20 mph, 1,000ft-11.574.

Left Lane: Steve Heidner Runs 8.008/195.96, Now #1
Right Lane: Kevin Boyer Runs 8.087/165.88, Now #2

Boyer has something coming off the side of his bike. Heidner with the best run of the day so far.

Steve Heidner's incremental times: 60ft-1.499 sec., 330ft-3.753, 660ft-5.467/150.88 mph, 1,000ft-6.846.
Kevin Boyer's incremental times: 60ft-1.331 sec., 330ft-3.561, 660ft-5.338/138.67 mph, 1,000ft-6.803.

Left Lane: Ron Gledhill Runs 6.813/188.15, Now #1
Right Lane: Mike Scott No Time, Now #8

Glendhill makes a great run and he will be the #1 guy for now. Scott blows it up on the line. Ron Gledhill's incremental times: 60ft-1.191 sec., 330ft-3.072, 660ft-4.427/199.05 mph, 1,000ft-5.656.

Left Lane: Steve Dorn Runs 6.365/218.80, Now #1
Right Lane: Tommy Grimes Runs 6.510/218.19, Now #2

A pair of great runs. Dorn put the tire down just about 1000ft and he will go to the top spot. Steve Dorn's incremental times: 60ft-1.092 sec., 330ft-2.868, 660ft-4.177/184.62 mph, 1,000ft-5.349.
Tommy Grimes' incremental times: 60ft-1.163 sec., 330ft-2.993, 660ft-4.317/205.60 mph, 1,000ft-5.496.

Right Lane: Damien Cowden No Time, Now #11

Cowden smokes the tire.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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