RISING SUN, Md. - Notes from final, round 2 qualifying in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division, event at Cecil County Dragway 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: Mike Kosky Runs 9.317/85.38, Now #10; Best prior run: 12.737/38.28, Was #11
Right Lane: Karen Stalba Runs 5.531/258.62, Now #5; Best prior run: 14.189/56.65, Was #12
Kosky had to give up on this run and will not make the show. Stalba had a good run to make it to the number five spot. Bruce Horner is on the bump spot at 5.656.
Left Lane: Dan Page Runs 5.388/271.84, Now #2; Best prior run: 10.471/103.55, Was #12
Right Lane: Dan Dietrich Runs 6.037/199.46, Now #11; Best prior run: 9.461/77.74, Was #11
Page went from outside the field to the number two spot while Dietrich was not quick enough to make the field.
Right Lane: Bruce Horner Runs 5.769/210.44, Now #9; Best prior run: 5.656/247.11, Was #9
Horner was not as quick as the first session so he will not be back tomorrow.
Left Lane: Dan Mercier Runs 8.325/101.88, Now #6; Best prior run: 5.467/260.76, Was #5
Right Lane: Wayne Morris Runs 5.451/260.01, Now #5; Best prior run: 5.609/257.78, Was #8
Mercier'c car launched okay but slowed at 330 feet. Morris had a strong run and moved up three spots in the order.
Left Lane: Jackie Fricke Runs 13.431/45.34, Now #4; Best prior run: 5.441/256.65, Was #4
Right Lane: Richard Bourke Runs 5.520/266.64, Now #7; Best prior run: 5.541/264.13, Was #8
Both drivers had clean rides. Bourke moved up one spot, Fricke stayed where she was.
Left Lane: Rich McPhillips Runs 5.379/258.71, Now #2; Best prior run: 5.411/258.02, Was #3
Right Lane: John Finke Runs 5.318/270.43, Now #1; Best prior run: 5.376/265.38, Was #1
Another pair of good runs. McPhillips moved up into the number two spot while Finke stays at the top of the order. That's it for TAD qualifying. Eliminations will start tomorrow at 3:00 pm tomorrow.