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Sat, 29 Jun 2013, 16:01 PM

Pro Nitrous Qualifying Notes, Session #2
By Larry Sullivan

MARTIN, Mich. - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Pro Nitrous at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, ADRL Summer Drags IX 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: Kenny Rucker Runs 6.282/73.56, Now #18; Best prior run: 6.134/75.82, Was #18
Right Lane: Mike Castellana Runs 5.466/87.00, Now #13; Best prior run: 4.451/121.73, Was #13

3:32 p.m. Rucker's Corvette "went wacky" and almost collected the wall. Castellana had a good launch, but slowed almost immediately.

Left Lane: Jennifer Green Runs 4.399/159.48, Now #12; Best prior run: 4.387/159.52, Was #12
Right Lane: Josh Green Runs 4.189/167.68, Now #11; Best prior run: 4.310/165.93, Was #11

The Green Family...Josh improved nicely, Jennifer did not.

Left Lane: Blake Housley Runs 8.466/50.75, Now #14; Best prior run: 4.757/108.36, Was #14
Right Lane: Jason Harris Runs 3.864/191.00, Now #3; Best prior run: 3.864/192.06, Was #3

Housley's car launched and fishtailed immediately. Harris duplicated his first-round ET exactly.

Left Lane: John Decerbo Runs 6.573/69.59, Now #7; Best prior run: 3.964/183.95, Was #7
Right Lane: Tommy Franklin Runs 4.095/181.72, Now #11; Best prior run: 5.204/90.16, Was #16

Nice pass by Franklin. Decerbo's car made a hard right turn and he lifted.

Left Lane: Jim Laurita Runs 3.800/197.87, Now #1; Best prior run: 3.850/198.50, Was #1
Right Lane: Pat Stoken Runs 3.836/190.94, Now #2; Best prior run: 4.759/105.73, Was #16

Great run by Laurita to improve his hold on #1. Stoken wasn't far back, but had his second big nitrous explosion of the weekend, almost a duplicate of the one he had yesterday in testing.

Jim Laurita's incremental times: 60ft-0.956 sec., 330ft-2.550.
Pat Stoken's incremental times: 60ft-0.949 sec., 330ft-2.556.

Left Lane: Bob Rahaim Runs 5.230/94.30, Now #6; Best prior run: 3.882/194.21, Was #6
Right Lane: Keith Jackson Runs 4.041/182.44, Now #10; Best prior run: 4.051/181.99, Was #10

Rahaim got very close to the wall and listed. Jackson went right down the groove, improved slightly, stayed tenth.

Left Lane: John Camp Runs 8.929/46.28, Now #7; Best prior run: 3.892/190.12, Was #7
Right Lane: Steve Jackson Runs 3.818/195.25, Now #2; Best prior run: 3.851/193.71, Was #3

Camp slowed almost immediately. Jackson made a nice, smooth, very quick run.

Steve Jackson's incremental times: 60ft-0.968 sec., 330ft-2.558.

Left Lane: Ed Burnley Runs 4.013/185.67, Now #9; Best prior run: 4.076/182.45, Was #11
Right Lane: Robert Patrick Jr Runs 4.655/112.10, Now #16; Best prior run: 5.718/83.03, Was #17

Patrick was on a quick lap, but his car was loose and near the centerline and he lifted. Burnley improved slightly.

Right Lane: John Hall Runs 3.973/188.79, Now #5; Best prior run: 3.873/195.46, Was #5

Hall made good run, with a quick pedal job in the middle.

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