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Fri, 02 Aug 2013, 23:04 PM

Pro Extreme Motorcycle Qualifying Notes, Session #2
By Dave Rowe

MILLINGTON, Tenn. - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Pro Extreme Motorcycle at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, ADRL Memphis Drags IV listing lane, rider 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: Casey Stemper Runs 4.185/168.18, Now #6; Best prior run: 4.289/167.59, Was #9
Right Lane: Ashley Owens Runs 4.171/168.91, Now #5; No Prior Run

9:46 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 77 degrees, relative humidity 82 percent, barometer 29.64 inches, adjusted altitude 2,602 feet, track temperature 90 degrees.

Owens broke a chain in the first round of qualifying and did not receive a time.

Owens makes a clean pass here and gets in the field in the fifth spot for now. Stemper improves and moves up to the sixth spot.

Left Lane: Brunson Grothus Runs 4.194/168.56, Now #7; Best prior run: 4.325/167.78, Was #11
Right Lane: Kim Morrell Runs 4.256/163.93, Now #11; Best prior run: 4.968/103.90, Was #13

Grothus makes a big improvement and moves all the way to the seventh spot. Morrell improves from the busted run in the first round and moves up a couple of spots to 11th.

Left Lane: Mantez Thompson Runs 4.181/167.12, Now #6; Best prior run: 4.207/166.89, Was #8
Right Lane: Travis Davis Runs 4.094/172.39, Now #1; Best prior run: 4.140/172.61, Was #2

Davis makes an impressive pass and moves all the way to the top spot for now. Thompson improves a little and moves up a couple of spots in the order.

Left Lane: Ronald Procopio Runs 4.441/154.88, Now #13; Best prior run: 4.501/156.44, Was #13
Right Lane: Terry Schweigert Runs 4.090/173.41, Now #1; Best prior run: 4.166/169.66, Was #4

Schweigert goes right down the groove and almost dips into the three's. Procopio got about 400 feet out and the engine stumbled but he still improved a little.

Left Lane: Eric McKinney Runs 4.553/116.16, Now #3; Best prior run: 4.125/174.93, Was #3
Right Lane: Charlie Prophit Runs 4.152/168.68, Now #4; No Prior Run

McKinney was on a decent pass but the engine went silent about 500 feet out. Prophit had problems in the first round and did not make a pass. No problems here as he goes right down the groove and gets in the show in the fourth spot.

Left Lane: John Collins Runs 4.308/154.72, Now #13; Best prior run: 4.271/165.19, Was #13
Right Lane: Chuck Wilburn Runs 5.613/82.93, Now #11; Best prior run: 4.232/164.99, Was #11

Wilburn gets about 150 feet out and the engine lights up. Smoke starts pouring from the pipes and he pulls over to the wall. Collins makes a clean pass but doesn't improve.

Officials check the track and luckily it is dry.

Left Lane: Dave Norris Runs 4.177/170.86, Now #5; Best prior run: 4.160/170.58, Was #5
Right Lane: Derrick Holloway Runs 4.991/101.74, Now #10; Best prior run: 4.231/165.13, Was #10

Holloway has problems and clicks it off early. Norris makes a clean pass but doesn't improve.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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