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Sat, 19 Oct 2013, 11:36 AM

Pro Extreme Motorcycle Qualifying Notes, Session #1
By Larry Sullivan

BAYTOWN, Texas - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Extreme Motorcycle at the 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, World Finals IX listing lane, rider name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Ronald Procopio Runs 4.235/143.22, Now #2
Right Lane: Ashley Owens Runs 4.013/175.73, Now #1

10:25 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 68 degrees, relative humidity 69 percent, barometer 30.01 inches, adjusted altitude 1,170 feet, track temperature 78 degrees.

One good runs Owens getting very close to the magic three-second mark. Procopio lost something off the bike at the 60-foot marker and he was off-pace by the 330.

Ashley Owens' incremental times: 60ft-1.009 sec., 330ft-2.631.

Left Lane: Terry Schweigert Runs 4.175/160.58, Now #2
Right Lane: Curtis Nichols Runs 4.595/155.20, Now #4

Nichols' bike backfired a couple times, about 100 feet out and again around the 330. Schweigert's run looked okay, but he was a tenth off his usual pace and his speed was down.

Left Lane: Brunson Grothus Runs 4.172/170.41, Now #2
Right Lane: T.T. Jones Runs 4.317/144.92, Now #5

Grothus jumped into the #2 spot by three thousandths.

Brunson Grothus' incremental times: 60ft-1.032 sec., 330ft-2.745.

Left Lane: Charlie Prophit Runs 4.226/169.96, Now #5
Right Lane: Casey Stemper Runs 4.133/153.84, Now #2

Casey Stemper's incremental times: 60ft-0.999 sec., 330ft-2.643.

Left Lane: Eric McKinney Runs 4.109/178.24, Now #2
Right Lane: C.D. Watson Runs 4.376/158.56, Now #9

McKinney goes to the #2 spot with ease.

Eric McKinney's incremental times: 60ft-1.083 sec., 330ft-2.742.

Only ten motorcycles showed up, so it will be an eight-bike field.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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