LAS VEGAS - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division, event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, amount over/under index, and position in order following run, class and class index:
Left Lane: Ralph Van Paepeghem Runs 7.358/174.64/-0.652, Now #1 A/EA Index: 8.01
Right Lane: Clint Neff Runs 9.469/88.40/1.069, Now #2 K/AA Index: 8.40
4:37 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 78 degrees, relative humidity 37 percent, barometer 27.76 inches, adjusted altitude 4,354 feet.
Neff has problems and is off the throttle early.
Left Lane: Randy Goff Runs 8.504/156.17/-0.426, Now #3 B/T Index: 8.93
Right Lane: Scott McClay Runs 7.408/179.30/-0.622, Now #2 C/ED Index: 8.03
McClay makes a decent pass and gets in the second spot for now.
Left Lane: Jim Whiteley Runs 5.855/246.48/-0.945, Now #1 AA/PM Index: 6.80
Right Lane: Chad Green Runs 18.278/38.24/11.588, Now #6 A/PM Index: 6.69
Wniteley makes an impressive pass to take the top spot for now. Green has problems and is off the throttle early.
Left Lane: Tony Mandella Runs 9.922/94.89/0.192, Now #6 I/SMA Index: 9.73
Right Lane: David Rampy Runs 7.338/168.66/-0.672, Now #2 A/EA Index: 8.01
Rampy makes a clean pass to get in the second spot for now. Mandella is off the throttle early.
Left Lane: Ray Skillman Runs 8.390/160.58/-0.720, Now #3 D/SMA Index: 9.11
Right Lane: Cody Lane Runs 8.107/166.03/-1.003, Now #1 E/SMA Index: 9.11
Lane makes a good pass and takes the top spot for now. Skillman gets in the third spot for now.