CHANDLER, Ariz. - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Top Fuel Harley at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals listing lane, rider name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Right Lane: Lyle Newton Runs 7.028/186.15, Now #1
1:16 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 66 degrees, relative humidity 31 percent, barometer 28.84 inches, adjusted altitude 2,098 feet, track temperature 93 degrees.
well, but is slow down track.
Left Lane: Tii Tharpe Runs 10.548/98.08, Now #3
Right Lane: Jay Turner Runs 6.315/219.04, Now #1
Tharpe labors off the starting line and shuts it off.
Turner was straight down the groove with a nice pass. Jay Turner's incremental times: 60ft-1.177 sec., 330ft-2.872, 660ft-4.183/189.58 mph, 1,000ft-5.325.
Left Lane: Mike Scott No Time, Now #5
Right Lane: Randal Andras Runs 10.237/93.76, Now #3
Andras with problems right at the hit and clicked it off.
Left Lane: Kevin Boyer Runs 6.518/211.10, Now #2
Right Lane: Beau Layne Runs 7.018/203.89, Now #3
Boyer with a good clean pass. Kevin Boyer's incremental times: 60ft-1.135 sec., 330ft-2.880, 660ft-4.257/179.61 mph, 1,000ft-5.462.
Layne is laboring all the way down the track. Beau Layne's incremental times: 60ft-1.181 sec., 330ft-3.148, 660ft-4.672/164.89 mph, 1,000ft-5.938.
Left Lane: Rickey House Runs 10.186/91.76, Now #6
Right Lane: Doug Vancil Runs 9.590/108.16, Now #5
House made a quick move toward the centerline and did a great job keeping it in his lane.
Vancil clicked it off early.