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Fri, 20 Apr 2018, 20:50 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Notes, Session #2
By Rick Green





BAYTOWN, Texas - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Pro Stock at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 31st annual NHRA SpringNationals 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: Steve Graham Runs 12.954/66.69, Now #16; Best prior run: 13.979/60.92, Was #16
Right Lane: Alan Prusiensky Runs 6.621/208.65, Now #12; Best prior run: 11.608/76.33, Was #14

Weather conditions: air temperature 69 degrees, relative humidity 53 percent, barometer 30.08 inches, adjusted altitude 1,023 feet, track temperature 85 degrees.

Graham makes a quick move toward the wall and pushed in the clutch.

Prusiensky is straight down the groove to move up the ladder a couple spots. Alan Prusiensky's incremental times: 60ft-0.999 sec., 330ft-2.779, 660ft-4.262/165.72 mph, 1,000ft-5.544.

Left Lane: Alex Laughlin Runs 6.530/211.33, Now #6; Best prior run: 12.644/68.13, Was #15
Right Lane: Erica Enders Runs 6.548/210.67, Now #9; Best prior run: 8.272/117.00, Was #14

Laughlin is straight down the groove to move into the top half of the show. Alex Laughlin's incremental times: 60ft-0.972 sec., 330ft-2.738, 660ft-4.202/168.35 mph, 1,000ft-5.465.

Enders has a different car than what she was driving at Las Vegas, the word is she broke a wheelie bar in round one. Enders with a clean pass to make a big move in the right direction. Erica Enders' incremental times: 60ft-0.982 sec., 330ft-2.745, 660ft-4.211/167.93 mph, 1,000ft-5.479.

Left Lane: John Gaydosh Jr Runs 6.599/209.75, Now #14; Best prior run: 6.592/210.93, Was #13
Right Lane: Rodger Brogdon Runs 6.545/206.29, Now #9; Best prior run: 7.232/150.31, Was #15

Gaydosh with a clean pass, but will not improve. John Gaydosh Jr's incremental times: 60ft-1.007 sec., 330ft-2.788, 660ft-4.261/167.34 mph, 1,000ft-5.529.

Brogdon with a good clean pass, but slows on the top end, still goes to the number nine spot. Rodger Brogdon's incremental times: 60ft-0.980 sec., 330ft-2.744, 660ft-4.209/171.88 mph, 1,000ft-5.482.

Left Lane: Bo Butner Runs 6.532/211.79, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.559/203.16, Was #13
Right Lane: Chris McGaha Runs 6.525/212.79, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.559/211.93, Was #12

Butner is straight down the groove to move into the top half of the show. Bo Butner's incremental times: 60ft-0.983 sec., 330ft-2.744, 660ft-4.217/168.28 mph, 1,000ft-5.469.

McGaha launched hard and kept it hooked up to go to the number four spot. Chris McGaha's incremental times: 60ft-0.981 sec., 330ft-2.743, 660ft-4.207/168.16 mph, 1,000ft-5.465.

Left Lane: Deric Kramer Runs 6.528/211.93, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.558/211.83, Was #13
Right Lane: Tanner Gray Runs 6.507/211.26, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.541/211.99, Was #10

Kramer makes a move in the right direction to move into the top half of the show. Deric Kramer's incremental times: 60ft-0.984 sec., 330ft-2.745, 660ft-4.218/168.81 mph, 1,000ft-5.467.

Gray with his season quickest pass to go to the number three spot. Tanner Gray's incremental times: 60ft-0.976 sec., 330ft-2.726, 660ft-4.186/168.94 mph, 1,000ft-5.445.

Left Lane: Drew Skillman Runs 6.541/211.46, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.527/212.29, Was #6
Right Lane: Matt Hartford Runs 6.532/211.46, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.537/212.73, Was #11

Skillman with another good pass, but will not improve. Drew Skillman's incremental times: 60ft-0.992 sec., 330ft-2.757, 660ft-4.219/168.62 mph, 1,000ft-5.480.

Hartford with his quickest pass this season, but will not improve on the ladder. Matt Hartford's incremental times: 60ft-0.973 sec., 330ft-2.738, 660ft-4.203/168.22 mph, 1,000ft-5.468.

Left Lane: Jason Line Runs 6.519/211.99, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.518/211.16, Was #4
Right Lane: Vincent Nobile Runs 6.513/210.67, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.527/212.29, Was #7

Line is just a tick off his earlier pass, but gets bumped back one spot by Nobile. Jason Line's incremental times: 60ft-0.979 sec., 330ft-2.735, 660ft-4.208/161.83 mph, 1,000ft-5.457.

Nobile with his quickest pass of the season to go to the number four spot. Vincent Nobile's incremental times: 60ft-0.976 sec., 330ft-2.725, 660ft-4.186/168.26 mph, 1,000ft-5.449.

Left Lane: Jeg Coughlin Runs 6.513/211.66, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.504/212.36, Was #2
Right Lane: Greg Anderson Runs 6.495/212.29, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.492/213.00, Was #1

Both drivers slow from earlier today...Coughlin with the third quickest pass of the session. Jeg Coughlin's incremental times: 60ft-0.973 sec., 330ft-2.723, 660ft-4.185/168.39 mph, 1,000ft-5.448.

Anderson with the quickest pass of the round, but won't improve on his No. 1 spot E.T. Greg Anderson's incremental times: 60ft-0.974 sec., 330ft-2.723, 660ft-4.180/169.15 mph, 1,000ft-5.438.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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