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: Randy Jones Runs 8.256/160.88/-0.684, Now #1 C/T Index: 8.94
Right Lane: Bruce Schmiedl Runs 7.486/175.94/-0.494, Now #2 A/EA Index: 7.98
12:38 p.m. Jones makes a good pass to set the early pace. Schmiedl makes a clean pace but is off of the pace set by Jones.
Left Lane: Howie Stevens Runs 7.451/182.30/-0.599, Now #2 C/A Index: 8.05
Right Lane: Ralph Van Paepeghem Runs 7.424/177.16/-0.486, Now #4 A/EA Index: 7.91
Stevens makes a good pass to start his weekend and gets in the second spot for now. Van Paepeghem is a little off of the pace.
Left Lane: Jesse Alexandra Runs 8.062/170.11/-0.458, Now #6 FS/SM Index: 8.52
Right Lane: John Edwards Runs 7.543/181.59/-0.497, Now #3 C/AA Index: 8.04
Left Lane: Randy Goff Runs 8.621/153.35/-0.309, Now #8 B/T Index: 8.93
Right Lane: Tony Mandella Runs 8.054/141.36/-0.526, Now #3 A/SMA Index: 8.58
Goff makes a little move to the left off the line and it may have cost him a little ET. Mandella makes a clean pass to get in the third spot for now.
Left Lane: Joe Mozeris Runs 6.939/189.50/-0.621, Now #2 B/ED Index: 7.56
Right Lane: Don Bevers Runs 8.088/164.59/-0.562, Now #4 A/SMA Index: 8.65
Mozeris goes down the groove with a good pass and gets in the second spot for now. Bevers makes a clean run to get in the show in the fourth spot for now.
Left Lane: Frank Aragona Runs 7.493/175.94/-0.647, Now #2 J/AA Index: 8.14
Right Lane: Richard Mace Runs 9.136/149.23/-0.264, Now #12 F/SMA Index: 9.40
Aragona makes a good pass to get in the show in the second spot. Mace is a little off of the pace.
Left Lane: Ryan Priddy Runs 8.082/167.01/-0.438, Now #12 FS/SM Index: 8.52
Right Lane: David Rampy Runs 7.363/158.37/-0.557, Now #6 A/EA Index: 7.92
Rampy makes a good pass and gets in the sixth spot for now. Priddy is a little off of the pace.
Left Lane: Matthew Dahl Runs 8.509/165.80/-0.141, Now #16 A/SMA Index: 8.65
Right Lane: Bill Maropulos Runs 8.479/142.04/-0.411, Now #13 D/ED Index: 8.89
Left Lane: Jason Grima Runs 7.126/177.44/-0.624, Now #3 B/A Index: 7.75
Right Lane: Scott McClay Runs 7.911/126.23/-0.009, Now #18 C/ED Index: 7.92
Grima makes a good pass and gets in the show in the third spot to end this session. McClay is off of the throttle early.