ENNIS, Texas - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division, Keurig Dr. Pepper Lone Star Nationals presented by Driven Automotive Protection 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: Spencer Massey Runs 5.558/258.62, Now #10; Best prior run: 5.557/267.80, Was #10
Right Lane: Karl Brounkowski Runs 7.083/125.13, Now #12; Best prior run: 7.129/125.72, Was #12
Weather conditions: air temperature 86 degrees, relative humidity 69 percent, barometer 29.85 inches, adjusted altitude 2,208 feet.
Massey is dropping cylinders on the top end and will not improve.
Brounkowski is moving around in the middle of the track and clicks it off.
Left Lane: Brandon Pierce Runs 5.469/241.84, Now #9; Best prior run: 5.552/247.57, Was #9
Right Lane: Dean Dubbin No Time, Now #12; Best prior run: 6.232/139.72, Was #11
Pierce is straight down the groove, but will not get in the show.
Dubbin with problems on the end of the burnout, he can't get the car into reverse and drives off the top end.
Left Lane: Brandon Greco Runs 5.346/257.24, Now #4; Best prior run: 5.454/267.80, Was #8
Right Lane: James Stevens Runs 5.413/244.38, Now #6; Best prior run: 5.451/258.37, Was #7
Greco launched hard and kept it hooked up to get off the bubble into the top half of the show.
Stevens started drifting out of the groove and was over close to the wall, burt clicked it early. He still moves up the ladder one spot.
Left Lane: Rachel Meyer Runs 5.324/270.81, Now #3; Best prior run: 5.432/266.00, Was #8
Right Lane: Terry Schmidt Runs 5.586/246.84, Now #8; Best prior run: 5.425/248.20, Was #7
Meyer was straight down the groove with the quickest pass of the session to get off the bubble. Rachel Meyer's incremental times: 60ft-0.950 sec., 330ft-2.451, 660ft-3.568/224.88 mph, 1,000ft-4.511.
Schmidt dropped a cylinder or two and will not improve. He is now on the bump spot.
Left Lane: Robin Samsel No Time, Now #2; Best prior run: 5.313/270.54, Was #2
Right Lane: Buddy Domingue Runs 11.414/96.27, Now #6; Best prior run: 5.399/254.33, Was #6
Samsel left before the tree was activated, it appeared to make a good pass.
Domingue with severe tire shake right at the hit and clicked it off.
Right Lane: Megan Meyer Runs 5.270/275.45, Now #1; Best prior run: 5.245/275.17, Was #1
Meyer launched hard and kept it hooked up. She will not improve, but makes the quickest pass of the session. She will go into Saturday in the number one spot. Megan Meyer's incremental times: 60ft-0.963 sec., 330ft-2.447, 660ft-3.543/229.24 mph, 1,000ft-4.471.