ENNIS, Texas - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Top Alcohol Funny Car 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, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Steve Burck Runs 5.724/254.86, Now #1
Right Lane: Ray Drew Runs 5.744/255.68, Now #2
Weather conditions: air temperature 94 degrees, relative humidity 58 percent, barometer 29.79 inches, adjusted altitude 2,778 feet.
Burck is straight down the groove with a clean pass.
Drew drives through some tire shake and is straight down the groove.
Left Lane: Jonathan Johnson Runs 11.193/75.94, Now #4
Right Lane: Kyle Smith Runs 5.803/229.66, Now #3
Johnson with trouble getting the car to fire, he finally gets it to fire. He shakes right at the hit and clicks it off.
Smith clicks it off early.
Left Lane: Bill Bernard Runs 5.902/240.72, Now #4
Right Lane: Bryan Brown Runs 5.934/256.70, Now #5
Bernard with a smoke as he crosses the finish line.
Brown with a clean pass.
Left Lane: Bob McCosh Runs 5.631/256.50, Now #1
Right Lane: Sean Bellemeur Runs 5.686/262.64, Now #2
McCosh launched hard and kept it hooked up to go to the number one spot. Bob McCosh's incremental times: 60ft-0.950 sec., 330ft-2.493, 660ft-3.711/203.86 mph, 1,000ft-4.753.
Bellemeur was right there with McCosh to go to the number two spot. Sean Bellemeur's incremental times: 60ft-0.947 sec., 330ft-2.568, 660ft-3.798/203.55 mph, 1,000ft-4.826.
Left Lane: Doug Gordon Runs 6.014/259.11, Now #8
Right Lane: Annie Whiteley Runs 11.020/78.39, Now #9
Gordon with tire shake right at the hit, but pedaled it to get in the show.
Whiteley with severe tire shake and clicked it off.