ENNIS, Texas - Notes from final, round 3 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: Karl Brounkowski Runs 7.356/117.92, Now #12; Best prior run: 7.083/125.13, Was #12
Right Lane: Brandon Pierce Runs 17.308/62.85, Now #9; Best prior run: 5.469/241.84, Was #9
Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 74 percent, barometer 29.96 inches, adjusted altitude 1,650 feet.
Brounkowski with severe tire shake and he attempts to drive through it. He gets completely sideways before he lifts. He will not get in the show and will race in the B race.
Pierce was up in smoke right at the hit and clicked it off. He will not get in the show and will race in the B race.
Left Lane: Dean Dubbin Runs 5.395/259.51, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.232/139.72, Was #11
Right Lane: Brandon Greco Runs 5.345/270.92, Now #5; Best prior run: 5.346/257.24, Was #5
Dubbin is straight down the groove with his quickest pass of the weekend to get in the show. That bumps out Schmidt.
Greco is a tick quicker, but will stay in the number five spot.
Left Lane: James Stevens Runs 5.327/268.60, Now #4; Best prior run: 5.413/244.38, Was #8
Stevens starts to drift out of the groove again, but he reels it in. He make his quickest pass of the weekend to get off the bump spot into the top half of the show. James Stevens' incremental times: 60ft-0.906 sec., 330ft-2.360, 660ft-3.506/215.93 mph, 1,000ft-4.493.
Left Lane: Buddy Domingue Runs 11.927/98.48, Now #8; Best prior run: 5.399/254.33, Was #8
Right Lane: Rachel Meyer Runs 5.240/272.12, Now #1; Best prior run: 5.324/270.81, Was #3
Domingue is up in smoke right at the hit and clicks it off.
Meyer launched hard and kept it hooked up to go to the number one spot. Rachel Meyer's incremental times: 60ft-0.922 sec., 330ft-2.399, 660ft-3.501/228.31 mph, 1,000ft-4.431.
Left Lane: Megan Meyer Runs 5.165/277.32, Now #1; Best prior run: 5.245/275.17, Was #2
Right Lane: Robin Samsel No Time, Now #3; Best prior run: 5.313/270.54, Was #3
Meyer is back to the top of the pack with her quickest and fastest pass of the season. Megan Meyer's incremental times: 60ft-0.925 sec., 330ft-2.377, 660ft-3.458/232.19 mph, 1,000ft-4.374.
Samsel leaves before the tree is activated again.