BROWNSBURG, Ind. - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Inaugural E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals listing lane, rider name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: David Barron Runs 7.482/175.00, Now #2
Right Lane: Chris Bostick Runs 7.304/183.10, Now #1
Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 57 percent, barometer 28.99 inches, adjusted altitude 3,498 feet, track temperature 111 degrees.
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Barron was straight down the groove.
Bostick appeared to be out of the groove, but stayed with it.
Left Lane: Ron Tornow Runs 7.171/186.59, Now #2
Right Lane: Marc Ingwersen Runs 7.074/190.70, Now #1
Tornow with a clean pass to start the season.
Ingwersen was straight down the groove.
Left Lane: John Hall Runs 6.964/192.47, Now #1
Right Lane: Kelly Clontz Runs 7.085/186.54, Now #3
Hall with the first six-second pass of the season. John Hall's incremental times: 60ft-1.089 sec., 330ft-2.904, 660ft-4.450/158.56 mph, 1,000ft-5.802.
Clontz with a good pass.
Left Lane: Scotty Pollacheck Runs 6.913/195.73, Now #1
Right Lane: Steve Johnson Runs 6.959/189.58, Now #2
Pollacheck with a good looking pass to go to the number one spot.
Johnson with the quickest 60-foot time of the day, 1.061 seconds.
Left Lane: Ryan Oehler Runs 6.931/195.59, Now #2
Right Lane: Angie Smith Runs 6.948/194.35, Now #3
We start getting into the top ten players from last year.
Side-by-side runs to go to the number two and three spots.
Ryan Oehler's incremental times: 60ft-1.090 sec., 330ft-2.913, 660ft-4.447/159.59 mph, 1,000ft-5.786.
Angie Smith's incremental times: 60ft-1.094 sec., 330ft-2.919, 660ft-4.456/159.53 mph, 1,000ft-5.797.
Left Lane: Angelle Sampey Runs 6.966/192.58, Now #7
Right Lane: Hector Arana Jr Runs 6.964/193.40, Now #5
Sampey is straight down the groove.
Arana Jr. goes to the number five spot.
Left Lane: Eddie Krawiec Runs 6.897/196.24, Now #1
Right Lane: Matt Smith Runs 6.911/196.39, Now #2
Krawiec launched hard and kept it hooked up to go to the number two spot. Eddie Krawiec's incremental times: 60ft-1.093 sec., 330ft-2.900, 660ft-4.426/160.21 mph, 1,000ft-5.757.
Smith is right there with him to go to the number two spot. Matt Smith's incremental times: 60ft-1.101 sec., 330ft-2.925, 660ft-4.449/160.86 mph, 1,000ft-5.775.
Left Lane: Jerry Savoie Runs 7.066/189.36, Now #11
Right Lane: Andrew Hines Runs 6.904/194.24, Now #2
Savoie with a clean pass.
Hines launched hard and kept it hooked up to go the number two spot. Andrew Hines' incremental times: 60ft-1.074 sec., 330ft-2.870, 660ft-4.406/159.32 mph, 1,000ft-5.751.