GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Notes from final, round 2 qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 51st annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals listing lane, rider 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: Scotty Pollacheck Runs 6.872/196.62, Now #3; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Chris Bostick Runs 6.935/193.79, Now #10; No Prior Run
Pollacheck is straight down the groove to go all the way up to the number three spot. Scotty Pollacheck's incremental times: 60ft-1.065 sec., 330ft-2.875, 660ft-4.403/160.06 mph, 1,000ft-5.734.
Bostick kept it hooked up to go to the number 10 spot.
Left Lane: Kelly Clontz Runs 7.126/191.08, Now #15; Best prior run: 7.420/186.12, Was #15
Right Lane: Michael Phillips Runs 7.063/191.29, Now #14; No Prior Run
Clontz makes a clean pass and her quickest pass of the day, but will stay in the number 15 spot.
Phillips is straight down the groove to go to the number 14 spot.
Left Lane: Lance Bonham Runs 7.314/186.02, Now #17; Best prior run: 7.217/184.32, Was #16
Right Lane: Hector Arana Runs 6.942/194.80, Now #11; Best prior run: 14.308/49.01, Was #18
Bonham makes a quick move toward the centerline, he reels it in. He will not get in the show.
Arana was straight down the groove to get in the show.
Left Lane: Marc Ingwersen Runs 7.029/188.89, Now #13; Best prior run: 7.052/188.49, Was #14
Right Lane: David Barron Runs 7.143/183.27, Now #17; Best prior run: 8.805/100.33, Was #18
Ingwersen improves and moves up the ladder one spot.
Baron makes a big move in the right direction, but will not get in the show.
Left Lane: John Hall Runs 6.918/193.85, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.990/173.32, Was #12
Right Lane: Andrew Hines Runs 6.899/195.59, Now #5; Best prior run: 7.033/196.02, Was #14
Hall with a good looking pass to get into the top half of the show.
Hines kept it hooked up to go to the number five spot. Andrew Hines' incremental times: 60ft-1.087 sec., 330ft-2.888, 660ft-4.418/159.87 mph, 1,000ft-5.753.
Left Lane: Hector Arana Jr Runs 6.982/196.30, Now #11; Best prior run: 6.930/195.48, Was #10
Right Lane: Jerry Savoie Runs 6.889/193.63, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.930/192.11, Was #11
Arana Jr. bogged at the hit and he will start Sunday from the number 11 spot.
Savoie launched hard and made a move toward the centerline, but he reeled it in. He moves into the top half of the show. Jerry Savoie's incremental times: 60ft-1.074 sec., 330ft-2.859, 660ft-4.387/159.23 mph, 1,000ft-5.732.
Left Lane: Angie Smith Runs 7.080/196.99, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.903/193.79, Was #7
Right Lane: Steve Johnson Runs 21.417/107.01, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.929/193.13, Was #10
Smith with problems early and she just rides it on down the quarter mile.
Johnson bogged right st the hit and clicked it off, he coast on down the track.
Left Lane: Eddie Krawiec Runs 6.862/198.35, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.873/196.59, Was #4
Right Lane: Ryan Oehler Runs 7.038/192.47, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.917/197.13, Was #8
Krawiec is straight down the groove to move up the ladder one spot. Eddie Krawiec's incremental times: 60ft-1.085 sec., 330ft-2.887, 660ft-4.408/161.11 mph, 1,000ft-5.731.
Oehler clicked it off early.
Left Lane: Angelle Sampey Runs 6.899/193.60, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.858/197.08, Was #2
Right Lane: Matt Smith Runs 6.814/198.96, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.820/198.09, Was #1
Sampey with another good pass, but will not improve. Angelle Sampey's incremental times: 60ft-1.060 sec., 330ft-2.853, 660ft-4.386/158.41 mph, 1,000ft-5.739.
Smith launched hard and kept it hooked up to make the quickest and fastest pass of the weekend. Smith picks up his 40th career number one spot, his second this season and third in Gainesville.