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Sat, 24 Oct 2020, 17:40 PM

Pro Stock Qualifying Notes, Final Session
By Rick Green





BAYTOWN, Texas - Notes from final, round 2 qualifying in Pro Stock at the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series, 33rd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil 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: Alan Prusiensky Runs 6.664/196.30, Now #15; No Prior Run

Prusiensky makes a good pass until right in the lights, when there is a puff of smoke. The word from the top end is the track is clean.

Left Lane: Cristian Cuadra Runs 24.214/29.40, Now #19; No Prior Run
Right Lane: Fernando Cuadra Runs 6.605/208.20, Now #14; No Prior Run

Christian Cuadra with severe tire shake right at the hit and pushes in the clutch. He will not get in the show.

Fernando Cuadra was straight down the groove with his quickest pass of the season. He gets in the show. Fernando Cuadra's incremental times: 60ft-0.984 sec., 330ft-2.756, 660ft-4.240/166.13 mph, 1,000ft-5.524.

Left Lane: Val Smeland Runs 6.638/209.07, Now #16; Best prior run: 6.649/208.81, Was #15
Right Lane: Mason McGaha Runs 6.593/209.04, Now #14; Best prior run: 11.561/78.57, Was #18

Smeland with his quickest pass today and his fastest pass of the season. Val Smeland's incremental times: 60ft-1.003 sec., 330ft-2.788, 660ft-4.275/165.80 mph, 1,000ft-5.558.

McGaha with a clean pass to get in the show. Mason McGaha's incremental times: 60ft-0.996 sec., 330ft-2.765, 660ft-4.242/166.83 mph, 1,000ft-5.519.

Left Lane: Bruno Massel Runs 6.579/209.46, Now #14; Best prior run: 6.578/209.72, Was #13
Right Lane: Kyle Koretsky Runs 6.540/210.34, Now #8; Best prior run: 11.449/57.29, Was #18

Massel with another good pass, just a tick off his pass from earlier today. Bruno Massel's incremental times: 60ft-0.983 sec., 330ft-2.744, 660ft-4.221/166.37 mph, 1,000ft-5.502.

Koretsky kept it hook up to move into the top half of the show. Kyle Koretsky's incremental times: 60ft-0.986 sec., 330ft-2.740, 660ft-4.205/168.05 mph, 1,000ft-5.474.

Left Lane: Kenny Delco Runs 8.221/117.83, Now #12; Best prior run: 6.558/210.50, Was #11
Right Lane: Matt Hartford Runs 6.546/209.82, Now #10; Best prior run: 6.567/210.21, Was #13

Delco made a quick move toward the wall before he clicked it off.

Hartford with his quickest pass today to move up the ladder a couple spots. Matt Hartford's incremental times: 60ft-0.980 sec., 330ft-2.735, 660ft-4.207/167.51 mph, 1,000ft-5.478.

Left Lane: Chris McGaha Runs 6.541/210.57, Now #9; Best prior run: 6.549/211.26, Was #11
Right Lane: Troy Coughlin Jr. Runs 6.546/209.56, Now #12; Best prior run: 6.563/210.50, Was #13

McGaha with his quickest pass of the day to go to the number nine spot. Chris McGaha's incremental times: 60ft-0.970 sec., 330ft-2.729, 660ft-4.210/160.86 mph, 1,000ft-5.470.

Coughlin Jr. with real nice pass, this is his quickest pass of the day. Troy Coughlin Jr.'s incremental times: 60ft-0.974 sec., 330ft-2.730, 660ft-4.201/167.49 mph, 1,000ft-5.474.

Left Lane: Jeg Coughlin Runs 6.528/210.14, Now #6; Best prior run: 6.542/210.47, Was #10
Right Lane: Bo Butner Runs 7.744/125.00, Now #8; Best prior run: 6.540/211.23, Was #7

Coughlin launched hard and kept it hooked up to make the quickest pass of the session to move into the top half of the show. Jeg Coughlin's incremental times: 60ft-0.965 sec., 330ft-2.716, 660ft-4.185/167.59 mph, 1,000ft-5.457.

Butner makes a move toward the centerline and pushes the clutch back in.

Left Lane: Aaron Stanfield Runs 6.540/211.39, Now #4; Best prior run: 6.520/211.30, Was #4
Right Lane: Jason Line Runs 6.539/210.44, Now #7; Best prior run: 6.532/211.79, Was #7

This is a good side-by-side drag race.

Stanfield is straight down the groove with the third quickest pass of the session. Aaron Stanfield's incremental times: 60ft-0.979 sec., 330ft-2.733, 660ft-4.212/161.00 mph, 1,000ft-5.471.

Line kept it hooked up to make the quickest pass of the session. Jason Line's incremental times: 60ft-0.969 sec., 330ft-2.728, 660ft-4.201/167.38 mph, 1,000ft-5.472.

Left Lane: Erica Enders Runs 24.053/56.30, Now #3; Best prior run: 6.517/211.36, Was #3
Right Lane: Deric Kramer Runs 10.045/90.13, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.527/210.70, Was #5

Enders with severe tire shake right at the hit and clicked it off.

Kramer started to shake the tires and he clicked it off.

Left Lane: Greg Anderson Runs 6.517/211.00, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.517/212.23, Was #2
Right Lane: Alex Laughlin Runs 6.521/210.34, Now #1; Best prior run: 6.506/210.73, Was #1

Anderson launched hard and makes the quickest pass of the session. He matches his E.T. form earlier today and will stay in the number two spot. Greg Anderson's incremental times: 60ft-0.971 sec., 330ft-2.724, 660ft-4.186/168.20 mph, 1,000ft-5.451.

Laughlin with another great pass, the second quickest pass of the session. He will hold on to the number one spot for the first time this season and the third time in his career. Alex Laughlin's incremental times: 60ft-0.970 sec., 330ft-2.718, 660ft-4.184/167.84 mph, 1,000ft-5.453.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

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