Results for Qualifying Round 1
BROWNSBURG, Ind. - INDY - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Modified at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 62nd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals listing lane, driver name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Justin Shearer Runs 7.127/160.27, Now #1
Right Lane: Michael Bowman No Time, Now #2
Weather conditions: air temperature 79 degrees, relative humidity 48 percent, barometer 29.20 inches, adjusted altitude 2,780 feet, track temperature 103 degrees.
A couple newcomers to NHRA drag racing...Shearer clicked it off early. Bowman rolled the beam.
Left Lane: Todd Tutterow Runs 5.955/243.94, Now #1
Right Lane: Kevin Rivenbark Runs 6.100/209.33, Now #2
times: 60ft-0.976 sec., 330ft-2.639, 660ft-3.937/191.76 mph, 1,000ft-5.033. Rivenbark making his season debut and he makes a clean pass. Kevin Rivenbark's incremental times: 60ft-0.990 sec., 330ft-2.632, 660ft-3.955/187.23 mph, 1,000ft-5.087.
Left Lane: Jay Payne Runs 9.617/102.99, Now #4
Right Lane: Harold Martin Runs 15.907/61.83, Now #5
Payne started to shake the tires early and clicked it off. Martin with severe tire shake and clicked it off.
Left Lane: R. Tetsoshvili Runs 7.631/120.80, Now #5
Right Lane: R. Patrick Jr. Runs 5.981/239.87, Now #2
Tetsoshvili started to shake and clicked it off. Patrick Jr. was straight down the groove.
Robert Patrick Jr.'s incremental times: 60ft-0.993 sec., 330ft-2.646, 660ft-3.944/191.43 mph, 1,000ft-5.046.
Left Lane: Chuck Little Runs 7.545/132.62, Now #5
Right Lane: Shane Molinari Runs 8.690/111.64, Now #7
Little with tire shake and pedaled it...Molinari with tire shake and pedaled it and went back into tire shake before he clicked it off.
Left Lane: Jim Bell Runs 6.034/225.63, Now #4
Right Lane: Dan Stevenson Runs 5.945/248.84, Now #1
Bell with a clean pass...Jim Bell's incremental times: 60ft-1.016 sec., 330ft-2.689,
660ft-3.981/192.52 mph, 1,000ft-5.080. Stevenson was straight down the groove and keep it hooked
up. Dan Stevenson's incremental times: 60ft-1.017 sec., 330ft-2.692, 660ft-3.966/195.76 mph, 1,000ft-5.041.
Left Lane: C. Satterfield Runs 6.594/234.25, Now #7
Right Lane: Mike Knowles Runs 6.423/231.75, Now #6
These two were side-by-side all the all way down the 1320 to get into the top half of the show. Clint Satterfield's incremental times: 60ft-1.003 sec., 330ft-2.918, 660ft-4.442/171.31 mph, 1,000ft-5.627.
Mike Knowles' incremental times: 60ft-1.105 sec., 330ft-2.946, 660ft-4.308/182.95 mph, 1,000ft-5.456.
Left Lane: Sidnei Frigo Runs 6.318/169.02, Now #6
Right Lane: Gerry Capano Runs 10.792/80.08, Now #14
Frigo started to lose traction and clicked it off. Capano with tire shake right at the hit and clicked it off.
Left Lane: Eric Latino Runs 5.859/247.52, Now #1
Right Lane: Jonathan Gray Runs 5.953/247.25, Now #3
This was great side-by-side drag race...Latino goes to the number one spot. Eric Latino's incremental times: 60ft-0.992 sec., 330ft-2.602, 660ft-3.870/195.76 mph, 1,000ft-4.950. Gray was right there with him to go to the number three spot. Jonathan Gray's incremental times: 60ft-1.028 sec., 330ft-2.695, 660ft-3.966/195.70 mph, 1,000ft-5.043.
Right Lane: Jim Whiteley Runs 5.968/243.77, Now #5
Whiteley with a good clean pass...Jim Whiteley's incremental times: 60ft-0.979 sec., 330ft-2.630, 660ft-3.932/189.98 mph, 1,000ft-5.043.
Left Lane: Chip King Runs 5.920/242.36, Now #2
Right Lane: Doug Winters Runs 5.958/240.72, Now #6
King made a move toward the centerline, but he stayed with it to go to the number two spot.
Chip King's incremental times: 60ft-0.979 sec., 330ft-2.606, 660ft-3.894/192.41 mph, 1,000ft-4.993.
Winters with a good looking pass to go to the number six spot. Doug Winters' incremental times:
60ft-1.002 sec., 330ft-2.638, 660ft-3.929/192.14 mph, 1,000ft-5.029.
Left Lane: Steven Whiteley Runs 5.958/244.60, Now #6
Right Lane: Mike Janis Runs 9.427/100.12, Now #19
Whiteley was straight down the groove to get into the top half of the show. Steven Whiteley's incremental times: 60ft-1.007 sec., 330ft-2.655, 660ft-3.943/192.47 mph, 1,000ft-5.038.
Janis started to shake and clicked it off by 330 feet.
Left Lane: K. alBalooshi Runs 5.919/235.51, Now #2
Right Lane: Danny Rowe Runs 10.788/83.03, Now #22
alBalooshi was on a good looking pass until right on the top end when the car had a nitrous explosion sending the hood scoop into the air. He still goes to the number two spot. Khalid alBalooshi's incremental times: 60ft-0.977 sec., 330ft-2.624, 660ft-3.902/194.55 mph,
1,000ft-4.988. Rowe with tire shake right at the hit and clicks it off.
Left Lane: Von Smith Runs 5.802/245.94, Now #1
Right Lane: Mike Castellana Runs 5.870/243.94, Now #3
Left Lane: Bill Glidden Runs 5.945/251.53, Now #7
Right Lane: Michael Biehle Runs 5.863/252.76, Now #3
Glidden with a good pass to start the weekend to get into the top half of the show. Bill Glidden's incremental times: 60ft-1.083 sec., 330ft-2.748, 660ft-3.997/199.43 mph, 1,000ft-5.053.
Biehle launched hard and keep it hooked up to go to the number three spot. Michael Biehle's incremental times: 60ft-1.021 sec., 330ft-2.666, 660ft-3.917/199.35 mph, 1,000ft-4.973.
Left Lane: Steve Matusek Runs 5.895/247.43, Now #5
Right Lane: Bob Rahaim No Time, Now #31
Matusek with a real nice pass to go to the number five spot. Steve Matusek's incremental
times: 60ft-0.987 sec., 330ft-2.619, 660ft-3.902/194.44 mph, 1,000ft-4.986. Rahaim makes a quick move to the wall and he scrapped the wall with his headers, so the run is disqualified.
Left Lane: Troy Coughlin Runs 5.773/254.76, Now #1
Right Lane: Rickie Smith Runs 5.895/245.81, Now #7
Coughlin launched hard and keep it hooked up to make his career quickest pass to go to the number one spot. Troy Coughlin's incremental times: 60ft-0.996 sec., 330ft-2.611,
660ft-3.845/201.55 mph, 1,000ft-4.891. Smith with good pass to get into the top half of the show.
Rickie Smith's incremental times: 60ft-0.970 sec., 330ft-2.617, 660ft-3.898/194.02 mph, 1,000ft-4.980.
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