April 27-30

Thunder Valley Nationals

Bristol, Tenn

Photos courtesy Greg Gage

Results courtesy DRC and NHRA.com

April 30, 2006

Capp's increases point lead and Troxel's amazing early season run comes to an abrupt screech (red light to be exact)

 


Ron Capps beat drag racing legend John Force by one-hundredth of a second Sunday at Bristol Dragway to extend his Funny Car lead in the POWERade Drag Racing Series championship chase. Capps was joined by Doug Kalitta and Jason Line in the winner's circle at the $1.5 million O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Q, the sixth of 23 races in the $50 million POWERade Drag Racing Series.
Capps posted a run of 4.793 seconds at 319.52 mph in his Brut Dodge Stratus to beat Force's quicker 4.788 at 310.13 in his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang. The difference came at the starting line when Capps left in .080-of-a-second in front of Force's .104-second start.


"I'm in disbelief," said Capps of his third victory of the season and the 20th of his career. "I got on the radio and said, 'I can't believe it, we won again.' It's not that I don't have confidence in my guys, but it's just so hard to win and when it happens a lot like it has this year it's sometimes hard to believe. I love the competition and I love this class. This is just a great time to be racing right now."

In earlier rounds Capps defeated Scott Kalitta, Eric Medlen and teammate Gary Scelzi to advance. It was Capps' second win at Bristol Dragway, as he defeated Al Hofmann for the win here in 2001.

The final produced a swing of 40 points in the POWERade standings with Capps increasing his lead by 122 points over Force.

FC Points

01 Ron Capps 602 *
02 John Force 480 -122
03 Tommy Johnson 342 -260
04 Phil Burkart 334 -268
Eric Medlen 334 -268
06 Robert Hight 319 -283
07 Cruz Pedregon 315 -287
08 Del Worsham 300 -302
09 Whit Bazemore 284 -318
10 Bob Gilbertson 246 -356

Top Fuel


Kalitta repeated last year's Bristol Top Fuel final by beating Rod Fuller once again. This time Fuller's Valvoline/David Powers Homes dragster lost traction at the hit of the throttle and Kalitta's Mac Tools dragster powered to a time of 4.537 at a track record speed of 331.53. It was Kalitta's 25th career victory and third at this event.

"This has been a long time coming," said Kalitta, whose last victory came eight months ago in Brainerd, Minn. "It seems like forever since we've been to the winner's circle. The guys were just real hungry and they really wanted to win one, plus we've always run well here, which had us feeling confident. Rahn [Tobler, crew chief] has the set up for this place and we love being here. All the facilities Bruton Smith owns are first-class and we enjoy racing at his tracks."

Kalitta's machine was consistent throughout the day, staying in the mid-4.5-second range to claim round wins over Scott Weis, Brandon Bernstein, and reigning champ Tony Schumacher.

"Getting by Rod a second time in the final here is something," Kalitta said. "I thought he was going to put us in the right lane but he didn't and when I saw Capps go down the left lane it made me feel real good. Once you get to the final you really want to go ahead and finish it off and we were able to today."

Melanie Troxel's bid to tie a category record for consecutive final-round appearances ended when she left the starting line early against second-round foe Fuller. Troxel was trying to tie teammate Tony Schumacher's mark of seven straight final-rounds. Her lead in the POWERade Series standings was trimmed from 156 to 139 points over second-place Dave Grubnic.


Top Fuel driver Cory McClenathan, who escaped injury after a spectacular crash Friday night, returned to competition Sunday and lost in the opening round to Fuller. McClenathan's FRAM/Carrier Boyz Racing crew worked throughout the day Saturday to prepare his back-up car, which covered the distance in 4.666 seconds at 317.49 mph in the first round loss.

TF Points

01 Melanie Troxel 541 *
02 David Grubnic 402 -139
03 Doug Kalitta 387 -154
04 Rod Fuller 360 -181
05 Brandon Bernstein 345 -196
06 Morgan Lucas 332 -209
07 Larry Dixon 329 -212
08 Tony Schumacher 320 -221
09 Doug Herbert 294 -247
10 Cory Mc Clenathan 259 -282

Pro Stock

In a battle between Summit Racing Pontiac GTOs, Line earned his ninth career Pro Stock victory and became the sixth different Pro Stock winner of the season when he took out series leader and teammate Greg Anderson by a 6.716- to 6.752-second margin.

"It's interesting that we've had six different winners and I'm glad I'm one of them but really it stinks because we want them all to belong to this team," Line said. "That's just the way we like it, but we also realize how hard this class is and we're just motivated to work even harder to get back on top."

Line's Summit Pontiac GTO was the quickest of each elimination round, running low 6.7-second passes all day in claiming round wins over Ron Krisher, Richie Stevens, and Larry Morgan.

With the win, Line moved to second and cut Anderson's lead to 51 points.

PS Points

01 Greg Anderson 466 *
02 Jason Line 415 -51
03 Erica Enders 371 -95
04 Mike Edwards 361 -105
05 Jim Yates 317 -149
06 Warren Johnson 303 -163
07 Larry Morgan 298 -168
08 Greg Stanfield 297 -169
09 Kurt Johnson 292 -174
10 Richie Stevens 261 -205

 

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Sunday's final results from the Sixth annual O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Q at Bristol Dragway. The $1.5 million race is the sixth of 23 in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series:

Top Fuel -- Doug Kalitta, 4.537 seconds, 331.53 mph def. Rod Fuller, 13.077 seconds, 73.32 mph.

Funny Car -- Ron Capps, Dodge Stratus, 4.793, 319.52 def. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.788, 310.13.

Pro Stock -- Jason Line, Pontiac GTO, 6.716, 205.35 def. Greg Anderson, GTO, 6.752, 204.70.

Competition Eliminator -- David Rampy, Bantam Roadster, 7.310, 174.71 def. Glen Treadwell, Ford Roadster, 8.213, 158.07.

Super Stock -- Jeff Strickland, Chevy Camaro, 11.031, 119.78 def. Mark Alvey, Camaro, 9.960, 133.34.

Stock Eliminator -- Randy Wilkes, Pontiac Firebird, 10.552, 124.96 def. Anthony Bertozzi, Chevy Camaro, 10.853, 116.46.

Super Comp -- Larry Ericksmoen, Dragster, 8.907, 145.41 def. Shane Carr, Dragster, 8.882, 162.35.

The NHRA POWERade Series continues with the 26th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals presented by Pontiac, May 4-7 at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga.

 

 

April 29, 2006 ...... Final qualifying Saturday

Melanie Troxel became the seventh woman in NHRA history to top a professional elimination field after qualifying No. 1 Saturday at Bristol Dragway. Troxel posted a 4.539 at 324 mph in her Skull Shine/Torco Race Fuels dragster to lead the sixth annual O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Q, the sixth of 23 events on the $50 million POWERade Drag Racing Series.
Troxel will try to make more history Sunday if she can race to her seventh consecutive final round, which would tie her with teammate Tony Schumacher for the category record. Fellow low qualifiers Eric Medlen (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) are each searching for their first victories of the 2006 season.

 

Troxel actually was part of two bits of history as she and rookie Hillary Will became the first pair of women to qualify first and second in a professional field. Will completed the best qualifying effort of her brief career with a 4.562 at 321.04 mph in her KB Racing dragster.

"I've stopped pinching myself to see if all this is real because the good things just keep happening and we're starting to see that it's the result of a lot of hard work by this Torco race team," Troxel said. "We've had our fair share of things going our way but we're also getting better and better as a team."

 


Reigning series champion Tony Schumacher is seventh after a 4.609 in the U.S. Army dragster, just ahead of Cory McClenathan, who ended up eighth overall with a 4.624 in the Fram Boost2 dragster. McClenathan, who was checked and released from the hospital late Friday night following a scary crash, plans to race Sunday in a new car. He did not make any attempts Saturday as his crew spent the day putting his new dragster together.

Castrol Syntec Ford Mustang driver Medlen appeared relieved to hold onto the No. 1 spot he earned Friday night after several drivers made runs at his posted performance of 4.755 at 306.53 mph. His biggest challenge came from his boss and Ford Racing teammate John Force, who moved up to third with a 4.766 at 323.19 mph in his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang.

"Any more, all that being No. 1 qualifier means is that you get to race on Sunday with 15 other guys," Medlen said. "How many No. 1 qualifiers have won this year? Not many, if any at all. Our car's good, don't get me wrong, but I think if you asked anyone out here they'd tell you they'd take consistency over being No. 1."


Series points leader Ron Capps is mid-pack with a 4.818 in his Brut Dodge.

Former Rookie of the Year Line used a track record top speed of 204.66 mph to push his Summit Racing Pontiac GTO through a 6.727-second pass, which made him the No. 1 qualifier for the second time this year. The entire Pro Stock field was separated by just .037 seconds.

"I think I probably take more pride when Greg [Anderson] is No. 1 because tuning his car is still my top priority," Line said of his teammate. "I still feel that responsibility towards his car first. We try to make them the same but the truth is, as much as we want to think otherwise, there are still some things we just don't understand with these cars.

Anderson, whose car is tuned by Line, slipped to second place Saturday despite improving to a 6.734 at 204.26 mph in his Summit Racing GTO. Greg Stanfield returned to form here by qualifying third with a 6.736 at 203.92 mph in his PiranaZ GTO.

Eliminations begin at noon.

Top Fuel

1 507 Melanie Troxel, Avon IN, Hadman-BAE 4.539 324.05 324.59
2 763 Hillary Will, Ypsilanti MI, Attac-TFX 4.562 321.04 321.42
3 7 Brandon Bernstein, Lake Forest CA, McKinney-TFX 4.563 329.34 329.34
4 4 David Grubnic, Ypsilanti MI, Attac-TFX 4.588 323.58 323.58
5 104 Clay Millican, Drummonds TN, Hadman-BAE 4.590 315.19 315.19
6 3 Doug Kalitta, Ypsilanti MI, Attac-TFX 4.599 326.40 326.95
7 1 Tony Schumacher, Long Grove IL, Hadman-TFX 4.609 326.79 326.79
8 9 Cory McClenathan, Anaheim CA, Hadman-BAE 4.624 321.81 321.81
9 10 Rod Fuller, Las Vegas NV, Hadman-TFX 4.629 312.50 312.50
10 13 David Baca, Brentwood CA, McKinney-BAE 4.643 325.53 325.53
11 201 Scott Weis, Ashland VA, Attac-TFX 4.653 318.99 318.99
12 91 Larry Dixon, Indianapolis IN, McKinney-TFX 4.658 324.20 324.20
13 12 Bob Vandergriff, Alpharetta GA, McKinney-BAE 4.658 319.75 319.75
14 6 Doug Herbert, Lincolnton NC, McKinney-BAE 4.667 296.76 296.76
15 5 Morgan Lucas, Brownsburg IN, Hadman-TFX 4.684 296.70 296.70
16 1301 Doug Foley, Sewell NJ, McKinney-TFX 4.694 319.14 319.14

------------ Not Qualified ------------

17 747 Rhonda Hartman-Smith, Williamston SC, McKinney 4.694 283.91 283.91
18 530 Alan Bradshaw, Odessa TX, Don Long-BAE 4.732 312.50 312.50
19 394 Luigi Novelli, Crete IL, McKinney-TFX 4.765 272.72 272.72
20 5050 Scott Palmer, Highlandville MO, McKinney-BAE 5.041 226.70 226.70

Funny Car

1 4 Eric Medlen, Yorba Linda CA, '05 Mustang 4.755@ 306.53 306.53
2 9 Whit Bazemore, Indianapolis IN, '06 Charger 4.763 327.03 327.03
3 3 John Force, Yorba Linda CA, '05 Mustang 4.766 323.19 323.19
4 1 Gary Scelzi, Fresno CA, '06 Charger 4.777 325.06 325.06
5 503 Tommy Johnson Jr., Avon IN, '05 Monte Carlo 4.791 323.97 323.97
6 388 Jim Head, Columbus OH, '05 Stratus 4.803 294.37 296.76
7 5 Robert Hight, Yorba Linda CA, '05 Mustang 4.808 307.58 320.58
8 28 Ron Capps, Carlsbad CA, '05 Stratus 4.818 320.58 320.58
9 319 Scott Kalitta, Ypsilanti MI, '05 Monte Carlo 4.821 320.66 320.66
10 156 Phil Burkart, Yorkville NY, '05 Monte Carlo 4.832 317.57 317.57
11 782 Gary Densham, Bellflower CA, '05 Monte Carlo 4.836 321.27 321.27
12 7 Tony Pedregon, Chino Hills CA, '05 Monte Carlo 4.851 311.05 311.05
13 427 Tony Bartone, Long Island City NY, '05 Monte C 4.855 313.44 313.44
14 10 Cruz Pedregon, Camarillo CA, '05 Monte Carlo 4.861 310.63 310.63
15 347 Tim Wilkerson, Springfield IL, '05 Monte Carlo 4.863 318.02 318.02
16 8 Del Worsham, Chino Hills CA, '05 Monte Carlo 4.871 317.42 317.42

------------ Not Qualified ------------

17 73 Frank Pedregon, Rancho Cucamonga CA, '04 Strat 4.872 307.79 307.79
18 180 Mike Ashley, Melville NY, '05 Monte Carlo 4.873 274.00 318.92
19 206 Bob Gilbertson, Gastonia NC, '05 Stratus 4.930 281.66 281.66
20 121 Terry Haddock, Lynnwood WA, '05 Monte Carlo 4.971 303.64 303.64
21 34 Jack Wyatt, Corydon IA, '02 Firebird 5.011 287.35 288.70

Pro Stock

1 3 Jason Line, Terrell NC, '06 GTO 6.727@ 204.66 204.66
2 1 Greg Anderson, Concord NC, '06 GTO 6.734 204.26 204.26
3 7 Greg Stanfield, Bossier City LA, '06 GTO 6.736 203.92 203.92
4 4 Warren Johnson, Sugar Hill GA, '06 GTO 6.741 204.57 204.57
5 430 Erica Enders, Houston TX, '06 Cobalt 6.744 204.20 204.57
6 10 Jim Yates, Occoquan VA, '06 GTO 6.746 203.83 203.83
7 103 Max Naylor, New Buffalo PA, '06 Stratus 6.747 203.49 203.49
8 8 Richie Stevens, New Orleans LA, '06 Stratus 6.748 203.83 203.83
9 93 Allen Johnson, Greeneville TN, '06 Stratus 6.749 204.57 204.57
10 3351 Dave Howard, Braidwood IL, '06 Cobalt 6.752 204.51 204.51
11 55 V. Gaines, Lakewood CO, '06 Stratus 6.752 204.26 204.26
12 44 Mike Edwards, Coweta OK, '06 GTO 6.757 204.23 204.23
13 357 Larry Morgan, Newark OH, '06 Stratus 6.758 203.49 203.49
14 2 Kurt Johnson, Sugar Hill GA, '06 Cobalt 6.762 204.54 204.54
15 1186 Dave Northrop, Perkasie PA, '05 Stratus 6.763 203.43 203.43
16 9 Ron Krisher, Warren OH, '06 Cobalt 6.764 203.52 203.52

------------ Not Qualified ------------

17 43 Rickie Smith, King NC, '06 GTO 6.765 204.17 204.17
18 207 Mike Thomas, Knoxville TN, '05 Stratus 6.768 203.09 203.34
19 5 Dave Connolly, Elyria OH, '06 Cobalt 6.772 203.06 203.68
20 713 Shaun Carlson, Ontario CA, '06 Stratus 6.795 202.30 202.52
21 387 Mark Pawuk, Akron OH, '06 Cobalt 6.805 202.70 202.70
22 2062 Ronnie Humphrey, Jacksonville NC, '05 Cobalt 6.846 201.10 201.10
23 295 Barry Grant, Dahlonega GA, '04 Cavalier 6.878 201.13 201.13
24 772 Tony Rizzo, Tucson AZ, '06 Cobalt 6.895 201.37 201.37
25 853 Eero Knihtila, Kauniainen FI, '04 Cavalier 7.405 187.42 187.42

Pro Mod

1 2 Jay Payne, Ontario CA, *'05 Stratus 6.087 235.02 235.02
2 38 Dan Rowe, Rossville GA, *'63 Corvette 6.107 232.07 232.71
3 2003 Joey Martin, Milton FL, *'67 Mustang 6.121 231.48 231.48
4 1313 Chip King, Semora NC, *'69 Daytona 6.151 231.91 233.60
5 775 Shelly Payne, Ontario CA, *'05 Stratus 6.168 233.64 233.64
6 4901 Joshua Hernandez, Conroe TX, *'68 Camaro 6.178 232.55 232.75
7 44 Mike Castellana, Westbury NY, '04 Cavalier 6.196 229.66 229.66
8 5083 Cody Barklage, Eldon MO, *'05 GTO 6.199 230.49 231.28
9 314 Rick Stivers, Lexington KY, *'63 Corvette 6.240 230.45 230.45
10 320 Steve Engel, Shandon OH, *'63 Corvette 6.245 230.29 230.29
11 2814 Matt Hagan, Christiansburg VA, *'63 Corvette 6.250 229.12 229.12
12 2813 Scott Cannon Jr, Lyman SC, '06 GTO 6.253 229.00 230.53
13 1941 Eddie Ware, Marietta GA, *'67 Camaro 6.256 227.54 227.54
14 1212 Scott Ray, Greenville OH, *'63 Corvette 6.258 226.28 226.28
15 1853 Thomas Patterson, Spring TX, *'41 Willys 6.269 227.80 227.80
16 8 Burton Auxier, Dixie WV, '53 Corvette 6.287 221.82 221.82

------------ Not Qualified ------------

17 21 Shannon Jenkins, Tuscaloosa AL, '68 Camaro 6.293 224.51 224.66
18 463 Brandon Pesz, The Woodlands TX, *'53 Corvette 6.298 226.20 226.20
19 1010 Troy Critchley, Wylie TX, *'71 Barracuda 6.375 220.62 227.65
20 4610 Harold Laird, Baton Rouge LA, *'63 Corvette 6.941 160.27 160.27

Nitro Harley

1 7 Tommy Grimes, Pfafftown NC, Harley 6.428 218.44 221.63
2 2 Doug Vancil, Cedar Crest NM, '00 Weekend 6.448 211.59 213.77
3 1 Mike Romine, Sturgis MI, Harley 6.478 209.36 216.00
4 4 Takeshi Shigematsu, Iyo Ehime JA, Harley 6.557 205.69 205.69
5 70 Jack Romine, Sante Fe NM, Harley 6.654 218.62 218.62
6 54 Dean Comunal, Bartonsville PA, Harley 7.141 141.65 191.29
7 99 Mike Lehman, West Palm Beach FL, Harley 7.510 202.73 202.73

 

April 28, 2006

Friday qualifying


Top Fuel points leader Melanie Troxel raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the O'Reilly Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway and was joined at the top by rookie Hillary Will. It was the first time that women anchored the top two positions in an NHRA qualifying order.


Funny Car was led by Eric Medlen while Greg Anderson topped the Pro Stock lineup at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series event.

The day was marred by a spectacular accident involving veteran Top Fuel driver Cory McClenathan, whose FRAM dragster went out of control and crashed near the finish line. McClenathan was reported to be alert and conscious by NHRA emergency services officials and was transported to Bristol Regional Medical Center for observation. A team spokesperson reported later that McClenathan was checked and released from the hospital.

Running in the final pairing of the day, Troxel posted a 4.539 at 324.05 mph in her Skull Shine/Torco Race Fuels dragster to move around Will's 4.562-second effort in her KB Racing dragster.


"I did see that Hillary was No. 1 and we wanted to get around her so it's neat the way it worked out with us being 1-2," Troxel said. "I don't like it when the story is about the novelty of women driving against the guys but when we get in a story based on what we're accomplishing on the track then it's a lot better."

Medlen raced to a track-record elapsed time of 4.755 seconds at 306.53 in his Castrol Syntec Ford Mustang to lead the Funny Car order.


"It was moving around quite a bit and got a little close to the wall so I had to lift early but a 4.75 is good and we'll try to go from there tomorrow," Medlen said.

 

Three-time Pro Stock champ Anderson led his category with a 6.734 at 204.26 in his Summit Racing Equipment Pontiac GTO.

"We've given everyone the blueprint on how to build a successful team and a lot of people have caught up to us in the performance department," said Anderson, who currently leads the championship chase by 40 points. "It's come down to execution on race day and so far this year a lot of people have out-executed us."

 

 

Top Fuel

1 507 Melanie Troxel, Avon IN, Hadman-BAE 4.539 324.05 324.05
2 763 Hillary Will, Ypsilanti MI, Attac-TFX 4.562 321.04 321.42
3 7 Brandon Bernstein, Lake Forest CA, McKinney-TFX 4.563 329.34 329.34
4 4 David Grubnic, Ypsilanti MI, Attac-TFX 4.588 323.58 323.58
5 104 Clay Millican, Drummonds TN, Hadman-BAE 4.590 315.19 315.19
6 1 Tony Schumacher, Long Grove IL, Hadman-TFX 4.609 326.79 326.79
7 9 Cory McClenathan, Anaheim CA, Hadman-BAE 4.624 321.81 321.81
8 13 David Baca, Brentwood CA, McKinney-BAE 4.643 325.53 325.53
9 3 Doug Kalitta, Ypsilanti MI, Attac-TFX 4.647 326.95 326.95
10 91 Larry Dixon, Indianapolis IN, McKinney-TFX 4.686 311.92 311.92
11 1301 Doug Foley, Sewell NJ, McKinney-TFX 4.694 319.14 319.14
12 12 Bob Vandergriff, Alpharetta GA, McKinney-BAE 4.699 319.45 319.45
13 6 Doug Herbert, Lincolnton NC, McKinney-BAE 4.713 288.09 288.09
14 10 Rod Fuller, Las Vegas NV, Hadman-TFX 4.717 300.80 300.80
15 530 Alan Bradshaw, Odessa TX, Don Long-BAE 4.732 312.50 312.50
16 5 Morgan Lucas, Brownsburg IN, Hadman-TFX 4.787 266.37 266.37

------------ Not Qualified ------------

17 5050 Scott Palmer, Highlandville MO, McKinney-BAE 5.041 226.70 226.70
18 201 Scott Weis, Ashland VA, Attac-TFX 5.313 183.97 183.97
19 394 Luigi Novelli, Crete IL, McKinney-TFX 5.548 172.25 172.25
20 747 Rhonda Hartman-Smith, Williamston SC, McKinney 7.782 134.82 134.82

 

Funny Car

1 4 Eric Medlen, Yorba Linda CA, '05 Mustang 4.755@ 306.53 306.53
2 9 Whit Bazemore, Indianapolis IN, '06 Charger 4.763 327.03 327.03
3 1 Gary Scelzi, Fresno CA, '06 Charger 4.777 325.06 325.06
4 503 Tommy Johnson Jr., Avon IN, '05 Monte Carlo 4.791 323.97 323.97
5 388 Jim Head, Columbus OH, '05 Stratus 4.803 294.37 294.37
6 5 Robert Hight, Yorba Linda CA, '05 Mustang 4.808 307.58 307.58
7 28 Ron Capps, Carlsbad CA, '05 Stratus 4.818 320.58 320.58
8 319 Scott Kalitta, Ypsilanti MI, '05 Monte Carlo 4.821 320.66 320.66
9 3 John Force, Yorba Linda CA, '05 Mustang 4.823 308.00 308.00
10 156 Phil Burkart, Yorkville NY, '05 Monte Carlo 4.832 317.57 317.57
11 782 Gary Densham, Bellflower CA, '05 Monte Carlo 4.836 321.27 321.27
12 427 Tony Bartone, Long Island City NY, '05 Monte C 4.855 313.44 313.44
13 10 Cruz Pedregon, Camarillo CA, '05 Monte Carlo 4.861 310.63 310.63
14 347 Tim Wilkerson, Springfield IL, '05 Monte Carlo 4.863 318.02 318.02
15 7 Tony Pedregon, Chino Hills CA, '05 Monte Carlo 4.864 302.01 302.01
16 180 Mike Ashley, Melville NY, '05 Monte Carlo 4.873 274.00 274.00

------------ Not Qualified ------------

 

17 8 Del Worsham, Chino Hills CA, '05 Monte Carlo 4.907 278.92 278.92
18 206 Bob Gilbertson, Gastonia NC, '05 Stratus 4.930 281.66 281.66
19 34 Jack Wyatt, Corydon IA, '02 Firebird 5.011 287.35 287.35
20 73 Frank Pedregon, Rancho Cucamonga CA, '04 Strat 5.620 178.80 178.80
21 121 Terry Haddock, Lynnwood WA, '05 Monte Carlo 6.735 128.76 128.76

Pro Stock

1 1 Greg Anderson, Concord NC, '06 GTO 6.734@ 204.26 204.26
2 430 Erica Enders, Houston TX, '06 Cobalt 6.744 204.20 204.35
3 10 Jim Yates, Occoquan VA, '06 GTO 6.746 203.83 203.83
4 3 Jason Line, Terrell NC, '06 GTO 6.762 204.08 204.08
5 55 V. Gaines, Lakewood CO, '06 Stratus 6.769 203.68 203.68
6 9 Ron Krisher, Warren OH, '06 Cobalt 6.771 202.79 202.91
7 5 Dave Connolly, Elyria OH, '06 Cobalt 6.772 203.06 203.68
8 43 Rickie Smith, King NC, '06 Cobalt 6.774 203.43 203.43
9 357 Larry Morgan, Newark OH, '06 Stratus 6.774 203.19 203.19
10 8 Richie Stevens, New Orleans LA, '06 Stratus 6.774 203.16 203.52
11 4 Warren Johnson, Sugar Hill GA, '06 GTO 6.777 203.98 203.98
12 1186 Dave Northrop, Perkasie PA, '05 Stratus 6.783 202.67 202.67
13 207 Mike Thomas, Knoxville TN, '04 Stratus 6.786 202.36 202.36
14 93 Allen Johnson, Greeneville TN, '06 Stratus 6.787 203.03 203.25
15 44 Mike Edwards, Coweta OK, '06 GTO 6.788 203.55 203.65
16 3351 Dave Howard, Braidwood IL, '06 Cobalt 6.788 203.43 203.43

------------ Not Qualified ------------

17 7 Greg Stanfield, Bossier City LA, '06 GTO 6.792 202.09 202.85
18 713 Shaun Carlson, Ontario CA, '06 Stratus 6.795 202.30 202.30
19 2 Kurt Johnson, Sugar Hill GA, '06 Cobalt 6.808 202.82 202.94
20 387 Mark Pawuk, Akron OH, '06 Cobalt 6.821 202.70 202.70
21 103 Max Naylor, New Buffalo PA, '06 Stratus 6.860 199.76 199.76
22 2062 Ronnie Humphrey, Jacksonville NC, '05 Cobalt 6.877 200.77 200.89
23 295 Barry Grant, Dahlonega GA, '04 Cavalier 6.892 200.47 200.56
24 772 Tony Rizzo, Tucson AZ, '06 Cobalt 6.895 201.37 201.37
25 853 Eero Knihtila, Kauniainen FI, '04 Cavalier 8.053 130.28 130.28

Pro Mod

Chip King

1 2 Jay Payne, Ontario CA, *'05 Stratus 6.087 235.02 235.02
2 38 Dan Rowe, Rossville GA, *'63 Corvette 6.107 232.07 232.07
3 2003 Joey Martin, Milton FL, *'67 Mustang 6.121 231.48 231.48
4 1313 Chip King, Semora NC, *'69 Daytona 6.151 231.91 231.91
5 4901 Joshua Hernandez, Conroe TX, *'68 Camaro 6.178 232.55 232.55
6 775 Shelly Payne, Ontario CA, *'05 Stratus 6.191 231.79 231.79
7 44 Mike Castellana, Westbury NY, '04 Cavalier 6.196 229.66 229.66
8 5083 Cody Barklage, Eldon MO, *'05 GTO 6.199 230.49 230.49
9 320 Steve Engel, Shandon OH, *'63 Corvette 6.245 230.29 230.29
10 2814 Matt Hagan, Christiansburg VA, *'63 Corvette 6.250 229.12 229.12
11 2813 Scott Cannon Jr, Lyman SC, '06 GTO 6.253 229.00 230.53
12 314 Rick Stivers, Lexington KY, *'63 Corvette 6.254 228.46 228.46
13 1941 Eddie Ware, Marietta GA, *'67 Camaro 6.256 227.54 227.54
14 1212 Scott Ray, Greenville OH, *'63 Corvette 6.258 226.28 226.28
15 1853 Thomas Patterson, Spring TX, *'41 Willys 6.269 227.80 227.80
16 8 Burton Auxier, Dixie WV, '53 Corvette 6.287 221.82 221.82

------------ Not Qualified ------------

17 21 Shannon Jenkins, Tuscaloosa AL, '68 Camaro 6.293 224.51 224.66
18 1010 Troy Critchley, Wylie TX, *'71 Barracuda 6.375 220.62 227.65
19 4610 Harold Laird, Baton Rouge LA, *'63 Corvette 6.941 160.27 160.27
20 463 Brandon Pesz, The Woodlands TX, *'53 Corvette 7.324 133.78 133.78

Nitro Harley

 

1 2 Doug Vancil, Cedar Crest NM, '00 Weekend 6.450 212.69 212.69
2 1 Mike Romine, Sturgis MI, Harley 6.478 209.36 209.36
3 7 Tommy Grimes, Pfafftown NC, Harley 6.542 216.69 216.69
4 4 Takeshi Shigematsu, Iyo Ehime JA, Harley 6.633 179.37 179.37
5 70 Jack Romine, Sante Fe NM, Harley 6.906 201.64 201.64
6 54 Dean Comunal, Bartonsville PA, Harley 7.211 191.29 191.29
7 99 Mike Lehman, West Palm Beach FL, Harley 9.344 122.81 122.81

Comp final qualifying

1 6 A/AP David Eaton, Merritt Island FL, '32 Bantam 6.855 7.49 -0.635
2 7 F/EA Glen Treadwell, Sorrento FL, '23-T Ford 8.323 8.95 -0.627
3 1 H/SMA Jeff Taylor, Floyds Knobs IN, '89 Grand Am 9.110 9.71 -0.600
4 72 A/A Vinnie Deceglie, Alta Loma CA, '63 Corvette 6.610 7.19 -0.580
5 2885 A/EA David Rampy, Piedmont AL, '32 Bantam 7.370 7.95 -0.580
6 38 A/ED Robert Bailey, Wabash IN, Agan-Olds 6.687 7.26 -0.573
7 3737 A/ED Jacklyn Gebhardt, Jacksonville IL, Spitzer 6.691 7.26 -0.569
8 8 C/SR Tom Schmidt, Lindstrom MN, '34 Chevy 8.663 9.23 -0.567
9 3068 J/AA Steve Ambrose, Woodhaven MI, '23-T Ford 7.873 8.44 -0.567
10 3112 H/AA Mike Smith, Sandyville WV, '04 Neon 8.765 9.33 -0.565
11 34 D/D Brian Browell, Lafayette IN, McKinney-Chevy 7.258 7.82 -0.562
12 9 B/TA Colt Mikel, Houston TX, '02 S-10 8.396 8.95 -0.554
13 1937 L/AA Lee Zane, Pittsgrove NJ, '32 Bantam 9.217 9.77 -0.553
14 36 B/SMA Bo Butner, Jeffersonville IN, '04 Cavalier 8.236 8.78 -0.544
15 37 H/SMA Rod Dorsey, N. Judson IN, '06 Cobalt 9.167 9.71 -0.543
16 3996 L/AA Chad Voges, Lafayette IN, '02 Camaro 9.233 9.77 -0.537
17 5037 B/AA Richard Freeman, Pauls Valley OK, '05 Pont 7.205 7.73 -0.525
18 3 C/AA Tony Stephenson, Willow Sprg NC, '06 GTO 7.532 8.05 -0.518
19 5250 E/A Todd Patterson, Augusta KS, '06 Cobalt 7.895 8.41 -0.515
20 33 C/ED Greg Kamplain, Brownsburg IN, Spitzer-Chevy 7.420 7.93 -0.510
21 10 G/EA Frank Aragona, Old Bridge NJ, '32 Bantam 8.595 9.10 -0.505
22 15 A/SR Vinny Barone, Dix Hills NY, '34 Chevy 7.981 8.48 -0.499
23 1466 D/A Charlie Greco, St. Davids PA, '06 GTO 7.870 8.36 -0.490
24 3308 F/D John Frech, Warren OH, Weddle-Chevy 8.233 8.72 -0.487
25 390 F/ED Dale Spencer, Greenwood IN, Spencer-Mopar 8.505 8.98 -0.475
26 3004 C/SMA Don Winget, Richmond IN, '05 Cobalt 8.462 8.93 -0.468
27 25 A/SM Larry Pritchett, Clarkrange TN, '05 Sunfire 8.014 8.48 -0.466
28 446 B/TA J. Allen Sherman, Donaldsonville LA, '02 S 8.485 8.95 -0.465
29 2067 C/A Randy Daniels, Grantsboro NC, '04 Cavalier 7.542 8.00 -0.458
30 1160 F/D Al Ackerman, Saddle Brook NJ, ProStart-Che 8.272 8.72 -0.448
31 2126 F/SM Michael Hardee, Wilmington NC, '05 Sunfire 9.028 9.45 -0.422
32 4006 D/SMA Mike Trumble, Pasadena TX, '04 Cavalier 8.704 9.09 -0.386

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