Matt Hagan powered to his third No. 1 qualifier of the season Saturday.
Matt Hagan powered to his third No. 1 qualifier of the season Saturday on the 11th annual Summit Racing Tools NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Tools Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
Doug Kalitta (Prime Gasoline), Greg Anderson (Professional Inventory) and Matt Smith (Professional Inventory Motorbike) are additionally No. 1 qualifiers of their respective classes on the 12th of 24 occasions on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Collection schedule.
Hagan secured the highest spot after setting the monitor elapsed-time document with a move of three.865-seconds at 333.33 mph in his Mopar Specific Lane Dodge Charger R/T through the second session Friday night time.
“I really feel fairly good about this monitor and this automotive, so we positively really feel like we’ve a possibility to activate 4 win lights tomorrow,” Hagan mentioned. “We all know we have to put this automotive within the winner’s circle just a few extra instances to maneuver to the highest spot within the standings, and that’s actually what we are attempting to do.”
Robert Hight set the monitor pace document at 334.65 with a three.870 throughout his second qualifying session on Friday in his Auto Membership of Southern California Chevy Camaro to take a seat at second on the conclusion of the qualifying rounds. Teammate John Pressure certified third after a three.911 at 319.98 in his PEAK Chevy Camaro.
Matt Hagan powered to his third No. 1 qualifier of the season Saturday.
Kalitta maintained his benefit atop the Prime Gasoline class with an elapsed time monitor document run of three.709-second move at 327.43 mph in his Mac Instruments dragster through the second session on Friday night time, incomes his first No. 1 qualifier on the yr and 48th of his profession.
“It’s been awhile since we certified first and there’s no higher place than your individual yard for Kalitta Motorsports,” Kalitta mentioned. “We’re wanting ahead to carrying that into tomorrow, and we’re positively excited to get racing once more.”
Kalitta is now tied for 15th in NHRA historical past with Antron Brown as every of the lively Prime Gasoline drivers have 48 profession No. 1 qualifiers to their credit score.
Brittany Pressure secured the No. 2 slot after a three.714 move at 327.66 throughout her second run on Friday night time in her Monster Vitality dragster. Factors chief Steve Torrence certified third with a run of three.715 at 328.46 in his Capco Contractors dragster as he chases his fourth win of the season.
In Professional Inventory, Anderson held on to the highest spot after driving to a 6.584 at 210.24 move in his Summit Racing Tools Chevrolet Camaro through the fourth and remaining session. He secured his first No. 1 qualifier of the season and the 88th of his profession.
Anderson held onto the highest spot after driving to a 6.584 at 210.24 mph move.
“We knew at the moment was going to be a great day with the improved climate, and the racetrack was nice at the moment, so we figured we would wish to enhance our runs from yesterday to remain on prime,” Anderson mentioned. “It’s a fairly cool feeling to do this right here in entrance of the house crowd at Summit Motorsports Park, so I’m completely happy we had been in a position to make it occur.”
Factors chief Bo Butner certified second with a 6.588 at 210.41 in his Jim Butner’s Auto Chevy Camaro. Drew Skillman locked within the third spot after a 6.593 at 209.92 in his Ray Skillman Chevrolet Camaro.
Smith notched the primary slot in Professional Inventory Motorbike with a run of 6.824 at 196.16 on his Victory Polaris Magnum throughout his third qualifying run. He was in a position to lock down his 25th profession No. 1 qualifier and first of the season.
“As we speak went effectively, and we didn’t even assume we had been going to have the ability to go that quick, however my crew did an ideal job to resolve some issues we’ve had this yr,” Smith mentioned. “We’ve to continue to learn and hopefully we are able to use this as a turning level within the season.”
LE Tonglet notched the second spot in Professional Inventory Motorbike after a 6.847 at 195.36 on his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki, as he chases his third victory of the season. Hector Arana secured the third qualifying place after a 6.886 at 194.63 on his Lucas Oil Buell.
Eliminations on the 11th annual Summit Racing Tools NHRA Nationals begins at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Summit Racing Tools Motorsports Park.
Smith notched the primary slot in Professional Inventory Motorbike with a run of 6.824 at 196.16 mph.
Sunday’s first-round pairings for eliminations for the 11th annual Summit Racing Tools NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Tools Motorsports Park, the 12th of 24 occasions within the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Collection. Pairings based mostly on ends in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed under pairings.
Prime Gasoline — 1. Doug Kalitta, three.709 seconds, 327.43 mph vs. 16. Troy Buff, three.972, 284.33; 2. Brittany Pressure, three.714, 327.66 vs. 15. Pat Dakin, three.912, 313.95; three. Steve Torrence, three.715, 328.46 vs. 14. Troy Coughlin Jr., three.894, 313.37; four. Leah Pritchett, three.720, 323.81 vs. 13. Ike Maier, three.880, 298.47; 5. Antron Brown, three.736, 332.26 vs. 12. Dom Lagana, three.851, 320.51; 6. Clay Millican, three.741, 324.51 vs. 11. Scott Palmer, three.828, 319.14; 7. Terry McMillen, three.750, 323.35 vs. 10. Shawn Langdon, three.799, 320.66; eight. Tony Schumacher, three.766, 328.38 vs. 9. Mike Salinas, three.792, 315.71.
Did Not Qualify: 17. Chris Karamesines, four.zero65, 276.13; 18. Luigi Novelli, four.429, 186.07.
Humorous Automotive — 1. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, three.865, 333.33 vs. 16. Jeff Diehl, Toyota Solara, four.561, 201.40; 2. Robert Hight, Chevy Camaro, three.870, 334.65 vs. 15. Jim Campbell, Charger, four.zero92, 310.91; three. John Pressure, Camaro, three.911, 319.98 vs. 14. Dale Creasy Jr., Charger, four.076, 306.46; four. Jonnie Lindberg, Toyota Camry, three.922, 323.89 vs. 13. Ron Capps, Charger, four.018, 321.19; 5. Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, three.925, 329.34 vs. 12. J.R. Todd, Camry, four.002, 320.89; 6. Bob Tasca III, Ford Mustang, three.930, 324.67 vs. 11. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, three.991, 322.65; 7. Alexis DeJoria, Camry, three.943, 320.13 vs. 10. Del Worsham, Camry, three.982, 317.05; eight. Cruz Pedregon, Camry, three.962, 328.22 vs. 9. Jack Beckman, Charger, three.971, 322.04.
Did Not Qualify: 17. Courtney Pressure, four.627, 194.41.
Professional Inventory — 1. Greg Anderson, Chevy Camaro, 6.584, 210.24 vs. 16. Mark Hogan, Pontiac GXP, 6.862, 202.24; 2. Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.588, 210.41 vs. 15. Val Smeland, Camaro, 6.792, 202.03; three. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.593, 209.92 vs. 14. John Gaydosh Jr, Chevrolet Camaro, 6.704, 206.57; four. Tanner Grey, Camaro, 6.593, 209.07 vs. 13. Kenny Delco, Camaro, 6.703, 206.86; 5. Jason Line, Camaro, 6.594, 210.24 vs. 12. Alan Prusiensky, Dodge Dart, 6.668, 206.73; 6. Jeg Coughlin, Camaro, 6.610, 209.49 vs. 11. Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.632, 209.33; 7. Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.616, 210.01 vs. 10. Erica Enders, Camaro, 6.623, 210.47; eight. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.619, 209.49 vs. 9. Allen Johnson, Dart, 6.619, 208.91.
Professional Inventory Motorbike — 1. Matt Smith, Victory, 6.824, 196.16 vs. 16. Joe DeSantis, Suzuki, 7.056, 189.68; 2. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.847, 195.36 vs. 15. Melissa Surber, Buell, 7.018, 192.41; three. Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.886, 194.63 vs. 14. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 6.958, 193.29; four. Joey Gladstone, Suzuki, 6.904, 193.65 vs. 13. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.952, 192.28; 5. Scotty Pollacheck, Suzuki, 6.908, 193.60 vs. 12. Angelle Sampey, Victory, 6.943, 192.74; 6. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.916, 193.79 vs. 11. Angie Smith, Buell, 6.940, 192.25; 7. Chip Ellis, Buell, 6.929, 193.46 vs. 10. Steve Johnson, Suzuki, 6.937, 193.18; eight. Mike Berry, Buell, 6.932, 192.03 vs. 9. Cory Reed, Victory, 6.932, 191.13.
Did Not Qualify: 17. Michael Ray, 7.164, 177.00; 18. Odolph Daniels, 7.624, 171.34.