Jack Beckman set each ends of the monitor file for the Humorous Automobile class through the remaining qualifying session to safe the No. 1 place on the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tony Schumacher (High Gasoline), Greg Anderson (Professional Inventory) and Eddie Krawiec (Professional Inventory Motorbike) additionally clenched No. 1 qualifiers of their respective classes on the fifth of six occasions on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Collection Countdown to the Championship.
Beckman’s cross of three.854-seconds at 335.57 mph in his Infinite Hero Basis Dodge Charger R/T clenched his first No. 1 qualifier of the season and 22nd of his profession. He’s searching for his third season victory and 27th of his profession tomorrow.
“I feel we’ve bought an amazing scorching rod proper now,” Beckman acknowledged. “It’s all the time good earlier than eliminations to eat slightly bit on the lead of the automobile forward of you and to place slightly little bit of distance to those behind you. I advised my workforce to go three.85 can be enjoyable and so they have been proper.”
Beckman will race Jim Campbell to open eliminations on Sunday. Following within the No. 2 spot is Courtney Pressure in her Advance Auto Components Chevrolet Camaro with a cross of three.878 at 331.77. She is going to race Jeff Arend. Class factors chief Robert Hight certified third and can face Tim Wilkerson within the opening spherical.
The winningest High Gasoline driver, Tony Schumacher, locked-in the No. 1 spot after piloting his U.S. Military dragster to a set the monitor elapsed-time file of three.673 at 332.67 throughout Friday’s qualifying session to earn him his fourth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 84th of his profession.
“We’ve bought the factors, we made a superb run and that actually offers me the arrogance,” Schumacher defined. “The crew chiefs are making name and the automobile is reacting. That’s extra necessary than the numbers and the place you qualify. We have to go on the market and win that trophy.”
Tony Schumacher, locked-in the No. 1 spot after piloting his U.S. Military dragster to a set the monitor elapsed-time file of three.673 at 332.67 throughout Friday’s qualifying session to earn him his fourth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 84th of his profession.
Schumacher will face off towards Troy Buff in spherical one. Factors chief Steve Torrence certified within the No. 2 spot with a run of three.694 at 330.15 in his Capco Contractors dragster and he’ll meet Terry Haddock on the line.
Professional Inventory factors chief, Anderson raced a 6.663 at 205.35 in his Summit Racing Gear Chevrolet Camaro throughout Friday evenings qualifying session to safe his fifth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 92nd of his profession.
“It’s enjoyable to be right here in Vegas once you look and either side of the grandstands are full,” Anderson stated. “We’re having enjoyable and having a superb time. Las Vegas is my workforce proprietor’s dwelling monitor and it simply means a complete lot extra to me. I’ve had a variety of particular weekends right here and look ahead to making one other one.”
Anderson will line up towards Alan Prusiensky to start eliminations. Drew Skillman certified within the No. 2 spot with a 6.664 at 205.32 in his Ray Skillman Chevrolet Camaro and can tackle Deric Kramer.
Krawiec, the Professional Inventory Motorbike factors chief, secured his fifth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 38th of his profession along with his 6.936 at 191.76 from the second spherical of qualifying on Friday on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson.
“I’m pleased with how the bike is performing,” Krawiec acknowledged. “I simply have to go on the market and keep targeted and race. We have to activate these win lights since that’s what will get you factors. That’s all I’m involved about proper now at this level.”
Krawiec will face John Corridor within the first spherical. Hector Arana Jr. is within the second spot with a 6.940 at 191.87 on his Lucas Oil Buell and can line up towards Katie Sullivan. LE Tonglet is third on his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki.
Eliminations on the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals begins Sunday at 11 a.m. at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Anderson raced a 6.663 at 205.35 in his Summit Racing Gear Chevrolet Camaro throughout Friday evenings qualifying session.
Sunday’s first-round pairings for eliminations for the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the 23rd of 24 occasions within the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Collection. Pairings based mostly on leads to qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed beneath pairings.
High Gasoline — 1. Tony Schumacher, three.673 seconds, 332.67 mph vs. 16. Troy Buff, three.978, 260.01; 2. Steve Torrence, three.694, 330.15 vs. 15. Terry Haddock, three.953, 286.25; three. Clay Millican, three.707,311.99 vs. 14. Mike Salinas, three.890, 315.86; four. Brittany Pressure, three.722, 327.51 vs. 13. Shawn Reed, three.854, 315.64; 5. Doug Kalitta, three.735, 324.83 vs. 12. Scott Palmer, three.812, 318.92; 6. Terry McMillen, three.736, 326.40 vs. 11. Richie Crampton, three.779, 301.60; 7. Shawn Langdon, three.742, 319.98 vs. 10. Antron Brown, three.760, 325.61; eight. Leah Pritchett, three.742, 324.20 vs. 9. T.J. Zizzo, three.758, 327.35.
Humorous Automobile — 1. Jack Beckman, Dodge Charger, three.854, 335.57 vs. 16. Jim Campbell, Charger, four.089, 313.00; 2. Courtney Pressure, Chevy Camaro, three.878, 331.77 vs. 15. Jeff Arend, Chevy Monte Carlo, four.075, 303.71; three. Robert Hight, Camaro, three.880, 329.99 vs. 14. Tim Wilkerson, Ford Mustang, four.zero29, 315.34; four. Matt Hagan, Charger, three.882, 330.88 vs. 13. Gary Densham, Mustang, three.999, 317.87; 5. J.R. Todd, Toyota Camry, three.884, 330.23 vs. 12. Del Worsham, Camry, three.953, 287.60; 6. Ron Capps, Charger, three.896, 326.56 vs. 11. John Pressure, Camaro, three.928, 328.14; 7. Cruz Pedregon, Camry, three.897, 329.67 vs. 10. Alexis DeJoria, Camry, three.926, 326.71; eight. Jonnie Lindberg, Camry, three.916, 322.50 vs. 9. Tommy Johnson Jr., Charger, three.922, 325.77.
Did Not Qualify: 17. Bob Bode, four.257, 294.37; 18. Jeff Diehl, four.641, 189.98; 19. Tim Gibbons, 5.448, 137.96.
Professional Inventory — 1. Greg Anderson, Chevy Camaro, 6.663, 205.35 vs. 16. Alan Prusiensky, Dodge Dart, 6.744, 204.14; 2. Drew Skillman, Camaro, 6.664, 206.16 vs. 15. Deric Kramer, Dart, 6.743, 204.20; three. Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.672, 205.57 vs. 14. Shane Tucker, Camaro, 6.741, 204.98; four. Jason Line, Camaro, 6.679, 205.82 vs. 13. Larry Morgan, Camaro, 6.740, 204.82; 5. Jeg Coughlin, Camaro, 6.686, 205.98 vs. 12. Brian Self, Camaro, 6.728, 205.29; 6. Erica Enders, Camaro, 6.687, 206.42 vs. 11. Allen Johnson, Dart, 6.717, 204.42; 7. Tanner Grey, Camaro, 6.694, 204.45 vs. 10. Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.701, 205.13; eight. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.695, 206.32 vs. 9. Matt Hartford, Camaro, 6.696, 205.98.
Did Not Qualify: 17. Kenny Delco, 6.769, 204.11; 18. Steve Graham, 6.771, 203.40; 19. Val Smeland, 6.842, 200.44; 20. Joey Grose, 6.911, 199.05.
Professional Inventory Motorbike — 1. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.936, 191.76 vs. 16. John Corridor, Buell, 7.039, 187.91; 2. Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.940, 192.55 vs. 15. Katie Sullivan, Suzuki, 7.038, 189.76; three. LE Tonglet, Suzuki, 6.953, 192.36 vs. 14. Melissa Surber, Buell, 7.zero26, 188.67; four.Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.955, 193.82 vs. 13. Joey Gladstone, Suzuki, 7.zero17, 189.12; 5.Scotty Pollacheck, Suzuki, 6.958, 191.00 vs. 12. Matt Smith, Victory, 7.zero13, 189.66; 6. Angie Smith, Buell, 6.970, 190.92 vs. 11. Karen Stoffer, Suzuki, 7.002, 189.73; 7. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.973, 193.40 vs. 10. Mike Berry, Buell, 6.998, 189.39; eight. Jerry Savoie, Suzuki, 6.977, 191.73 vs. 9. Angelle Sampey, Victory, 6.977, 189.66.
Did Not Qualify: 17. Steve Johnson, 7.zero55, 188.60; 18. Freddie Camarena, 7.zero67, 190.67; 19. Charles Sullivan, 7.090, 186.92; 20. Ron Tornow, 7.111, 187.68; 21. Cory Reed, 7.130, 184.80; 22. David Hope, 7.149, 182.08; 23. Mark Paquette, 7.175, 182.77; 24. Scott Bottorff, 7.183, 184.77; 25. Lance Bonham, 7.190, 185.69; 26. Andie Rawlings, 7.899, 166.97.