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Pro Stock Motorcycle

Results for Qualifying Round 1
LAS VEGAS - LAS VEGAS 2 - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals listing lane, rider name, elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
 
      Left Lane: Bailey Whitaker  Runs 7.348/182.26, Now #2
     Right Lane: Rhett Lougheed   Runs 7.162/187.44, Now #1
1:17 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 23 percent, barometer 27.95 inches, adjusted altitude 4,089 feet.

This is Lougheed's first race this year. He makes a clean pass but may not stay in the field with this run. Whitaker's bike sounded like it bogged a little at the hit.

      Left Lane: Chaz Kennedy     Runs 7.025/189.44, Now #1
     Right Lane: James Surber     Runs 7.252/182.28, Now #3
Kennedy is making his second appearance in this class. He makes a decent run to take the early pole. Surber makes a clean run to get in the field for now.
      Left Lane: Redell Harris    Runs 7.311/184.52, Now #5
     Right Lane: Freddie Camarena Runs 7.197/188.33, Now #3 

      Left Lane: Katie Sullivan   No Time, Now #7
Sullivan leaves before the tree is activated and receives no time.
      Left Lane: Jerry Savoie     Runs 7.003/190.59, Now #1
     Right Lane: Angie Smith      Runs 8.087/120.00, Now #8
Smith has problems around half track and backs off the throttle. Savoie makes a clean pass to take the pole for now.
      Left Lane: Jim Underdahl    Runs 7.501/178.35, Now #9
     Right Lane: Mike Berry       Runs 7.058/187.89, Now #3
      Left Lane: Steve Johnson    Runs 7.180/191.08, Now #6
     Right Lane: Andrew Hines     Runs 7.022/187.68, Now #2
Hines makes a decent pass and gets in the second spot for now. Johnson makes a clean, straight pass and gets in the sixth spot for now.
      Left Lane: Shawn Gann       Runs 7.030/190.94, Now #4
     Right Lane: Adam Arana       Runs 7.271/188.04, Now #10
Arana was a little sluggish off the line. He gets close to the wall but never backs off the throttle. Gann makes a decent pass to get in the fourth spot.
      Left Lane: John Hall        Runs 6.987/191.19, Now #1
     Right Lane: S. Pollacheck    Runs 7.013/190.43, Now #3
Hall makes a good run, the first in the sixes, and he takes the top spot for now. Pollacheck makes a decent run to get in the third spot for now.
      Left Lane: LE Tonglet       Runs 7.021/191.57, Now #5
     Right Lane: Eddie Krawiec    Runs 7.016/188.83, Now #4
      Left Lane: Hector Arana     Runs 7.322/150.35, Now #17
     Right Lane: Michael Ray      Runs 6.971/192.30, Now #1
Ray makes the quickest pass of the round so far and takes the pole for now. Arana had problems late in the run and backed off the throttle.
      Left Lane: Hector Arana Jr  Runs 7.015/190.94, Now #6
     Right Lane: Matt Smith       Runs 7.010/192.38, Now #4
Smith drifts to the left early, gets close to the centerline, but never backs off the throttle. Arana goes right down the groove and gets in the sixth spot to end this session.

       

Pro Stock Motorcycle

Order for Qualifying Round 1
LAS VEGAS - FastNews Network - Order after one round of qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals:
 Psn  Rider                Vehicle                            ET   Speed
   1. Michael Ray          Sovereign-Star Racing Buell     6.971  192.30 
   2. John Hall            Viper Motorcycle Company Buell  6.987  191.19 
   3. Jerry Savoie         Savoie's Alligator Farm Suzuki  7.003  190.59 
   4. Matt Smith           Viper Motorcycle Company Buell  7.010  192.38 
   5. Scotty Pollacheck    Quality Tire Buell              7.013  190.43 
   6. Hector Arana Jr      Lucas Oil Buell                 7.015  190.94 
   7. Eddie Krawiec        Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines   7.016  188.83 
   8. LE Tonglet           Nitro Fish Suzuki               7.021  191.57 
   9. Andrew Hines         Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines   7.022  187.68 
  10. Chaz Kennedy         Buell                           7.025  189.44 
  11. Shawn Gann           Pirana Z Racing Buell           7.030  190.94 
  12. Mike Berry           Veroom/MBP/LAT Racing Oil Buel  7.058  187.89 
          --------- Not Qualified ---------
  13. Rhett Lougheed       Suzuki                          7.162  187.44 
  14. Steve Johnson        Wyotech Suzuki                  7.180  191.08 
  15. Freddie Camarena     Danny Griego/Amerimonte Reco S  7.197  188.33 
  16. James Surber         Kosman Specialties Buell        7.252  182.28 
  17. Adam Arana           ProtecttheHarvest.com/MAVTV Bu  7.271  188.04 
  18. Redell Harris        No Limit Record Buell           7.311  184.52 
  19. Hector Arana         Lucas Oil Buell                 7.322  150.35 
  20. Bailey Whitaker      Rum Bum Buell                   7.348  182.26 
  21. Jim Underdahl        Bad Boy Buggies Suzuki          7.501  178.35 
  22. Angie Smith          Stocksteth Buell                8.087  120.00 

Pro Stock Motorcycle

Results for Qualifying Round 2
LAS VEGAS - LAS VEGAS 2 - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals listing lane, rider name, elapsed time/top speed this round, position in order following run, best prior elapsed time/speed, and position in order prior to run:
 
     Right Lane: Katie Sullivan   Runs 7.111/189.42, Now #13
                                  No Prior Run
4:09 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 86 degrees, relative humidity 22 percent, barometer 27.91 inches, adjusted altitude 4,617 feet.

Sullivan makes a clean pass but can't get into the top twelve.

     Right Lane: Jim Underdahl    Runs 7.089/190.67, Now #13
                                  Best prior run: 7.501/178.35, Was #22 
Underdahl was drifting to the left all the way through the run but improves on his first attempt.
      Left Lane: Adam Arana       Runs 6.946/192.71, Now #1
                                  Best prior run: 7.271/188.04, Was #19
     Right Lane: Bailey Whitaker  Runs 7.228/184.17, Now #19
                                  Best prior run: 7.348/182.26, Was #22 
No problems for Arana on this pass and he goes all the way to the top. Whitaker improves but not enough to get in the field.
      Left Lane: James Surber     Runs 7.254/185.92, Now #21
                                  Best prior run: 7.252/182.28, Was #20
     Right Lane: Hector Arana     Runs 6.990/192.96, Now #4
                                  Best prior run: 7.322/150.35, Was #22 
Arana goes right down the groove and gets into the sixes. No help for Surber.
      Left Lane: Freddie Camarena Runs 7.183/188.04, Now #19
                                  Best prior run: 7.197/188.33, Was #19
     Right Lane: Redell Harris    Runs 7.245/186.07, Now #21
                                  Best prior run: 7.311/184.52, Was #22 
Camarena improves a little but stays in the 19th spot. Harris improves but is still well behind the quicker bikes.
      Left Lane: Rhett Lougheed   Runs 7.198/185.82, Now #18
                                  Best prior run: 7.162/187.44, Was #17
     Right Lane: Steve Johnson    Runs 6.998/190.89, Now #5
                                  Best prior run: 7.180/191.08, Was #18 
Lougheed drifts to the left all the way through the run and gets very close to the wall after he crosses the finish line. Johnson improves and gets in the field in the fifth spot for now.
      Left Lane: Mike Berry       Runs 7.123/185.46, Now #15
                                  Best prior run: 7.058/187.89, Was #15
     Right Lane: Shawn Gann       Runs 7.038/189.66, Now #14
                                  Best prior run: 7.030/190.94, Was #14 
Berry and Gann makes clean passes but both slow from their earlier attempts.
      Left Lane: Andrew Hines     No Time, Now #12
                                  Best prior run: 7.022/187.68, Was #12
     Right Lane: Chaz Kennedy     Runs 7.098/189.63, Now #13
                                  Best prior run: 7.025/189.44, Was #13 
Hines stages but rolls back out of the beam as the tree begins to come down.. Kennedy slows from his earlier attempt.
      Left Lane: Eddie Krawiec    Runs 7.017/188.33, Now #10
                                  Best prior run: 7.016/188.83, Was #10
     Right Lane: LE Tonglet       Runs 7.040/190.54, Now #11
                                  Best prior run: 7.021/191.57, Was #11 
No improvement for either driver in this pair.
      Left Lane: S. Pollacheck    Runs 7.075/188.65, Now #9
                                  Best prior run: 7.013/190.43, Was #8
     Right Lane: Hector Arana Jr  Runs 6.965/190.89, Now #2
                                  Best prior run: 7.015/190.94, Was #9 
Arana makes his quickest pass of the day and moves to the second spot for now. Pollacheck slows and drops a spot as Arana goes around him in the order.
      Left Lane: Matt Smith       Runs 7.021/191.97, Now #8
                                  Best prior run: 7.010/192.38, Was #8
     Right Lane: Jerry Savoie     Runs 7.031/190.30, Now #7
                                  Best prior run: 7.003/190.59, Was #7 
Both drivers slow from their earlier attempts.
      Left Lane: Michael Ray      Runs 6.987/191.08, Now #3
                                  Best prior run: 6.971/192.30, Was #3
     Right Lane: John Hall        Runs 7.094/190.06, Now #4
                                  Best prior run: 6.987/191.19, Was #4 
Ray makes a good pass but doesn't improve. Hall slows from his earlier attempt and stays in the fourth spot.

       

Pro Stock Motorcycle

Order for Qualifying Round 2
LAS VEGAS - FastNews Network - Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock Motorcycle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals:
 Psn  Rider                Vehicle                            ET   Speed
   1. Adam Arana           ProtecttheHarvest.com/MAVTV Bu  6.946  192.71 
   2. Hector Arana Jr      Lucas Oil Buell                 6.965  190.94 
   3. Michael Ray          Sovereign-Star Racing Buell     6.971  192.30 
   4. John Hall            Viper Motorcycle Company Buell  6.987  191.19 
   5. Hector Arana         Lucas Oil Buell                 6.990  192.96 
   6. Steve Johnson        Wyotech Suzuki                  6.998  191.08 
   7. Jerry Savoie         Savoie's Alligator Farm Suzuki  7.003  190.59 
   8. Matt Smith           Viper Motorcycle Company Buell  7.010  192.38 
   9. Scotty Pollacheck    Quality Tire Buell              7.013  190.43 
  10. Eddie Krawiec        Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines   7.016  188.83 
  11. LE Tonglet           Nitro Fish Suzuki               7.021  191.57 
  12. Andrew Hines         Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines   7.022  187.68 
          --------- Not Qualified ---------
  13. Chaz Kennedy         Buell                           7.025  189.63 
  14. Shawn Gann           Pirana Z Racing Buell           7.030  190.94 
  15. Mike Berry           Veroom/MBP/LAT Racing Oil Buel  7.058  187.89 
  16. Jim Underdahl        Bad Boy Buggies Suzuki          7.089  190.67 
  17. Katie Sullivan       Tough Girl Designs Suzuki       7.111  189.42 
  18. Rhett Lougheed       Suzuki                          7.162  187.44 
  19. Freddie Camarena     Danny Griego/Amerimonte Reco S  7.183  188.33 
  20. Bailey Whitaker      Rum Bum Buell                   7.228  184.17 
  21. Redell Harris        No Limit Record Buell           7.245  186.07 
  22. James Surber         Kosman Specialties Buell        7.252  185.92 
  23. Angie Smith          Stocksteth Buell                8.087  120.00