CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals
Pedregon exits early at Pomona
The Q Funny Car ran a 4.713-second, 327.19 mph effort, qualifying fourth in the quickest Funny Car field in NHRA history. Pedregon faced Del Worsham in the first round where he is 25-14 against Worsham. Pedregon also opened the 2006 NHRA POWERade season with 298 round wins. However, a slight misread in data sent the Q Funny Car to an early first-round loss.
“Our problem in the first round stemmed from a misreading from our weather station,” said Pedregon, 2003 NHRA Funny Car champion. “The end result was the car having more power that it needed and losing traction. Locating the problem makes this much easier to fix. I am very encouraged going to
In 2005, Pedregon and the Q Power race team finished seventh in points with two wins, No. 1 qualifier three times, and recorded the second quickest elapsed time in NHRA history at 4.680 seconds in
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