O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Yates to start sixth
Bristol, Saturday: Jim Yates continued his good Pro Stock qualifying performances, this time at Bristol Dragway, recording the sixth-quickest time for Sunday's O'Reilly's Thunder Valley Nationals.
Yates drove the SeaRay Boats/B&W Pontiac GTO to a 6.746-second time at 204.20 mph and a first-round match against V. Gaines (12th, 6.752 at 204.26 mph).
"We are enthused with our performance," said the driver from
Yates, with engine horsepower and tuning from veteran Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins, put up his quickest time Friday night. He is currently fifth in POWERade Series points
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