O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals
Schumacher third after first day of action
Schumacher's 4.630-second pass at 318.32 mph during the evening session put him right behind Doug Kalitta and Rod Fuller, respectively, in the order.
"I was a little bit surprised at the number we put up at night," said the
Battling a blazing sun and 95 degree heat, Schumacher laid down a 4.659-second pass at 324.98 mph, while many other teams were struggling with tire traction.
"To be fair, we needed to perform during the daylight because that will likely be race day conditions," he added. "We'll just come out swinging again tomorrow to get ready for Sunday."
Schumacher entered the race weekend holding second-place in the standings, 54 points behind Kalitta.
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