Schuck's Auto Supply NHRA Nationals
Koretsky unhappy after not qualifying
The fact he did not qualify Saturday for the rain-plagued Schuck’s Auto Supply Nationals was on his mind. A snafu with the starting lights caused a delay after Koretsky had done the burnout in Greg Hill’s Indicom Electric/Nitro Fish Chevy Cobalt. The eventual result was the clutch over-heated, slowing the car to 6.754 seconds at 204.35 mph. The bump was 6.733 seconds.
“If we don’t have the starting line problems, the clutch doesn’t heat up and we get to make our run,” said crew chief Eddie Guarnaccia. “We hadn’t changed much after our first run (when the car made a hard move to the right almost at the hit of the throttle), and we felt it would run in the 6.60s.”
Koretsky and Guarnaccia wanted time to cool the clutch before they went to the line again, but NHRA officials denied the request. He was a semifinalist last week at
“I’m not very happy,” said Koretsky. “We came all the way out here (from his hometown of
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