CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals
Yates resumes quest for race win at Route 66 Raceway
"You go through a lot of parts during those three races," said Jim Yates, driver of the B&W/Wiley-X Eyewear Pro Stock Pontiac. "We're getting our equipment together, working on transmissions and car rear ends."
The new and rebuilt stuff will be put to the test at the CarQuest Auto Parts Nationals, Friday through Sunday at Route 66 Raceway. Following will be events at
"We felt our car was running good at
It happened at
"It's important to qualify in the top half of the field because you get lane choice in the first round," Yates noted. "We were pleased because we qualified at
In their October 2004 visit to Route 66 Raceway, Pro Stock drivers produced eight of the category's top 10 times of the year.
Yates is currently ninth in NHRA POWERade Series points with 412.
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