Mac Tools U.S. Nationals
Wilkerson pleased with No. 5 qualifying spot
With his header flames reaching toward the sky as he sailed down the
"I'm pretty proud of that run," said Wilkerson. "I spent a lot of time looking at it and thinking about it all day yesterday and today. I thought it would run an 80 flat, but it was a little snappier than I thought it would be, and the weather was a little nicer than I thought. It tried to spin the tire a little bit when it tried to lock the clutch. I got it way out of the groove when it did that. I probably knocked a hundred off it when I did that. But it made a nice run and I'm happy with it. It's a great start and we'll see if we can go a little faster tomorrow night. Now we're racing for Monday."
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