Romine Fourth Quickest in Qualifying at Winter Nats

Bradenton, FL-- Paul Romine, driver of the CARQUEST Top Fuel Dragster is qualified fourth after day one of the IHRA Prolong Super Lubricants Winter Nationals at DeSoto Memorial Dragway, Bradenton, FL Romine, the defending IHRA Top Fuel World ...

Bradenton, FL-- Paul Romine, driver of the CARQUEST Top Fuel Dragster is qualified fourth after day one of the IHRA Prolong Super Lubricants Winter Nationals at DeSoto Memorial Dragway, Bradenton, FL

Romine, the defending IHRA Top Fuel World Champion and Winter Nationals Champion, covered the quarter-mile in Friday's only qualifying session with a 4.986 seconds run at 272.14 miles-per-hour. The top qualifying times are currently held by Doug Herbert at 4.891/283.19, followed by Mike Smith (4.910/269.46) and Luigi Novelli (4.967/286.25).

The Indianapolis based CARQUEST Racing Team will get two additional qualifying passes Saturday, March 28, with final eliminations set Sunday, March 29 at 12 noon.

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Series Drag
Drivers Paul Romine , Doug Herbert , Luigi Novelli