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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup. Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana Number ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup. Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana Number Driver E.T. Speed PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 15.415 53.84 PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 7.068 195.48 Larry got out of shape at 100 feet and shut it off . PRO 359 LARRY PETERNEL 10.031 94.20 PRO 2985 JEFF WILKERSON 7.264 191.08 . . PRO 136 BOB BENZA 7.220 192.14 PRO 2424 CORKY MARKWART 7.082 195.77 Both cars sailed down the track with no apparent problems PRO 1 JIM YATES 6.983 197.54* PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 7.077 195.86 Yates lays down the first 6 of the afternoon for Pro Stock. PRO 422 CARTY BEAL 18.899 48.85 PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 7.030 196.76 Carty broke at 100 feet and coasted the length of the track PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 7.024 196.63 PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 7.230 197.45 . . PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 7.046 195.73* PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 8.092 124.79 WJ shut it off towards the top end . PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 7.328 159.94 PRO 382 BILLY HUFF 7.122 194.59 . . PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 7.035 196.63 PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 6.993 196.97 Stout run by Bruce Allen takes him into the second spot PRO 511 LARRY DAVIS 7.135 194.80 PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 7.013 198.01 New track record for Schmidt . PRO 384 ED HECK 7.059 195.95 PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 7.045 195.69 This run puts both drivers into the middle of the pack. . PRO 412 ARTURO DELGADO 7.157 189.79 PRO 219 TERRY ADAMS 7.027 196.89 . . PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 7.000 197.49* PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 7.058 194.97 . . PRO 420 CARL BEAL, JR. 7.117 195.82 PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 7.023 197.49 Scott ran this pass out of the groove. . PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 7.053 195.48* PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 7.137 192.59 DA isn't qualified yet. . single PRO 43 RICKIE SMITH 7.045 197.23 Rickie qualifies in number 11 for now. . PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 7.073 195.39 PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 6.982 198.01 Kurt bumps everyone down a spot as he runs the quickest pass of Pro Stock, First Session PRO 9 JERRY ECKMAN 7.014 196.67 PRO 351 RON KRISHER 7.024 197.54 Puts em both in the middle of the field . PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 10.913 81.88* single

Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday           
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 KURT JOHNSON         PRO    4   6.982 198.01  Fri1      
  2 JIM YATES            PRO    1   6.983 197.54  Fri1      
  3 BRUCE ALLEN          PRO   50   6.993 196.97  Fri1      
  4 TROY COUGHLIN        PRO   24   7.000 197.49  Fri1      
  5 STEVE SCHMIDT        PRO    6   7.013 198.01  Fri1      
  6 JERRY ECKMAN         PRO    9   7.014 196.67  Fri1      
  7 SCOTT GEOFFRION      PRO   11   7.023 197.49  Fri1      
  8 MIKE EDWARDS         PRO    3   7.023 197.45  Fri1      
  9 RON KRISHER          PRO  351   7.024 197.54  Fri1      
 10 PETE WILLIAMS        PRO  251   7.024 196.63  Fri1      
 11 TERRY ADAMS          PRO  219   7.027 196.89  Fri1      
 12 MARK PAWUK           PRO  387   7.030 196.76  Fri1      
 13 MIKE THOMAS          PRO  207   7.035 196.63  Fri1      
 14 RICKIE SMITH         PRO   43   7.045 197.23  Fri1      
 15 ALLEN JOHNSON        PRO  270   7.045 195.69  Fri1      
 16 GEORGE MARNELL       PRO  709   7.046 195.73  Fri1      
 17 DESTER CAMBRON       PRO   12   7.053 195.48  Fri1      
 18 LARRY MORGAN         PRO  357   7.058 194.97  Fri1      
 19 ED HECK              PRO  384   7.059 195.95  Fri1      
 20 GRANT LEWIS          PRO  211   7.068 195.48  Fri1      
 21 RAY FRANKS           PRO  368   7.073 195.39  Fri1      
 22 DANNY COFFMAN        PRO  255   7.077 195.86  Fri1      
 23 CORKY MARKWART       PRO 2424   7.082 195.77  Fri1      
 24 CARL BEAL, JR.       PRO  420   7.117 195.82  Fri1      
 25 BILLY HUFF           PRO  382   7.122 194.59  Fri1      
 26 LARRY DAVIS          PRO  511   7.135 194.80  Fri1      
 27 DARRELL ALDERMAN     PRO  398   7.137 192.59  Fri1      
 28 ARTURO DELGADO       PRO  412   7.157 189.79  Fri1      
 29 BOB BENZA            PRO  136   7.220 192.14  Fri1      
 30 JEFF WILKERSON       PRO 2985   7.264 191.08  Fri1      
 31 VIERE GAINES         PRO   55   7.328 159.94  Fri1      
 32 WARREN JOHNSON       PRO    2   8.092 124.79  Fri1      
 33 LARRY PETERNEL       PRO  359  10.031  94.20  Fri1      
 34 DAVID NICKENS        PRO  401  10.913  81.88  Fri1      
 35 LARRY NANCE          PRO  358  15.415  53.84  Fri1      
 36 CARTY BEAL           PRO  422  18.899  48.85  Fri1      
Friday-Session 2 - Pro Stock              -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
                                                            
Number    Driver                             E.T.   Speed   
PRO  387  MARK PAWUK                         7.057  196.50  
PRO    1  JIM YATES                          6.949  198.41  
   Yates takes the low qualifyer position on the first      
   run of the night session.                                
PRO    3  MIKE EDWARDS                       7.001  197.41* 
PRO  422  CARTY BEAL                         7.093  195.82  
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PRO    2  WARREN JOHNSON                     6.945  199.46* 
PRO  251  PETE WILLIAMS                      7.006  197.32  
   WJ shows them all that it's still possible               
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PRO  382  BILLY HUFF                         7.045  196.24  
PRO  709  GEORGE MARNELL                     7.030  195.52  
   Marnell gets into the show with a strong, straight       
   run through the lights as twilight starts to take over   
PRO   50  BRUCE ALLEN                        6.986  196.97* 
PRO   55  VIERE GAINES                       7.107  186.79  
   Nice race for Bruce Allen, so-so for V.                  
   .                                                        
PRO    6  STEVE SCHMIDT                      7.012  198.15  
PRO  207  MIKE THOMAS                        6.988  197.49  
   Mike Thomas completes the Holley Six Second club with    
   this run.  Good Job!!                                    
PRO  270  ALLEN JOHNSON                      7.060  195.56  
PRO  511  LARRY DAVIS                        7.105  194.55  
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PRO  219  TERRY ADAMS                        7.024  196.72  
PRO  384  ED HECK                            7.048  195.69  
   .                                                        
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PRO  357  LARRY MORGAN                       6.987  196.46* 
PRO  412  ARTURO DELGADO                     7.426  766.11  
   Larry blasts up to number 5 position and the 17th        
   member of the six second club. (huh?) just kidding       
PRO   11  SCOTT GEOFFRION                    6.992  197.49* 
PRO   24  TROY COUGHLIN                      7.009  197.36  
   Nice six for Scott and number 7 position for now.        
   the bump is now 7.030                                    
PRO  398  DARRELL ALDERMAN                   7.121  193.17  
PRO  420  CARL BEAL, JR.                     7.107  195.73  
   Alderman remains unqualified at position 30              
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PRO   43  RICKIE SMITH                       7.030  196.42  
PRO   12  DESTER CAMBRON                     7.043  195.73  
   Rickie remains on the bump for this (second) round       
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PRO    4  KURT JOHNSON                       6.976  196.76* 
PRO    8  TOM MARTINO                        6.997  197.15  
   Kurt's number three as his speed drops a little when     
   he lifts a bit at the top                                
PRO  351  RON KRISHER                        7.008  197.49* 
PRO  368  RAY FRANKS                         7.021  196.46  
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PRO  211  GRANT LEWIS                        7.128  194.93  
PRO    9  JERRY ECKMAN                       6.972  197.28  
   Eckman lays down another six in this round to take       
   the third qualifying position so far                     
PRO 2985  JEFF WILKERSON                     7.209  191.32  
PRO  358  LARRY NANCE                        7.076  195.86  
   Larry couldn't slam dunk this round to qualify. He's     
   still outside the show                                   
PRO 2424  CORKY MARKWART                     7.062  195.69* 
PRO  136  BOB BENZA                          7.240  191.20            
                                              
Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday           
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 WARREN JOHNSON       PRO    2   6.945 199.46  Fri2      
  2 JIM YATES            PRO    1   6.949 198.41  Fri2      
  3 JERRY ECKMAN         PRO    9   6.972 197.28  Fri2      
  4 KURT JOHNSON         PRO    4   6.976 196.76  Fri2      
  5 BRUCE ALLEN          PRO   50   6.986 196.97  Fri2      
  6 LARRY MORGAN         PRO  357   6.987 196.46  Fri2      
  7 MIKE THOMAS          PRO  207   6.988 197.49  Fri2      
  8 SCOTT GEOFFRION      PRO   11   6.992 197.49  Fri2      
  9 TOM MARTINO          PRO    8   6.997 197.15  Fri2      
 10 TROY COUGHLIN        PRO   24   7.000 197.49  Fri1      
 11 MIKE EDWARDS         PRO    3   7.001 197.41  Fri2      
 12 PETE WILLIAMS        PRO  251   7.006 197.32  Fri2      
 13 RON KRISHER          PRO  351   7.008 197.49  Fri2      
 14 STEVE SCHMIDT        PRO    6   7.012 198.15  Fri2      
 15 RAY FRANKS           PRO  368   7.021 196.46  Fri2      
 16 TERRY ADAMS          PRO  219   7.024 196.72  Fri2      
 17 MARK PAWUK           PRO  387   7.030 196.76  Fri1      
 18 RICKIE SMITH         PRO   43   7.030 196.42  Fri2      
 19 GEORGE MARNELL       PRO  709   7.030 195.52  Fri2      
 20 DESTER CAMBRON       PRO   12   7.043 195.73  Fri2      
 21 BILLY HUFF           PRO  382   7.045 196.24  Fri2      
 22 ALLEN JOHNSON        PRO  270   7.045 195.69  Fri1      
 23 ED HECK              PRO  384   7.048 195.69  Fri2      
 24 CORKY MARKWART       PRO 2424   7.062 195.69  Fri2      
 25 GRANT LEWIS          PRO  211   7.068 195.48  Fri1      
 26 LARRY NANCE          PRO  358   7.076 195.86  Fri2      
 27 DANNY COFFMAN        PRO  255   7.077 195.86  Fri1      
 28 CARTY BEAL           PRO  422   7.093 195.82  Fri2      
 29 LARRY DAVIS          PRO  511   7.105 194.55  Fri2      
 30 CARL BEAL, JR.       PRO  420   7.107 195.73  Fri2      
 31 VIERE GAINES         PRO   55   7.107 186.79  Fri2      
 32 DARRELL ALDERMAN     PRO  398   7.121 193.17  Fri2      
 33 ARTURO DELGADO       PRO  412   7.157 189.79  Fri1      
 34 JEFF WILKERSON       PRO 2985   7.209 191.32  Fri2      
 35 BOB BENZA            PRO  136   7.220 192.14  Fri1      
 36 LARRY PETERNEL       PRO  359  10.031  94.20  Fri1      
 37 DAVID NICKENS        PRO  401  10.913  81.88  Fri1
Saturday-Session 1 - Pro Stock            -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Fram Southern Nationals by Joe and Diana          
                                                            
Number    Driver                             E.T.   Speed   
PRO  709  GEORGE MARNELL                     7.126  193.29  
PRO   50  BRUCE ALLEN                        7.047  194.80  
   Marnell doesn't qualify yet                              
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PRO   55  VIERE GAINES                       7.195  192.02  
PRO    6  STEVE SCHMIDT                      7.057  195.90  
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PRO  207  MIKE THOMAS                        7.096  194.67  
PRO  270  ALLEN JOHNSON                      7.141  193.05  
   Allen doesn't qualify with this attempt                  
   .                                                        
PRO  511  LARRY DAVIS                        7.178  192.02  
PRO  219  TERRY ADAMS                        7.104  194.30  
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PRO  384  ED HECK                            7.157  193.42  
PRO  357  LARRY MORGAN                       7.102  193.59  
   No improvement for either drivers                        
   .                                                        
PRO  412  ARTURO DELGADO                      N/A    N/A    
PRO   11  SCOTT GEOFFRION                    7.076  194.59  
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PRO   24  TROY COUGHLIN                      7.070  195.01* 
PRO  398  DARRELL ALDERMAN                   7.082  194.51  
   DA still isn't qualified                                 
   .                                                        
PRO  420  CARL BEAL, JR.                     7.167  193.38* 
PRO   43  RICKIE SMITH                       7.097  195.10  
   Rickie is still in number 17 position with one more      
   session scheduled                                        
PRO   12  DESTER CAMBRON                     7.101  193.92  
PRO    4  KURT JOHNSON                       7.037  196.03  
   Stout run for Kurt under less than perfect weather and   
   track conditions                                         
PRO    8  TOM MARTINO                        7.103  193.71* 
PRO  351  RON KRISHER                        7.074  195.31  
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PRO  368  RAY FRANKS                         7.413  189.79  
PRO  211  GRANT LEWIS                        7.244  191.97  
   .                                                        
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PRO    9  JERRY ECKMAN                       7.082  194.88* 
PRO 2985  JEFF WILKERSON                     7.275  188.79  
   No improvement for either cars                           
   .                                                        
PRO  358  LARRY NANCE                        7.162   N/A    
PRO 2424  CORKY MARKWART                     7.111  193.38  
   .                                                        
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PRO  136  BOB BENZA                          7.328  188.28  
PRO  255  DANNY COFFMAN                      7.141  193.71  
   .                                                        
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PRO    1  JIM YATES                          9.395   N/A    
PRO  387  MARK PAWUK                         7.108  194.55  
   Yates got loose and shut it off at half-track            
   .                                                        
PRO  422  CARTY BEAL                         7.188  193.42  
PRO    3  MIKE EDWARDS                       7.052  195.56  
   .                                                        
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PRO  251  PETE WILLIAMS                      7.150  194.21  
PRO    2  WARREN JOHNSON                     7.034  197.10  
   WJ runs the fastest speed of the session so far          
   .                                                          
      single                                                
PRO  382  BILLY HUFF                         8.208  118.56  
   Billy shut it off ans still isn't in the show with       
   one scheduled session remaining                          
Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday         
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 WARREN JOHNSON       PRO    2   6.945 199.46  Fri2      
  2 JIM YATES            PRO    1   6.949 198.41  Fri2      
  3 JERRY ECKMAN         PRO    9   6.972 197.28  Fri2      
  4 KURT JOHNSON         PRO    4   6.976 196.76  Fri2      
  5 BRUCE ALLEN          PRO   50   6.986 196.97  Fri2      
  6 LARRY MORGAN         PRO  357   6.987 196.46  Fri2      
  7 MIKE THOMAS          PRO  207   6.988 197.49  Fri2      
  8 SCOTT GEOFFRION      PRO   11   6.992 197.49  Fri2      
  9 TOM MARTINO          PRO    8   6.997 197.15  Fri2      
 10 TROY COUGHLIN        PRO   24   7.000 197.49  Fri1      
 11 MIKE EDWARDS         PRO    3   7.001 197.41  Fri2      
 12 PETE WILLIAMS        PRO  251   7.006 197.32  Fri2      
 13 RON KRISHER          PRO  351   7.008 197.49  Fri2      
 14 STEVE SCHMIDT        PRO    6   7.012 198.15  Fri2      
 15 RAY FRANKS           PRO  368   7.021 196.46  Fri2      
 16 TERRY ADAMS          PRO  219   7.024 196.72  Fri2      
 17 MARK PAWUK           PRO  387   7.030 196.76  Fri1      
 18 RICKIE SMITH         PRO   43   7.030 196.42  Fri2      
 19 GEORGE MARNELL       PRO  709   7.030 195.52  Fri2      
 20 DESTER CAMBRON       PRO   12   7.043 195.73  Fri2      
 21 BILLY HUFF           PRO  382   7.045 196.24  Fri2      
 22 ALLEN JOHNSON        PRO  270   7.045 195.69  Fri1      
 23 ED HECK              PRO  384   7.048 195.69  Fri2      
 24 CORKY MARKWART       PRO 2424   7.062 195.69  Fri2      
 25 GRANT LEWIS          PRO  211   7.068 195.48  Fri1      
 26 LARRY NANCE          PRO  358   7.076 195.86  Fri2      
 27 DANNY COFFMAN        PRO  255   7.077 195.86  Fri1      
 28 DARRELL ALDERMAN     PRO  398   7.082 194.51   Sat1     
 29 CARTY BEAL           PRO  422   7.093 195.82  Fri2      
 30 LARRY DAVIS          PRO  511   7.105 194.55  Fri2      
 31 CARL BEAL, JR.       PRO  420   7.107 195.73  Fri2      
 32 VIERE GAINES         PRO   55   7.107 186.79  Fri2      
 33 ARTURO DELGADO       PRO  412   7.157 189.79  Fri1      
 34 JEFF WILKERSON       PRO 2985   7.209 191.32  Fri2      
 35 BOB BENZA            PRO  136   7.220 192.14  Fri1      
 36 LARRY PETERNEL       PRO  359  10.031  94.20  Fri1      
 37 DAVID NICKENS        PRO  401  10.913  81.88  Fri1      
Saturday-Session 2 - Pro Stock            -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
                                                            
Number    Driver                             E.T.   Speed   
PRO  357  LARRY MORGAN                       7.055  194.46* 
PRO  511  LARRY DAVIS                        7.179  192.84  
   No improvement for either drivers                        
   .                                                        
PRO   11  SCOTT GEOFFRION                    7.086  194.80* 
PRO  384  ED HECK                            7.126  193.71  
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PRO  398  DARRELL ALDERMAN                   7.094  194.09* 
PRO  412  ARTURO DELGADO                     8.599  125.57  
   No Alderman in the Fram Nationals Eliminations           
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PRO   43  RICKIE SMITH                       7.087  195.22  
PRO   24  TROY COUGHLIN                      7.058  195.39  
   Rickie Smith doesn't qualify for this event              
   .                                                        
PRO    4  KURT JOHNSON                       7.054  196.33* 
PRO  420  CARL BEAL, JR.                     7.170  193.29  
   No improvement for either teams                          
   .                                                        
PRO  351  RON KRISHER                        7.081  195.86* 
PRO   12  DESTER CAMBRON                     7.096  193.79  
   Neither driver improves, Dester doesn't qualify          
   .                                                        
PRO  211  GRANT LEWIS                        7.139  193.21  
PRO    8  TOM MARTINO                        7.049  194.72  
   Lewis doesn't qualify, Martino runs the quickest 60      
   foot time of the session                                 
PRO 2985  JEFF WILKERSON                     7.215  191.24  
PRO  368  RAY FRANKS                         7.110  193.59  
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PRO 2424  CORKY MARKWART                     7.092  194.25* 
PRO    9  JERRY ECKMAN                      12.523   N/A    
   Jerry laid down after launching but keeps the number     
   three position. Corky doesn't qualify                    
PRO  255  DANNY COFFMAN                      7.167  193.71  
PRO  358  LARRY NANCE                        7.100  194.09  
   Neither driver qualifies                                 
   .                                                        
PRO  387  MARK PAWUK                         7.061  195.39  
PRO    1  JIM YATES                          7.009  196.42  
   Pawuk is number one alternate for now.                   
   .                                                        
PRO    3  MIKE EDWARDS                       7.040  196.07* 
PRO  422  CARTY BEAL                         7.113  194.55  
   No improvements here, Carty doesn't qualify              
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PRO    2  WARREN JOHNSON                     7.005  197.32* 
PRO  251  PETE WILLIAMS                      7.065  194.67  
   WJ has the quickest ET of the session so far, no         
   improvement in positions for either teams                
PRO  382  BILLY HUFF                         7.089  193.59* 
PRO  709  GEORGE MARNELL                     7.058  194.17  
   Neither driver makes tomorrow's eliminations             
   .                                                        
PRO   50  BRUCE ALLEN                        7.059  194.80* 
PRO   55  VIERE GAINES                       8.112  118.03  
                                                            
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PRO    6  STEVE SCHMIDT                      7.025  196.63  
PRO  207  MIKE THOMAS                        7.065  194.76  
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PRO  270  ALLEN JOHNSON                      7.126  193.00* 
      single                                                
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PRO  219  TERRY ADAMS                        7.061  194.80* 
      single                                                
                                                       
Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday         
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 WARREN JOHNSON       PRO    2   6.945 199.46  Fri2      
  2 JIM YATES            PRO    1   6.949 198.41  Fri2      
  3 JERRY ECKMAN         PRO    9   6.972 197.28  Fri2      
  4 KURT JOHNSON         PRO    4   6.976 196.76  Fri2      
  5 BRUCE ALLEN          PRO   50   6.986 196.97  Fri2      
  6 LARRY MORGAN         PRO  357   6.987 196.46  Fri2      
  7 MIKE THOMAS          PRO  207   6.988 197.49  Fri2      
  8 SCOTT GEOFFRION      PRO   11   6.992 197.49  Fri2      
  9 TOM MARTINO          PRO    8   6.997 197.15  Fri2      
 10 TROY COUGHLIN        PRO   24   7.000 197.49  Fri1      
 11 MIKE EDWARDS         PRO    3   7.001 197.41  Fri2      
 12 PETE WILLIAMS        PRO  251   7.006 197.32  Fri2      
 13 RON KRISHER          PRO  351   7.008 197.49  Fri2      
 14 STEVE SCHMIDT        PRO    6   7.012 198.15  Fri2      
 15 RAY FRANKS           PRO  368   7.021 196.46  Fri2      
 16 TERRY ADAMS          PRO  219   7.024 196.72  Fri2      
 17 MARK PAWUK           PRO  387   7.030 196.76  Fri1      
 18 RICKIE SMITH         PRO   43   7.030 196.42  Fri2      
 19 GEORGE MARNELL       PRO  709   7.030 195.52  Fri2      
 20 DESTER CAMBRON       PRO   12   7.043 195.73  Fri2      
 21 BILLY HUFF           PRO  382   7.045 196.24  Fri2      
 22 ALLEN JOHNSON        PRO  270   7.045 195.69  Fri1      
 23 ED HECK              PRO  384   7.048 195.69  Fri2      

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Drivers Mike Thomas , Bruce Allen , Rickie Smith
Teams DAMS