Brainerd: Cruz Pedregon Friday summary

Cruz Pedregon Drives to Sixth After First Day Advance Auto Parts Driver Places in Top Half of Field BRAINERD, Minn. (August 12, 2005) - Cruz Pedregon and the Advance Auto Parts Nitro Funny Car drove to the sixth position during today's ...

Cruz Pedregon Drives to Sixth After First Day
Advance Auto Parts Driver Places in Top Half of Field

BRAINERD, Minn. (August 12, 2005) - Cruz Pedregon and the Advance Auto Parts Nitro Funny Car drove to the sixth position during today's second round of qualifying for the NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

Pedregon clocked a 4.824-second elapsed time lap at 322.19 mph in his second Pass, securing his post into the top half of the field. The Advance Auto Parts driver will stay on track for Saturday.

"This was a good day for the Advance Auto Parts team," Pedregon said. "We accomplished the goal of having two complete runs. The car ran very well and delivered solid passes with good elapsed times and speeds.

"It's important for us to qualify in the top half of the field," Pedregon added. "Any advantage we can take on race day is important. We're going to be aggressive tomorrow and see if we can move up."

-PedregonRacing.com-

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