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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 359 LARRY PETERNEL 0.506 7.793 181.52* PRO 384 ED HECK 0.591 9.067 105.13 Both cars were all over the lanes. . PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 0.435 7.256 191.08* PRO 117 BILL SHORTS 0.796 7.695 182.22 . . PRO 200 VINCE KHOURY 0.520 7.390 189.31 PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.432 7.263 191.73 This is Khoury's first race this year and he's still running his own power. PRO 295 BARRY GRANT 0.720 7.220 189.75 PRO 224 WILLIE UNDERDOWN 0.467 7.274 191.32 . . PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.511 7.138 193.63* PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.520 7.269 190.59 Morgan gets out of the grove all over the place and still makes a decent run. PRO 262 ROBERT PATRICK JR. 0.507 7.195 192.38* PRO 353 LEWIS WORDEN 0.506 7.273 191.36 Patrick makes an excellent run. . PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.489 7.154 192.43* PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 0.510 8.182 126.92 The right lane is looking mighty tricky for these Pro Stockers. Nance is all over the track. PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.473 12.296 70.89 PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 0.521 7.142 193.17 Allen gets loose and shuts it off at the halfway point. PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.437 7.155 192.22* PRO 219 TERRY ADAMS 0.511 7.157 193.05 . PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.485 7.188 192.71* PRO 525 TIM McAMIS 0.433 7.391 187.61 . . PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.517 7.184 192.06* PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.521 7.213 191.57 . . PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.513 7.164 193.00 PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.450 7.198 192.06 Bell jumps up into the #4 spot with that great run. . PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.512 7.102 194.13* PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.438 7.167 193.00 Yates takes the #1 spot and Alderman goes into #8. . PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 0.473 7.233 192.51 PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.474 7.178 192.76 . . PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.472 7.124 193.50* PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.504 7.114 193.84 Kurt has the better light but PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 0.731 10.621 84.88 PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.471 7.143 193.54 Nickens gets out of shape and shuts it off at the 330'. . PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.511 7.193 191.48* PRO 511 LARRY DAVIS N/A N/A Franks jumps into the #15 spot. Davis brakes after the burnout and we're down to push him off the track. PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 0.508 7.225 193.23* PRO 378 JIM RAY 0.863 7.143 51.15 Right lane coasted across the line. Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday 1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 JIM YATES PRO 1 7.102 194.13 Fri1 2 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 2 7.114 193.84 Fri1 3 KURT JOHNSON PRO 4 7.124 193.50 Fri1 4 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 7.138 193.63 Fri1 5 PETE WILLIAMS PRO 251 7.142 193.17 Fri1 6 TOM MARTINO PRO 8 7.143 193.54 Fri1 7 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 11 7.154 192.43 Fri1 8 ALLEN JOHNSON PRO 270 7.155 192.22 Fri1 9 TERRY ADAMS PRO 219 7.157 193.05 Fri1 10 MIKE BELL PRO 247 7.164 193.00 Fri1 11 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 398 7.167 193.00 Fri1 12 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 6 7.178 192.76 Fri1 13 MIKE EDWARDS PRO 3 7.184 192.06 Fri1 14 MARK PAWUK PRO 387 7.188 192.71 Fri1 15 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 7.193 191.48 Fri1 16 ROBERT PATRICK JR. PRO 262 7.195 192.38 Fri1 17 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 7.198 192.06 Fri1 18 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.213 191.57 Fri1 19 BARRY GRANT PRO 295 7.220 189.75 Fri1 20 TROY COUGHLIN PRO 24 7.225 193.23 Fri1 21 VIERE GAINES PRO 55 7.233 192.51 Fri1 22 DESTER CAMBRON PRO 12 7.256 191.08 Fri1 23 RON KRISHER PRO 351 7.263 191.73 Fri1 24 LARRY MORGAN PRO 357 7.269 190.59 Fri1 25 LEWIS WORDEN PRO 353 7.273 191.36 Fri1 26 VINCE KHOURY PRO 200 7.390 189.31 Fri1 27 TIM McAMIS PRO 525 7.391 187.61 Fri1 28 LARRY NANCE PRO 358 8.182 126.92 Fri1 29 ED HECK PRO 384 9.067 105.13 Fri1 30 DAVID NICKENS PRO 401 10.621 84.88 Fri1 31 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 12.296 70.89 Fri1 32 JIM RAY PRO 378 19.948 23.55 Fri1 33 LARRY PETERNEL PRO 359 0.000 N/A 34 BILL SHORTS PRO 117 0.000 N/A

Friday-Session 2 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 224 TOMMY HAMMONDS 0.455 7.244 191.97 PRO 295 BARRY GRANT 1.307 7.157 192.06 . . PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.498 7.145 192.43* PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.523 7.175 192.30 . . PRO 353 LEWIS WORDEN 0.518 7.190 190.31* PRO 262 ROBERT PATRICK JR. 0.568 7.159 193.46 . . PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 0.440 7.205 192.34 PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.492 7.106 193.63 Geoffrion jumps up big time to the #2 spot. . PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 0.526 7.078 194.00 PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.466 7.089 193.79 Williams moves up to the #1 spot and Allen goes t0 #2. . PRO 219 TERRY ADAMS 0.537 7.095 193.54* PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.496 7.118 192.86 . . PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.553 7.189 192.30 PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.506 7.118 193.75 . . PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.512 7.094 193.92* PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.474 7.136 193.38 . . PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.460 7.108 193.50* PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.461 7.131 193.79 . . PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.459 7.132 193.63 PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.506 7.085 193.67 . . PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.468 14.286 59.00 PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 0.481 7.133 189.43 . . PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.462 7.165 192.71 PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.466 7.094 194.63 . . PRO 511 LARRY DAVIS 0.475 7.164 193.59* PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 0.577 7.172 162.63 . . PRO 378 JIM RAY 0.999 7.280 190.88 PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.484 7.164 192.22 . . PRO 384 ED HECK 0.531 7.238 192.14 PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 0.462 7.125 194.00 . . PRO 117 BILL SHORTS 1.270 7.784 177.09 PRO 359 LARRY PETERNEL 0.361 7.661 N/A . . PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.435 7.158 186.56* PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 0.187 22.089 34.92 . . single PRO 200 VINCE KHOURY 1.019 7.219 192.02 Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday 1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 PETE WILLIAMS PRO 251 7.078 194.00 Fri2 2 JIM YATES PRO 1 7.085 193.67 Fri2 3 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 7.089 193.79 Fri2 4 KURT JOHNSON PRO 4 7.094 194.63 Fri2 5 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 7.094 193.92 Fri2 6 TERRY ADAMS PRO 219 7.095 193.54 Fri2 7 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 11 7.106 193.63 Fri2 8 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 398 7.108 193.50 Fri2 9 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 2 7.114 193.84 Fri1 10 MARK PAWUK PRO 387 7.118 193.75 Fri2 11 ALLEN JOHNSON PRO 270 7.118 192.86 Fri2 12 TROY COUGHLIN PRO 24 7.125 194.00 Fri2 13 MIKE BELL PRO 247 7.131 193.79 Fri2 14 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 6 7.132 193.63 Fri2 15 VIERE GAINES PRO 55 7.133 189.43 Fri2 16 MIKE EDWARDS PRO 3 7.136 193.38 Fri2 17 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 7.138 193.63 Fri1 18 TOM MARTINO PRO 8 7.143 193.54 Fri1 19 LARRY MORGAN PRO 357 7.145 192.43 Fri2 20 BARRY GRANT PRO 295 7.157 192.06 Fri2 21 RON KRISHER PRO 351 7.158 186.56 Fri2 22 ROBERT PATRICK JR. PRO 262 7.159 193.46 Fri2 23 LARRY DAVIS PRO 511 7.164 193.59 Fri2 24 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 7.164 192.22 Fri2 25 DAVID NICKENS PRO 401 7.172 162.63 Fri2 26 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.189 192.30 Fri2 27 LEWIS WORDEN PRO 353 7.190 190.31 Fri2 28 LARRY NANCE PRO 358 7.205 192.34 Fri2 29 VINCE KHOURY PRO 200 7.219 192.02 Fri2 30 ED HECK PRO 384 7.238 192.14 Fri2 31 TOM HAMMONDS PRO 224 7.244 191.97 Fri2 32 DESTER CAMBRON PRO 12 7.256 191.08 Fri1 33 JIM RAY PRO 378 7.280 190.88 Fri2 34 TIM McAMIS PRO 525 7.391 187.61 Fri1 35 Larry Peternel PRO 359 7.661 182.40 Fri2 36 BILL SHORTS PRO 117 7.784 177.09 Fri2

Saturday-Session 1 - Pro Stock            -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins          
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
PRO   11  SCOTT GEOFFRION     0.481          7.074  195.27  
PRO  251  PETE WILLIAMS       0.523          7.059   N/A    
   The air today seems to be much better.  Great run for    
   Williams.                                                
PRO   50  BRUCE ALLEN         0.464          7.066  194.97* 
PRO  219  TERRY ADAMS         0.601          7.115  193.88  
   Allen comes out with a great run. That puts hm into the  
   # 2 spot.                                                
PRO  270  ALLEN JOHNSON       0.503          7.107  193.59* 
PRO  525  TIM McAMIS          0.440          7.407  187.73  
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PRO  387  MARK PAWUK          0.502          7.073  195.35* 
PRO  255  DANNY COFFMAN       0.513         10.258   89.22  
   Pawuk improves greatly.                                  
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PRO    3  MIKE EDWARDS        0.023          7.090  195.35  
PRO  207  MIKE THOMAS         0.507          7.092  194.42  
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PRO   55  VIERE GAINES        0.486          7.158  193.38  
PRO    2  WARREN JOHNSON      0.520          7.144  195.01  
   WJ goes backwards instead of forward.                    
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PRO    4  KURT JOHNSON        0.492          7.048    0.01* 
PRO    8  TOM MARTINO         0.491           N/A   194.55  
   Kurt runs much better than his father on that run and    
   moves into the number 2 spot.                            
PRO    1  JIM YATES           0.496          7.023  195.82* 
PRO    6  STEVE SCHMIDT       0.542          7.096  194.84  
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PRO  401  DAVID NICKENS       0.644          7.117  192.80* 
PRO  511  LARRY DAVIS         0.473          7.127  194.55  
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PRO  368  RAY FRANKS          0.540          7.174  192.55* 
PRO  378  JIM RAY             0.594          7.372  198.32  
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PRO   24  TROY COUGHLIN       0.559          7.072  194.80* 
PRO  384  ED HECK             0.554         18.977   39.29  
   Great run for Coughlin. That puts WJ on the bubble.      
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PRO  247  MIKE BELL                          7.114  154.25  
PRO  398  DARRELL ALDERMAN                   7.083  194.93  
   Darrell makes a great run and moves into the 5th spot.   
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PRO  359  LARRY PETERNEL      0.466          7.534  186.37* 
PRO  117  BILL SHORTS         1.253          7.711  183.29  
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PRO   12  DESTER CAMBRON      0.037          7.148  193.05  
PRO  351  RON KRISHER         0.348          7.246   19.49  
   Krisher is all over the track.                           
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PRO  200  VINCE KHOURY        0.518          7.447  190.35* 
PRO  224  TOMMY HAMMONDS      0.509         15.810   79.12  
   Hammonds has trouble right off the line.                 
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PRO  295  BARRY GRANT         0.594          7.242  191.24  
PRO  357  LARRY MORGAN        0.519          7.156   19.23  
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PRO  709  GEORGE MARNELL      0.568          7.099  194.38* 
PRO  353  LEWIS WORDEN        0.618          7.157   19.30  
   Marnell jumps right up into the show and bumps WJ on     
   out.                                                     
Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday         
1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins          
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JIM YATES            PRO    1   7.023 195.82   Sat1     
  2 KURT JOHNSON         PRO    4   7.048  N/A     Sat1     
  3 PETE WILLIAMS        PRO  251   7.059  N/A     Sat1     
  4 BRUCE ALLEN          PRO   50   7.066 194.97   Sat1     
  5 TOM MARTINO          PRO    8   7.071 194.55   Sat1     
  6 TROY COUGHLIN        PRO   24   7.072 194.80   Sat1     
  7 MARK PAWUK           PRO  387   7.073 195.35   Sat1     
  8 SCOTT GEOFFRION      PRO   11   7.074 195.27   Sat1     
  9 DARRELL ALDERMAN     PRO  398   7.083 194.93   Sat1     
 10 MIKE EDWARDS         PRO    3   7.090 195.35   Sat1     
 11 MIKE THOMAS          PRO  207   7.092 194.42   Sat1     
 12 TERRY ADAMS          PRO  219   7.095 193.54  Fri2      
 13 STEVE SCHMIDT        PRO    6   7.096 194.84   Sat1     
 14 GEORGE MARNELL       PRO  709   7.099 194.38   Sat1     
 15 ALLEN JOHNSON        PRO  270   7.107 193.59   Sat1     
 16 MIKE BELL            PRO  247   7.114 194.25   Sat1     
 17 WARREN JOHNSON       PRO    2   7.114 193.84   Fri2     
 18 DAVID NICKENS        PRO  401   7.117 192.80   Sat1     
 19 LARRY DAVIS          PRO  511   7.127 194.55   Sat1     
 20 VIERE GAINES         PRO   55   7.133 189.43  Fri2      
 21 ROBERT PATRICK JR.   PRO  262   7.137 194.13   Sat1     
 22 LARRY MORGAN         PRO  357   7.145 192.43  Fri2      
 23 DESTER CAMBRON       PRO   12   7.148 193.05   Sat1     
 24 BARRY GRANT          PRO  295   7.157 192.06  Fri2      
 25 LEWIS WORDEN         PRO  353   7.157  19.30   Sat1     
 26 RON KRISHER          PRO  351   7.158 186.56  Fri2      
 27 RAY FRANKS           PRO  368   7.164 192.22  Fri2      
 28 DANNY COFFMAN        PRO  255   7.189 192.30  Fri2      
 29 LARRY NANCE          PRO  358   7.205 192.34  Fri2      
 30 VINCE KHOURY         PRO  200   7.219 192.02  Fri2      
 31 ED HECK              PRO  384   7.238 192.14  Fri2      
 32 TOM HAMMONDS         PRO  224   7.244 191.97  Fri2      
 33 JIM RAY              PRO  378   7.280 190.88  Fri2      
 34 TIM McAMIS           PRO  525   7.391 187.61  Fri1      
 35 LARRY PETERNEL       PRO  359   7.534 186.37   Sat1     
 36 BILL SHORTS          PRO  117   7.711 183.29   Sat

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