Denver: Kurt Johnson Saturday notes

Starting Fourth and Armed with Extra Data, KJ is Ready to Race in Denver Confident their 7.053-second, 195.42 mph pass from Friday would not be bested due to Saturday's warmer temperatures, Kurt Johnson and the ACDelco Chevy Cobalt Racing...

Starting Fourth and Armed with Extra Data, KJ is Ready to Race in Denver

Confident their 7.053-second, 195.42 mph pass from Friday would not be bested due to Saturday's warmer temperatures, Kurt Johnson and the ACDelco Chevy Cobalt Racing team used their final two qualifying attempts at Bandimere Speedway to try a few things and work on their tune-up for race day. This proved to be a wise choice, as they not only maintained their fourth starting position for Sunday's final eliminations of the Mile-High Nationals in Denver, CO, but also obtained valuable information they hoped to use in future runs.

"Looking at the atmospheric conditions, we knew we weren't going to pick up today, and were pretty sure we wouldn't get bumped out of the fourth spot, so we elected to try a few different things today. As a result, we were able to break in some tires and learn a few things that will help us not only tomorrow, but in the long run as well. It was something we really needed, making it into a productive day.

"Having accomplished what we wanted, we'll put our ACDelco Cobalt back to where it was on Friday and get ready to race. It's a combination we know works well on the mountain, and we're looking to get about four round wins out of it tomorrow."

-credit: j2r

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