Force, Crampton, Enders-Stevens and Krawiec lead Friday qualifying at Midwest Nationals

Qualifying will continue today for Sunday's final eliminations.

Madison, Ill. -- Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the third annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park, 21st of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the third of six playoff races in the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. Qualifying will continue Saturday for Sunday's final eliminations.

Top Fuel -- 1. Richie Crampton, 3.764 seconds, 322.73 mph; 2. J.R. Todd, 3.779, 325.37; 3. Tony Schumacher, 3.780, 326.16; 4. Doug Kalitta, 3.780, 324.83; 5. Shawn Langdon, 3.780, 322.11; 6. Steve Torrence, 3.786, 322.42; 7. Antron Brown, 3.796, 318.62; 8. Bob Vandergriff, 3.798, 323.89; 9. Spencer Massey, 3.801, 323.50; 10. Brittany Force, 3.809, 323.12; 11. Khalid alBalooshi, 3.812, 319.98; 12. Pat Dakin, 3.826, 317.72. Not Qualified: 13. Terry McMillen, 3.856, 321.65; 14. Troy Buff, 3.945, 310.84; 15. Chris Karamesines, 4.058, 263.05; 16. Kyle Wurtzel, 4.294, 200.44; 17. Luigi Novelli, 4.636, 171.84; 18. Scott Palmer, 5.076, 150.48; 19. Clay Millican, 5.224, 106.03.

Funny Car -- 1. John Force, Ford Mustang, 4.022, 319.52; 2. Cruz Pedregon, Toyota Camry, 4.022, 314.02; 3. Courtney Force, Mustang, 4.047, 317.87; 4. Del Worsham, Camry, 4.049, 314.75; 5. Tommy Johnson Jr., Dodge Charger, 4.053, 315.78; 6. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.075, 313.95; 7. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.078, 311.49; 8. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.099, 313.00; 9. Jeff Diehl, Toyota Solara, 4.136, 300.80; 10. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.138, 293.73; 11. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.157, 307.23; 12. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.193, 302.21. Not Qualified: 13. Tony Pedregon, 4.201, 302.48; 14. Brian Stewart, 4.317, 294.63; 15. Dale Creasy Jr., 4.371, 245.67; 16. Jeff Arend, 5.178, 147.01; 17. Chad Head, 5.203, 144.19; 18. Alexis DeJoria, 8.310, 83.67.

Pro Stock -- 1. Erica Enders-Stevens, Chevy Camaro, 6.513, 212.90; 2. Shane Gray, Camaro, 6.528, 212.06; 3. Jason Line, Camaro, 6.529, 212.19; 4. Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.529, 212.36; 5. Allen Johnson, Dodge Dart, 6.537, 212.13; 6. Dave Connolly, Camaro, 6.542, 211.73; 7. Jonathan Gray, Camaro, 6.547, 211.49; 8. Jeg Coughlin, Dart, 6.550, 211.73; 9. Richie Stevens, Camaro, 6.557, 211.56; 10. Rodger Brogdon, Camaro, 6.571, 211.20; 11. Chris McGaha, Camaro, 6.576, 211.00; 12. Greg Anderson, Camaro, 6.579, 210.60. Not Qualified: 13. Aaron Stanfield, 6.583, 211.49; 14. Larry Morgan, 6.601, 209.56; 15. Deric Kramer, 6.602, 208.97; 16. Dave River, 6.784, 204.29; 17. V. Gaines, 7.097, 203.16.

Pro Stock Motorcycle -- 1. Eddie Krawiec, Harley-Davidson, 6.824, 196.44; 2. Jerry Savoie, Suzuki, 6.852, 196.19; 3. Andrew Hines, Harley-Davidson, 6.863, 194.63; 4. Hector Arana Jr, Buell, 6.865, 196.07; 5. Hector Arana, Buell, 6.876, 195.22; 6. Chaz Kennedy, Buell, 6.878, 192.96; 7. Matt Smith, Buell, 6.894, 194.94; 8. Adam Arana, Buell, 6.905, 194.94; 9. John Hall, Buell, 6.905, 194.55; 10. Angie Smith, Buell, 6.948, 191.48; 11. Angelle Sampey, Buell, 6.953, 191.70; 12. Jim Underdahl, Suzuki, 6.956, 192.99. Not Qualified: 13. Steve Johnson, 6.961, 193.96; 14. Shawn Gann, 6.973, 193.52; 15. Scotty Pollacheck, 6.982, 191.92; 16. Craig Treble, 7.040, 189.55; 17. Mike Berry, 7.100, 189.90.

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Series NHRA
Event Madison
Sub-event Friday qualifying
Track Gateway Motorsports Park
Drivers Clay Millican , Antron Brown , Jeg Coughlin , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Chris Karamesines , Larry Morgan , Mike Berry , Shawn Gann , Dale Creasy Jr. , Cruz Pedregon , Craig Treble , John Hall , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Allen Johnson , Scott Palmer , Luigi Novelli , Jason Line , Andrew Hines , Rodger Brogdon , Jeff Arend , Bob Vandergriff , Steve Johnson , Robert Hight , Erica Enders , J.R. Todd , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Angelle Sampey , Steve Torrence , Dave Connolly , Bob Tasca III , Matt Smith , Eddie Krawiec , Angie Smith , Shane Gray , Shawn Langdon , Vincent Nobile , Pat Dakin , Jim Underdahl , Scotty Pollacheck , Spencer Massey , Terry McMillen , Jerry Savoie , Courtney Force , Deric Kramer , Brittany Force , Adam Arana , Chad Head , Richie Crampton , Chris McGaha , Chaz Kennedy , Tommy Johnson Jr. , Jonathan Gray
Article type Qualifying report
Tags mello yello