Gainesville: Cruz Pedregon Saturday summary

CRUZ PEDREGON AND THE ADVANCE AUTO PARTS TEAM QUALIFY 15th IN GAINESVILLE (GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 18) -- Cruz Pedregon and the Advance Auto Parts Race Team today qualified 15th at the ACDelco NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla., after a...

CRUZ PEDREGON AND THE ADVANCE AUTO PARTS TEAM QUALIFY 15th IN GAINESVILLE

(GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 18) -- Cruz Pedregon and the Advance Auto Parts Race Team today qualified 15th at the ACDelco NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla., after a strong effort in the Nitro Funny Car division.

In round one of qualifications Cruz made a nice 4.917 / 316.45 pass. In round two, it appeared Cruz started dropping cylinders at around half track but stayed with it for a 4.906 / 314.69 run. Round three saw Cruz run an 8.809 / 99.00. In round four, the Advance Auto Parts Team moved into the 15th spot after a consistent run of 4.896 /317.79. Cruz will race against #2 qualifier Whit Bazemore in the first round of eliminations Sunday morning.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Whit Bazemore , Cruz Pedregon