Las Vegas Mopar Saturday Qualifying Notes

Team Mopar Pro Stock driver, Darrell Alderman, qualified for the finals in the 7th position with a 7.087/195.14. Craig Eaton, Dodge Motorsports Dakota Pro Truck driver, is seated 11th going into the final round with a 7.782/172.06 putting the ...

Team Mopar Pro Stock driver, Darrell Alderman, qualified for the finals in the 7th position with a 7.087/195.14.

Craig Eaton, Dodge Motorsports Dakota Pro Truck driver, is seated 11th going into the final round with a 7.782/172.06 putting the Dodge Dakota in the Big Dance for the first time this season.

Dean Skuza, Dodge Motorsports Avenger Funny Car driver, had two excellent days of qualifying placing him 3rd going into Sunday's event with a 4.984/309.91.

Darrell Alderman - Team Mopar Pro Stock Dodge Avenger

"I'm happy with what we've done so far, I think we're going to keep the same set up for tomorrow, I feel really confident we can put on a good show."

"My reaction time is going to be important tomorrow. If the track warms up for the finals, we'll probably play with the clutch to avoid excessive tire spin."

"This is an incredible track, I love the fact that it is in Vegas. The fans are great, I can't say enough about them, I've noticed we have a huge Mopar following here."

Craig Eaton - Dodge Motorsports Pro Truck Dodge Dakota

"We're running a new engine this weekend built by one of our guys, Rick Waters, it felt great and looks really promising for tomorrow."

"My first round today was better than the second. I think we have a good chance tomorrow, finally we'll have an opportunity to show what the Dodges can do."

"I like the track, the starting line is a little tricky, but it gets better each time I pull up there."

"It feels so good to put a Dodge up there again, I want everyone to know we're here to stay."

"I'm ready to be in the big dance again, the last time I qualified was the 1999 Pomona World Championships. I'm excited to be in the pack."

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Series NHRA
Drivers Darrell Alderman , Dean Skuza