MILLINGTON, TN (Oct. 9, 1998) -- The first day of qualifying at the NHRA Pennzoil Nationals at Memphis Motorsports Park was uneventful for Paul Romine and the CARQUEST Top Fuel dragster team. A wheel stand and tire shake plagued Romine on his first two qualification passes.
"In round one it carried the front wheels like Reading and I clicked it to save the car," Romine said. "Tonight it went out there and just shook the tires. We've got two more chances tomorrow to get in the field and I have faith Clayton (Harris) and the guys can get it sorted out."
Qualifying concludes, Saturday, Oct. 10 with sessions at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Final eliminations are scheduled to begin Sunday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. ESPN2 will televise two hours of same day final round coverage Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m.