Memphis Friday report (T/F, F/C, PRO, TA/D, TA/FC)

1995 NHRA Mid-South Nationals Reported by Stephen Jones and David Rowe Courtesy of Prodigy and the National Hot Rod Association TOP FUEL ~~~ ~~~~ Friday-Session 2 -Left lane first- Number Driver R/T ...

1995 NHRA Mid-South Nationals Reported by Stephen Jones and David Rowe Courtesy of Prodigy and the National Hot Rod Association

TOP FUEL ~~~ ~~~~ Friday-Session 2 -Left lane first- Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 91 LARRY DIXON 0.506 4.766 291.63* T/F 10 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.507 4.947 287.44 Dixon takes #1 spot. Good runs by both cars. T/F 5 JOE AMATO 0.534 7.639 123.03* T/F 7050 BLAINE JOHNSON 0.567 4.890 297.61 Amato's problems continue as he blows another engine in this second round of T/F qualifying. T/F 9 TOMMY JOHNSON, JR. 0.491 16.451 73.23 T/F 4 CONNIE KALITTA 0.518 10.598 79.35* Both cars went up in smoke. T/F 6 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.449 5.490 175.84* T/F 303 PAT DAKIN 0.499 10.200 86.10 Both cars have problems. Dakin shuts off about 100 ft out and Bernstein shuts off at 3/4 track . T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.496 4.767 307.16* T/F 1 SCOTT KALITTA 0.456 9.464 84.25 Dixon still holds the #1 spot by only 1/1000ths of a second. Real nice run by Cory Mac. T/F 552 ROD FULLER 0.563 5.152 216.71* T/F 23 JIM HEAD 0.601 4.949 286.35 Good runs by both cars. T/F 411 ANDY WOODS 0.559 10.333 71.63* T/F 738 RANCE McDANIEL 0.503 12.559 91.10 . T/F 499 EDDIE HILL 0.517 11.474 58.68* T/F 457 MICHAEL BROTHERTON 0.528 10.435 78.50 Hill's problems continue. He still has not qualified for this event T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.528 10.946 77.83 T/F 8 PAT AUSTIN 0.509 5.089 282.39* Dunn has problems and aborts. Austin improves. ----------------------------------------------------------- Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 LARRY DIXON T/F 91 4.766 291.63 Fri2 2 CORY McCLENATHAN T/F 3 4.767 307.16 Fri2 3 MIKE DUNN T/F 7 4.826 297.81 Fri1 4 SCOTT KALITTA T/F 1 4.852 298.80 Fri1 5 MICHAEL BROTHERTON T/F 457 4.870 300.60 Fri1 6 BLAINE JOHNSON T/F 7050 4.890 297.61 Fri2 7 RANCE McDANIEL T/F 738 4.920 277.34 Fri1 8 SHELLY ANDERSON T/F 10 4.947 287.44 Fri2 9 KENNY BERNSTEIN T/F 6 4.948 294.11 Fri1 10 JIM HEAD T/F 23 4.949 286.35 Fri2 11 CONNIE KALITTA T/F 4 4.989 288.64 Fri1 12 PAT DAKIN T/F 303 5.086 216.91 Fri1 13 PAT AUSTIN T/F 8 5.089 282.39 Fri2 14 TOMMY JOHNSON, JR. T/F 9 5.092 257.06 Fri1 15 ROD FULLER T/F 552 5.152 216.71 Fri2 16 JACK OSTRANDER T/F 300 5.279 263.08 Fri1 17 JOE AMATO T/F 5 7.639 123.03 Fri2 18 ANDY WOODS T/F 411 10.333 71.63 Fri2 19 EDDIE HILL T/F 499 11.124 82.53 Fri1 ===========================================================

FUNNY CAR ~~~~~ ~~~ Friday-Session 2 Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 2 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.483 5.432 225.33* F/C 8 DEAN SKUZA 0.517 12.134 46.73 . F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.528 5.158 303.03* F/C 209 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.631 5.186 288.83 . F/C 750 DEL WORSHAM 0.534 12.816 67.10* F/C 520 TOM HOOVER 0.544 5.386 231.30 . F/C 624 GARY CLAPSHAW 0.517 5.512 225.84 F/C 23 GORDIE BONIN 0.544 5.401 240.19* . single F/C 9 GARY BOLGER 0.715 5.385 277.52* . single F/C 7 JIM EPLER 0.573 7.017 129.36* Gets out of shape and goes up in smoke at half track. single F/C 221 K.C. SPURLOCK 0.643 5.217 285.53* . single F/C 3 AL HOFMANN 0.506 5.149 293.06* Hofmann takes the #1 spot for now. single F/C 4 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.553 11.035 73.18* Etchells goes up in smoke right off the pad ----------------------------------------------------------- Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 AL HOFMANN F/C 3 5.149 293.06 Fri2 2 JOHN FORCE F/C 1 5.158 303.03 Fri2 3 WHIT BAZEMORE F/C 209 5.183 292.39 Fri1 4 GARY DENSHAM F/C 782 5.195 283.01 Fri1 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS F/C 4 5.206 283.01 Fri1 6 K.C. SPURLOCK F/C 221 5.216 287.90 Fri1 7 CRUZ PEDREGON F/C 2 5.332 275.22 Fri1 8 GARY BOLGER F/C 9 5.385 277.52 Fri2 9 TOM HOOVER F/C 520 5.386 231.30 Fri2 10 GORDIE BONIN F/C 23 5.401 240.19 Fri2 11 GARY CLAPSHAW F/C 624 5.512 225.84 Fri2 12 KENJI OKAZAKI F/C 10 5.519 239.87 Fri1 13 DEAN SKUZA F/C 8 5.578 268.57 Fri1 14 JIM BLAKE F/C 433 5.731 260.94 Fri1 15 JERRY CAMINITO F/C 132 5.841 206.18 Fri1 16 RONNY YOUNG F/C 482 5.846 193.00 Fri1 17 JIM EPLER F/C 7 7.017 129.36 Fri2 18 DEL WORSHAM F/C 750 10.644 74.76 Fri1 19 RAY HIGLEY F/C 711 13.470 71.69 Fri1 ===========================================================

PRO STOCK ~~~ ~~~~~ Friday-Session 2 Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 43 RICKY SMITH 7.132 193.59* PRO 449 TIM JOST 7.490 184.31 . PRO 420 CARLTON BEAL, JR. 0.456 9.277 94.10* PRO 13 BRAD KLEIN 0.599 7.865 139.62 . PRO 3 WARREN JOHNSON 0.449 7.037 196.29* PRO 422 CARLTON BEAL 0.548 7.744 181.37 . PRO 2 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.446 7.037 196.33* PRO 15 JOE LEPONE, JR. 0.496 7.166 192.71 . PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.516 7.215 170.97* PRO 6 LARRY MORGAN 0.438 7.155 194.09 . PRO 4 JIM YATES 0.498 7.065 195.43* PRO 5 KURT JOHNSON 0.467 7.094 195.18 . PRO 9 MARK OSBORNE 0.587 7.380 159.54 PRO 1 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.423 7.070 195.43* . PRO 775 JERRY ECKMAN 0.512 7.080 194.84* PRO 426 MARK CARTER 0.413 7.500 187.46 . PRO 752 GORDIE RIVERA 0.539 7.340 190.31* PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 0.519 7.210 190.71 . PRO 8 MARK PAWUK 0.477 7.078 194.93* PRO 295 BARRY GRANT 0.114 7.235 191.36 . PRO 70 GLENN ANGEL 0.486 7.244 190.63* PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.481 7.264 192.47 . PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.306 7.672 195.14* PRO 10 BOB GLIDDEN 0.604 7.169 192.80 . PRO 199 CHUCK HARRIS 0.476 7.127 194.55* PRO 7 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.451 7.120 194.84 . PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 0.503 7.083 194.55* PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 0.444 7.129 193.84 . single PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.530 16.782 47.55* . single PRO 258 BUTCH ABBOTT 0.480 7.140 194.21* . single PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.511 13.460 62.59* . ----------------------------------------------------------- Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 2 7.037 196.33 Fri2 2 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 3 7.037 196.29 Fri2 3 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 7.064 195.52 Fri1 4 JIM YATES PRO 4 7.065 195.43 Fri2 5 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 1 7.070 195.43 Fri2 6 MARK PAWUK PRO 8 7.078 194.93 Fri2 7 KURT JOHNSON PRO 5 7.083 195.39 Fri1 8 DESTER CAMBRON PRO 12 7.083 194.55 Fri2 9 JERRY ECKMAN PRO 775 7.085 194.84 Fri2 10 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 7 7.087 195.27 Fri1 11 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 7.114 194.25 Fri1 12 CHUCK HARRIS PRO 199 7.127 194.55 Fri2 13 TROY COUGHLIN PRO 24 7.129 193.84 Fri2 14 RICKY SMITH PRO 43 7.132 193.59 Fri2 15 BOB GLIDDEN PRO 10 7.135 194.63 Fri1 16 BUTCH ABBOTT PRO 258 7.140 194.21 Fri2 17 LARRY MORGAN PRO 6 7.155 194.09 Fri2 18 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.157 193.17 Fri1 19 JOE LEPONE, JR. PRO 15 7.166 192.71 Fri2 20 MARK OSBORNE PRO 9 7.176 193.75 Fri1 21 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 7.181 193.67 Fri1 22 PETE WILLIAMS PRO 251 7.210 190.71 Fri2 23 BARRY GRANT PRO 295 7.235 191.36 Fri2 24 GLENN ANGEL PRO 70 7.244 190.63 Fri2 25 GORDIE RIVERA PRO 752 7.340 190.31 Fri2 26 MARK CARTER PRO 426 7.458 187.77 Fri1 27 BRAD KLEIN PRO 13 7.473 184.91 Fri1 28 TIM JOST PRO 449 7.490 184.31 Fri1 29 CARLTON BEAL PRO 422 7.744 181.37 Fri2 30 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 9.144 105.39 Fri1 31 CARLTON BEAL, JR. PRO 420 9.277 94.10 Fri2 ===========================================================

ALCOHOL DRAGSTER ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~ Friday-Session 2 Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 316 RANDY BAYNE 0.594 6.477 58.72 TAD 346 SHAWN BOWEN 0.480 5.869 240.32* Bayne has severe tire shake and glances the guard rail near the top end. TAD 425 TONY VOLTURO 0.447 6.470 209.38* single . TAD 452 SHELLY HOWARD N/A N/A * single . TAD 503 RANDY SMITH 0.466 5.891 238.34* single . TAD 1 TOM CONWAY 0.478 5.838 N/A * single . TAD 1 TOM CONWAY 0.478 5.838 234.37* single . TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 6.061 228.13* single . TAD 7 BILL REICHERT 0.512 5.800 238.47* single . TAD 514 ALLEN HARTLEY 0.496 5.951 228.19* single . TAD 8 BILL BARNEY 0.588 5.792 23.74* single . ----------------------------------------------------------- Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 CHUCK BAIRD TAD 3 5.779 242.58 Fri1 2 BILL BARNEY TAD 8 5.792 23.74 Sat2 3 WESLEY YORK TAD 529 5.798 240.64 Fri1 4 BILL REICHERT TAD 7 5.800 238.47 Sat2 5 TOM CONWAY TAD 1 5.838 234.37 Sat2 6 RANDY SMITH TAD 503 5.862 235.54 Fri1 7 SHAWN BOWEN TAD 346 5.869 240.32 Fri1 8 DAVID WELLS TAD 53 5.905 220.10 Fri1 9 DARRYL HITCHMAN TAD 7000 5.943 229.94 Fri1 10 ALLEN HARTLEY TAD 514 5.951 228.19 Sat2 11 TROY BUFF TAD 497 5.986 230.59 Fri1 12 KEITH STARK TAD 10 6.020 230.06 Fri1 13 MARK KINSER TAD 528 6.043 227.33 Fri1 14 BILL McCORNACK TAD 25 6.061 228.13 Sat2 15 TONY VOLTURO TAD 425 6.470 209.38 Sat2 16 RANDY BAYNE TAD 316 6.477 58.72 Sat2 17 DAVID BLOCHING TAD 422 6.665 207.66 Thu1 18 SHELLY HOWARD TAD 452 8.561 107.71 Fri1 ===========================================================

ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR ~~~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~ Friday-Session 2 Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAFC 656 PAT AUSTIN 0.451 9.664 102.12 TAFC 3747 DONNIE FRANTZ 0.589 6.244 225.50 . TAFC 53 CY CHESTERMAN 0.436 6.507 168.06 TAFC 1 RANDY ANDERSON 0.524 13.919 79.23 . TAFC 5 JOE PENLAND, JR. 0.523 5.961 236.28* TAFC 3762 KIM FRITTS 0.581 6.406 222.27 Good runs by both cars. TAFC 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.515 6.709 164.53 TAFC 392 JOHN POWELL 0.465 6.073 229.65* . TAFC 7 TIM WILKERSON 0.506 12.661 62.18* single Wilkerson shuts off and coasts through. TAFC 52 VERN MOATS 0.556 6.045 232.19* single . TAFC 656 PAT AUSTIN 0.451 9.664 102.12 TAFC 3747 DONNIE FRANTZ 0.589 6.244 225.50* . TAFC 53 CY CHESTERMAN 0.436 6.507 168.06* TAFC 1 RANDY ANDERSON 0.524 13.919 79.23 . ----------------------------------------------------------- Alcohol Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 CHUCK CHEESEMAN TAFC 327 5.903 212.96 Fri2 2 JOE PENLAND, JR. TAFC 5 5.961 N/A Fri2 3 VERN MOATS TAFC 52 6.045 232.19 Sat2 4 JOHN POWELL TAFC 392 6.073 229.65 Sat2 5 TIM WILKERSON TAFC 7 6.122 234.00 Fri1 6 DONNIE FRANTZ TAFC 3747 6.135 225.50 Fri1 7 KIM FRITTS TAFC 3762 6.406 222.27 Fri1 8 CY CHESTERMAN TAFC 53 6.507 N/A Sat2 9 JAMES FARNSWORTH TAFC 54 6.689 213.42 Fri1 10 TONY SCHUMACHER TAFC 356 6.709 164.53 Sat2 11 RANDY ANDERSON TAFC 1 8.574 79.23 Fri1 12 PAT AUSTIN TAFC 656 8.625 102.12 Fri1 ===========================================================

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