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From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by DAVID ROWE Number Driver ...

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Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by DAVID ROWE Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 329 GARY WIGGINS 0.523 9.323 101.74 PRO 34 MARK INGERSOLL 1.021 7.158 195.31 . . PRO 262 ROBERT PATRICK JR. 0.597 7.853 196.72 PRO 359 LARRY PETERNEL 0.481 7.522 188.36 . . PRO 384 ED HECK 0.650 7.133 194.04* PRO 525 TIM McAMIS 0.513 7.242 187.93 . . PRO 402 DARRYL WARREN 0.463 7.236 189.15* single . . PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 0.524 7.097 195.18* PRO 511 LARRY DAVIS 0.471 7.110 195.18 . . PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.483 6.999 196.97* PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.502 7.072 195.52 . . PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.463 6.991 197.10* PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 0.513 7.141 194.21 . . PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 0.442 7.067 195.82* PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.559 7.089 195.99 . . PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 0.496 7.063 195.27* PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.533 7.044 196.33 . . PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.478 6.992 197.58* PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.450 7.034 195.77 . . PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.467 7.009 196.76* PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 0.504 7.036 196.33 . . PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.497 7.088 194.80* PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.520 7.033 196.12 . . PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.475 7.094 195.10 PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 0.393 7.015 197.10 . . PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.528 7.017 195.77* PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.576 7.043 196.50 . . PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 0.593 7.032 196.72* PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.468 7.074 194.04 . . PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.485 6.986 197.36* PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 0.508 11.279 78.77 . . PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.711 12.474 69.06 PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.467 7.060 195.73 . . PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.461 7.008 197.36* PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.530 7.066 195.69 . .

Friday-Session 2 - Pro Stock              -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by DAVID ROWE                 
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
PRO  368  RAY FRANKS          0.528          7.051  195.39* 
PRO  402  TAYLOR LASTER       0.454         11.177   79.14  
   .Franks improves enough to qualify but it won't hold     
   .up through the night.                                   
PRO   12  DESTER CAMBRON      0.850          7.069  194.76* 
PRO  251  PETE WILLIAMS       0.503          7.104  194.51  
   .Dester improves but won't make it tonight. The weather  
   .is perfect with temps in the mid 70's.                  
PRO   11  SCOTT GEOFFRION     0.511          7.024  196.20  
PRO   50  BRUCE ALLEN         0.468          7.045  195.82  
   .Scott makes a strong run to qualify well for now.       
   .Allen can't match his first round run.                  
PRO  387  MARK PAWUK          0.597          7.006  195.99  
PRO    2  WARREN JOHNSON      0.524          6.994  197.49  
   .Pawuk improves enough to stay in. WJ is running like    
   .a bracket car.                                          
PRO  709  GEORGE MARNELL      0.480          7.006  195.73* 
PRO   55  VIERE GAINES        0.448          7.052  195.60  
   .The bump continues to fall. The improvements to the     
   .track are paying off for the Pro Stockers.              
PRO   24  TROY COUGHLIN       0.486          7.033  195.82* 
PRO  124  FRANK IACONIO       0.515          7.021  195.56  
   .Coughlin improves slightly, but probably not enough.    
   .Iaconio makes a big jump.                               
PRO  244  MARK OSBORNE        0.516          7.017  195.69  
PRO  207  MIKE THOMAS         0.515          6.989  196.97  
   .Great side by side race. Both cars make strong runs.    
   .                                                        
PRO  358  LARRY NANCE         0.273          7.058  195.99  
PRO  398  DARRELL ALDERMAN    0.526          7.016  196.33  
   .Neither driver improves but both are well qualified.    
   .                                                        
PRO    6  STEVE SCHMIDT       0.498          7.028  196.03  
PRO  255  DANNY COFFMAN       0.463          7.101  194.34  
   .Schmidt improves slightly.                              
   .                                                        
PRO  270  ALLEN JOHNSON       0.544          7.037  194.51  
PRO  351  RON KRISHER         0.407          7.035  195.99  
   .Both cars make clean runs.                              
   .                                                        
PRO  211  GRANT LEWIS         0.566          7.052  195.05  
PRO    8  TOM MARTINO         0.601          7.001  195.77  
   .Martino makes another strong run. Lewis improves by     
   .4 seconds but it won't be enough.                       
PRO  357  LARRY MORGAN        0.503          7.016  195.86* 
PRO  401  DAVID NICKENS       0.631          7.035  196.46  
   .Good run by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
PRO    3  MIKE EDWARDS        0.477         10.601   84.47  
PRO  247  MIKE BELL           0.465          6.991  196.72  
   .Edwards shuts down around half-track. Bell makes        
   .another strong run.                                     
PRO   34  MARK INGERSOLL      0.508          7.031  196.24  
PRO    1  JIM YATES           0.852          6.993  195.77  
   .Yates makes a good run. An ignition wire fell off in    
   .the first round.                                        
PRO  359  LARRY PETERNEL                      N/A    N/A    
PRO    4  KURT JOHNSON        0.473          6.967  197.28  
   .Peternel gets pushed off after his burnout. Kurt sets   
   .a new track record and takes #1.                        
PRO  525  TIM McAMIS          0.477          8.665  103.99  
PRO  329  GARY WIGGINS        0.555          7.301  192.71  
   .Neither car ran well.                                   
   .                                                        
PRO  511  LARRY DAVIS         0.425          7.091  195.18  
PRO  262  ROBERT PATRICK JR.  0.660          7.034  196.80  
   .Both cars seem to make good runs but they don't have    
   .the power.                                              
      single                                                
PRO  384  ED HECK             0.590          7.065  193.79  
   .This ends the night qualifying for Pro Stock. The old   
    track record for P/S was 7.037. That would qualify      
    you 22nd this year. The move from June to October       
    and the extended launch pad have helped alot.           

Saturday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by David Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.476 7.000 197.71* PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.468 7.032 196.03 .Warren breaks the track speed record on this run. . PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 0.615 7.087 195.14 PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 0.460 7.083 196.24 . . PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 0.490 7.013 196.07* PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.553 7.059 195.35 . . PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.513 7.003 197.54* PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 0.505 14.100 59.59 . . PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.446 7.010 197.67* PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.486 10.932 102.47 . . PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.417 9.382 99.48 PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.517 7.053 194.67 . . PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.318 7.092 196.07 PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 0.499 7.089 194.42 . . PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.478 7.050 195.35 PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.453 7.052 196.29 . . PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 0.712 7.036 196.80 PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.478 7.089 195.18 . . PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.516 12.601 69.08 PRO 34 MARK INGERSOLL 0.553 7.165 194.93 . . PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.508 7.005 197.36* PRO 359 LARRY PETERNEL 0.517 8.574 123.52 . . PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.442 7.034 197.58* PRO 525 TIM McAMIS 0.555 16.451 54.89 . . PRO 329 GARY WIGGINS 1.462 7.164 194.25 PRO 511 LARRY DAVIS 0.432 7.163 192.96 . . PRO 262 ROBERT PATRICK JR. 0.555 7.071 196.63* PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.540 7.098 195.22 . . PRO 384 ED HECK 0.602 7.123 194.42* PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 0.343 7.141 194.59 . . PRO 402 TAYLOR LASTER 0.465 7.227 183.60 PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.622 7.054 196.50 . . PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.473 7.014 197.28* PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.498 12.555 67.90 . .

Saturday-Session 2 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by David Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.488 7.046 195.90* PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.473 7.063 196.72 .No improvement for either driver. . PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.463 7.071 194.46 PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.461 7.015 197.41 .Allen Johnson doesn't make the field. Another good .run for Alderman. PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 0.537 8.944 107.06 PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.461 7.059 195.18 .Coffman improves but not enough. . PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.447 7.023 196.89* PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.433 7.408 186.37 . . PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.484 7.075 194.63 PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.475 7.076 194.83 .Edwards can't improve enough to qualify. . PRO 34 MARK INGERSOLL 0.936 7.060 196.37 PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 0.548 7.051 196.59 .Good run by both cars but not good enough to get in .the show. PRO 511 LARRY DAVIS 0.447 7.156 194.72 PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.446 7.028 196.89 .Bell makes a good run. Davis is still having problems. . PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.503 7.044 196.07 PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.484 6.997 197.28 .Yates makes a strong run in the heat. . PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.493 7.044 196.63* PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.455 7.090 196.89 .Scott can't improve on his #15 spot. Kurt slows from .his earlier runs. PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.472 7.105 195.56* PRO 329 GARY WIGGINS 0.681 8.401 118.12 . . PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.493 7.057 195.73* PRO 262 ROBERT PATRICK JR. 0.643 7.156 194.51 . . PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 0.504 7.041 196.67* PRO 384 ED HECK 0.535 7.088 195.48 . . PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.497 7.036 195.31 PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.454 7.035 196.93 . . PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 0.451 N/A N/A PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.475 7.011 197.88 .Warren sets the track record for speed on this run. .Nance shuts down about half-track. single PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 0.628 8.918 107.95 . . single PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 0.461 7.024 196.12 . .

Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday 1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by David Rowe Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 KURT JOHNSON PRO 4 6.967 197.28 Fri2 2 MIKE BELL PRO 247 6.986 197.36 Fri1 3 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 6.989 196.97 Fri2 4 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 2 6.991 197.10 Fri1 5 JIM YATES PRO 1 6.993 195.77 Fri2 6 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 6.999 196.97 Fri1 7 TOM MARTINO PRO 8 7.001 195.77 Fri2 8 MARK PAWUK PRO 387 7.006 195.99 Fri2 9 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 7.006 195.73 Fri2 10 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 398 7.009 196.76 Fri1 11 FRANK IACONIO PRO 124 7.013 196.07 Sat1 12 LARRY NANCE PRO 358 7.015 197.10 Fri1 13 LARRY MORGAN PRO 357 7.016 195.86 Fri2 14 MARK OSBORNE PRO 244 7.017 195.69 Fri2 15 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 11 7.024 196.20 Fri2 16 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 6 7.028 196.03 Fri2 17 MARK INGERSOLL PRO 34 7.031 196.24 Fri2 18 DAVID NICKENS PRO 401 7.032 196.72 Fri1 19 TROY COUGHLIN PRO 24 7.033 195.82 Fri2 20 ROBERT PATRICK JR. PRO 262 7.034 196.80 Fri2 21 RON KRISHER PRO 351 7.035 195.99 Fri2 22 ALLEN JOHNSON PRO 270 7.037 194.51 Fri2 23 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 7.044 196.07 Sat2 24 VIERE GAINES PRO 55 7.052 195.60 Fri2 25 GRANT LEWIS PRO 211 7.052 195.05 Fri2 26 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.059 195.18 Sat2 27 ED HECK PRO 384 7.065 193.79 Fri2 28 MIKE EDWARDS PRO 3 7.066 195.69 Fri1 29 DESTER CAMBRON PRO 12 7.069 194.76 Fri2 30 LARRY DAVIS PRO 511 7.091 195.18 Fri2 31 PETE WILLIAMS PRO 251 7.097 195.18 Fri1 32 GARY WIGGINS PRO 329 7.164 194.25 Sat1 33 TAYLOR LASTER PRO 402 7.227 183.60 Sat1 34 TIM McAMIS PRO 525 7.242 187.93 Fri1 35 LARRY PETERNEL PRO 359 7.522 188.36 Fri1

Sunday-Round 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by David Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.486 7.045 195.86 PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.445 7.068 195.31W Marnell gets the holeshot victory. . PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.468 7.052 195.99 PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.457 7.021 196.89W Darrell gets a slight holeshot and extends the lead for the win. PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.411 7.025 196.20W PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.508 7.049 195.95 Bell gets a huge holeshot and drives away. . PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.463 8.976 105.78 PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.481 7.035 196.46W Johnson has mechanical problems and Schmidt takes the win. PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.509 7.009 197.06W PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 0.473 7.051 195.73 Allen makes a good run and needs all of it for a .006 margin of victory. PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.505 7.048 197.02 PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.497 7.031 196.59W Good runs by both cars. . PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.466 6.979 197.19W PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 0.428 7.048 196.29 Nance gets a slight holeshot but the Yates power is too much. PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.482 7.019 197.71 PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.413 7.055 195.65W Larry gets the big jump on WJ and holds on for the win. .

Sunday-Round 2 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by David Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.553 7.077 198.01 PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.428 7.061 195.52W . . PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.449 7.097 196.72W PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.449 16.100 51.98 Bell breaks right off the starting line. . PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.483 8.428 117.14 PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.456 7.072 196.16W Allen gets out of shape and almost crosses the center- line and has to shut down. PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.489 7.020 196.72W PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.457 7.062 195.77 Yates makes up the starting line advantage by the 330' mark.

Sunday-Round 3 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by David Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.443 7.071 195.86W PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.463 7.367 156.19 Osborne gets the holeshot as Alderman slows. . PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.486 6.982 196.89W PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.440 7.055 196.07 Yates gets lane choice over Osborne in the final round. .

Sunday-Round 4 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mid-South Nationals by David Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.482 6.969 197.28W PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.455 7.047 196.12 Osborne gets the holeshot but can't hold off Yates.

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