Phoenix: Doug Kalitta Saturday summary

Kalitta is low qualifier for consecutive events. Phoenix, Saturday: Driver Doug Kalitta and the Mac Tools/ Kalitta Motorsports Top Fuel dragster team have qualified No. 1 for the Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals with a 4.512 second, 328.62 mph...

Kalitta is low qualifier for consecutive events.

Phoenix, Saturday: Driver Doug Kalitta and the Mac Tools/ Kalitta Motorsports Top Fuel dragster team have qualified No. 1 for the Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals with a 4.512 second, 328.62 mph run during Saturday's final qualifying session at Firebird Int'l Raceway.

Kalitta has been low qualifier for both NHRA POWERade national events held so far in the 2003 season. It marks the first time in his career that he has qualified No.1 for two consecutive national events. Kalitta will face No. 16 qualifier David Grubnic in the first round of eliminations Sunday. Kalitta has won five of six previous elimination rounds against Grubnic.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Kalitta , David Grubnic