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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 376 KEVIN LAWRENCE 0.530 7.340 188.32* PRO 323 JEFF WICK 0.081 12.423 71.63 Wick gets out of shape and aborts the run. . PRO 412 ARTURO DELGADO 0.544 7.143 193.75* PRO 136 BOB BENZA 0.517 7.234 191.93 . . PRO 13 BRAD KLEIN 1.236 7.300 163.90 PRO 34 MARK INGERSOLL 0.540 7.142 193.92 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.506 7.023 197.02* PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.455 16.198 61.15 WJ makes a good run. Yates pulls the wheels and has to shut off. PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.456 7.108 194.38* PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.519 7.180 193.25 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 219 TERRY ADAMS 0.536 7.101 194.21* PRO 384 ED HECK 0.410 7.191 192.10 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.502 7.100 194.97* PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.568 7.263 191.57 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.500 7.101 194.84 PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.460 7.100 193.38 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.439 7.067 196.20* PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.454 7.065 195.60 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 200 VINCE KHOURY 0.505 7.381 160.80* PRO 359 LARRY PETERNEL 0.469 7.512 187.30 . . PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.541 11.149 80.46 PRO 378 JIM RAY 0.560 7.266 191.19 Thomas gets out of shape and has to shut down. . PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.503 7.074 195.14* PRO 525 TIM McAMIS 0.503 7.246 190.63 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.194 7.151 195.60* PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.492 7.125 194.80 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 0.444 7.071 195.22* PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.613 7.114 193.63 Martino gets out of shape but holds on for a decent run . PRO 224 TOM HAMMONDS 0.487 7.132 195.35* PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.477 11.085 80.56 Morgan shuts down at half track. . PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.454 7.081 195.48* PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.520 7.084 194.59 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 1.106 7.105 194.93* PRO 295 BARRY GRANT 0.556 8.858 109.31 . . PRO 511 LARRY DAVIS 0.598 7.187 195.31* PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 1.107 7.122 195.52 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 353 LEWIS WORDEN 0.600 7.188 193.09 PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 0.524 7.067 194.97 Good runs by both cars. Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 2 7.023 197.02 Fri1 2 MARK PAWUK PRO 387 7.065 195.60 Fri1 3 KURT JOHNSON PRO 4 7.067 196.20 Fri1 4 PETE WILLIAMS PRO 251 7.067 194.97 Fri1 5 VIERE GAINES PRO 55 7.071 195.22 Fri1 6 MIKE BELL PRO 247 7.074 195.14 Fri1 7 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 11 7.081 195.48 Fri1 8 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 7.084 194.59 Fri1 9 MIKE EDWARDS PRO 3 7.100 194.97 Fri1 10 ALLEN JOHNSON PRO 270 7.100 193.38 Fri1 11 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 7.101 194.84 Fri1 12 TERRY ADAMS PRO 219 7.101 194.21 Fri1 13 DAVID NICKENS PRO 401 7.105 194.93 Fri1 14 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 398 7.108 194.38 Fri1 15 TOM MARTINO PRO 8 7.114 193.63 Fri1 16 TROY COUGHLIN PRO 24 7.122 195.52 Fri1 17 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 6 7.125 194.80 Fri1 18 TOM HAMMONDS PRO 224 7.132 195.35 Fri1 19 MARK INGERSOLL PRO 34 7.142 193.92 Fri1 20 ARTURO DELGADO PRO 412 7.143 193.75 Fri1 21 RON KRISHER PRO 351 7.151 195.60 Fri1 22 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.180 193.25 Fri1 23 LARRY DAVIS PRO 511 7.187 195.31 Fri1 24 LEWIS WORDEN PRO 353 7.188 193.09 Fri1 25 ED HECK PRO 384 7.191 192.10 Fri1 26 BOB BENZA PRO 136 7.234 191.93 Fri1 27 TIM McAMIS PRO 525 7.246 190.63 Fri1 28 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 7.263 191.57 Fri1 29 JIM RAY PRO 378 7.266 191.19 Fri1 30 BRAD KLEIN PRO 13 7.300 163.90 Fri1 31 KEVIN LAWRENCE PRO 376 7.340 188.32 Fri1 32 VINCE KHOURY PRO 200 7.381 160.80 Fri1 33 LARRY PETERNEL PRO 359 7.512 187.30 Fri1 34 BARRY GRANT PRO 295 8.858 109.31 Fri1 35 LARRY MORGAN PRO 357 11.085 80.56 Fri1 36 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 11.149 80.46 Fri1 37 JEFF WICK PRO 323 12.423 71.63 Fri1 38 JIM YATES PRO 1 16.198 61.15 Fri1

Friday-Session 2 - Pro Stock              -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David Rowe                 
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
PRO  255  DANNY COFFMAN       0.471         10.407   87.26  
PRO    2  WARREN JOHNSON      0.530          7.017  196.76  
   .WJ doesn't improve. Coffman shuts it off early.         
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PRO  384  ED HECK             0.502          7.110  194.09  
PRO  398  DARRELL ALDERMAN    0.469          7.080  194.55  
   . Darrell improves slightly.                             
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PRO  368  RAY FRANKS          0.503          7.134  193.34  
PRO  219  TERRY ADAMS         0.522          7.048  194.76  
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PRO  270  ALLEN JOHNSON       0.578          7.087  194.09  
PRO    3  MIKE EDWARDS        0.454          7.063  194.97  
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PRO  387  MARK PAWUK          0.487          7.070  195.73  
PRO  709  GEORGE MARNELL      0.477          7.039  195.99  
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PRO  359  LARRY PETERNEL      0.481          7.621  186.41  
PRO    4  KURT JOHNSON        0.436          7.031  196.80  
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PRO  378  JIM RAY             0.888          7.621   53.63  
PRO  200  VINCE KHOURY        0.470          7.154  193.79  
   . Ray moves towards the wall at the top end and misses   
   . by about a foot.                                       
PRO  525  TIM McAMIS          0.461          9.595   93.83  
PRO  207  MIKE THOMAS         0.499          7.915  129.88  
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PRO    6  STEVE SCHMIDT       0.549          7.063  195.56  
PRO  247  MIKE BELL           0.479          7.044  195.14  
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PRO    8  TOM MARTINO         0.542          7.102  194.55  
PRO  351  RON KRISHER         0.509          7.106  195.35  
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PRO  357  LARRY MORGAN        0.521          7.091  192.14* 
PRO   55  VIERE GAINES        0.790          7.070  193.50  
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PRO   50  BRUCE ALLEN         0.502          7.021  195.52* 
PRO  224  TOM HAMMONDS        0.470          7.084  195.90  
   . Good runs by both cars.                                
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PRO  295  BARRY GRANT         0.587          7.171  193.05  
PRO   11  SCOTT GEOFFRION     0.427          7.022  196.33  
   . Geoffrion makes a good pass and moves in behind Allen. 
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PRO   24  TROY COUGHLIN       0.552          7.091  195.22* 
PRO  401  DAVID NICKENS       0.694          7.040  195.52  
   . Nickens makes a good pass to get into the top half of  
   . field.                                                 
PRO  251  PETE WILLIAMS       0.589          7.083  194.76* 
PRO  511  LARRY DAVIS         0.487          7.245  168.31  
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PRO  323  JEFF WICK           0.701          8.159  182.62  
PRO  353  LEWIS WORDEN        0.525          7.108  194.09  
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PRO  136  BOB BENZA           0.565          7.178  192.38* 
PRO  376  KEVIN LAWRENCE      0.564          7.333  188.24  
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PRO   34  MARK INGERSOLL      0.457          9.398   98.16  
PRO  412  ARTURO DELGADO      0.502          7.115  194.38  
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PRO    1  JIM YATES           0.532          6.975  196.37* 
PRO   13  BRAD KLEIN          0.646          7.185  192.88  
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Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday           
1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David Rowe                 
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JIM YATES            PRO    1   6.975 196.37  Fri2      
  2 WARREN JOHNSON       PRO    2   7.017 196.76  Fri2      
  3 BRUCE ALLEN          PRO   50   7.021 195.52  Fri2      
  4 SCOTT GEOFFRION      PRO   11   7.022 196.33  Fri2      
  5 KURT JOHNSON         PRO    4   7.031 196.80  Fri2      
  6 GEORGE MARNELL       PRO  709   7.039 195.99  Fri2      
  7 DAVID NICKENS        PRO  401   7.040 195.52  Fri2      
  8 MIKE BELL            PRO  247   7.044 195.14  Fri2      
  9 TERRY ADAMS          PRO  219   7.048 194.76  Fri2      
 10 STEVE SCHMIDT        PRO    6   7.063 195.56  Fri2      
 11 MIKE EDWARDS         PRO    3   7.063 194.97  Fri2      
 12 MARK PAWUK           PRO  387   7.065 195.60  Fri1      
 13 PETE WILLIAMS        PRO  251   7.067 194.97  Fri1      
 14 VIERE GAINES         PRO   55   7.070 193.50  Fri2      
 15 DARRELL ALDERMAN     PRO  398   7.080 194.55  Fri2      
 16 TOM HAMMONDS         PRO  224   7.084 195.90  Fri2      
 17 ALLEN JOHNSON        PRO  270   7.087 194.09  Fri2      
 18 TROY COUGHLIN        PRO   24   7.091 195.22  Fri2      
 19 LARRY MORGAN         PRO  357   7.091 192.14  Fri2      
 20 TOM MARTINO          PRO    8   7.102 194.55  Fri2      
 21 RON KRISHER          PRO  351   7.106 195.35  Fri2      
 22 LEWIS WORDEN         PRO  353   7.108 194.09  Fri2      
 23 ED HECK              PRO  384   7.110 194.09  Fri2      
 24 ARTURO DELGADO       PRO  412   7.115 194.38  Fri2      
 25 RAY FRANKS           PRO  368   7.134 193.34  Fri2      
 26 MARK INGERSOLL       PRO   34   7.142 193.92  Fri1      
 27 VINCE KHOURY         PRO  200   7.154 193.79  Fri2      
 28 BARRY GRANT          PRO  295   7.171 193.05  Fri2      
 29 BOB BENZA            PRO  136   7.178 192.38  Fri2      
 30 DANNY COFFMAN        PRO  255   7.180 193.25  Fri1      
 31 BRAD KLEIN           PRO   13   7.185 192.88  Fri2      
 32 LARRY DAVIS          PRO  511   7.187 195.31  Fri1      
 33 TIM McAMIS           PRO  525   7.246 190.63  Fri1      
 34 JIM RAY              PRO  378   7.266 191.19  Fri1      
 35 KEVIN LAWRENCE       PRO  376   7.333 188.24  Fri2      
 36 LARRY PETERNEL       PRO  359   7.512 187.30  Fri1      
 37 MIKE THOMAS          PRO  207   7.915 129.88  Fri2      
 38 JEFF WICK            PRO  323   8.159 182.62  Fri2      
Saturday-Session 1 - Pro Stock            -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe          
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
PRO    3  MIKE EDWARDS        0.472          7.098  194.25* 
PRO  387  MARK PAWUK          0.486          7.090  195.27  
   Both cars make good runs. The temp is 79 and the         
   altitude is about 1800 feet.                             
PRO  709  GEORGE MARNELL      0.542         10.684   74.94  
PRO  359  LARRY PETERNEL      0.692          7.494  187.03* 
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PRO    4  KURT JOHNSON        0.441          7.021  196.33* 
PRO  378  JIM RAY             0.732          7.239  191.44  
   Kurt makes a good run. Ray doesn't get in.               
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PRO  200  VINCE KHOURY        0.499          7.191  193.25* 
PRO  525  TIM McAMIS          0.503          7.238  190.88  
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PRO  207  MIKE THOMAS         0.560          7.092  194.59  
PRO    6  STEVE SCHMIDT       0.491          7.095  194.59  
   Good side by side race. Not enough to get Thomas in.     
                                                            
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PRO  247  MIKE BELL           0.519          7.113  195.10* 
PRO    8  TOM MARTINO         0.582          7.079  194.38  
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PRO  351  RON KRISHER         0.479          7.132  195.14* 
PRO  357  LARRY MORGAN        0.472          7.154  190.47  
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PRO   55  VIERE GAINES        7.080          7.094   N/A  * 
PRO   50  BRUCE ALLEN         0.486           N/A    N/A    
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PRO  224  TOM HAMMONDS        0.468          7.100  195.60* 
PRO  295  BARRY GRANT         0.636          7.146  193.59  
   Hammonds can't get back in after being bumped out.       
                                                            
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PRO   11  SCOTT GEOFFRION     0.571          7.027  196.59* 
PRO   24  TROY COUGHLIN       0.612          7.261  194.46  
   Scott makes a strong but doesn't improve on last nights  
                                                            
   run.                                                     
                                                            
PRO  401  DAVID NICKENS       0.531          7.081  194.93* 
PRO  251  PETE WILLIAMS       0.558          7.067  195.31  
   Nickens doesn't improve. Pete is in at No. 13.           
                                                            
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PRO  511  LARRY DAVIS                         N/A    N/A    
PRO  323  JEFF WICK           0.619          7.444  187.34  
   Davis shuts it off before the burnout and gets pushed off  
   the track. Wick's hemi doesn't have the power.           
PRO  353  LEWIS WORDEN        0.571          7.157   N/A  * 
PRO  136  BOB BENZA           0.523          7.246  191.29  
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PRO  376  KEVIN LAWRENCE      0.546          7.297  189.39  
PRO   34  MARK INGERSOLL      0.497          7.109  194.38  
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PRO  412  ARTURO DELGADO      0.459          7.131  193.29  
PRO    1  JIM YATES           0.458          7.021  196.67  
   Yates continues to run strong. Delgado doesn't improve.  
                                                            
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PRO  398  DARRELL ALDERMAN    0.494          7.077  195.31* 
PRO  368  RAY FRANKS          0.653          7.131  192.55  
   Alderman gets off the bump on this run.                  
                                                            
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PRO  219  TERRY ADAMS         0.685          7.060  195.39  
PRO  270  ALLEN JOHNSON       0.486          7.099  194.59  
   Allen doesn't get in.                                    
                                                                      
                                              
Saturday-Session 2 - Pro Stock            -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe          
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
PRO    6  STEVE SCHMIDT       0.490          7.095  194.80* 
PRO  200  VINCE KHOURY        0.607          7.207  192.59  
   Schmidt makes a strong run in the heat.                  
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PRO    8  TOM MARTINO         0.494          7.103  193.84* 
PRO  207  MIKE THOMAS         0.548          7.123  194.00  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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PRO  357  LARRY MORGAN        0.490          7.198  190.35  
PRO  247  MIKE BELL           0.421          7.078  194.84  
   Morgan doesn't get in. The temp is 85 and the adjusted   
   altitude is 2085 feet.                                   
PRO   50  BRUCE ALLEN         0.509          7.078  194.42* 
PRO  351  RON KRISHER         0.539          7.106  194.76  
   Good runs by both cars.   Krisher doesn't make the       
   program.                                                 
PRO  295  BARRY GRANT         1.256          7.218  190.83  
PRO   55  VIERE GAINES        0.454          7.115  194.09  
   Gaines doesn't improve. Grant doesn't make it.           
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PRO   24  TROY COUGHLIN       1.004          7.115  194.55  
PRO  224  TOM HAMMONDS        0.487          7.162  194.51  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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PRO  251  PETE WILLIAMS       0.528          7.081  195.01  
PRO   11  SCOTT GEOFFRION     0.435          7.071  195.39  
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PRO  323  JEFF WICK           0.660          7.457  185.87  
PRO  401  DAVID NICKENS       0.560          7.108  194.13  
   The hemi powered Dodge can't make the power. Nickens     
   doesn't improve.                                         
PRO  136  BOB BENZA           0.522          8.406  117.38  
PRO  511  LARRY DAVIS         0.477          7.159  193.75  
   Benza gets close to the wall and has to shut down.       
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PRO   34  MARK INGERSOLL      0.519          7.114  194.13  
PRO  353  LEWIS WORDEN        0.459          7.172  192.34  
   Both cars slow from the previous round. Not much         
   movement in this round so far.                           
PRO    1  JIM YATES           0.453          7.040  196.20* 
PRO  376  KEVIN LAWRENCE      0.499          7.385  188.60  
   Yates run the best time of the session so far.           
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PRO  255  DANNY COFFMAN       0.471         10.127   90.98  
PRO  412  ARTURO DELGADO      0.460          7.142  193.84  
   Coffman gets out of shape and makes a move toward the    
   wall. Neither driver gets in.                            
PRO  384  ED HECK             0.459         15.848   52.84  
PRO   13  BRAD KLEIN          1.052          7.217  192.38  
   Heck gets loose and aborts. There seems to be a          
   traction problem in the left lane.                       
PRO  368  RAY FRANKS          0.644          7.123  193.29  
PRO    2  WARREN JOHNSON      0.525          7.056  196.24  
   rGood runs by both cars.                                 
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PRO  270  ALLEN JOHNSON       0.513          7.117  193.88  
PRO  398  DARRELL ALDERMAN    0.444          7.119  194.17  
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PRO  387  MARK PAWUK          0.471          8.652  113.80  
PRO  219  TERRY ADAMS         0.582          7.960  194.25  
   Pawuk shuts it off early                                 
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PRO  378  JIM RAY             0.654          7.289  191.16  
PRO    3  MIKE EDWARDS        0.464          7.119  193.84  
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PRO  525  TIM McAMIS          0.511          7.271  190.11  
PRO  709  GEORGE MARNELL      0.505          7.097  195.05  
   Good runs by both cars.                            
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PRO    4  KURT JOHNSON        0.437          7.053  195.90  
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Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday         
1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe          
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JIM YATES            PRO    1   6.975 196.37  Fri2      
  2 WARREN JOHNSON       PRO    2   7.017 196.76  Fri2      
  3 KURT JOHNSON         PRO    4   7.021 196.33   Sat1     
  4 BRUCE ALLEN          PRO   50   7.021 195.52  Fri2      
  5 SCOTT GEOFFRION      PRO   11   7.022 196.33  Fri2      
  6 GEORGE MARNELL       PRO  709   7.039 195.99  Fri2      
  7 DAVID NICKENS        PRO  401   7.040 195.52  Fri2      
  8 MIKE BELL            PRO  247   7.044 195.14  Fri2      
  9 TERRY ADAMS          PRO  219   7.048 194.76  Fri2      
 10 STEVE SCHMIDT        PRO    6   7.063 195.56  Fri2      
 11 MIKE EDWARDS         PRO    3   7.063 194.97  Fri2      
 12 MARK PAWUK           PRO  387   7.065 195.60  Fri1      
 13 PETE WILLIAMS        PRO  251   7.067 195.31   Sat1     
 14 VIERE GAINES         PRO   55   7.070 193.50  Fri2      
 15 DARRELL ALDERMAN     PRO  398   7.077 195.31   Sat1     
 16 TOM MARTINO          PRO    8   7.079 194.38   Sat1     
 17 TOM HAMMONDS         PRO  224   7.084 195.90  Fri2      
 18 ALLEN JOHNSON        PRO  270   7.087 194.09  Fri2      
 19 TROY COUGHLIN        PRO   24   7.091 195.22  Fri2      
 20 LARRY MORGAN         PRO  357   7.091 192.14  Fri2      
 21 MIKE THOMAS          PRO  207   7.092 194.59   Sat1     
 22 RON KRISHER          PRO  351   7.106 195.35  Fri2      
 23 MARK INGERSOLL       PRO   34   7.106 194.38   Sat1     
 24 LEWIS WORDEN         PRO  353   7.108 194.09  Fri2      
 25 ED HECK              PRO  384   7.110 194.09  Fri2      
 26 ARTURO DELGADO       PRO  412   7.115 194.38  Fri2      
 27 RAY FRANKS           PRO  368   7.123 193.29   Sat2     
 28 DANNY COFFMAN        PRO  255   7.142 193.29   Sat1     
 29 BARRY GRANT          PRO  295   7.146 193.59   Sat1     
 30 VINCE KHOURY         PRO  200   7.154 193.79  Fri2      
 31 LARRY DAVIS          PRO  511   7.159 193.75   Sat2     
 32 BOB BENZA            PRO  136   7.178 192.38  Fri2      
 33 BRAD KLEIN           PRO   13   7.185 192.88  Fri2      
 34 TIM McAMIS           PRO  525   7.238 190.88   Sat1     
 35 JIM RAY              PRO  378   7.239 191.44   Sat1     
 36 KEVIN LAWRENCE       PRO  376   7.297 189.39   Sat1     
 37 JEFF WICK            PRO  323   7.457 185.87   Sat2     
 38 LARRY PETERNEL       PRO  359   7.494 187.03   Sat

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