Darlington Warm-Up Friday Cancelled by Rain

Rain Ends Testing Sessions For Friday, Race Scheduled For Saturday At Majesty Homes Groundhog Warm-Up DARLINGTON, SC-- Heavy showers on Friday morning cancelled testing sessions for the third day of The Majesty Homes Groundhog Warm-Up.

Rain Ends Testing Sessions For Friday, Race Scheduled For Saturday At Majesty Homes Groundhog Warm-Up

DARLINGTON, SC-- Heavy showers on Friday morning cancelled testing sessions for the third day of The Majesty Homes Groundhog Warm-Up. Early weather reports indicate that conditions will be favorable for the race tommorrow. Troy Critchley proved to be the quickest entry on the grounds as he pushed Johnny Rocca’s “Tin Indian” 1933 Willys to a 6.395/217.54. John Montecalvo of Center Moriches, N.Y. was the quickest of the Pro Stock entries as he hammered out a 6.650/207.46 in his Citgo-sponsored, Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Jim Yates paced the NHRA Pro Stock contingent with a 6.910/197.88. Jamey Emery was the quickest and fastest Top Fuel Harley on the grounds with a 7.323/186.02.

Final testing bests:

Pro Stock John Montecalvo-- 6.650/207.46 (4.296 1/8) Ron Miller-- 6.667/207.18 (4.310 1/8) Steve Speiss--6.689/206.42 (4.317 1/8) Chris Holbrook-- 6.698/206.70 (4.331 1/8) Tom Lee-- 6.705/206.70 (4.339 1/8) Stewart Evans-- 6.712/204.17 (4.332 1/8) Dwayne Rice-- 6.738/204.03-- 4.342 1/8 mile Floyd Cheek-- 6.896/163.36 (4.315 1/8) Jeremy Bevins-- 8.43/117.41

Pro Modified Troy Critchley-- 6.395/217.54 (4.159 1/8) Steve Vick-- 6.485/213.21 (4.206 1/8) Ed Hoover-- 6.496/215.25 (4.239 1/8) Mike Castellana-- 6.528/212.11 (4.237 1/8) Carl Moyer-- 6.559/210.32 (4.259 1/8) Ronnie Hood-- 6.636/209.83 (4.321 1/8) Shannon Jenkins-- 6.662/164.77 (4.177 1/8) Paul Rocco-- 6.815/196.50 (4.380 1/8) Steve Cossis-- Broke

500-inch Pro Stock Jim Yates-- 6.910/197.88 (4.436 1/8) Richie Stevens-- 6.920/ 196.42 (4.434 1/8) Tom Martino-- 6.964/196.07 (4.463 1/8) Robert Patrick-- 6.981/196.33 (4.487 1/8) Mike Thomas-- Shut-off Shawn Collins-- Shut-Off

Top Fuel Harley-Davidson Jamie Emery-- 7.323/186.02 (4.784 1/8) Bob Malloy-- BROKE

The Majesty Homes Groundhog Warm-Up will continue with an open race on Saturday. There will be a 16 car field for both the Pro Modifieds and Pro Stocks. Any other cars that wish to test are welcomed to do so at a $200 per day fee. Qualifying for this race will begin with sessions on Saturday at 10 AM and at Noon. Eliminations are scheduled to begin at 1:30 PM. Spectators are encouraged to attend on Saturday and the admission will be $10 per person.

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Series Drag
Drivers Johnny Rocca , Mike Thomas , Robert Patrick , Ronnie Hood , Dwayne Rice , John Montecalvo , Ed Hoover , Shannon Jenkins , Tom Martino , Troy Critchley