Holley Nationals final qualifying

Lefter, Swinarski remain on top in Holley Nationals qualifying LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- T.J. Lefter remained in the top qualifying position in the API/Spitzer Quick-8 Top Dragster category after Saturday's final round of time trials for the...

Lefter, Swinarski remain on top in Holley Nationals qualifying LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- T.J. Lefter remained in the top qualifying position in the API/Spitzer Quick-8 Top Dragster category after Saturday's final round of time trials for the 2nd annual Holley Nationals at the Ohio Valley Raceway. The race is the fifth of nine national events on the IHRA Snap-on Tools Championship Drag Racing Series. Lefter, of Indianapolis, covered the 1/8-mile facility in 4.204 seconds at 166.85 miles per hour. In other qualifying, Jeff Schefus of Waukesha, Wisc. remained on top in Top Dragster, with a 4.423, 156.98 effort. Mike Swinarski of Hamburg, N.Y. was the quickest in Top Sportsman competition, driving his 1968 Camaro to a run of 4.413, 167.87. Other top qualifiers include: Mike Farrell, Louisville, Ky. (Modified); Mary Ann Jackson, Mansfield, Ohio (Quick Rod); Rusty Cook, Cynthiana, Ky. (Super Rod); Billy Smith, Cynthiana, Ky. (Hot Rod); Dale Anderson, Duluth, Ga. (Super Stock); and Jonathan Tarrance, Bremen, Ky. (Stock). Over 600 cars are entered in the most prestigous event for IHRA sportsman category racers. Final eliminations will begin Sunday at noon.

Holley Nationals final qualifying results LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Final professional qualifying order for Sunday's 2nd annual Holley Nationals at the Ohio Valley Raceway. The race is the fifth national event on the nine race IHRA Snap-on Tools Championship Drag Racing Series. Following are top-10 qualifiers from each category, with name, hometown, elapsed time and speed included. API/Spitzer Quick-8 Top Dragster: 1. T.J. Lefter, Indianapolis, 4.204 seconds, 166.85 miles per hour; 2. Kevin Hamstra, Demotte, Ind., 4.227, 166.66; 3. Dave Price, Norwalk, Ohio, 4.266, 169.52; 4. Ed Lyons, Wayne, Mich., 4.312, 168.66; 5. Scott Chamness, Bourbonnaise, Ill, 4.338, 165.44; 6. Jim Fudge, Leesburg, Fla., 4.353, 166.51; 7. Bruce Litton, Indianapolis, 4.374, 162.33; 8. Eddie Lykins, Fairborn, Ohio, 4.469, 155.62. Top Dragster: 1. Jeff Schefus, Waukesha, Wisc., 4.423, 156.98; 2. Richard Pack, W. Carrollton, Ohio, 4.465, 159.77; 3. Tom Callahan, Middletown, Ohio, 4.472, 159.15; 4. Tim Decoff, New Haven, Vt., 4.473, 158.47; 5. Mac Sherrill, Shefield Lake, Ohio, 4.478, 161.63; 6. Jerry Decker, Louisville, Ky., 4.499, 162.42; 7. Karen Haddock, Shallotte, N.C., 4.503, 153.71; 8. Mendal Watts, Shallotte, N.C., 4.504, 156.49; 9. Chuck Hofer, South Bend, Ind., 4.508, 157.50; 10. Kent Massey, Flintstone, Ga., 4.512, 155.09. Top Sportsman: 1. Mike Swinarski, Hamburg, N.Y., 4.413, 167.87; 2. Kenny O'Dell, S. Sioux City, Neb., 4.429, 162.77; 3. Kenny Rucker, Pond Gap, W.Va., 4.510, 161.05; 4. Bob Mandell, Colleoka, Tenn., 4.542, 158.67; 5. Kevin O'Dell, S. Sioux City, Neb., 4.568, 154.58; 6. Dan Seamon Jr., Bellevue, Ohio, 4.609, 156.41; 7. Brian Daniels, Jackson, Ohio, 4.613, 165.16; 8. L.E. Norwood, Charlotte, N.C., 4.658, 155.17; 9. Larry Niebrzydowski, Lake City, Mich., 4.681, 152.82; 10. Charles Harris, Whitsett, N.C., 4.702, 158.59. Modified: 1. Mike Farrell, Louisville, Ky., 4.858 seconds (-0.792 sec.); 2. Amy Glaser, Shepherdsville, Ky., 4.881 (-0.669); 3. Joey Tanksley, Baton Rouge, La., 4.947 (-0.603); 4. Tom Elliott, Brooks, Ky., 5.000 (-0.600); 5. Monty Bogan Jr., Jonesville, S.C., 5.607 (-0.593); 6. Bo Butner, Floyds Knobs, Ind., 5.617 (-0.583); 7. Jimbo Fields, Gallatin, Tenn., 5.632 (-0.568); 8. Joey Bohannon, Louisville, Ky., 5.037 (-0.563); 9. Dwayne Rice, Grove City, Ohio, 4.551 (-0.549); 10. Jim Smiley, Springfield, Tenn., 5.653 (- 0.547). Quick Rod (5.70 index): 1. Mary Ann Jackson, Mansfield, Ohio, 5.700; 2. Brian Lampton, Louisville, Ky., 5.701; 3. Mike Fuqua, Hendersonville, Tenn., 5.702; 4. Mark Hutson, Cottontown, Tenn., 5.702; 5. Terry Spurlock, Wilmington, Ohio, 5.702; 6. Dave Elrod, Harrod, Ohio, 5.703; 7. Kenny Martin, Chapel Hill, N.C., 5.704; 8. Matt Ratliff, Radcliff, Ky., 5.705; 9. Bennie Ulmer Jr., Orangeburg, S.C., 5.705; 10. Rusty Cook, Cynthiana, Ky., 5.706. Super Rod (6.40 index): 1. Rusty Cook, Cynthiana, Ky., 6.400 seconds; 2. Bubba Johnson, Goodlettsville, Tenn., 6.402; 3. Rodney Benson, Scott City, Mo.; 4. Tim McGuire, Oberlin, Ohio, 6.403; 5. David Gregory, Portland, Tenn., 6.403; 6. Eddie Holbrook, Eastern, Ky., 6.405; 7. Fred Nolen, Bucyrus, Ohio, 6.405; 8. Tim Hawkins, Stamping Ground, Ky., 6.406; 9. Zandall Mills, Georgetown, Ky., 6.406; 10. Steve Furr, Harrisburg, N.C., 6.407. Hot Rod (7.00 index): 1. Billy Smith, Cynthiana, Ky., 7.000 seconds; 2. Charlie Taylor, Louisville, Ky., 7.000; 3. Richard Spradlin, Vanlue, Ohio, 7.002; 4. Brother Henson, Oxford, Ala., 7.003; 5. Kenny Myers, Clemmons, N.C., 7.006; 6. Danny Waters Jr., LaGrange, N.C., 7.006; 7. Glenn Zarecor, Atoka, Tenn., 7.007; 8. John Burns Jr., Columbus, Ohio, 7.008; 9. Tim Baldridge, Russell, Ky., 7.008; 10. Mike Clark, Elizabethtown, Ky., 7.009. Super Stock: 1. Dale Anderson, Duluth, Ga., 7.139 seconds (-0.811 sec.) ; 2. Tim Worner, Duncannon, Pa., 6.863 (-0.787); 3. Roger Keeling, Scott Depot, W.Va., 6.471 (-0.729); 4. Greg Smith, Russell Springs, Ky., 6.691 (-0.709); 5. Steve Koch, Mt. Washington, Ky., 6.995 (-0.705); 6. Alan Coffman, Mauckport, Ind., 6.452 (-0.698); 7. Donnie Moore Jr., Durham, N.C., 6.440 (-0.660); 8. Steve Belanger, Louisville, Ky., 7.499 (-0.651); 9. Rodney Maiden, Jeffersonville, Ind., 6.456 (-0.644); 10. A.H. Adkins, Ravenswood, W.Va., 6.173 (-0.627). Stock:1. Jonathan Tarrance, Bremen, Ky., 9.266 seconds (-1.134 sec.); 2. Billy Robbins, Byrdstown, Tenn. 7.546 (-1.104); 3. Lyn Smith, Pontiac, Ill., 7.737 (-0.963); 4. John Lovins, Riverside, Ohio, 8.342 (-0.858); 5. Don Hayward, W. Chester, Ohio, 8.490 (-0.760); 6. Paul Crowe, Winchester, Ky., 7.650 (- 0.750); 7. Carl Gouldin, Williamsport, Tenn., 7.363 (-0.737); 8. Dave Walther, Lanesville, Ind., 7.293 (- 0.707); 9. Mike McGinley, Lebanon, Ind., 7.613 (-0.687); 10. John Keihn, Muncie, Ind., 7.316 (-0.684).

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