Rockingham II: Carl Spiering Saturday summary

Carl Spiering's Eaton Road Warrior third in final Rockingham IHRA qualifying "WE'VE HAD SOME BAD LUCK THIS SEASON AND WE ALL WANT TO FINISH THINGS OFF WITH A WIN." ROCKINGHAM, North Carolina (October 21, 2006) -- Carl Spiering secured third ...

Carl Spiering's Eaton Road Warrior third in final Rockingham IHRA qualifying

"WE'VE HAD SOME BAD LUCK THIS SEASON AND WE ALL WANT TO FINISH THINGS OFF WITH A WIN."

ROCKINGHAM, North Carolina (October 21, 2006) -- Carl Spiering secured third position in the Eaton Electrical Supercharged Pro Modified Chevrolet Camaro during the final qualifying sessions in Rockingham, North Carolina.

"We made three solid qualifying runs in the Eaton Road Warrior this weekend," said Carl Spiering. "In the first lap of qualifying on Friday we ran 6.084-seconds at 234.00 mph. That was pretty stout, but then we backed it up today with 6.047-second 235.97-mph pass in the second qualifier and then we ripped a 6.036 seconds at 232.99-mph on the final run of qualifying."

The Carl Spiering Motorsports entry will face number eleven qualifier Eddie Ware from Marietta, GA and his 1967 Camaro in the first round of the final eliminations on Sunday starting at 11:00 a.m. EST.

"I'm proud of my team, the guys have worked hard all year and never gave up," added Spiering, the 41-year old driver from Jordan Station, Ontario. "We've had some bad luck this season and we all want to finish things off with a win."

The Universal Technical Institute World Finals, International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) eMax Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series is taking place at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, North Carolina.

-credit: cpm

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