ROMINE QUALIFIES 2ND AT CARQUEST NORTHERN NATIONALS STANTON, MI (JULY 31, 1999) -- The CARQUEST Top Fuel dragster with 2-time IHRA Top Fuel Champion Paul Romine qualified 2nd at the IHRA CARQUEST Northern Nationals presented by Prolong Super ...
ROMINE QUALIFIES 2ND AT CARQUEST NORTHERN NATIONALS
STANTON, MI (JULY 31, 1999) -- The CARQUEST Top Fuel dragster with 2-time IHRA Top Fuel Champion Paul Romine qualified 2nd at the IHRA CARQUEST Northern Nationals presented by Prolong Super Lubricants at the Mid-Michigan Motorplex in Stanton, Mich.
In the first qualifying session Saturday afternoon, Romine drove to a round best 4.863 at 303.03 mph. The second and final session of qualifying saw Romine overpower the track just before the 330-foot mark. Meanwhile Don Lampus set top time of qualifying with a 4.737 at 309.13.
In the opening round of final eliminations, set for Sunday at 12 noon, Romine will line up against 3-time World Champion Shirley Muldowney (#7 5.038/287.17). Romine is 3-0 against Muldowney in IHRA final eliminations competition.
Psn Driver Vehicle ET Speed 1 Paul Romine McKinney-BAE 4.863 303.03=20 2 Jim Bailey McKinney-KB 4.901 299.53=20 3 Don Lampus McKinney-TFX 4.903 299.60=20 4 Jack Ostrander Swindahl-TFX 5.016 276.24=20 5 Steve Smith McKinney-TFX 5.016 271.41=20 6 Wayne Bailey Gaddy-KB 5.123 278.35=20 7 Shirley Muldowney Swindahl-TFX 5.197 283.37=20 8 Bruce Litton Agan-TFX 5.238 264.03=20 --------- Not Qualified --------- 9 Bobby Lagana Jr Coburn-KB 6.557 143.73=20 10 Fred Farndon Swindahl-KB 7.080 190.81=20
ESPN2 will televise a 60-minute highlight show of the CARQUEST Northern Nationals presented by Prolong Super Lubricants, Sunday, Sept. 19th at 10 a.m. The show will be repeated Thursday, Sept. 23rd at 1 p.m. CARQUEST Corporation began 25 years ago with 100 auto parts stores. Today there are almost 4000 CARQUEST Auto Parts stores across North America. CARQUEST supplies the professional automotive service repair industry as well as do-it-yourselfers with replacement parts, tools and equipment. CARQUEST is committed to providing auto parts and services of the highest quality and greatest value to help people repair their cars. For the location of the CARQUEST Auto Parts store nearest you call 1-800-492-PART or visit WWW.CARQUEST.COM. More information concerning 2-time and reigning IHRA Top Fuel World Champion Paul Romine can be obtained at WWW.CARQUEST.COM/PAULROMINE.HTM