Englishtown: Jason Line Saturday summary

Line qualifies fifth, part of quickest Pro Stock field in NHRA history ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 17, 2006) -- Jason Line drove his KB Racing LLC/Summit Racing Equipment Pro Stock Pontiac GTO to the fifth spot on the final qualifying ladder for...

Line qualifies fifth, part of quickest Pro Stock field in NHRA history

ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 17, 2006) -- Jason Line drove his KB Racing LLC/Summit Racing Equipment Pro Stock Pontiac GTO to the fifth spot on the final qualifying ladder for the 37th annual NHRA K&N Filters Supernationals.

From the No. 1 elapsed time of Allen Johnson, a 6.645-second track record run, to the bump spot, a 6.686 second pass, held by Mark Pawuk, Line becomes part of the quickest field in the NHRA history books. Also, Jim Yates, in a Pontiac GTO, set a track record speed of 208.17 mph during qualifying.

Line's best of four qualifying passes over the Old Bridge Township Raceway Park quarter-mile was a 6.663 second run at 207.85 mph in the Saturday morning session.

Entering eliminations tomorrow, Line is third in the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock point standings. When he pulls to the starting line for the first round he will square off against Greg Stanfield. Stanfield qualified No. 12 with a pass of 6.675 seconds.

Line then begins his quest for the K&N Filters Supernationals Pro Stock title on Sunday, June 18, with eliminations for all classes beginning at 11 a.m. All times are local Englishtown, N.J. time (ET) and subject to change at anytime.

ESPN2 will air same-day television coverage of eliminations for 37th annual K&N Filters Supernationals from 4-7 p.m. (Sunday, June 18). The elimination show repeats early Tuesday morning (June 20) from 2-4 a.m. Also, tune in to NHRA2Day on ESPN2, the weekly show that gives you the latest information about the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. NHRA2Day can be seen on Sunday morning, June 18, from 11:30 a.m. - 12 noon. Television times are Eastern Time (ET) and subject to change at anytime. Check local listings.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Mark Pawuk , Greg Stanfield , Allen Johnson , Jason Line