Gainesville: Tom Hammonds Friday notes

TEAM HAMMONDS FINISHES FIRST QUALIFYING DAY AT GATORNATIONALS IN 17th PLACE (GAINESVILLE, Fla., Mar. 13, 2009) - - Team Hammonds finished the first day of qualifying at the NHRA Gatornationals in 17th place. The first qualifying run Team ...

TEAM HAMMONDS FINISHES FIRST QUALIFYING DAY AT GATORNATIONALS IN 17th PLACE

(GAINESVILLE, Fla., Mar. 13, 2009) - - Team Hammonds finished the first day of qualifying at the NHRA Gatornationals in 17th place.

The first qualifying run Team Hammonds faced Larry Morgan (6.627 sec./208.01 mph) running an elapsed time of 6.682 seconds at 207.15 mph to occupy the 15th slot in the 24-car field. He improved against V. Gaines (6.710 sec./206.13 mph) in the second qualifying round recording an e.t of 6.676 seconds at 206.73 mph to finish in 17th place.

The team knows that today's stats were not enough to carry over for tomorrow's qualifying sessions. In keeping with their strategy of improving for each qualifying round, Team Hammonds is confident tomorrow they will be able to do what they need to do to qualify for elimination Sunday. They will continue to work on set-ups to showcase their power and move them into the qualifying field.

Racing will resume tomorrow with qualifying rounds three and four at the Gainesville Raceway.

-credit: th

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Drivers Larry Morgan , Tom Hammonds