Millington: Skoal Racing Saturday summary

Capps sixth, Johnson 10th at Mid-South Nationals. MILLIINGTON, Tenn., Sept. 21 -- Ron Capps had the second-quickest elapsed timed during Saturday's qualifying for Sunday's O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals and he'll square off against Dale Creasy Jr.

Capps sixth, Johnson 10th at Mid-South Nationals.

MILLIINGTON, Tenn., Sept. 21 -- Ron Capps had the second-quickest elapsed timed during Saturday's qualifying for Sunday's O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals and he'll square off against Dale Creasy Jr. in the opening round.

Tommy Johnson Jr., Capps' Skoal Racing teammate wound up 10th and meets Johnny Gray at Memphis Motorsports Park.

Capps' Green Skoal Racing Camaro was timed in 4.958 seconds at 300.93 mph to earn the No. 6 position. It appeared Capps was on another good run in his second attempt when the engine quit about 1100 feet. Creasy was the No. 11 qualifier at 5.053 seconds. Creasy beat Capps in their only 2002 match and they are 3-3 overall.

Johnson's best of 5.034 at 301.87 mph came on his last run and followed a 5.125 earlier in the day. Gray's the No. 7 qualifier at 4.971. Johnson defeated Gray at Indianapolis earlier this month and has is 2-1 in their three meetings.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Ron Capps , Dale Creasy Jr. , Johnny Gray , Tommy Johnson Jr.