PAC: Fontana Friday qualifying summary

ALTA LOMA'S McCLANAHAN OPENS LUCAS OIL SERIES ATOP QUALIFYING FIELD AT AUTO CLUB DRAGWAY FONTANA, Calif. -- Alta Loma resident Brian McClanahan set the pace in Stock Eliminator in the opening day of qualifying for the NHRA Lucas...

ALTA LOMA'S McCLANAHAN OPENS LUCAS OIL SERIES ATOP QUALIFYING FIELD AT AUTO CLUB DRAGWAY

FONTANA, Calif. -- Alta Loma resident Brian McClanahan set the pace in Stock Eliminator in the opening day of qualifying for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Auto Club Dragway. Wheeling his '02 Pontiac to the top of the field, McClanahan is one of a host of local drivers in competition this weekend.

In Comp Eliminator, J.D. Zinke of Chico, Calif., is the No. 1 qualifier while former national Super Stock champion Jimmy DeFrank of Chatsworth, Calif., at the top of his class. Robert Broguiere, Wildomar, Calif., is the best qualifier in Top Sportsman and Taylorsville, Utah's Ron Gledhill heads up Top Dragster.

Racing continues Saturday and Sunday at Auto Club Dragway. Gates open at 7 a.m. both days. Qualifying and time trials resume at 8 a.m. Saturday. Top Dragster, Comp Eliminator and Top Sportsman will qualify beginning at 10:30 a.m. Eliminations are slated for Sunday at 8 a.m.

            Tickets for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Auto
Club Dragway are $25 Saturday and $25 Sunday.  A two-day spectator ticket
is $45.  Children 12 and under are admitted free with a paid adult.

Auto Club Dragway is located on the grounds of Auto Club Speedway, 9300 Cherry Ave., Fontana. For more information call the track, (909) 429-5060, or visit www.AutoClubSpeedway.com/dragway.

The following are Friday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Auto Club Dragway:

COMP ELIMINATOR
1) J.D. Zink, Chico, Calif., dragster, A/ND, 6.905 seconds, -0.595 (under index)
2) Dean Carter, Glendale, Ariz., dragster, B/ND, 7.077, -0.593
3) Dan Fletcher, Churchville, N.Y., '07 Cobalt, C/EA, 8.168, -0.552
4) Mike Chrisman, Lake Forest, Calif., dragster, A/ND, 6.965, -0.535
5) Jim Cowan, Dewey, Ariz., '08 Cobalt, I/AA, 8.256, -0.534
6) John Edwards, Claremont, Calif., '99 Neon, C/AA, 7.532, -0.488
7) Tom Huggins, Santa Paula, Calif., '06 GTO, B/A, 7.179, -0.471
8) Doug Lambeck, Corona Del Mar, Calif., '06 Sunfire, D/SMA, 8.563, -0.457
9) Ross Wilson, Alta Loma, Calif., '05 Sunfire, C/SMA, 8.406, -0.454
10) Skip Dunn, Orem, Utah, '02 Grand Am, B/AA, 7.188, -0.452

SUPER STOCK
1) Jimmy DeFrank, Chatsworth, Calif., '08 Cobalt, SS/BS, 8.892 seconds, -1.158 (under index)
2) Kip Martin, Phoenix, '64 Mustang, SS/L, 10.404, -1.146
3) Tibor Kadar, Peoria, Ariz., '02 Camaro, SS/BX, 9.706, -1.144
4) Fred Moreno, La Verne, Calif., '69 Mustang, SS/GA, 9.821, -1.029
5) Dave Raybourn, Modesto, Calif., '68 Barracuda, SS/AH, 8.809, -0.991
6) John Borden, Redlands, Calif., '66 Nova, SS/HA, 9.942, -0.958
7) Jerry Jenkins, Ripon, Calif., '68 Barracuda, SS/AH, 8.852, -0.948
8) Rick Houser, Pasadena, Calif., '68 Barracuda, GT/BA, 9.604, -0.946
9) Darren Smith, Palmdale, Calif., '68 Dart, SS/EA, 9.708, -0.942
10) Bob Fordyce, Vista, Calif., '91 Calais, GT/CA, 9.780, -0.920

STOCK ELIMINATOR
1) Brian McClanahan, Alta Loma, Calif., '02 Pontiac, A/SA, 10.139 seconds, -1.161 (under index)
2) Don Forester, Riverside, Calif., '80 Delta 88, M/SA, 12.048, -1.102
3) Bryan Phillips, Alta Loma, Calif., '67 Firebird, E/SA, 10.905, -1.095
4) Harry Doolittle, Wickenberg, Ariz., '02 Firebird, N/SA, 12.230, -1.070
5) Jim Meador, Yorba Linda, Calif., '67 Camaro, D/SA, 10.795, -1.055
6) Andy Durham, Chino, Calif., '70 Camaro, B/SA, 10.519, -1.031
7) Carl Battis, Huntington Beach, Calif., '69 Camaro, B/SA, 10.542, -1.008
8) John Schloe, Garden Grove, Calif., '69 Firebird, D/SA, 10.867, -0.983
9) Rick Kagawa, Huntington Beach, Calif., '70 Chevelle, C/SA, 10.740, -0.960
10) Tibor Kadar, Peoria, Ariz., '77 Firebird, L/SA, 12.040, -0.960

TOP SPORTSMAN
1) Robert Broguiere, Wildomar, Calif., '06 GTO, 7.008 seconds, 198.38 mph
2) Gary Ross, Trabuco, Calif., '05 Grand Am, 7.066, 195.62
3) Joe Roubicek, Westlake Village, Calif., '63 Corvette, 7.167, 191.97
4) Chip Rumis, Ramona, Calif., '07 Cobalt, 7.171, 194.83
5) Brad Wagner, Henderson, Nev., '97 Cutlass, 7.280, 191.00
6) Ron Weems, Riverside, Calif., '05 Gran Am, 7.285, 190.46
7) Val Torres Jr., Valinda, Calif., '07 Cobalt, 7.302, 189.68
8) Wayne Silvia, Upland, Calif., '04 Cavalier, 7.311, 183.97
9) Ted Carli, Temecula, Calif., '05 Cavilier, 7.380, 190.67
10) Billy Cremo, Palmdale, Calif., '56 Belair, 7.403, 184.65

TOP DRAGSTER
1) Derik Milanesio, Strathmore, Calif., dragster, 6.428 seconds, 212.16 mph
2) Denny Hills, Gilbert, Ariz., dragster, 6.486, 213.20
3) Paul Gladden, Tracy, Calif., dragster, 6.736, 201.40
4) Joe Roubicek, Westlake Village, Calif., dragster, 6.798, 198.64
5) Chip Rumis, Ramona, Calif., dragster, 6.807, 199.20
6) Del Cox Jr., Downey, Calif., dragster, 6.868, 191.67
7) Jimmy Johnson, Santa Rose, Calif., dragster, 6.892, 200.44
8) Carolyn Hills, Gilbert, Ariz., dragster, 6.950, 195.28
9) Will Boxold, Orangevale, Calif., dragster, 6.972, 193.90
10) Stewart Koch, Mountain View, Calif., dragster, 7.046, 193.49

SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE
1) Ron Gledhill, Taylorsville, Utah, '07 Suzuki, SMC, 0.011 seconds reaction time
2) Sean Conner, Boulder City, Nev., '06 H-D, SMC, 0.015
3) Pete Miclette, Garberville, Calif., '97 Suzuki, SMC, 0.015
4) Tom Medlin, La Mirada, Calif., '86 Suzuki, SMC, 0.018
5) Aaron Pine, La Mirada, Calif., '91 GSX-R, SMC, 0.024
6) Rick Newport, West Valley, Utah, '95 Suzuki, SMC, 0.029
7) Tom Lannie, Tucson, Ariz., '83 Suzuki, SMC, 0.031
8) Lonnie Woodruff, Boutiful, Utah, '02 Kawasaki, SMC, 0.038
9) Ray Rains Jr., Garden Grove, Calif., '96 GSX-R, SMC, 0.041
10) Gary Moreno, La Verne, Calif., '06 H-D, SMC, 0.043-30-

-credit: nhra

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