Pomona II: Craig Treble Saturday summary

Treble qualifies no. 1 at NHRA finals. Pomona CA -- Saturday Pit Report: For the second time in as many races, Craig Treble has qualified the Matco Tools / Nitro Fish Suzuki in the top spot on the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock Bike ladder. Craig ...

Treble qualifies no. 1 at NHRA finals.

Pomona CA -- Saturday Pit Report: For the second time in as many races, Craig Treble has qualified the Matco Tools / Nitro Fish Suzuki in the top spot on the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock Bike ladder.

Craig Treble lead qualifying at the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway after Thursday qualifying, running a 7.119 at 181.91 mph, then was bumped on Friday by Geno Scali with a new track record elapsed time, a 7.097 at 189.02 mph.

Not to be outdone, the Matco Tools / Nitro Fish team took control of the top spot again with their own track record, a 7.075 at 192.47 mph in the Saturday morning Qualifying session. "This bike rocks. It's old, but it works so well it's amazing." Said Treble about his borrowed Vance & Hines Suzuki.

With qualifying completed, the focus is now on Sunday morning eliminations. "We're going to approach this race a little differently than we normally do. It's more of a chess game this week than usual because of where we are with our motors, and the need to secure and hold lane choice, it's critical here in Pomona."

"We have spent quite a bit of time planning a strategy for Sundays race. There are specific steps we need to take at specific times today to hopefully get the Matco Tools / Nitro Fish back in the winner's circle."

-ctr-

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Series NHRA
Drivers Craig Treble , Geno Scali