Richmond FMD Qualifying

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Thursday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Virgina Nationals by Joe & Stephen Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Thursday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Virgina Nationals by Joe & Stephen Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 34 SHAWN BOWEN 0.479 5.829 236.71 TAD 22 MICHAEL GUNDERSON 0.453 5.720 243.17 Good runs by both cars - track looks nice for the first two cars! TAD 1357 JEANIE BOOZ 0.450 14.974 47.89 TAD 122 ARTHUR GALLANT 0.652 6.018 209.10 Booz banged it big shortly off the line and shut it down. Nice run by Gallant. TAD 242 CANDY LEBOR 0.516 5.916 234.25 TAD 1737 MICHAEL BARTONE 0.486 5.657 246.03 Michael got a bit out of shape but puts it in the #1 spot. Nice run by both cars. single TAD 10 0.487 7.188 98.59 Boyd was on a single in a new car, crossed the center line and hit the wall. Ugly wreck - word is he's ok. TAD 11 CLIFF BOZZELLI 0.558 5.978 181.89 TAD 199 DENNIS DRATH 0.478 5.651 245.83 Right lane hazes the tires but sticks it in the #1 for now, Bozzelli gets out of it at the end. TAD 4 RANDY PARKS 0.550 5.687 247.11* TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 0.503 5.725 238.34 Right lane moves to the center line and corrects for a decent run. Both cars make nice passes. TAD 1012 NED OTT 0.650 6.221 199.24 TAD 7 BILL REICHERT 0.549 5.828 238.09 Reichert has severe tire shake off the line. Ott gets out of shape at the end and backs off. TAD 227 DON FIORELLI 0.540 7.351 147.63 TAD 5 JAY PAYNE 0.501 5.584 247.38 AWESOME run by Payne! Fiorelli has tire shake and backs out of it. Payne moves to #1 by a bunch. TAD 124 JOHN SPEELMAN 0.437 16.660 42.55 TAD 1301 DOUGLAS FOLEY 0.682 10.776 66.39 Speelman blows it up at 330', Foley hazes the tires at half track. First bad passes this round. TAD 7106 JEREMY TORSTVEIT 0.563 5.725 246.03* single The Doc is all over the track, but still makes a decent pass and makes the #6 spot for now. TAD 110 RICH McPHILLIPS 0.597 9.999 N/A * single Rich blows the tires off of it right at the line and it goes about 5' before he shuts it off.

Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 1, Thursday 1997 NHRA Virgina Nationals by Joe & Stephen Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 JAY PAYNE TAD 5 5.584 247.38 Thu1 2 DENNIS DRATH TAD 199 5.651 245.83 Thu1 3 MICHAEL BARTONE TAD 1737 5.657 246.03 Thu1 4 RANDY PARKS TAD 4 5.687 247.11 Thu1 5 MICHAEL GUNDERSON TAD 22 5.720 243.17 Thu1 6 JEREMY TORSTVEIT TAD 7106 5.725 246.03 Thu1 7 BILL McCORNACK TAD 25 5.725 238.34 Thu1 8 BILL REICHERT TAD 7 5.828 238.09 Thu1 9 SHAWN BOWEN TAD 34 5.829 236.71 Thu1 10 CANDY LEBOR TAD 242 5.916 234.25 Thu1 11 CLIFF BOZZELLI TAD 11 5.978 181.89 Thu1 12 ARTHUR GALLANT TAD 122 6.018 209.10 Thu1 13 NED OTT TAD 1012 6.221 199.24 Thu1 14 DON FIORELLI TAD 227 7.351 147.63 Thu1 15 DOUGLAS FOLEY TAD 1301 10.776 66.39 Thu1 16 JEANIE BOOZ TAD 1357 14.974 47.89 Thu1 17 JOHN SPEELMAN TAD 124 16.660 42.55 Thu1 18 RICHARD BOYD TAD 10 0.000 DQ

Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Virgina Nationals by Joe & Stephen Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 199 DENNIS DRATH 0.484 5.660 244.10* TAD 1012 NED OTT 0.489 6.250 174.68 Drath makes a great pass and keeps the 2nd spot for now. Ott shakes 'em loose and pedals it. TAD 1737 MICHAEL BARTONE 0.482 5.665 242.19* TAD 242 CANDY LEBOR 0.444 6.052 238.22 Bartone makes a clean pass, Lebor is all over the track. TAD 7 BILL REICHERT 0.565 5.771 240.00 TAD 110 RICH McPHILLIPS 0.541 5.733 246.10 Nice runs by both cars. McPhillips goes from not in the show to #8. TAD 22 MICHAEL GUNDERSON 0.426 N/A N/A TAD 11 CLIFF BOZZELLI 0.463 5.731 239.68 Bozzelli makes a nice run and gets to #8, Gunderson has a pops it right off the line and coasts to end. TAD 122 ARTHUR GALLANT 0.846 6.190 207.99* TAD 227 DON FIORELLI 0.541 6.437 208.91 Gallant has to back out of it, conservative runs by both cars. TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 0.497 5.815 244.96* TAD 34 SHAWN BOWEN 0.437 5.851 238.72 Great runs by both cars - the track seems to be getting better, but there's a big headwind. TAD 5 JAY PAYNE 0.509 5.520 254.30* TAD 1357 JEANIE BOOZ 0.790 N/A N/A Huge blast by Payne to keep the #1 spot, Booz hazes the tires off the line and coasts to the end. TAD 404 GREGORY ROBERTS 0.501 6.217 237.34* TAD 124 JOHN SPEELMAN 0.488 6.313 232.43 Nice clean runs by both cars. . single TAD 7106 JEREMY TORSTVEIT 0.584 5.609 250.76 The Doc makes a real nice pass to take the #2 spot. . single TAD 4 RANDY PARKS 0.546 5.592 250.97 Parks takes the #2 spot with a pass that has the front wheels in the air to 330'

Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday 1997 NHRA Virgina Nationals by Joe & Stephen Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 JAY PAYNE TAD 5 5.520 254.30 Fri1 2 RANDY PARKS TAD 4 5.592 250.97 Fri1 3 JEREMY TORSTVEIT TAD 7106 5.609 250.76 Fri1 4 DENNIS DRATH TAD 199 5.651 245.83 Thu1 5 MICHAEL BARTONE TAD 1737 5.657 246.03 Thu1 6 MICHAEL GUNDERSON TAD 22 5.720 243.17 Thu1 7 BILL McCORNACK TAD 25 5.725 238.34 Thu1 8 CLIFF BOZZELLI TAD 11 5.731 239.68 Fri1 9 RICH McPHILLIPS TAD 110 5.733 246.10 Fri1 10 BILL REICHERT TAD 7 5.771 240.00 Fri1 11 SHAWN BOWEN TAD 34 5.829 236.71 Thu1 12 CANDY LEBOR TAD 242 5.916 234.25 Thu1 13 ARTHUR GALLANT TAD 122 6.018 209.10 Thu1 14 GREGORY ROBERTS TAD 404 6.217 237.34 Fri1 15 NED OTT TAD 1012 6.221 199.24 Thu1 16 JOHN SPEELMAN TAD 124 6.313 232.43 Fri1 17 DON FIORELLI TAD 227 6.437 208.91 Fri1 18 DOUGLAS FOLEY TAD 1301 10.776 66.39 Thu1 19 JEANIE BOOZ TAD 1357 14.974 47.89 Thu1

Friday-Session 2 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Virgina Nationals by Joe & Stephen Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 11 CLIFF BOZZELLI 0.521 5.719 241.80 TAD 5 JAY PAYNE 0.488 5.604 253.02 Nice runs by both cars. Bozzelli moves to #6 for now. . TAD 227 DON FIORELLI 0.582 6.215 213.06 TAD 1737 MICHAEL BARTONE 0.425 5.706 243.57 Fiorelli sticks the car in the show, Bartone doesn't improve on a nice run. TAD 34 SHAWN BOWEN 0.533 5.844 236.03* TAD 122 ARTHUR GALLANT 0.861 5.900 225.45 Gallant moves to #12, Bowen doesn't improve, but his car is real consistent. TAD 7106 JEREMY TORSTVEIT 0.621 5.547 252.73* TAD 7 BILL REICHERT 0.445 5.711 243.83 Doc moves to #2 and Reichert to #6 in a GREAT drag race! The track is getting better. TAD 4 RANDY PARKS 0.477 5.580 252.10* TAD 404 GREG ROBERTS 0.532 6.167 241.41 . . TAD 124 JOHN SPEELMAN 0.502 N/A N/A TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 0.648 5.770 246.77 Speelman nearly puts into the left wall when the car gets loose, good driving. McCornack makes a nice pass. TAD 1357 JEANIE BOOZ 0.461 5.986 232.97* single Booz goes to #14 on a real straight pass. Not fast, but clean. TAD 242 CANDY LEBOR 1.319 6.019 238.60* single Candy sleeps at the light - the start of a less than stellar run. She doesn't improve. TAD 1012 NED OTT 0.496 6.092 221.62* single Ott moves from #17 to in the show at #15. The car smokes all the way down the track.

Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday 1997 NHRA Virgina Nationals by Joe & Stephen Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 JAY PAYNE TAD 5 5.520 254.30 Fri1 2 JEREMY TORSTVEIT TAD 7106 5.547 252.73 Fri2 3 RANDY PARKS TAD 4 5.580 252.10 Fri2 4 DENNIS DRATH TAD 199 5.651 245.83 Thu1 5 MICHAEL BARTONE TAD 1737 5.657 246.03 Thu1 6 BILL REICHERT TAD 7 5.711 243.83 Fri2 7 CLIFF BOZZELLI TAD 11 5.719 241.80 Fri2 8 MICHAEL GUNDERSON TAD 22 5.720 243.17 Thu1 9 BILL McCORNACK TAD 25 5.725 238.34 Thu1 10 RICH McPHILLIPS TAD 110 5.733 246.10 Fri1 11 SHAWN BOWEN TAD 34 5.829 236.71 Thu1 12 CANDY LEBOR TAD 242 5.916 234.25 Thu1 13 JEANIE BOOZ TAD 1357 5.986 232.97 Fri2 14 ARTHUR GALLANT TAD 122 6.018 209.10 Fri2 15 NED OTT TAD 1012 6.092 221.62 Fri2 16 GREG ROBERTS TAD 404 6.167 241.41 Fri2 17 DON FIORELLI TAD 227 6.215 213.06 Fri2 18 JOHN SPEELMAN TAD 124 6.313 232.43 Fri1 19 DOUGLAS FOLEY TAD 1301 10.776 66.39 Thu1

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