Storms postpone first day of qualifying in Charlotte's Four-Wide Nationals

Only the Pro Stock Motorcycle riders were able to complete their session.

CONCORD, N.C. — Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to postpone qualifying for the fourth annual Dollar General NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Fueled by Full Throttle at zMAX Dragway until Saturday at 12:15 p.m.

John Hall
John Hall

Photo by: Michael C. Johnson

One qualifying session of racing was completed in Pro Stock Motorcycle, while 10 cars were able to make runs in Pro Stock before rain showers moved into the area Friday afternoon.

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, featured at this event for the first time since 2010, John Hall took the No. 1 spot with a time of 6.930 seconds on the Matt Smith Racing Buell. In Pro Stock, Shane Gray was quickest of the 10 cars that ran before the rain fell.

Gates will open at 8 a.m. Qualifying rounds are set for Saturday at 12:15 p.m. and 4 p.m. for Sunday's final eliminations.


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Series NHRA
Drivers John Hall , Matthew Smith , Shane Gray
Article type Qualifying report
Tags charlotte, four-wide nationals, nhra, zmax dragway