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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB

Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock              -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
PRO  422  CARLTON BEAL        0.566          7.807  134.36  
PRO  420  CARLTON BEAL, JR.   0.481          7.329  178.00  
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PRO  449  TIM JOST            0.560         10.217   90.03  
PRO   13  BRAD KLEIN          0.492          7.184  191.77  
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PRO  323  JEFF WICK           0.609         21.488   83.89  
PRO  353  LEWIS WORDEN        0.524          7.769  163.87  
   Jeff shut it off right after the launch.                 
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PRO  401  DAVID NICKENS       0.593          7.158  193.05* 
PRO  255  DANNY COFFMAN       0.516          7.316  164.47  
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PRO  412  ARTURO DELGADO      0.521          7.215  192.55  
PRO  270  ALLEN JOHNSON       0.495          7.175  191.89  
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PRO   12  DESTER CAMBRON      0.502          7.166  192.18  
PRO   11  SCOTT GEOFFRION     0.507          7.124  192.84  
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PRO  211  GRANT LEWIS         0.516          7.110  192.96* 
PRO  387  MARK PAWUK          0.562          7.096  193.75  
   They're starting to get a little quicker...              
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PRO    8  TOM MARTINO         0.573          7.117  192.96* 
PRO   24  TROY COUGHLIN       1.059          9.989   91.92  
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PRO  358  LARRY NANCE         0.455          7.114  193.75* 
PRO  244  MARK OSBORNE        1.152          7.064  194.51  
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PRO   50  BRUCE ALLEN         0.521          7.102  193.92  
PRO  357  LARRY MORGAN        0.459          7.132  192.88  
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PRO  124  FRANK IACONIO       0.469          7.143  193.17  
PRO  247  MIKE BELL           0.428          7.086  194.09  
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PRO    2  WARREN JOHNSON      0.467          7.110  195.18  
PRO    6  STEVE SCHMIDT       0.369          7.097  194.17  
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PRO  709  GEORGE MARNELL      0.551          7.129  192.51* 
PRO  398  DARRELL ALDERMAN    0.455          7.410  165.74  
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PRO    1  JIM YATES           0.496          7.094  192.63* 
PRO    3  MIKE EDWARDS        0.471          7.175  192.63  
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PRO  368  RAY FRANKS          0.531          7.165  192.80  
PRO  207  MIKE THOMAS         0.534          7.107  193.92  
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PRO    4  KURT JOHNSON        0.474          7.072  194.88* 
PRO  351  RON KRISHER         0.506         10.039   92.03  
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PRO   55  VIERE GAINES        0.614          8.278  116.70* 
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   Viere went very close to the center line at half track.  
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Friday-Session 2 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.437 7.096 191.69* PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 0.622 7.108 193.21 . . PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.509 7.082 193.42* PRO 412 ARTURO DELGADO 0.598 7.205 192.10 . . PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.589 7.105 193.59 PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 0.538 7.149 192.02 . . PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 0.486 7.715 138.24 PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 0.594 7.119 192.84 Troy got loose at about 900'. . PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.585 7.026 195.43* PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.537 9.248 98.76 A strong run for Mark, running a Mike Thomas engine. . PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.435 7.086 194.25* PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 0.491 7.125 193.84 . . PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.408 7.057 194.55* PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.450 7.067 194.34 Good runs by both cars. . PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.468 8.425 111.52 PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 0.535 7.111 193.09 . . PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN N/A N/A * PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON N/A N/A 1st Darrell, then WJ were waved off the line. They backed them both up, still in the staging lanes area PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.491 7.096 193.50* PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.483 7.124 193.17 . . PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.512 10.612 84.86 PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.634 7.051 194.13 Mike crossed the center line, taking out the 330' cone. . PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.380 7.094 194.46* PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.486 7.104 193.13 . . PRO 420 CARLTON BEAL, JR. 0.491 7.125 193.46 PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.479 7.058 195.01 . . PRO 13 BRAD KLEIN 0.503 7.159 192.34 PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 0.511 7.105 193.92 . . PRO 353 LEWIS WORDEN 0.417 7.188 193.05* PRO 422 CARLTON BEAL 0.549 7.170 191.77 . . PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.510 7.128 192.96* PRO 449 TIM JOST 0.533 7.248 187.53 . . single PRO 323 JEFF WICK 0.534 21.353 60.52 Jeff bogged down on the launch. . PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.423 10.162 84.16 PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.507 7.062 195.31 On their second try, both drivers stage, and make it down the track. Darrell bogged on the launch.

Saturday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 0.569 7.109 192.96 PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.519 7.100 193.79 . . PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.551 7.113 193.09 PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.456 7.094 193.63 . . PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 0.448 7.116 193.29 PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.454 7.093 193.88 . . PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.469 7.083 193.00* PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.497 7.097 193.88 . . PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 0.660 7.134 192.55 PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.451 7.152 192.92 . . PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.475 7.116 194.76* PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.470 7.130 191.73 . . PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.571 7.095 193.42 PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.545 7.085 193.34 . . PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.476 7.066 193.46* PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.468 7.086 193.88 . . PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.498 7.119 192.51* PRO 420 CARLTON BEAL, JR. 0.467 7.161 192.43 . . PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.474 7.063 194.30* PRO 13 BRAD KLEIN 0.528 7.182 191.61 . . PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 0.613 7.156 193.13* PRO 353 LEWIS WORDEN 0.651 7.204 191.36 . . PRO 422 CARLTON BEAL 1.074 7.210 191.24 PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.556 7.171 191.97 . . PRO 449 TIM JOST 0.601 7.261 189.39 PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.554 7.161 191.16 . . PRO 323 JEFF WICK N/A N/A PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.436 7.100 192.59 Jeff broke on the line. . PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 0.917 7.165 193.09 PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.484 7.071 193.71 . . PRO 412 ARTURO DELGADO 0.508 7.169 191.65* PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 0.544 7.134 193.21 . . PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 0.556 7.144 191.77* single . .

Saturday-Session 2 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 0.467 7.130 192.55* PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.468 7.142 192.34 Darrell doesn't make the cut. . PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.458 7.238 189.87 PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 0.558 7.128 192.26 . . PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.515 7.122 192.76 PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.450 7.118 193.09 . . PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.470 7.133 192.59* PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.525 7.102 192.38 . . PRO 420 CARLTON BEAL, JR. 0.491 7.184 191.69 PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.477 7.097 192.88 . . PRO 13 BRAD KLEIN 0.461 7.238 191.00* PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 0.697 8.481 117.46 Ray started drifting toward the wall at half track. . PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 0.571 7.184 190.67 PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.457 7.134 193.00 . . PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.640 7.168 191.32 PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 0.489 7.103 192.51 Viere moves up to the bubble. . PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.467 7.146 191.81* PRO 422 CARLTON BEAL 0.528 N/A N/A Carlton shut it off by the 60' mark. . PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.475 7.181 192.22* PRO 449 TIM JOST 0.636 7.471 186.29 . . PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 0.505 7.132 193.09* PRO 323 JEFF WICK 0.560 15.928 52.54 Jeff couldn't get much of anything out of the '94 Daytona, running a Hemi motor. PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.500 7.128 193.09* PRO 401 DAVID NICKENS 0.615 7.167 192.80 . . PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.449 7.196 191.85* PRO 412 ARTURO DELGADO 0.505 7.249 190.43 . . PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.485 7.090 193.96* PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 0.596 7.159 191.44 . . PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.312 7.152 193.13* PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 0.521 7.164 192.30 . . single PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.634 7.100 192.55 Tom bumps Viere off the bubble. . single PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 0.484 8.517 114.30 Larry veered toward the centerline at half track, and had to lift.

Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 MARK OSBORNE PRO 244 7.026 195.43 Fri2 2 JIM YATES PRO 1 7.051 194.13 Fri2 3 MIKE BELL PRO 247 7.057 194.55 Fri2 4 KURT JOHNSON PRO 4 7.058 195.01 Fri2 5 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 2 7.062 195.31 Fri2 6 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 7.067 194.34 Fri2 7 MARK PAWUK PRO 387 7.071 193.71 Sat1 8 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 11 7.082 193.42 Fri2 9 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 7.085 193.34 Sat1 10 LARRY MORGAN PRO 357 7.086 194.25 Fri2 11 RON KRISHER PRO 351 7.086 193.88 Sat1 12 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 7.095 193.42 Sat1 13 MIKE EDWARDS PRO 3 7.096 193.50 Fri2 14 ALLEN JOHNSON PRO 270 7.096 191.69 Fri2 15 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 6 7.097 194.17 Fri1 16 TOM MARTINO PRO 8 7.100 192.55 Sat2 17 VIERE GAINES PRO 55 7.103 192.51 Sat2 18 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 7.104 193.13 Fri2 19 DAVID NICKENS PRO 401 7.108 193.21 Fri2 20 GRANT LEWIS PRO 211 7.109 192.96 Sat1 21 FRANK IACONIO PRO 124 7.111 193.09 Fri2 22 LARRY NANCE PRO 358 7.114 193.75 Fri1 23 CARLTON BEAL, JR. PRO 420 7.125 193.46 Fri2 24 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.128 192.96 Fri2 25 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 398 7.130 192.55 Sat2 26 TROY COUGHLIN PRO 24 7.132 193.09 Sat2 27 DESTER CAMBRON PRO 12 7.144 191.77 Sat1 28 BRAD KLEIN PRO 13 7.159 192.34 Fri2 29 ARTURO DELGADO PRO 412 7.169 191.65 Sat1 30 CARLTON BEAL PRO 422 7.170 191.77 Fri2 31 LEWIS WORDEN PRO 353 7.188 193.05 Fri2 32 TIM JOST PRO 449 7.248 187.53 Fri2 33 JEFF WICK PRO 323 15.928 52.54 Sat2

Sunday-Round 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.421 7.120 194.30W PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 0.546 7.029 195.95 Scott puts a huge holeshot on Mike to take the win. . PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.435 7.105 194.67W PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 0.512 9.083 104.96 . . PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 0.467 7.046 196.50 PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.439 7.061 193.84W Mike takes the second holeshot win of the round. . PRO 247 MIKE BELL 0.491 7.024 195.99 PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.421 7.084 192.30W Holeshots seem to be the rule of the day. . PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.470 7.048 195.10W PRO 351 RON KRISHER 0.429 7.293 189.71 Ron headed for the wall at about 400'. . PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 0.456 7.040 196.72 PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.445 7.025 195.95W Good runs by both cars. . PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.419 7.065 196.46W PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 0.470 7.017 194.72 That makes it 50% on holeshot wins for the round. . PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 0.476 7.030 196.54 PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.434 7.018 195.01W George makes the quickest pass of the weekend to put the professor on the trailer.

Sunday-Round 2 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 0.434 7.203 190.11 PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.524 7.037 195.82W Scott moved toward the wall at about 300', and lost his holeshot advantage. PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 0.461 7.064 194.97 PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.424 7.077 192.71W Allen Johnson takes his 2nd holeshot win. . PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 0.452 7.064 194.59 PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.468 7.033 195.60W Smooth runs for both cars. . PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.402 7.072 194.76W PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 0.382 9.614 95.75 George jumps the gun for the 1st red-light loss of the class.

Sunday-Round 3 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.421 7.081 194.46W PRO 244 MARK OSBORNE 0.470 7.124 195.05 Mark was moving around the lane a little at mid track. . PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 0.444 7.119 193.59 PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.455 7.019 195.82W Jim powers his way to another final round appearance. .

Sunday-Round 4 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 0.430 7.059 193.13 PRO 1 JIM YATES 0.446 7.026 195.48W Mike had the slight advantage on the launch, but Jim motors on by for a MOV of .017

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