Qualifying Rnd 3 Results
Qualifying Rnd 3 Order
Qualifying Rnd 4 Results
Qualifying Rnd 4 Order


Pro Stock

Results for Qualifying 3

POMONA, Calif. - Notes from round 3 qualifying in Pro Stock at the 34th
annual NHRA Winston Finals, listing lane, driver name, elapsed time/top
speed this round, position in order following run, best prior elapsed
time/speed, and position in order prior to run: 
  Left Lane: Larry Morgan         Runs  6.975/197.36 Now #15
                       Best prior run:  6.989/198.06 Was #20
 Right Lane: Tom Martino          Runs  6.960/198.19 Now # 7
                       Best prior run:  6.946/197.88 Was # 7
Morgan is all over his lane but gets in, just barely.
  Left Lane: Warren Johnson       Runs  6.924/199.95 Now # 1
                       Best prior run:  6.891/201.02 Was # 1
 Right Lane: Mike Edwards         Runs  6.980/198.98 Now # 9
                       Best prior run:  6.953/198.98 Was # 9
For the first time this weekend Warren does not break the 200-mile per hour barrier.
  Left Lane: Shawn Collins        Runs  6.982/192.84 Now #18
                       Best prior run:  6.986/197.10 Was #18
 Right Lane: Arturo Delgado       Runs  7.034/197.71 Now #20
                       Best prior run:  6.989/198.67 Was #20
  Left Lane: Jeg Coughlin         Runs  6.945/199.24 Now # 4
                       Best prior run:  6.927/199.37 Was # 4
 Right Lane: Larry Nance          Runs  7.064/194.97 Now #26
                       Best prior run:  7.019/197.67 Was #26
Krisher is on the bump with a 6.976 and Nance does not improve. Coughlin with another good pass.
  Left Lane: Ray Franks           Runs  6.968/197.75 Now #12
                       Best prior run:  6.961/197.93 Was #12
 Right Lane: Bruce Allen          Runs  7.005/196.42 Now #23
                       Best prior run:  7.029/197.10 Was #28
  Left Lane: Kurt Johnson         Runs  6.953/199.46 Now # 3
                       Best prior run:  6.914/199.55 Was # 3
 Right Lane: Mark Pawuk           Runs  6.944/198.85 Now # 7
                       Best prior run:  6.961/198.58 Was #11
Pawuk moves into the top half of the field.
  Left Lane: Jim Yates            Runs  6.929/197.71 Now # 5
                       Best prior run:  6.939/198.06 Was # 6
 Right Lane: Mark Osborne         Runs  6.940/199.55 Now # 2
                       Best prior run:  6.911/199.15 Was # 2
Yates moves up one spot. Osborne gets closer to that 200 mile per hour mark.
  Left Lane: Jamie Yates          Runs  7.009/196.20 Now #24
                       Best prior run:  7.007/196.97 Was #24
 Right Lane: Allen Johnson        Runs  6.964/198.71 Now #13
                       Best prior run:  6.967/198.93 Was #14
Johnson picks up one spot, and Jamie has one more shot.
  Left Lane: Robert Patrick       Runs  7.017/197.10 Now #25
                       Best prior run:  7.015/197.28 Was #25
 Right Lane: Brad Klein           Runs  7.124/195.82 Now #30
                       Best prior run:  7.146/195.65 Was #30
No help for either of these guys.
  Left Lane: Troy Coughlin        Runs  6.969/198.75 Now #15
                       Best prior run:  6.980/198.80 Was #17
 Right Lane: V. Gaines            Runs  6.973/198.23 Now #16
                       Best prior run:  6.988/197.93 Was #19
Two get in and out goes Morgan and Krisher.
  Left Lane: Harry Scribner       Runs  7.856/130.94 Now #26
                       Best prior run:  7.015/196.80 Was #26
 Right Lane: Steve Schmidt        Runs  7.015/197.36 Now #22
                       Best prior run:  6.993/197.45 Was #22
  Left Lane: Richie Stevens       Runs  6.970/197.88 Now # 6
                       Best prior run:  6.934/198.54 Was # 6
 Right Lane: Pete Williams        Runs  7.042/196.50 Now #28
                       Best prior run:  7.024/197.45 Was #28
No help for either of these guys, they will have one more shot.
  Left Lane: John Nobile          Runs  6.965/198.45 Now #14
                       Best prior run:  6.990/198.19 Was #21
 Right Lane: Ron Krisher          Runs  7.010/197.41 Now #19
                       Best prior run:  6.976/197.54 Was #18
Can Krisher get back in here? No he can not, but Nobile gets in bumping out Gaines.
  Left Lane: Mark Thomas          Runs  7.100/195.43 Now #29
                       Best prior run:  7.037/196.93 Was #29
 Right Lane: Mike Thomas          Runs  6.969/198.00 Now # 9
                       Best prior run:  6.950/199.24 Was # 9
 Right Lane: George Marnell       Runs  7.055/197.36 Now #15
                       Best prior run:  6.965/197.58 Was #15
That wraps up this round. Warren stays on top and Troy Coughlin holds on to the number sixteen spot.


Pro Stock

Order for Qualifying 3
 
POMONA, Calif. - Order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock at the 
34th annual NHRA Winston Finals:
 
 Psn  Driver                Vehicle         ET    Speed
 
   1  Warren Johnson        Pont Firebird  6.891@ 201.02&
   2  Mark Osborne          Pont Firebird  6.911  199.15 
   3  Kurt Johnson          Chevy Camaro   6.914  199.55 
   4  Jeg Coughlin          Olds Cutlass   6.927  199.37 
   5  Jim Yates             Pont Firebird  6.929  197.71 
   6  Richie Stevens        Pont Firebird  6.934  198.54 
   7  Mark Pawuk            Pont Firebird  6.944  198.85 
   8  Tom Martino           Pont Firebird  6.946  197.88 
   9  Mike Thomas           Pont Firebird  6.950  199.24 
  10  Mike Edwards          Pont Firebird  6.953  198.98 
  11  Rickie Smith          Pont Firebird  6.960  197.84 
  12  Ray Franks            Olds Cutlass   6.961  197.93 
  13  Allen Johnson         Dodge Avenger  6.964  198.71 
  14  John Nobile           Olds Cutlass   6.965  198.45 
  15  George Marnell        Pont Firebird  6.965  197.58 
  16  Troy Coughlin         Olds Cutlass   6.969  198.75 
          --------- Not Qualified ---------
  17  V. Gaines             Pont Firebird  6.973  198.23 
  18  Larry Morgan          Chevy Camaro   6.975  197.36 
  19  Ron Krisher           Pont Firebird  6.976  197.54 
  20  Shawn Collins         Pont Firebird  6.982  192.84 
  21  Arturo Delgado        Pont Firebird  6.989  198.67 
  22  Steve Schmidt         Pont Firebird  6.993  197.45 
  23  Bruce Allen           Pont Firebird  7.005  196.42 
  24  Jamie Yates           Pont Firebird  7.007  196.97 
  25  Robert Patrick        Ford Probe     7.015  197.28 
  26  Harry Scribner        Pont Firebird  7.015  196.80 
  27  Larry Nance           Dodge Avenger  7.019  197.67 
  28  Pete Williams         Olds Cutlass   7.024  197.45 
  29  Mark Thomas           Pont Firebird  7.037  196.93 
  30  Brad Klein            Pont Formula   7.124  195.82 
 
   @ = Track ET Record
   & = Track MPH Record
 

Pro Stock

Results for Qualifying 4
 
POMONA, Calif. - Notes from final, round 4 qualifying in Pro Stock at the 
34th annual NHRA Winston Finals, listing lane, driver name, elapsed 
time/top speed this round, position in order following run, best prior 
elapsed time/speed, and position in order prior to run: 
 
  Left Lane: Arturo Delgado       Runs  9.035/106.71 Now #21
                       Best prior run:  6.989/198.67 Was #21
 Right Lane: Jeg Coughlin         Runs  6.926/199.64 Now # 4
                       Best prior run:  6.927/199.37 Was # 4
We start with Troy Coughlin on the bump with a 6.969 seconds. Arturo drifts toward the wall and clicks it off. Coughlin with his quickest pass of the weekend, so we might have a lot of shuffling going on.
  Left Lane: Larry Nance          Runs  7.230/180.94 Now #27
                       Best prior run:  7.019/197.67 Was #27
 Right Lane: Ray Franks           Runs  7.014/  0.00 Now #12
                       Best prior run:  6.961/197.93 Was #12
No help for either of these drivers.
 
  Left Lane: Bruce Allen          Runs  7.045/195.39 Now #23
                       Best prior run:  7.005/196.42 Was #23
 Right Lane: Jim Yates            Runs  6.947/198.19 Now # 5
                       Best prior run:  6.929/197.71 Was # 5
Allen does not make it, so that is the end of his up and down season. No help for Yates.
  Left Lane: Mark Osborne         Runs  7.816/127.76 Now # 2
                       Best prior run:  6.911/199.15 Was # 2
 Right Lane: Harry Scribner       Runs  8.093/  0.00 Now #26
                       Best prior run:  7.015/196.80 Was #26
Both cars get real loose after half track and click it off.
 
  Left Lane: Steve Schmidt        Runs  7.054/197.15 Now #22
                       Best prior run:  6.993/197.45 Was #22
 Right Lane: Jamie Yates          Runs  7.038/  0.00 Now #24
                       Best prior run:  7.007/196.97 Was #24
No help for either of these drivers.
 
  Left Lane: Allen Johnson        Runs  6.989/197.94 Now #13
                       Best prior run:  6.964/198.71 Was #13
 Right Lane: Robert Patrick       Runs  7.017/197.06 Now #25
                       Best prior run:  7.015/197.28 Was #25
 
  Left Lane: Brad Klein           Runs  8.945/106.28 Now #30
                       Best prior run:  7.124/195.82 Was #30
 Right Lane: Troy Coughlin        Runs  6.991/198.91 Now #16
                       Best prior run:  6.969/198.75 Was #16
Klein is all over his lane and gets real close to the centerline.
 
  Left Lane: V. Gaines            Runs  7.506/132.54 Now #17
                       Best prior run:  6.973/198.23 Was #17
 Right Lane: Richie Stevens       Runs  6.929/198.54 Now # 5
                       Best prior run:  6.934/198.54 Was # 6
Richie moves out one spot with a good pass.
 
  Left Lane: Pete Williams        Runs 10.676/ 86.16 Now #28
                       Best prior run:  7.024/197.45 Was #28
 Right Lane: John Nobile          Runs  6.968/198.63 Now #14
                       Best prior run:  6.965/198.45 Was #14
 
  Left Lane: Ron Krisher          Runs  6.993/196.76 Now #19
                       Best prior run:  6.976/197.54 Was #19
 Right Lane: Mark Thomas          Runs  7.066/195.27 Now #29
                       Best prior run:  7.037/196.93 Was #29
No help for either of these drivers, the bump is still Coughlin with his 6.969.
  Left Lane: Mike Thomas          Runs  6.922/ 19.07 Now # 4
                       Best prior run:  6.950/199.24 Was # 9
 Right Lane: Larry Morgan         Runs  6.975/198.06 Now #18
                       Best prior run:  6.975/197.36 Was #18
Thomas makes the big move here, and Morgan will not make the show.
 
  Left Lane: George Marnell       Runs  7.076/191.77 Now #15
                       Best prior run:  6.965/197.58 Was #15
 Right Lane: Warren Johnson       Runs  6.956/200.08 Now # 1
                       Best prior run:  6.891/201.02 Was # 1
Johnson with another 200 mile per hour pass.
 
  Left Lane: Tom Martino          Runs  6.966/197.93 Now # 9
                       Best prior run:  6.946/197.88 Was # 9
 Right Lane: Kurt Johnson         Runs  6.923/199.51 Now # 3
                       Best prior run:  6.914/199.55 Was # 3
A pair of real good runs here.
 
  Left Lane: Mike Edwards         Runs  6.984/198.41 Now #10
                       Best prior run:  6.953/198.98 Was #10
 Right Lane: Shawn Collins        Runs  6.989/198.62 Now #20
                       Best prior run:  6.982/192.84 Was #20
Collins has been consistent this weekend, but just off a little.
 
  Left Lane: Mark Pawuk           Runs  6.961/197.80 Now # 8
                       Best prior run:  6.944/198.85 Was # 8
That is it for Pro Stock and Warren Johnson stays on top and will face off against Troy Coughlin in round one.

Pro Stock

Order for Qualifying 4
 
POMONA, Calif. - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock 
at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals:
 
 Psn  Driver                Vehicle         ET    Speed
 
   1  Warren Johnson        Pont Firebird  6.891@ 201.02&
   2  Mark Osborne          Pont Firebird  6.911  199.15 
   3  Kurt Johnson          Chevy Camaro   6.914  199.55 
   4  Mike Thomas           Pont Firebird  6.922   19.07 
   5  Jeg Coughlin          Olds Cutlass   6.926  199.64 
   6  Richie Stevens        Pont Firebird  6.929  198.54 
   7  Jim Yates             Pont Firebird  6.929  197.71 
   8  Mark Pawuk            Pont Firebird  6.944  198.85 
   9  Tom Martino           Pont Firebird  6.946  197.88 
  10  Mike Edwards          Pont Firebird  6.953  198.98 
  11  Rickie Smith          Pont Firebird  6.960  197.84 
  12  Ray Franks            Olds Cutlass   6.961  197.93 
  13  Allen Johnson         Dodge Avenger  6.964  198.71 
  14  John Nobile           Olds Cutlass   6.965  198.45 
  15  George Marnell        Pont Firebird  6.965  197.58 
  16  Troy Coughlin         Olds Cutlass   6.969  198.75 
          --------- Not Qualified ---------
  17  V. Gaines             Pont Firebird  6.973  198.23 
  18  Larry Morgan          Chevy Camaro   6.975  198.06 
  19  Ron Krisher           Pont Firebird  6.976  197.54 
  20  Shawn Collins         Pont Firebird  6.982  192.84 
  21  Arturo Delgado        Pont Firebird  6.989  198.67 
  22  Steve Schmidt         Pont Firebird  6.993  197.45 
  23  Bruce Allen           Pont Firebird  7.005  196.42 
  24  Jamie Yates           Pont Firebird  7.007  196.97 
  25  Robert Patrick        Ford Probe     7.015  197.28 
  26  Harry Scribner        Pont Firebird  7.015  196.80 
  27  Larry Nance           Dodge Avenger  7.019  197.67 
  28  Pete Williams         Olds Cutlass   7.024  197.45 
  29  Mark Thomas           Pont Firebird  7.037  196.93 
  30  Brad Klein            Pont Formula   7.124  195.82 
 
   @ = Track ET Record
   & = Track MPH Record
 

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