pair out for FC Q2 was Drew Austin and Chris Davis.
First to the strip was Austin
carding a 5.889 at 245.81. Davis slowed to a 6.427 at 199.45.
Second pair matched Dan Horan
Jr. and Cory McClenathan who was having lots of problems getting
his NFC program together.
Burnout, shut off, exit
Horan shut off early
to a 5.98 at 235.23 standing on his earler 5.70.08.
Third pair matched Matt
Bynum and Geoff Monise.
Bynums 5.9832 at 222.33
put him #9. Monise had problems early and shut off to a 7.32
which left him 15th after day one.
Tim Boychuk was din the
show, James Day not.
Day carded a nice 5.77 at 241.28
but was DQed for oil down. Boychuk went to the #2 spot with a
stellar 5.68 at 252.52.
Out next was Jeff Gregory
and Mike Peck Sr.
Peck went on to qualify 6th with
a 5.765 at 255.97. Gregory had issues early and shut off remaining
in the 18th spot.
Brad Thompson is up next
paired with Tony Jurado.
Neither car improved
and ended up 8th and 12th respectively.
Session two concluded
with two singles, the first being Nathan Sitko.
To end the session it
was Billy Morris on a single.
Fuel Qualifying Session Two
Top Fuel was led off by the Texas
based SBB car of Michael Anderson and Brian "Nomad"
Hall carded a 5.88 at
Anderson was running on aluminum
to a 6.09 at 204.23 which would be his best but only good for
the 10th spot. No Sunday for the Texan.
Taking their second shot
were Brendan Murry and Shawn Bowen.
Murry slowed to a 6.114
at 215.82 while Bowen shut off to a 6.60 at 147.50.
Next out were a pair of the odds
on favorites. Tyler "Hemi" Hilton and Pete "Fritz"
Apparently all eyes were on Hilton
who carded a 5.69 at just 220.91 (still sneaking up on the hemi).
Kaiser blasted at 5.66 at a much faster 255.63.
Next, at the hit was
Tyler Hester and Pete Wittenberg.
Wittenberg went to the #4 spot
with a 5.764 at 243.41. Hester stayed in the top half of the
field with a 5.89 at 238.84. The Overtime Special was showing
There were three SBC powered
cars on the property, this was one of them, Phil Ruskowski. In
the other lane was Shayne Stewart.
Stewart carded a 5.854 at 258.57
which was top speed of the round. Ruskowski coasted to a 6.89
Adam Sorokin was paired
with Frank McBee Jr. nearing the end of Q2.
Sorokin's 5.80 at 242.32 did
not improve and he remained in the #3 hole. McBee shut off way
early to a 6.75 at 148.81. Rumor had it that the McBee team was
basically using the race as a test session for 2023.
Da Bunnie BUGs for Dusty
The last pair to shuffle
the ladder were Jim Murphy and Dusty
Green went up in smoke while
Murphy jumped into the top 8 with a 5.84 at just 208.78.
The final car was Bret
Willamson still trying to play on Sunday.
Once again the points leader
had issues and had to shut off. With one shot left his 6.79 at
135.55 left him on the outside looking in.
CAR Q3 & TF Q3
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