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NHRA Midwest Nationals

NHRA Midwest Nationals

Results for Qualifying Round 1
MADISON, Ill. - ST. LOUIS - Top Fuel at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, fifth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals

Weather conditions: air temperature 87 degrees, relative humidity 47 percent, barometer 29.57 inches, adjusted altitude 3,055 feet, track temperature 126 degrees.

      Left Lane: Wayne Newby      No Time, Now #3
     Right Lane: Kyle Wurtzel     Runs 5.184/137.01, Now #2

Newby does his burnout and then as he is staging the starter shuts him off...he was was leaking oil. Wurtzel dropped a cylinder or a two right at the hit and clicks it off.


Order for Qualifying Round 1

Psn  Driver               Vehicle                            ET   Speed
   1. Brittany Force       Monster Energy Dragster         3.790  320.20
   2. Tony Schumacher      U.S. Army Dragster              3.797  322.19
   3. Steve Torrence       Capco Contactors Dragster       3.805  323.19
   4. Antron Brown         Matco Tools Dragster            3.808  314.39
   5. Shawn Langdon        Red Fuel/Sandvik Dragster       3.825  322.81
   6. Leah Pritchett       Papa Johns Dragster             3.828  321.19
   7. Richie Crampton      Lucas Oil Dragster              3.883  309.70
   8. J.R. Todd            SealMaster Dragster             3.901  310.77
   9. Kebin Kinsley        Hennen Motorsports Dragster     3.901  307.16
  10. Doug Kalitta         DEWALT FLEXVOLT Dragster        4.006  238.89
  11. Luigi Novelli        National Machine Repair Dragst  4.106  263.92
  12. Pat Dakin            Commercial Metal Fabrications   4.255  196.93
          --------- Not Qualified ---------
  13. Terry McMillen       Amalie Motor Oil Dragster       4.294  201.73
  14. Kyle Wurtzel         Xtreme Edge Inc. Dragster       5.184  137.01
  15. Clay Millican        Denso/Great Clips Dragster      6.231  103.76
  16. Troy Buff            BME Dragster                    6.837   87.09
  17. Scott Palmer         Mark Industries/VooDoo II Drag  7.397   82.05


Results for Qualifying Round 2

      Left Lane: Kyle Wurtzel     Runs 3.898/307.79, Now #10
                                  Best prior run: 5.184/137.01, Was #15
     Right Lane: Wayne Newby      Runs 3.801/318.69, Now #4
                                  No Prior Run

This was good looking side-by-side drag race...Wurtzel was straight down the groove to go to the number 10 spot. Kyle Wurtzel's incremental times: 60ft-0.850 sec., 330ft-2.173, 660ft-3.110/268.60 mph. Newby in only his third event this season and he runs his season quickest pass to go to the number four spot. Wayne Newby's incremental times: 60ft-0.843 sec., 330ft-2.157, 660ft-3.051/284.69 mph.

Order for Qualifying Round 2

Psn  Driver               Vehicle                            ET   Speed
   1. Richie Crampton      Lucas Oil Dragster              3.733  323.50
   2. Doug Kalitta         DEWALT FLEXVOLT Dragster        3.752  325.92
   3. Tony Schumacher      U.S. Army Dragster              3.757  322.19
   4. J.R. Todd            SealMaster Dragster             3.772  322.04
   5. Leah Pritchett       Papa Johns Dragster             3.773  322.42
   6. Shawn Langdon        Red Fuel/Sandvik Dragster       3.783  325.30
   7. Brittany Force       Monster Energy Dragster         3.790  320.20
   8. Clay Millican        Denso/Great Clips Dragster      3.798  323.35
   9. Wayne Newby          Rapisarda Autosport Internatio  3.801  318.69
  10. Steve Torrence       Capco Contactors Dragster       3.805  323.19
  11. Pat Dakin            Commercial Metal Fabrications   3.805  309.06
  12. Antron Brown         Matco Tools Dragster            3.808  314.39
          --------- Not Qualified ---------
  13. Kyle Wurtzel         Xtreme Edge Inc. Dragster       3.898  307.79
  14. Kebin Kinsley        Hennen Motorsports Dragster     3.901  307.16
  15. Luigi Novelli        National Machine Repair Dragst  4.106  263.92
  16. Terry McMillen       Amalie Motor Oil Dragster       4.294  201.73
  17. Scott Palmer         Mark Industries/VooDoo II Drag  4.307  198.67
  18. Troy Buff            BME Dragster                    6.333   95.96


Edited by: Karl Kruizer - 28-09-16 13:09:09

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Re: NHRA Midwest Nationals

Results for Qualifying Round 3

      Left Lane: Kebin Kinsley    No Time, Now #19
                                  No Prior Run
     Right Lane: Wayne Newby      Runs 3.885/314.39, Now #9
                                  Best prior run: 3.801/318.69, Was #9

Kinsley rolled the beams as he was staging and will not get a run. Newby with another good pass, but will not improve. Newby with the fourth quickest pass of the session. Wayne Newby's incremental times: 60ft-0.861 sec., 330ft-2.191, 660ft-3.119/275.28 mph.


Order for Qualifying Round 3

Psn  Driver               Vehicle                            ET   Speed
   1. Richie Crampton      Lucas Oil Dragster              3.733  323.50
   2. Doug Kalitta         DEWALT FLEXVOLT Dragster        3.752  325.92
   3. Tony Schumacher      U.S. Army Dragster              3.757  323.66
   4. J.R. Todd            SealMaster Dragster             3.772  322.04
   5. Leah Pritchett       Papa Johns Dragster             3.773  325.92
   6. Brittany Force       Monster Energy Dragster         3.778  323.35
   7. Shawn Langdon        Red Fuel/Sandvik Dragster       3.783  325.30
   8. Clay Millican        Denso/Great Clips Dragster      3.798  323.35
   9. Wayne Newby          Rapisarda Autosport Internatio  3.801  318.69
  10. Steve Torrence       Capco Contactors Dragster       3.805  323.19
  11. Pat Dakin            Commercial Metal Fabrications   3.805  309.06
  12. Antron Brown         Matco Tools Dragster            3.808  316.97
  13. Terry McMillen       Amalie Motor Oil Dragster       3.904  310.41
  14. Kyle Wurtzel         Xtreme Edge Inc. Dragster       3.970  307.79
  15. Chris Karamesines    Lucas Oil/Strange Engineering   3.979  301.00
  16. Luigi Novelli        National Machine Repair Dragst  4.168  263.92
          --------- Not Qualified ---------
  17. Scott Palmer         Mark Industries/VooDoo II Drag  5.305  198.67
  18. Troy Buff            BME Dragster                    7.178   95.96
  19. Kebin Kinsley        Hennen Motorsports Dragster      NT   


Results for Qualifying Round 4

      Left Lane: Wayne Newby      Runs 3.915/309.49, Now #9
                                  Best prior run: 3.801/318.69, Was #9
     Right Lane: Terry McMillen   Runs 3.895/301.13, Now #13
                                  Best prior run: 3.904/310.41, Was #14

Newby started to drop cylinders and then the engine let go with a quick flash of flames. McMillen is straight down the groove with his quickest pass of the weekend to go to the number 13 spot.

Order for Qualifying Round 4

Psn  Driver               Vehicle                            ET   Speed
   1. Richie Crampton      Lucas Oil Dragster              3.733  323.50
   2. Tony Schumacher      U.S. Army Dragster              3.740  325.30
   3. J.R. Todd            SealMaster Dragster             3.750  322.04
   4. Doug Kalitta         DEWALT FLEXVOLT Dragster        3.752  325.92
   5. Shawn Langdon        Red Fuel/Sandvik Dragster       3.766  325.61
   6. Steve Torrence       Capco Contactors Dragster       3.768  323.19
   7. Leah Pritchett       Papa Johns Dragster             3.770  325.92
   8. Brittany Force       Monster Energy Dragster         3.778  323.35
   9. Clay Millican        Denso/Great Clips Dragster      3.798  323.35
  10. Wayne Newby          Rapisarda Autosport Internatio  3.801  318.69
  11. Pat Dakin            Commercial Metal Fabrications   3.805  309.06
  12. Antron Brown         Matco Tools Dragster            3.808  316.97
  13. Terry McMillen       Amalie Motor Oil Dragster       3.895  310.41
  14. Kyle Wurtzel         Xtreme Edge Inc. Dragster       3.896  315.19
  15. Chris Karamesines    Lucas Oil/Strange Engineering   3.979  301.00
  16. Kebin Kinsley        Hennen Motorsports Dragster     4.000  307.16
          --------- Not Qualified ---------
  17. Luigi Novelli        National Machine Repair Dragst  4.168  263.92
  18. Scott Palmer         Mark Industries/VooDoo II Drag  5.305  198.67
  19. Troy Buff            BME Dragster                    6.737   95.96

Edited by: Karl Kruizer - 28-09-16 13:18:38

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Re: NHRA Midwest Nationals

Results for Elimination Round 1

Weather conditions: air temperature 84 degrees, relative humidity 63 percent, barometer 29.62 inches, adjusted altitude 2,954 feet, track temperature 109 degrees.

(W) Leah Pritchett (Papa Johns Dragster)        0.096      4.009 282.95
(L) Wayne Newby (Rapisarda Autosport Internatio 0.071      4.977 159.40

This is the first time Newby and Pritchett have faced each other in eliminations. Newby with the starting line advantage, but is up in smoke. Pritchett started to smoke the tires around 300 feet and pedaled it and got it to hook up to take the win.


Results for Final Round

(W) Shawn Langdon (Red Fuel/Sandvik Dragster)   0.032      3.798 323.66
(L) Tony Schumacher (U.S. Army Dragster)        0.064      3.783 317.49

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