Gainesville Gators ProStock Qual

1997 Gatornationals Pro Stock Qualifying >From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB & Newsgroup Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe and Diana ...

Gainesville Gators ProStock Qual

1997 Gatornationals Pro Stock Qualifying

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB & Newsgroup

 Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe and Diana Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 137 GEORGE WEILER 7.979 166.79 PRO 1260 ADAM LANDOLFI 7.569 165.99 . . PRO 353 LEWIS WORDEN 7.002 196.85* single Nice strong straight run for Lewis, Benza's car was leaking fluid before the burnout and didn't run PRO 384 ED HECK 7.564 183.41 PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 7.042 196.16 . . PRO 34 MARK INGERSOLL 7.053 197.02 PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 6.978 196.93 New member of the 6 second club and number one qualifier so far for Bruce Allen PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 7.027 196.54 PRO 1 JIM YATES 6.959 198.54 Yates takes the Number one spot from Allen so far . PRO 511 LARRY DAVIS 7.123 191.69 PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 6.962 198.10 Steve Schimdt joins the Six Sedonc Club with this run . PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 6.927 199.90* PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 7.869 128.82 Almost!!!! . PRO 43 RICKIE SMITH 7.023 196.85 PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 6.967 198.50 . . PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 7.091 195.27* PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 14.268 57.24 Kurt shakes the tires and leaves the 200 up for grabs . PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 7.052 194.55 PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 7.011 195.18 . . PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 7.027 196.63* PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 7.094 193.71 Larry Nance slam dunks his career best! . PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 7.046 196.46* PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 7.073 193.75 . . PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 7.008 197.36* PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 7.073 196.12 . . PRO 219 TERRY ADAMS 7.002 196.72* PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 7.086 195.18 Coffman drives away from the center line without lifting the throttle PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 7.160 196.20 PRO 351 RON KRISHER 7.072 195.52 . . PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 6.959 197.75* PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 7.016 196.33 . . PRO 9 JERRY ECKMAN 6.948 196.80* PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 6.979 197.62 The quickest Pro Stock Field ever, and this is only the first session, the first eight cars are in the 8's 
 Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday 1997 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe and Diana Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 2 6.927 199.90 Fri1 2 JERRY ECKMAN PRO 9 6.948 196.80 Fri1 3 JIM YATES PRO 1 6.959 198.54 Fri1 4 MARK PAWUK PRO 387 6.959 197.75 Fri1 5 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 6 6.962 198.10 Fri1 6 TROY COUGHLIN PRO 24 6.967 198.50 Fri1 7 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 6.978 196.93 Fri1 8 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 398 6.979 197.62 Fri1 9 LEWIS WORDEN PRO 353 7.002 196.85 Fri1 10 TERRY ADAMS PRO 219 7.002 196.72 Fri1 11 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 7.008 197.36 Fri1 12 PETE WILLIAMS PRO 251 7.011 195.18 Fri1 13 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 7.016 196.33 Fri1 14 RICKIE SMITH PRO 43 7.023 196.85 Fri1 15 LARRY NANCE PRO 358 7.027 196.63 Fri1 16 TOM MARTINO PRO 8 7.027 196.54 Fri1 17 GRANT LEWIS PRO 211 7.042 196.16 Fri1 18 ALLEN JOHNSON PRO 270 7.046 196.46 Fri1 19 DESTER CAMBRON PRO 12 7.052 194.55 Fri1 20 MARK INGERSOLL PRO 34 7.053 197.02 Fri1 21 RON KRISHER PRO 351 7.072 195.52 Fri1 22 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 7.073 196.12 Fri1 23 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 11 7.073 193.75 Fri1 24 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.086 195.18 Fri1 25 MIKE EDWARDS PRO 3 7.091 195.27 Fri1 26 LARRY MORGAN PRO 357 7.094 193.71 Fri1 27 LARRY DAVIS PRO 511 7.123 191.69 Fri1 28 VIERE GAINES PRO 55 7.160 196.20 Fri1 29 ED HECK PRO 384 7.564 183.41 Fri1 30 ADAM LANDOLFI PRO 1260 7.569 165.99 Fri1 31 FRANK IACONIO PRO 124 7.869 128.82 Fri1 32 GEORGE WEILER PRO 137 7.979 166.79 Fri1 33 KURT JOHNSON PRO 4 14.268 57.24 Fri1 
 Friday-Session 2 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe and Diana Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 1 JIM YATES 6.989 197.41* PRO 34 MARK INGERSOLL 7.024 196.80 Yates doesn't improve, Ingersoll Does . PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 6.998 197.80 PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 7.049 196.20 nice runs but no cigars . PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 7.056 194.80* PRO 511 LARRY DAVIS 21.447 35.96 Davis made a strange turn to the right after launching and coasts from 300 feet through the lights PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 6.948 198.01* PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 6.938 199.46 outstanding drag race from two WJ cars . PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 6.982 197.80* PRO 43 RICKIE SMITH 14.046 57.33 Getting closer to the first 6 second field in NHRA Pro Stock History PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 7.036 196.20 PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 7.045 196.42 Mike drove his heart out but still didn't make the field PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 7.100 191.73 PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 7.061 195.31 Neither cars improve . PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 7.012 197.28* PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 7.052 197.06 Scott makes the show for now, but it probably won't be good enough. He's at 14th spot for now PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 8.547 113.29 PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 7.047 196.33 Neither cars improve . PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 7.065 195.27* PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 12.368 69.69 Franks used discretion in shutting it off after losing traction at about 100 feet. PRO 351 RON KRISHER 10.727 83.19 PRO 219 TERRY ADAMS 7.094 196.20 Krishner shuts it off after getting a close-up view of the left retaining wall PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 7.019 196.59* PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 7.987 126.06 No improvement for either teams . PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 6.982 197.32* PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 15.152 50.85 Back-to-back 6's for Dalderman today keeps him in the 8th spot PRO 1260 ADAM LANDOLFI 7.171 193.13 PRO 9 JERRY ECKMAN 6.993 196.37 Jerry stays with the number 2 spot . PRO 136 BOB BENZA 7.133 192.92* PRO 137 GEORGE WEILER 7.852 166.14 Weiler spun as the chute opened and hit the right retaining wall. He's ok, got out of the car by himself PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 7.108 194.80 PRO 353 LEWIS WORDEN 7.038 196.37 . . PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 7.014 196.33* single Bruce slows a bit from his earlier run and finds himself in the number 7 spot 
 Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday 1997 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe and Diana Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 2 6.927 199.90 Fri1 2 JERRY ECKMAN PRO 9 6.948 196.80 Fri1 3 JIM YATES PRO 1 6.959 198.54 Fri1 4 MARK PAWUK PRO 387 6.959 197.75 Fri1 5 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 6 6.962 198.10 Fri1 6 TROY CAUGHLIN PRO 24 6.967 198.50 Fri1 7 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 6.978 196.93 Fri1 8 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 398 6.979 197.62 Fri1 9 KURT JOHNSON PRO 4 6.982 197.80 Fri2 10 LEWIS WORDEN PRO 353 7.002 196.85 Fri1 11 TERRY ADAMS PRO 219 7.002 196.72 Fri1 12 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 7.008 197.36 Fri1 13 PETE WILLIAMS PRO 251 7.011 195.18 Fri1 14 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 11 7.012 197.28 Fri2 15 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 7.016 196.33 Fri1 16 RICKIE SMITH PRO 43 7.023 196.85 Fri1 17 MARK INGERSOLL PRO 34 7.024 196.80 Fri2 18 LARRY NANCE PRO 358 7.027 196.63 Fri1 19 TOM MARTINO PRO 8 7.027 196.54 Fri1 20 GRANT LEWIS PRO 211 7.042 196.16 Fri1 21 MIKE EDWARDS PRO 3 7.045 196.42 Fri2 22 ALLEN JOHNSON PRO 270 7.046 196.46 Fri1 23 DESTER CAMBRON PRO 12 7.052 194.55 Fri1 24 FRANK IACONIO PRO 124 7.056 194.80 Fri2 25 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.065 195.27 Fri2 26 RON KRISHER PRO 351 7.072 195.52 Fri1 27 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 7.073 196.12 Fri1 28 LARRY MORGAN PRO 357 7.094 193.71 Fri1 29 LARRY DAVIS PRO 511 7.123 191.69 Fri1 30 BOB BENZA PRO 136 7.133 192.92 Fri2 31 VIERE GAINES PRO 55 7.160 196.20 Fri1 32 ADAM LANDOLFI PRO 1260 7.171 193.13 Fri2 33 ED HECK PRO 384 7.564 183.41 Fri1 34 GEORGE WEILER PRO 137 7.852 166.14 Fri2 
 Saturday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe and Diana Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 6.946 199.15* PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 7.564 142.72 WJ had a little wiggle and slowed. KJ showed the 200 is within reach PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 7.088 194.93* PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 7.023 197.45 perfect .400 light for Larry Morgan . PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 7.046 196.37* PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 7.082 195.43 Nice straight and smooth run for Scott . PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 7.100 195.18 PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 7.046 196.37 Larry improves a bit, almost straight down the track . PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 7.115 195.31 PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 7.052 196.29 . . PRO 351 RON KRISHER 7.092 195.60 PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 7.090 196.50 . . PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 7.064 194.34* PRO 219 TERRY ADAMS 7.114 195.35 . . PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 7.063 196.29* PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 7.150 193.54 . . PRO 1260 ADAM LANDOLFI 8.312 131.86* PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 18.803 42.03 Mark Pawuk had severe tire shake and shut it off before it had a chance to get away from him PRO 136 BOB BENZA 7.143 193.21 PRO 9 JERRY ECKMAN 7.004 197.15 Great run for Eckman as the day becomes hotter with the clouds leaving and the sun warming the track PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 7.074 195.60 PRO 353 LEWIS WORDEN 7.052 196.12 . . PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 7.033 196.07* PRO 384 ED HECK 11.962 67.98 Ed Heck decided to shut it off as his car started to make a turn to the right retaining wall PRO 1 JIM YATES 7.009 197.06* PRO 34 MARK INGERSOLL 7.056 196.46 Yates blasts a nice run under less than perfect track conditions PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 7.025 197.54* PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 14.283 58.86 Martino also shuts it off after some wiggling down the lane PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 8.670 107.43* single . . PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 6.980 198.10* single . . PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 7.054 194.80* PRO 43 RICKIE SMITH 7.111 196.29 No improvment for either driver . 
 Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday 1997 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe and Diana Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 2 6.927 199.90 Fri1 2 KURT JOHNSON PRO 4 6.946 199.15 Sat1 3 JERRY ECKMAN PRO 9 6.948 196.80 Fri1 4 JIM YATES PRO 1 6.959 198.54 Fri1 5 MARK PAWUK PRO 387 6.959 197.75 Fri1 6 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 6 6.962 198.10 Fri1 7 TROY CAUGHLIN PRO 24 6.967 198.50 Fri1 8 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 6.978 196.93 Fri1 9 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 398 6.979 197.62 Fri1 10 LEWIS WORDEN PRO 353 7.002 196.85 Fri1 11 TERRY ADAMS PRO 219 7.002 196.72 Fri1 12 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 7.008 197.36 Fri1 13 PETE WILLIAMS PRO 251 7.011 195.18 Fri1 14 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 11 7.012 197.28 Fri2 15 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 7.016 196.33 Fri1 16 MIKE EDWARDS PRO 3 7.023 197.45 Sat1 17 RICKIE SMITH PRO 43 7.023 196.85 Fri1 18 MARK INGERSOLL PRO 34 7.024 196.80 Fri2 19 LARRY NANCE PRO 358 7.027 196.63 Fri1 20 TOM MARTINO PRO 8 7.027 196.54 Fri1 21 GRANT LEWIS PRO 211 7.042 196.16 Fri1 22 ALLEN JOHNSON PRO 270 7.046 196.46 Fri1 23 DESTER CAMBRON PRO 12 7.052 194.55 Fri1 24 FRANK IACONIO PRO 124 7.056 194.80 Fri2 25 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.065 195.27 Fri2 26 RON KRISHER PRO 351 7.072 195.52 Fri1 27 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 7.073 196.12 Fri1 28 LARRY MORGAN PRO 357 7.088 194.93 Sat1 29 LARRY DAVIS PRO 511 7.123 191.69 Fri1 30 BOB BENZA PRO 136 7.133 192.92 Fri2 31 VIERE GAINES PRO 55 7.150 193.54 Sat1 32 ADAM LANDOLFI PRO 1260 7.171 193.13 Fri2 33 ED HECK PRO 384 7.564 183.41 Fri1 34 GEORGE WEILER PRO 137 7.852 166.14 Fri2 Warren Johnson set a new track ET record and the NHRA National speed record 

Saturday-Session 2 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe and Diana Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed PRO 12 DESTER CAMBRON 7.050 N/A PRO 207 MIKE THOMAS 7.087 N/A Mike Thomas struggled to stay stuck to the concrete . PRO 358 LARRY NANCE 7.066 N/A PRO 255 DANNY COFFMAN 7.055 N/A . . PRO 270 ALLEN JOHNSON 7.035 N/A PRO 351 RON KRISHER 7.099 N/A . . PRO 368 RAY FRANKS 6.997 N/A * PRO 709 GEORGE MARNELL 6.999 N/A Ray Franks joins the Holley 6 Second Club on this run . PRO 219 TERRY ADAMS 7.087 N/A PRO 398 DARRELL ALDERMAN 7.010 N/A No improvement for either drivers . PRO 55 VIERE GAINES 7.369 N/A PRO 1260 ADAM LANDOLFI 7.283 N/A . . PRO 387 MARK PAWUK 7.070 N/A * PRO 136 BOB BENZA 7.152 193.25 . . PRO 9 JERRY ECKMAN 11.213 78.60 PRO 211 GRANT LEWIS 7.102 194.38 Both cars had ugly runs, Jerry lifted when he got close to the left wall. PRO 353 LEWIS WORDEN 7.038 196.37 PRO 50 BRUCE ALLEN 7.008 195.69 . . PRO 384 ED HECK 7.118 193.96 PRO 1 JIM YATES 6.972 198.01 Yates drove it out of the grove all the way down the lane PRO 34 MARK INGERSOLL 7.007 196.67 PRO 6 STEVE SCHMIDT 6.977 198.23 . . PRO 8 TOM MARTINO 7.019 197.54* PRO 124 FRANK IACONIO 7.049 195.77 Neither car qualifies . PRO 2 WARREN JOHNSON 6.951 199.73 PRO 24 TROY COUGHLIN 6.967 197.06 It's still possible, the 199.91 is the NHRA record now with this backup PRO 43 RICKIE SMITH 7.022 196.50* PRO 4 KURT JOHNSON 15.437 N/A Rickie doesn't make the show . PRO 3 MIKE EDWARDS 7.005 197.19* PRO 251 PETE WILLIAMS 7.033 195.27 . . single PRO 357 LARRY MORGAN 7.610 193.38 Nice run for Larry but not good enough to bring him to the lanes tomorrow single PRO 11 SCOTT GEOFFRION 7.031 196.93 So, there will only be one Team Mopar Pro Stock in the 1997 Gatornationals, D. Alderman

 Pro Stock Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday 1997 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe and Diana Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 WARREN JOHNSON PRO 2 6.927 199.90 Fri1 2 KURT JOHNSON PRO 4 6.946 199.15 Sat1 3 JERRY ECKMAN PRO 9 6.948 196.80 Fri1 4 JIM YATES PRO 1 6.959 198.54 Fri1 5 MARK PAWUK PRO 387 6.959 197.75 Fri1 6 STEVE SCHMIDT PRO 6 6.962 198.10 Fri1 7 TROY CAUGHLIN PRO 24 6.967 198.50 Fri1 8 BRUCE ALLEN PRO 50 6.978 196.93 Fri1 9 DARRELL ALDERMAN PRO 398 6.979 197.62 Fri1 10 RAY FRANKS PRO 368 6.997 196.85 Sat2 11 GEORGE MARNELL PRO 709 6.999 197.41 Sat2 12 LEWIS WORDEN PRO 353 7.002 196.85 Fri1 13 TERRY ADAMS PRO 219 7.002 196.72 Fri1 14 MIKE EDWARDS PRO 3 7.005 197.19 Sat2 15 MARK INGERSOLL PRO 34 7.007 196.67 Sat2 16 PETE WILLIAMS PRO 251 7.011 195.18 Fri1 17 SCOTT GEOFFRION PRO 11 7.012 197.28 Fri2 18 TOM MARTINO PRO 8 7.019 197.54 Sat2 19 RICKIE SMITH PRO 43 7.022 196.50 Sat2 20 LARRY NANCE PRO 358 7.027 196.63 Fri1 21 ALLEN JOHNSON PRO 270 7.035 196.33 Sat2 22 GRANT LEWIS PRO 211 7.042 196.16 Fri1 23 FRANK IACONIO PRO 124 7.049 195.77 Sat2 24 DESTER CAMBRON PRO 12 7.050 194.55 Sat2 25 DANNY COFFMAN PRO 255 7.055 195.35 Sat2 26 LARRY MORGAN PRO 357 7.061 193.38 Sat2 27 RON KRISHER PRO 351 7.072 195.52 Fri1 28 MIKE THOMAS PRO 207 7.073 196.12 Fri1 29 ED HECK PRO 384 7.118 193.96 Sat2 30 LARRY DAVIS PRO 511 7.123 191.69 Fri1 31 BOB BENZA PRO 136 7.133 192.92 Fri2 32 VIERE GAINES PRO 55 7.150 193.54 Sat1 33 ADAM LANDOLFI PRO 1260 7.171 193.13 Fri2 34 GEORGE WEILER PRO 137 7.852 166.14 Fri2 

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