DSR Bristol Friday Qualifying Report

NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Event 11 of 24 (Bristol)
Bristol Dragway
Bristol, Tennessee
June 15-17, 2018

DSR Bristol Friday Qualifying Highlights:

  • Antron Brown and Tony Schumacher finish Friday sitting inside of the Top Fuel ‘top three,’ earning bonus points
  • Jack Beckman and Tommy Johnson Jr. will start Saturday from the top half of the Funny Car field
  • Matt Hagan and Johnson collect bonus points during the opening Funny Car qualifying session
  • Mark Pawuk makes his Factory Stock Showdown series debut
Driver Information:

Top Fuel:

ANTRON BROWN
Driver of the Matco Tools/U.S. Army Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 4.648 E.T. at 169.00 MPH
Q2: 3.832 E.T. at 319.67 MPH (One bonus point for third quickest run of the session)

Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 3

Bonus Points: One

LEAH PRITCHETT
Driver of the Papa John’s Pizza/FireAde Top Fuel Dragster 
Q1: 4.184 E.T. at 224.25 MPH
Q2: 4.129 E.T. at 221.52 MPH

Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 10

TONY SCHUMACHER
Driver of the U.S. Army Top Fuel Dragster 
Q1: 6.469 E.T. at 92.01 MPH
Q2: 3.830 E.T. at 323.66 MPH (Two bonus points for second quickest run of the session)

Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 2

Bonus Points: Two

Funny Car:

JACK BECKMAN
Driver of the Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger R/T
Q1: 4.311 E.T. at 284.51 MPH
Q2: 4.130 E.T. at 307.86 MPH

Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 7

RON CAPPS
Driver of the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T
Q1: 4.362 E.T. at 215.93 MPH
Q2: 4.393 E.T. at 214.01 MPH

Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 14

MATT HAGAN
Driver of the Shell ROTELLA Dodge Charger R/T
Q1: 4.192 E.T. at 296.24 MPH (One bonus point for third quickest run of the session)
Q2: No Time (broke)

Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 10

Bonus Points: One

TOMMY JOHNSON JR.
Driver of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Dodge Charger R/T 
Q1: 4.167 E.T. at 303.03 MPH (Two bonus points for second quickest run of the session)
Q2: 4.221 E.T. at 296.63 MPH

Provisional Qualifying Position: No. 8

Bonus Points: Two

Factory Stock Showdown Series:

MARK PAWUK
Driver of the Empaco Equipment Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak
Q1: 9.858 E.T. at 137.76 MPH
Q2: 10.986 E.T. at 74.73 MPH

Provisional Qualifying Position: 23

LEAH PRITCHETT
Driver of the Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak
Q1: 9.288 E.T. at 162.49 MPH
Q2: 8.384 E.T. at 164.59 MPH

Provisional Qualifying Position: 12

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