Langdon comes up short against teammate Todd in first round

Shawn Langdon and the Global Electronic Technology crew had a consistent weekend overall, but could not take down teammate J.R. Todd in round one of Sunday’s eliminations.

After four strong runs throughout qualifying, Langdon was once again able to put together a clean pass on Sunday. His 3.943 at 322.81 was enough to land in the No. 10 spot in qualifying, where he matched-up with Todd in eliminations.

In eliminations, Langdon was unable to get off the tree first, as his .075 off the line came up short against Todd’s .065. The Global Electronic Technology team ended up with a 3.997, which came up short to Todd’s 3.954 at 318.69/

He enters the third race of the Countdown 10th in the standings.

Qualified: No. 10 (3.943 sec., 322.81 mph)

E1: Langdon defeated by Todd – 3.997 sec., 320.20 mph to 3.954 sec., 318.69 mph

Quotable: “We keep getting tough draws, so we need to start doing a better job with qualifying. We have made some good power, but we need to get the car better down low so it can accelerate to meet the times that we think we should be running.”

Point Standings: Tenth; trails Jack Beckman by 27 points for ninth.

Kalitta Motorsports PR/Photo Credit Gary Nastase Photography

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