Post-Qualifying Report Event 02: Arizona Nationals Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park Chandler, Ariz.

Doug Kalitta

Doug Kalitta

Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 4.520 sec. at 167.14 MPH
Q2: 3.709 sec. at 322.88 MPH
Q3: 4.320 sec. at 183.00 MPH
Q4: 3.695 sec. at 328.78 MPH

Bonus Points: 1 pt. (Third best of the final session)
Starting Position: 5th
First Round Matchup: Shawn Reed

Quotable: “The Mac Tools guys dug hard and finished the qualifying portion of our weekend strong. Really excited to get to Sunday and see what this Mac Tools Toyota has for the field.”


Troy Coughlin Jr., driver of the SealMaster Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 3.732 sec. at 322.59 MPH
Q2: 3.696 sec. at 326.48 MPH
Q3: 3.741 sec. at 320.81 MPH
Q4: 4.757 sec. at 151.02 MPH

Bonus Points: 1 pt. (Third best of the first session)
Starting Position: 6th
First Round Matchup: Shawn Reed

Quotable: “I feel like everything is going great thus far. I keep learning and these SealMaster Toyota men are doing an awesome job on this machine. We are jelling and everything is coming together. It was really exciting to get into the .60’s in the second race and I feel like the SealMaster team has more to show tomorrow.”
Note: Coughlin Jr’s 3.696 second pass from the second session reset his career-best elapsed time. He earned his first career bonus point in the first session on Friday

JR Todd

J.R. Todd, driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car

Q1: 3.913 sec. at 325.77 MPH
Q2: 3.904 sec. at 328.22 MPH
Q3: 3.889 sec. at 326.63 MPH
Q4: 5.084 sec. at 146.91 MPH

Starting Position: 7th

First Round Matchup: Alexis DeJoria

Quotable: “I am still learning how to drive the DHL Toyota Camry but we made a good run there in Q3. It stinks that we have to run our teammate, but that’s the way it goes sometimes so we will go out there and try to beat her in the first round.”

Note: The 3.889 second pass in the first qualifying session on Saturday reset Todd’s career-best Funny Car elapsed time.

Alexis DeJoria 

Alexis DeJoria, driver of the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car

Q1: 3.920 sec. at 325.14 MPH
Q2: 4.460 sec. at 190.03 MPH
Q3: 5.169 sec. at 143.38 MPH
Q4: 3.922 sec. at 328.14 MPH

Starting Position: 10th
First Round Matchup: J.R. Todd