Post-Qualifying Report Event 09: JEGS Route 66 Nationals Route 66 Raceway Joliet, Ill.

Dou Kalitta Sat

Dou Kalitta Sat

Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 9.069 sec. at 109.56 MPH
Q2: 3.786 sec. at 321.96 MPH
Q3: 4.639 sec. at 163.55 MPH
Q44.239 sec. at 200.02 MPH

Starting Position: 8th
First Round Matchup: Terry McMillen

Quotable: “Tough qualifying portion of our weekend with this Mac Tools team. Different conditions tomorrow and I am confident we will be ready!”

Richie Crampton Sat

Richie Crampton, driver of the Kalitta Air Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 4.314 sec. at 195.45 MPH
Q2: 3.826 sec. at 296.83 MPH
Q3: 4.989 sec. at 141.25 MPH
Q4:3.817 sec. at 319.52 MPH

Starting Position: 11th
First Round Matchup: Blake Alexander

Quotable: “I am pretty proud of my Kalitta Air team; we had a solid qualifying effort. The outlook for tomorrow is pretty good. My guys are ready and we are focused on going rounds.”

Shawn Langdon Sat

Shawn Langdon, driver of the Global Electronic Technology Toyota Camry Funny Car

Q1: 8.323 sec. at 81.13 MPH
Q2: 3.980 sec. at 326.08 MPH
Q3: 4.080 sec. at 316.52 MPH
Q43.982 sec. at 323.58 MPH

Bonus Points: 3 pts. (Third best of the third session, second best of the fourth session)
Starting Position: 7th
First Round Matchup: Tommy Johnson Jr.

Quotable: “We made some great runs. The Global Electronic Technology team continues to improve. We were able to get bonus points, which just shows the progress that we are making. Tough first round with Tommy tomorrow. We will just keep doing what we have been doing.”

JR Todd Sat

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

Q1: 4.109 sec. at 310.20 MPH
Q2: 4.402 sec. at 199.73 MPH
Q3: 4.014 sec. at 308.78 MPH
Q44.007 sec. at 322.88 MPH

Bonus Points: 3 pts. (Best of the third session)
Starting Position: 9th
First Round Matchup: Bob Tasca III

Quotable:“We are going down the track, just not with the times we would like to. We are not going to have lane choice going into tomorrow, but I am not sure that matters here at Route 66 Raceway. If we keep going down the track like we did today, this DHL/WIX Filters team will be in really good shape.”