Post-Qualifying Report Event 21: Texas NHRA FallNationals Texas Motorplex Ennis, Tex. October 5 – 7

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Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster

  • Q1: 4.843 sec. at 151.09 MPH
  • Q2: 3.862 sec. at 316.38 MPH
  • Q3: 3.823 sec. at 320.36 MPH
  • Q4: 3.789 sec. at 319.98 MPH

Starting Position: 6th

First Round Matchup: Antron Brown
Quotable: “We picked up some momentum with that last qualifying run. We have a tough draw with Antron Brown in the first round, but we feel like we have a car that is capable of winning some rounds this weekend.”

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Richie Crampton, driver of the CRAFTSMAN Top Fuel Dragster

  • Q1: 3.942 sec. at 303.71 MPH
  • Q2: 6.125 sec. at 103.16 MPH
  • Q3: 3.946 sec. at 295.66 MPH
  • Q4: 5.290 sec. at 131.56 MPH

Bonus Points: 1 pts. (Third best of the first session)

Starting Position: 16th 
First Round Matchup: Clay Millican
Quotable: “We had a few good qualifying passes this weekend, and we will need to continue building on that in our first round matchup tomorrow since we are facing a tough No. 1 qualifier.”

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

  • Q1: 4.047 sec. at 317.05 MPH
  • Q2: 4.955 sec. at 154.99 MPH
  • Q3: 4.008 sec. at 319.14 MPH
  • Q4: 4.033 sec. at 310.91 MPH 

Bonus Points: 2 pts. (Second best of the first session)

Starting Position: 9th
First Round Matchup: Cruz Pedregon
Quotable: “We were pretty consistent throughout qualifying, but we will need to improve to go rounds tomorrow. The plan is to take it one round at a time, but this whole team feels confident with the car we are bringing into race day.”

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

  • Q1: 4.108 sec. at 305.56 MPH
  • Q2: 3.962 sec. at 320.05 MPH
  • Q3: 3.991 sec. at 316.97 MPH
  • Q4: 3.990 sec. at 308.99 MP

Bonus Points: 2 pts. (Third best of the second session, third best of the third session)

Starting Position: 4th
First Round Matchup: John Hale
Quotable: “We’re in a good spot because this DHL/Wix Toyota Camry has gotten down the track every time. We are going to go out and race the track and conditions and take it one round at a time tomorrow.”