Post-Qualifying Report Event 22: AAA Texas Fall Nationals Texas Motorplex Ennis, Texas

Doug Kalitta Dallas Sat

Doug Kalitta Dallas Sat

Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 4.183 sec. at 206.01 MPH
Q2: 3.704 sec. at 330.07 MPH
Q3: 5.957 sec. at 116.09 MPH
Q4: 5.163 sec. at 139.72 MPH

Starting Position: 4th
First Round Matchup: Kebin Kinsley

Quotable: “Not the consistency we were looking for with the Mac Tools team, but tomorrow is going to be completely different weather wise. I am completely confident in my Mac Tools team, and I know we will be ready for race day!”

Shawn Langdon Dallas Sat

Shawn Langdon, driver of the Global Electronic Technology Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 3.831 sec. at 282.48 MPH
Q2: 3.748 sec. at 320.13 MPH
Q3: 6.139 sec. at 116.54 MPH
Q4: No run

Starting Position: 7th
First Round Matchup: Clay Millican

Quotable: “We had a good qualifying effort with these Global Electronic Technology guys. Our goal tomorrow is to go rounds tomorrow so we can move up in the standings and help Doug out as much as we can.”

Richie Crampton Dallas Sat

Richie Crampton, driver of the SealMaster Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 19.086 sec. at no speed 
Q2: 3.714 sec. at 326.87 MPH
Q3: No run
Q4: No run

Starting Position: 8th
First Round Matchup: Billy Torrence

Quotable: “We did exactly what we wanted to do in the Friday evening session with this SealMaster team. Weather conditions are going to be so different tomorrow and I feel confident we will have a solid tune-up in our machine.”

JR Todd Dallas Sat

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

Q1: No run; mechanical malfunction
Q2: 9.019 sec. at 72.79 MPH
Q3: 4.006 sec. at 322.42 MPH
Q4: 3.992 sec. at 318.84 MPH

Starting Position: 14th
First Round Matchup: Jack Beckman

Quotable: “We just missed on Friday night qualifying. It is hot and this place is slick and so it affected our position on the ladder. We made two pretty good runs today. It is just hard to improve when it is that hot out there. Tomorrow is going to have totally different weather conditions. We have a tough draw, but we will race hard.”

Alexis DeJoria Dallas Sat

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

Q1: 10.107 sec. at 82.23 MPH 
Q2: 3.947 sec. at 319.67 MPH
Q3: 4.716 sec. at 176.60 MPH
Q4: 4.004 sec. at 324.05 MPH

Starting Position: 9th

First Round Matchup: Bob Tasca III