Post-Qualifying Report Event 22: NHRA Carolina Nationals presented by WIX Filters zMAX Dragway Charlotte, N.C.

Richie Crampton

Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 3.921 sec. at 273.22 MPH
Q2: 3.729 sec. at 327.19 MPH
Q3: 3.735 sec. at 327.59 MPH
Q4: 3.727 sec. at 327.59 MPH

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

Starting Position: 5th
First Round Matchup: Scott Palmer
Quotable: “This Mac Tools machine has been really consistent all weekend long. We enjoy racing here in Charlotte and feel like we have a good chance to bring home another win this weekend.”

Richie Crampton

Richie Crampton, driver of the CRAFTSMAN Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 3.774 sec. at 318.99 MPH
Q2: 3.909 sec. at 239.87 MPH
Q3: 5.439 sec. at 122.56 MPH
Q4: 4.727 sec. at 154.69 MPH

Starting Position: 10th 
First Round Matchup: Leah Pritchett
“We’ve figured a few things out over the past couple races so we feel pretty strong about our chances tomorrow. We have a tough first round matchup but we are going to do everything we can to get our second win of the season.”

Shawn Langdon

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

Q1: 3.980 sec. at 324.44 MPH
Q2: 4.000 sec. at 320.66 MPH
Q3: 5.380 sec. at 134.77 MPH
Q4: 3.937 sec. at 318.02 MPH

Starting Position: 11th
First Round Matchup: Matt Hagan
Quotable: “It was a really good sign for us to end qualifying on a high note. It’s been a bit of a struggle for us of late but we feel like we are coming around and can put together a few stout runs tomorrow.”

JR Todd

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

Q1: 3.961 sec. at 317.72 MPH
Q2: 3.894 sec. at 327.90 MPH
Q3: 3.929 sec. at 324.12 MPH
Q4: 3.894 sec. at 326.32 MPH

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

Starting Position: 4th
First Round Matchup:
Jonnie Lindberg
Quotable: “The consistency we have put together is a testament to this team, we’ve been making the right tune-up decisions and making some smart runs each time we go out there. It’s been a lot of fun to drive, and we’re going to keep trying to be consistent so we can be in good shape in this championship hunt.”