Post-Qualifying Report Event 23: Toyota Nationals The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas

Doug Vegas Sat

Doug Vegas Sat

Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 3.764 sec. at 324.83 MPH
Q2: 6.400 sec. at 105.99 MPH
Q3: 6.629 sec. at 139.49 MPH
Q4: 3.735 sec. at 323.19 MPH

Starting Position: 5th
First Round Matchup: Scott Palmer

Quotable: “Very solid finish to qualifying for this Mac Tools team! We are excited for tomorrow and hope to run all day and deliver Mac Tools and Toyota a big win.” 

Shawn Vegas Sat

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

Q1: 5.182 sec. at 131.66 MPH
Q2: 3.742 sec. at 319.98 MPH
Q3: 3.799 sec. at 316.67 MPH
Q4: 10.556 sec. at 92.04 MPH

Bonus Points: 1 pt. (Third best of the second session)

Starting Position: 7th
First Round Matchup: Antron Brown

Quotable: “We had a good car in qualifying. We just missed it on that last pass, but we were really going for it. Tough matchup in the first round with Antron. This is our opportunity to do our job as a teammate for Doug and get him in a good position to run for that championship.”

Richie Vegas Sat

Richie Crampton, driver of the SealMaster Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 9.863 sec. at 77.09 MPH
Q2: No run; mechanical problem
Q3: 3.859 sec. at 252.61 MPH
Q4: 3.779 sec. at 301.60 MPH

Starting Position: 11th
First Round Matchup: Terry McMillen

Quotable: “I am pretty happy with our qualifying effort. We made some good runs in the heat. The way the ladder is we should be able to help our teammates out. I am pretty excited with our SealMaster team going into tomorrow.”

JR Vegas Sat

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

Q1: 4.177 sec. at 247.97 MPH
Q2: 3.884 sec. at 319.98 MPH
Q3: 4.414 sec. at 199.08 MPH
Q4: 4.688 sec. at 174.68 MPH

Starting Position: 5th
First Round Matchup: Del Worsham

Quotable: “Good thing we had a good run last night in this DHL Toyota Camry. It set us up good for qualifying although we have our buddy Del in the first round which we didn’t want. Other than that we struggled in qualifying. Tonight it put a cylinder out really early on in the run. We are going to make some changes for first round tomorrow and hopefully that sets us up to get four win lights.” 

Alexis Vegas Sat

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

Q1: 4.807 sec. at 168.66 MPH 
Q2: 3.927 sec. at 326.71 MPH
Q3: 6.588 sec. at 100.39 MPH
Q4: 3.926 sec. at 323.04 MPH

Starting Position: 10th
First Round Matchup: Cruz Pedregon