Post-Qualifying Report Event 24: NHRA Finals Auto Club Raceway at Pomona Pomona, Calif.

Richie Crampton Sat

Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 5.352 sec. at 125.33 MPH
Q2: 3.740 sec. at 319.29 MPH
Q3: 5.785 sec. at 111.51 MPH
Q43.743 sec. at 316.01 MPH

Starting Position: 11th
First Round Matchup: Antron Brown
Quotable: “This has been a bit of an up and down weekend for the MAC Tools team, but we feel like we have a good handle on the track heading into race day. Our goal is to end the season like we started it — with a win in Pomona.”

Richie Crampton Sat

Richie Crampton, driver of the CRAFTSMAN Top Fuel Dragster

Q1: 4.908 sec. at 146.05 MPH
Q2: 3.756 sec. at 319.52 MPH
Q3: 3.754 sec. at 323.89 MPH
Q43.726 sec. at 325.22 MPH

Starting Position: 10th
First Round Matchup: Billy Torrence
“This CRAFTSMAN team has been working so hard to figure some things out throughout the year, and we feel very confident in this car for the final race of the year. We want to finish off the season strong and build some momentum for 2019.”

Shawn Langdon Sat

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

Q1: 4.018 sec. at 319.52 MPH
Q2: 3.950 sec. at 320.97 MPH
Q3: 3.975 sec. at 320.20 MPH
Q45.242 sec. at 141.79 MPH

Bonus Points: 2 pts. (Third-best of the first session)
Starting Position: 9th
First Round Matchup: Matt Hagan
Quotable: “This Global Electronic Technology team has put together a few strong runs throughout the weekend, and we’re going to need a few more tomorrow to keep building on that momentum. We’re looking forward to finishing off the season with a strong performance in Pomona.”

JR Todd Sat

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

Q1: 4.254 sec. at 219.12 MPH
Q2: 4.220 sec. at 310.13 MPH
Q3: 3.959 sec. at 321.04 MPH
Q43.897 sec. at 327.82 MPH

Bonus Points: 1 pt. (Fourth-best of the fourth session)
Starting Position: 4th
First Round Matchup: 
Jim Campbell
Quotable: “We were able to have a few good passes on Saturday, and that gives us some really good momentum going into tomorrow. It’s going to be another tough day of racing, but this DHL team just needs to keep making strong, consistent runs and turning on some win lights.