Mark Woz had a decent outing at the Toyota Nationals Qualifying #12  and running his best mph at
this track. Unfortunately he had a clutch disc disintegrate on the starting line in round 1 causing
him to roll the lights disqualifying the run.




LAS VEGAS - LAS VEGAS 2 - Notes from round 1 qualifying in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA
Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals listing lane, driver name,
elapsed time, top speed, and position in order following run:
Left Lane: Mark Woznichak    Runs 5.683/257.24, Now #2
Right Lane: Charles McLaws   Runs 5.859/247.61, Now #5
Woznichak goes down the groove with a decent run and gets in the second spot for now. McLaws
makes a clean pass to get in the show in the fifth spot for now.

LAS VEGAS - LAS VEGAS 2 - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Top Alcohol Funny Car
Left Lane: Clint Thompson   Runs 6.234/152.97, Now #17
                               Best prior run: 5.707/248.07, Was #17 Right Lane: Mark Woznichak   Runs
5.676/255.82, Now #10
                               Best prior run: 5.683/257.24, Was #11
Thompson gets to half-track and starts putting out a lot of smoke from the right side of the engine.
He starts to slow at that point and doesn't get in the field. Woznichak goes right down the groove
with a decent pass to move up a spot in the order.
LAS VEGAS - FastNews Network - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Top Alcohol Funny Car at
the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals:
Psn  Driver               Vehicle                            ET   Speed
1. Annie Whiteley       Y-Not Racing Mustang            5.560  257.73
2. Frank Manzo          Al-Anabi Monte Carlo            5.570  260.86
3. Tony Bartone         RYCO Hydraulics Monte Carlo     5.571  260.36
4. Jay Payne            PEAK/FireIce Mustang            5.578  258.57
5. John Lombardo Jr.    NAPA Batteries/Lucas Oil Monte  5.609  259.41
6. Shane Westerfield    CP-Carrillo Monte Carlo         5.623  258.02
7. Jirka Kaplan         Bearspaw Petroleum Mustang      5.634  251.86
8. Von Smith            Centre Pointe Collision Mustan  5.658  258.91
9. Jason Rupert         Synoil Energy Services Monte C  5.673  254.04
10. Steve Gasparrelli    ECS/Gasparrelli Racing Monte C  5.674  256.26
11. Cody Perkins         Ruckman bros. Monte Carlo       5.676  256.70
12. Mark Woznichak       Water One/Direct Transport Mon  5.676  257.24
13. Doug Gordon          Morro Bay Cabinets Racing Must  5.688  252.57
14. Kris Hool            Gripper Hand Cleaner Monte Car  5.697  255.15
15. Hannes Wernhart      Sons of Speed Mustang           5.697  251.67
16. Bret Williamson      Team Eagle/Beams Automotive Co  5.698  251.16
       --------- Not Qualified ---------
17. Steve Harker         Monte Carlo                     5.702  255.15
18. Sean Bellemeur       MasterCam/Lucas Oil/Victory Ca  5.705  253.28
19. John Evanchuk        Rush Hour Racing Monte Carlo    5.706  252.66
20. Clint Thompson       Monte Carlo                     5.707  248.07
21. Nick Januik          Monte Carlo                     5.728  252.95
22. Charles McLaws       McLaws Racing Firebird          5.799  248.52
23. Bernie Harrington    Harrington Motorsport/CRTFD II  5.845  244.29
24. Ulf Leanders         Monte Carlo                     6.331  255

LAS VEGAS - FastNews Network - Results of round 1 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car

) John Lombardo Jr. (NAPA Batteries/Lucas Oil 0.081      5.561 260.06
(L) Mark Woznichak (Water One/Direct Transport  -9.999(R) NT-Left Before Tree
This is the first time Lombardo Jr. and Woznichak have faced each other in eliminations. Woznichak
rolled the beams. Lombardo Jr. runs his quickest pass of the weekend in the win.
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