40th annual United Association NHRA SuperNationals, June 11-14, Englishtown Round One Horne-Johnson As the No. 9 qualifier, Horne doesn't have lane choice, but it doesn't matter; he continues to make a strong case for the Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award with a 7.02 to 7.05 win against Johnson. Round Two Whitaker-Horne Horne has been rock solid this season, but he makes his first real mistake with a -.025 red-light, sending a stunned Whitaker into the semifinals.
PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE — 40th annual United Association NHRA SuperNationals, June 11-14, Englishtown Craig Treble, near lane, captured his 14th NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle victory with a 6.95 to 6.90 holeshot win over reigning NHRA world champ Eddie Krawiec. (Above) Gainesville champ Hector Arana suffered a tough loss in round one when rookie Bailey Whitaker took him out on a huge holeshot, 7.15 to 6.96. (Right) Class rookie Douglas Horne was cruising in Englishtown until a foul start in round (Above) A week After qualifying fourth, Andrew Hines two ended his chance to reach the final after winning in Chicago, had to race his Harley-Davidson for the third time this season. Despite the Matt Guidera rode his teammate, Eddie Krawiec, in round two loss, Horne is ranked fifth in the Full Mohegan Sun Buell to a and came up a bit short, 6.99 to 7.05. Throttle standings. round-two finish in Englishtown. Guidera ran a great 6.94 but was trumped by Matt Smith’s 6.95. (Left) Shawn Gann, who won the Englishtown race in 2003, recovered from a trip into the sand trap to qualify his RumBum.com Buell in the 11th spot with a 7.069. (Above) Karen Stoffer put together an encouraging outing with her GEICO Powersports Suzuki. The fan favorite qualified sixth and scored a round-one win over Shawn Gann. (Right) Michael Phillips, whose help was invaluable to race winner Craig Treble, also made a decent showing with his DAM Sports Suzuki. Phillips qualified in the top half of the field with a 7.042 and also topped 190 mph. 32 ✦ National DRAGSTER Round One Horne-Johnson HOW THEY RAN: TRACKING THE 16 QUALIFIERS As the No. 9 qualifier, Horne doesn’t have lane choice, Driver Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 but it doesn’t matter; he continues to make a strong Hector Arana 7.100, 187.11 8.285, 115.81 6.965, 189.87 case for the Automobile Club of Southern California Matt Guidera 7.088, 183.52 19.366, 36.84 6.985, 187.96 Road to the Future Award with a 7.02 to 7.05 win Craig Treble 7.075, 187.78 7.008, 190.43 7.017, 188.96 against Johnson. Eddie Krawiec 7.042, 188.36 7.019, 186.38 7.011, 188.65 Andrew Hines 7.117, 183.29 7.071, 185.26 7.012, 186.33 Smith-Phillips Karen Stoffer 7.072, 186.61 7.050, 188.73 7.023, 187.05 Smith takes advantage of the great conditions for Michael Phillips 11.919, 73.75 7.042, 191.35 7.067, 189.73 the Pro Stock Motorcycles and unloads a 6.907, Steve Johnson 7.131, 185.26 7.049, 188.20 7.066, 187.60 which is 16-hundredths quicker than his qualifying Douglas Horne 7.091, 184.77 7.053, 186.43 7.049, 186.10 time. Phillips’ run is solid, but he’s never really in this one. Matt Smith 7.077, 184.98 7.065, 181.23 7.246, 148.43 Shawn Gann 7.097, 186.69 7.069, 185.49 7.101, 182.55 Stoffer-Gann Junior Pippin NO TIMES 7.102, 185.61 7.137, 183.87 With a conservative light, Stoffer is able to chase Wesley Wells 7.214, 181.79 7.165, 180.12 7.129, 182.50 down Gann and take a much-needed win. Mike Berry 7.190, 182.21 7.137, 183.89 7.14
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