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  • #9421
    dino
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      Had a graet talk with Bobby jr. on the phone …they’re in Atlanta this weekend…so check aound the web on their progress. Bobby Sr. driving to track to meet them …THEN NEXT WEEK …they come to IHRA race Right here in Rockingham ! …Les “Untouchable” is coming too. Told Bobby Sr. to bring all his Relics & photos . While they thrash at the track, I’ll be scanning and saving all his stuff, back at my shop.Chance we will get to add some lettering on the car too while in town! .I’ll be with them at track to film &,Photo & Video interview. Hope to show you a cool video of them running and plenty of Photos.

      #16772
      patina
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        Bobby Jr. just ran a career best and first 3

        Pat

        #16773
        dino
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          http://www.dragracecentral.com seems to have best up to date news:
          second round Qualifying-Fri……………….

          Left Lane: Cory McClenathan Runs 5.541/117.49, Now #13; Best prior run: 4.458/176.77, Was #13
          Right Lane: Bobby Lagana Jr. Runs 3.976/304.19, Now #10; Best prior run: 4.230/214.76, Was #12

          Lucas’ run put Bobby Lagana Jr. on the bump spot at 4.230. Cory Mac was the only driver with a chance to bump Lagana – the remaining drivers in line are already in the 12-car field.
          McClenathan started hazing the tires about 200 feet out. Lagana continues to “improve his craft” and he posted a career-best 1,000-foot ET, his first-ever “three.”

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          dino
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            Latest Top Fuel Notes 1:36pm Sat Atlanta -from Dragracecentaral.com

            Right Lane: Cory McClenathan Runs 3.920/300.86, Now #12; No Prior Run

            Bobby Lagana was supposed to run in the left lane, elected to skip this run since they were safely in the field and run on a tight budget. Cory Mac was not in the top twelve yesterday and had no choice.

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            dino
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              Heres the final Pair-ups forSun……Hes IN ! and look at the close differance of qualifying times !

              1 S Massey 3.82
              16 T Buff 3.997

              8 S Langdon 3.886
              9 D Kalitta 3.891

              4 T Schumacher 3.851
              13 T McMillen 3.958

              5 A Brown 3.867
              12 C Millican 3.917

              2 B Bernstein 3.824
              15 B Lagana Jr. 3.976

              7 L Dixon 3.881
              10 C McClenathan 3.901

              3 M Lucas 3.844
              14 J Hartley 3.959

              6 B Vandergriff 3.878
              11 T Haddock 3.915

              #16784
              billy-casey
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                Bobby just put Bernstien on the trailer … I bet there all fired up , I am

                #16785
                dino
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                  YES ! ! ! ….OLD SKOOL LOW BUCK TEAM With Daddys training and Dover “savvy” Blows off the big bucks team
                  Latest from http://www.dragracecentral.com :
                  Car#-Driver(Opp’nt)-RT—–ET—Speed—–Car#-Driver(Opp’nt)-RT—-ET—Speed
                  141 Bobby Lagana Jr. 7 Brandon Bernstein
                  E1 ****WINNER**** 0.098 3.991 271.79 0.096 4.196 253.09
                  Qualified: #15 3.976 304.19 #2 3.824 311.49

                  This is only the second time Bernstein and Lagana have raced each other. Bernstein won the first one. The last time Lagana started #15 was at the Gatornationals this year, where he went to the semifinals.
                  Lightning strikes again for Lagana! They left together and Bernstein was pulling away, as expected, then started hazing the tires and Lagan just kept on truckin’ for the win. Bobby Lagana Jr.’s incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.022), 330 ft(-0.066), 660ft(0.074). MOV: 0.2031 seconds (approximately 75 feet). He won’t have lane choice against Cory Mac in round two, probably doesn’t care.

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                  dino
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                    Rain Delay…Supposed to resume about Now 3:30

                    #16788
                    dino
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                      Heres Bobby jr “Gettin’ it on” !- Friday. Great shot by our friends at Auto Imagery.com …where you can buy this and thousands of other prints ,just put driver or car in search feature.


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                      dino
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                        Round 2

                        Car#-Driver(Opp’nt)-RT—–ET—Speed—–Car#-Driver(Opp’nt)-RT—-ET—Speed

                        3 Cory McClenathan 141 Bobby Lagana Jr.
                        E2 ****WINNER**** 0.138 3.864 317.12 0.097 3.952 299.26

                        3:37 p.m. Cory Mac is 3-0 against Lagana, but this is the first time they have squared off in the second round. They are the only two bottom-half qualifiers to get out of the first round, so one there will be a bottom-half qualifier in the semifinals.

                        Lagana was away first, made his best run of the weekend, but could not hold off the Fram dragster on the top end. Cory McClenathan’s incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.036), 330 ft(-0.012), 660ft(0.015). MOV: 0.0473 seconds (approximately 21 feet). Good show by Lagana and his bare-bones team, that’s his quickest-ever run at 1,000 feet.

                        #16793
                        dino
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                          ESPN 2 showed all at 7pm tonight…look on Bobby Sr.’s Face priceless when he beat the Bud team.

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                          dino
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                            Just got off phone with Bobby Jr. ! They were ready to pull out of Atlanta and head my way. Going to camp out with buddies in South Carolina for Tues….Then pull in town …here in Rockingham ,Wed. Bobby Sr. headed yesterday to see friends in Florida then head up here by Thurs. (and, he remembered all his Photo albums ! )…I Told him we’re all pulling for him, and he said to say “Thanks to The Guys !” More as I recieve it .

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                            maso
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                              #16806
                              dino
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                                Thanks Maso..all that mostly by a guy in vermont….I’ll have ya some cool stuff this friday ! right from Rockingham .

                                #16808
                                dino
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                                  News Flash 😉 ….Bobby jr. “just” called me …they’re IN TOWN !. rig in the pits ….heading for motel……these guys are fast !

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