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Anderson leads Friday night at the NHRA Toyota Nationals in Vegas

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Summit Racing Equipment Pro Stock driver Greg Anderson is the provision No. 1 qualifier on Friday night at the Toyota NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. Anderson picked up the provisional lead with his 6.638 at 205.57 mph pass.

Anderson is looking for his ninth No. 1 qualifier of the season. If he picks up the No. 1 qualifier on Saturday, it’ll be his first since July at the Toyota Sonoma Nationals.

Summit Racing Equipment Pro Stock driver Greg Anderson racing at the Toyota NHRA Nationals
Greg Anderson racing at the Toyota NHRA Nationals (Photo by the NHRA)

“My Summit Chevy loves this racetrack,” Anderson said. “We won here last year, we qualified No. 1 last year and we are ready to do it again. I feel great about it. Last week was good, Jason (Line, teammate) got the job done last week with the win and off to a good start this weekend.”

The Gray Motorsports/Ray Skillman Chevrolet Camaro driver Drew Skillman is the provisional No. 2 qualifier. The Bargersville, Indiana native went 6.641 at 206.64 mph.

The Total Seal/CIP1/Nitro Fish driver Matt Hartford is the provisional No. 3 qualifier. The Scottsdale, Arizona native went 6.641 at 205.88 mph.

Melling Performance/Elite Performance Pro Stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens is the provisional No. 4 qualifier. The Houston, Texas native went 6.642 at 207.08 mph.

Harlow Sammons Pro Stock driver Chris McGaha is the provisional No. 5 qualifier. The Odessa, Texas native went 6.644 at 207.75 mph.

Here’s how the rest of the field panned out:

6.  Alex Laughlin, Camaro, 6.645, 205.44 mph

7.  Jeg Coughlin, Camaro, 6.648, 206.95 mph

8.  Jason Line, Camaro, 6.648, 206.42 mph

9.  Vincent Nobile, Camaro, 6.653, 203.89 mph

10.  Bo Butner, Camaro, 6.656, 207.59 mph

11.  Tanner Gray, Camaro, 6.669, 206.32 mph

12.  Deric Kramer, Camaro, 6.672, 206.61 mph

13.  Alan Prusiensky, Dodge Dart, 6.675, 205.44 mph

14.  Fernando Cuadra, Camaro, 6.686, 206.26 mph

15.  Kenny Delco, Camaro, 6.693, 204.29 mph

16.  Steve Graham, Camaro, 6.742, 204.08 mph

Presently, there are three Pro Stock drivers, who are not qualified. No. 17 qualifier is Val Smeland, who went 6.829 at 202.70 mph.

Tom Higgins is the No. 18 qualifier, as he went 6.848 at 201.82 mph. Joey Grose is the No. 19 qualifier, as he went 6.894 at 199.79 mph.


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