Pollacheck claims third No. 1 qualifier of his career

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

DENSO/Strutmasters/Matt Smith Racing sponsored Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Scotty Pollacheck claimed the final No. 1 qualifier for the bikes at this track. He went 6.779 at 199.20 mph to claim the top spot on Saturday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia.

The Oregon native picked up his third No. 1 qualifier of his career. He takes the top qualifying spot after making it to the final round in the last race in Las Vegas.

DENSO/Strutmasters/Matt Smith Racing sponsored Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Scotty Pollacheck celebrates No. 1 qualifier at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals
Scotty Pollacheck celebrates No. 1 qualifier at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals (Photo by NHRA/Twitter)

“We do have an awesome bike,” Pollacheck said. “Matt and Angie (Smith) are making this program work so well and all four bikes are running (well). The bike is awesome and running great, as long as I don’t screw it up.”

Reed Motorsports sponsored rider Joey Gladstone is the No. 2 qualifier. Gladstone — who is competing just weeks after being in a motorcycle accident in another series — went 6.780 at 198.20 mph.

Vance & Hines sponsored rider Andrew Hines is the No. 3 qualifier. The Indiana native went 6.809 at 200.11 mph.

Pro Stock Motorcycle Ladder:

Scotty Pollacheck vs. Jerry Savoie

Joey Gladstone vs. Michael Phillips

Andrew Hines vs. John Hall

Angie Smith vs. Jimmy Underdahl

Angelle Sampey vs. Kelly Clontz

Karen Stoffer vs. Eddie Krawiec

Matt Smith vs. Steve Johnson

Ryan Oehler vs. Cory Reed

Several riders did not qualify for the final Atlanta race. This includes Jianna Salinas, Chris Bostick, David Barron, Marc Ingwersen, Pablo Gonzalez, and Charles Poskey.

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