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Sampey picks up 57th No. 1 qualifier at U.S. Nationals

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Angelle Sampey is the No. 1 qualifier on Sunday at the Dodge Power Broker U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park in Brownsburg, Indiana. This is her 57th No. 1 qualifier of her career.

The Louisiana native went 6.796 at 199.88 mph Mission Foods sponsored ride. This is her fourth No. 1 qualifier of the season.

Angelle Sampey holds up the No. 1 finger after winning the No. 1 qualifier (Photo by the NHRA/Twitter) 

“The last two runs today were good, and we feel confident going into tomorrow,” said Sampey, who has seven career No. 1 qualifiers at the U.S. Nationals. “We’re going to hold onto this the best we can and we’re certainly capable of winning this race if I can keep my composure. I’m going to give it my all and I just want to win the race.

“But I need to do my job in the first round and that’s where I need to keep my focus. I’m just so comfortable on this bike.”

Sampey will face Ron “The Ray” Tornow on Monday in the first round of eliminations. She is looking to capture her first U.S. Nationals in 20 years.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 11 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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