In Saturday afternoon’s final qualifying session, Randy Walker of Palm Desert, Calif., drove his unique A/Pro Mod ’74 El Camino to the top spot with a run of 6.318-seconds, .732-seconds under the index. Walker’s run bumped Friday leader, John Mihovetz of Ontario, Calif., to the No. 2 spot. Defending JEGS Pacific SPORTSnationals champ Ed Sigmon is also in the field, qualified No. 18 with his ’34 Chevy roadster.
After qualifying and class eliminations in Super Stock, Josh Edwards of Glendale, Ariz., is the leader with a 9.404 effort in his SS/GM ’92 Camaro. Edwards leads a field that also includes former national champions John Calvert, and Jimmy DeFrank as well as last year’s JEGS Pacific SPORTSnationals champ, Mark Faul.
In Stock, defending event winner Leo Glasbrenner of Chino, Calif., placed his ’68 Firebird in the top spot after running a 10.744 against his 11.70 index. Nearly 60 drivers are qualified in Stock including well-known NHRA Sportsman racers Jimmy DeFrank, Mark Faul, Bernie Cunningham, and 2007 Super Stock national champion Darren Smith.
Paul Gladden of Tracy, Calif., drove to the No. 1 spot in Top Dragster qualifying with a 6.593 run at over 205-mph. Gladden is one of 12 drivers to qualify in the six-second zone in the Top Dragster class. Defending event champ Tom Yancer is seeded No. 10 after running a best of 6.929.
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