ANDERSON AND SAMPEY SPEED TO NATIONAL RECORD PERFORMANCES TO CLAIM TOP
QUALIFYING SPOTS AT ACDELCO GATORNATIONALS
Dixon and Hight also claim No. 1 qualifying positions at POWERade Drag Racing
Greg Anderson and Angelle Sampey used world record
performances to qualify on top in their respective categories in front of a
standing-room only crowd Saturday at the ACDelco NHRA Gatornationals at historic
Larry Dixon and Robert Hight also earned No. 1 qualifying positions at the
third of 23 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Countdown to the
Championship. Sunday's eliminations start at 11 a.m.
Anderson posted the first Pro Stock run in excess of 210 mph when he blasted
to 211.20 mph in his Summit Racing Pontiac GTO, while Sampey claimed the Pro
Stock Motorcycle national record with her 6.911-second elapsed time on her U.S.
Anderson thrilled the fans with his track record 6.566 at a national record
speed of 211.20 mph, but the Summit Racing Pontiac GTO pilot wasn't exactly
pleased with his own performance, which netted him his 53rd career No. 1