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Las Vegas Pro Stock Motorcycle Friday results: Q2

Hector Arana Jr. holds the top spot in Pro Stock after Friday action at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.
05 Apr 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Hector Arana Jr.

Hector Arana Jr. will go to bed as the No. 1 qualifier in Pro Stock Motorcycle. The rider of the Lucas Oil EBR ran the only 6.80 of the day (a 6.884 to be exact), and that's enough to get him a step ahead of the competition. 

The competition? That starts with defending champion Matt Smith, who bettered his time from the first qualifying session with a 6.911. That means he only moved back to the No. 2 spot, just ahead of the Harley-Davidson riders. Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines moved to third and fourth (6.919 and 6.947), while Karen Stoffer rounds out the top five. 

Ryan Oehler made a big move with a new motor in his EBR-bodied machine. He threw the rods out of his engine in the first qualifying session, but bounced back in Q2 by running a 6.98. That took him from the outside of the field to the No. 6 spot. The bump belongs to rookie Jianna Salinas, who ran a 7.097. 

PRO STOCK QUALIFYING ORDER

1    Hector Arana Jr.    6.884
2    Matt Smith    6.911
3    Eddie Krawiec    6.919
4    Andrew Hines    6.947
5    Karen Stoffer    6.949
6    Ryan Oehler    6.98
7    Steve Johnson    6.983
8    Angie Smith    6.991
9    James Underdahl    6.997
10    Jerry Savoie    7.017
11    Angelle Sampey    7.043
12    Fred Camarena    7.046
13    Scotty Pollacheck    7.053
14    Joey Gladstone    7.063
15    Cory Reed    7.083
16    Jianna Salinas    7.097
17    Katie Sullivan    7.156
18    Hector Arana    7.439
19    Kelly Clontz    16.925