Atlanta winner Ron Capps showed he’s ready for a second straight win by posting the best time of the final qualifying session, a 3.953, his third three-second pass in four attempts.
J.R. Todd (3.961), qualifying leader John Force (3.978), and Matt Hagan (3.991) also all found the three-second target after none of the cars ran in the threes in Q3. Hagan’s run made him the seventh driver to qualify in the three-second zone with the top 14 cars all qualified at an impressive 4.085 or quicker.
You can find the final qualifying order here.
First-round pairings (lane choice first): John Force vs. Jeff Diehl; Tommy Johnson Jr. vs. Terry Haddock; Ron Capps vs. Jim Campbell; J.R. Todd vs. Bob Tasca III; Shawn Langdon vs. Tim Wilkerson; Robert Hight vs. Cruz Pedregon; Matt Hagan vs. Jack Beckman; Jonnie Lindberg vs Blake Alexander