Clean Coal Drivers Qualify #1 and #2 at X-DRL Mayhem on the Creek

KevinBealkoAmerica’s Power Clean Coal sponsored drivers John DeFlorian and Kevin Bealko saved the best for last at X-Treme Drag Racing League (X-DRL) “Mayhem on the Creek” held at Maryland International Raceway by qualifying number 1 and 2 putting themselves on solid ground going into saturday’s final qualifying session and eliminations.

Black Diamond Motorsports Team owner Kevin Bealko driving the America’s Power Clean Coal Jerry Haas GXP powered by a Sonny’s Racing Engines made a clean run of 4.081 seconds elapsed time at 176.88 miles per hour  at Friday’s night session after struggling to get down the track in the previous two qualifying sessions to seat himself into the number 2 qualifying spot.

XDRL_2-178-EditJohn DeFlorian driver of the Black Diamond Motorsports 2012 Jerry Haas Clean Coal Camaro powered by a Sonny’s Racing Engines took advantage of the cool night air to make a clean run of 4.049 seconds elapsed time at 178.05 miles per hour to capture his 9th number 1 qualifying spot .

“You can go from hero to zero in the snap of a finger. The consistency is showing up and all the work is paying off. The cars in this class are so competitive and it’s impressive how tough this class really is”, Deflorian stated .

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When: July 27,2013

Where: Maryland International Raceway, Mechanicsville, Md.


(All times eastern standard time)


Gates Open 8am

Final Qualifying 3pm

1st Round Eliminations 5pm

Pre-Race Ceremony 6:30 pm

2nd Round Eliminations 7pm

3rd Round Eliminations 9pm

4th Round Eliminations 10:30 pm