Bob Tasca III, Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team Take on Cruz Pedregon in Round 1 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 27, 2012–Bob Tasca III drove his Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Shelby Mustang Funny Car to a 4.136-second pass at 305.15 mph to qualify 16th in the ultra-competitive NHRA Full Throttle Series Funny Car category at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

He’ll take on No. 1-qualifier Cruz Pedregon in Round 1. Two races remain on the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Series schedule. Tasca was the runner-up at this track last spring.

“We struggled to get this Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford through qualifying, but sometimes Las Vegas loves the underdog,” Tasca said. “In a class this deep, you have to fight every weekend to qualify and race and we all take our turn as the underdog. We’re looking forward to the first round.”

For live updates, follow the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Shelby Mustang team on Twitter (MQL_Racing) and Facebook (click on the “Twitter” icon). Follow driver Bob Tasca III on Twitter at @Tasca3 and Facebook.

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