Tasca, Motorcraft/Quick Lane Funny Car Team Welcome Short Break After Loss in Denver

DENVER, July 22, 2012–When it comes to prep time after a tough loss, less is more for NHRA Full Throttle Series Funny Car drivers like Bob Tasca III and their teams.

The Motorcraft/Quick Lane camp is more than happy to go straight from Denver to Sonoma, Calif. this weekend for the second stop on the three-races-in-three-weeks Western Swing.

Tasca narrowly lost in the first round to Cruz Pedregon, who cut a .059 light on the starting line to Tasca’s .074 for a holeshot win. Pedregon crossed the stripe in 4.261 seconds at 290.26 mph to Tasca’s 4.258 at 293.98.

“Hats off to my guys,” Tasca said. “They made a great call (in Round 1). We struggled a little bit this weekend. We had a fuel pump issue on Friday and had a lot of tire smoke Saturday, but they made a great call today. Cruz’ guys made a great call as well. He probably ran low E.T. of the session when you adjust for where he staged. Off to Sonoma. I love the fact that these races are back-to-back-to-back because I have a lot of confidence in this team and know that if we keep stepping up to the plate, we’re going to hit some home runs. Hopefully in the near future.”

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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