1 Qual 2

Photo by Chris Denslow – H1

Defending H1 Unlimited Seafair and National High Point Champion Steve David drove the 1 Oh Boy! Oberto to the top of the qualifying ladder for this weekend’s Albert Lee Appliance Cup with a speed of  152.229 under gray skies and a light rain on Seattle’s Lake Washington Friday Afternoon.

Jimmy Shane in the 5 Graham Trucking found himself third on the ladder after the first round of qualifying, but improved his speed to 148.837 in the second round to move ahead of Jon Zimmerman in the 9 Fox Plumbing presents Team RedDOT powered by Les Schwab who finished third at 147.501.

Then, on the last lap of the day, Kip Brown in the 95 Spirit of Qatar ran a lap at 149.031 to take the second spot and drop Shane and Zimmerman to third and fourth.

Saturday’s forecast is for sunnier skies for morning testing and the running of Heats 1A and 1B beginning 12:50 pm Seattle time.

Qualifying Results

Number – Sponsor




1 Oh Boy! Oberto

Steve David



95 Spirit of Qatar

Kip Brown



5 Graham Trucking

Jimmy Shane



9 Fox Plumbing & Heating presents Team RedDOT powered by Les Schwab Tires

Jon Zimmerman



21 Miss Albert Lee Appliance

Brian Perkins



11 Peters & May

Tommy Thompson



22 Boitano Homes presents Performance Tool

Mike Webster



48 Snoqualmie Casino

Jamie Nilsen



14 Miss DiJulio

Greg Hopp



57 FEDCO – Mark Evans did not pass tech.  No time recorded

37 Miss Beacon Plumbing – J Michael Kelly did not run.