Atlanta finals (F/C)

Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C ...

Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 170 JEFF AREND 0.493 5.165 289.48W F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.557 5.150 299.00 Arend continues the upsets as he drives past Cruz into Round Two. F/C 520 TOM HOOVER 0.490 9.805 87.22 F/C 330 MARK OSWALD 0.490 5.753 259.74W Hoover shut down at 600 feet and Oswald wins the round. . F/C 143 BRAD PLATT 0.577 12.528 89.65 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.507 5.193 298.60W Pratt up in smoke at 60 feet as Force does what Force does!! Need we say more? F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.491 6.260 159.40 F/C 9 GARY DENSHAM 0.571 5.167 286.07W Gary Densham and Gary Bolger both had nice runs. Densham advances. F/C 888 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.493 5.707 177.37W F/C 750 DEL WORSHAM 0.337 5.684 184.84 Both drivers shut it off at about 1000 feet as Del red-lights giving Kenji the round. F/C 6 DEAN SKUZA 0.482 5.329 279.41 F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.484 5.110 300.50W Tony and the Castrol learned well from Force's Tune-up and continue the Fram Nationals. F/C 23 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.530 5.376 286.89W F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.549 5.396 219.72 A hole shot helped Bazemore drive into Round 2. Wilkerson was ahead until the last 60 feet. F/C 4 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.521 5.269 289.94W F/C 2 AL HOFMANN 0.016 6.428 146.41 Hofmann smokes em at 1000 feet and Etchells drives a clean run into Round Two.

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Sunday-Round 2 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 330 MARK OSWALD 0.521 5.288 276.15W F/C 888 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.489 10.579 76.30 Kenji shut it off at half-track as Mark Oswald advances to Round 3. F/C 4 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.501 5.230 290.60 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.536 5.098 300.60W Force does what Force does but Chuck Etchells gave him a good run. Force Advances to Round 3. F/C 9 GARY DENSHAM 0.555 5.322 265.80 F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.496 5.152 298.30W The Second Castrol Car advances to Round 3 along with his Teamate. F/C 23 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.583 5.584 200.26W F/C 170 JEFF AREND No show Arend shut it off at the line before staging. Whit had a nice easy ride and shut it off at 1000 feet.

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Sunday-Round 3 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 23 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.494 5.348 286.07 F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.484 5.056 296.73W Tony runs a terrific race into the Final round against either Mark Oswald or his team-mate. F/C 330 MARK OSWALD 0.495 15.414 56.92 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.484 5.131 298.50W Castrol vs. Castrol in the Final Round of Top Fuel Funny Car. Oswald smoked the tires at 60 feet.

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Sunday-Round 4 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.511 5.108 294.59W F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.494 5.318 276.83 Tony pulled the upset of the season when he outdrove John Force to win Top Fuel Funny Car.

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Drivers John Force , Chuck Etchells , Gary Densham