Atlanta FMFC Qualifying

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup. Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana Number ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup. Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana Number Driver E.T. Speed single TAFC 13 PHIL BURKART 6.054 241.93 Burkhart had transmission troubles at half-track and shut it off before he lost traction TAFC 2380 MICK STEELE 6.104 227.56 TAFC 8 TODD PATON 5.820 225.96 Paton moves around a bit at half-track but still lays down a nice run TAFC 1177 TIM SLAGLE 6.130 234.37* TAFC 278 TONY CARLISLE 7.777 104.50 Tony seemed to run out og "go" towards the end of the run. TAFC 33 JOHN LAWSON 6.368 190.31 TAFC 15 FRAN MONAGHAN JR. 5.941 238.15 Lawson made a pass close to the left wall as Fran made a straight run TAFC 2605 MICHAEL SIMPSON 6.022 240.19 TAFC 5 BOB NEWBERRY 5.850 2.50 Newberry starts in the Number two spot with the first of three qualifying runs for the alcohol funny cars TAFC 1 TONY BARTONE 16.616 58.49 TAFC 222 MONTY TODD 6.120 227.79 Bartone may have broken the rear end during his launch. TAFC 9 FRANK MANZO 5.871 246.23* single The Kendall Oil Avenger takes the Number 3 spot on a single run.

Alcohol Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday   
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 TODD PATON           TAFC    8  5.820 225.96  Fri1      
  2 BOB NEWBERRY         TAFC    5  5.850 250.00  Fri1      
  3 FRANK MANZO          TAFC    9  5.871 246.23  Fri1      
  4 FRAN MONAGHAN JR.    TAFC   15  5.941 238.15  Fri1      
  5 MICHAEL SIMPSON      TAFC 2605  6.022 240.19  Fri1      
  6 PHIL BURKART         TAFC   13  6.054 241.93  Fri1      
  7 MICK STEELE          TAFC 2380  6.104 227.56  Fri1      
  8 MONTY TODD           TAFC  222  6.120 227.79  Fri1      
  9 TIM SLAGLE           TAFC 1177  6.130 234.37  Fri1      
 10 JOHN LAWSON          TAFC   33  6.368 190.31  Fri1      
 11 TONY CARLISLE        TAFC  278  7.777 104.50  Fri1      
 12 TONY BARTONE         TAFC    1 16.616  58.49  Fri1      
Friday-Session 2 - Alcohol Funny Car      -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana'                  
                                                            
Number    Driver                             E.T.   Speed   
TAFC   15 FRAN MONAGHAN JR.                  6.106  233.46* 
TAFC 2605 MICHAEL SIMPSON                   10.802   78.86  
   Simpson had tire shake and shut it off at 100 feet       
   .                                                        
TAFC   13 PHIL BURKART                       6.075  239.80  
TAFC    1 TONY BARTONE                       5.918  241.09  
   Phil was in and out of the throttle at half-track        
   .                                                        
TAFC    5 BOB NEWBERRY                       5.888  247.18* 
TAFC 2380 MICK STEELE                        6.135  228.54  
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TAFC  278 TONY CARLISLE                      6.773  176.60  
TAFC   33 JOHN LAWSON                        6.228  235.10  
   Tony drove through tire shake, John drove a pretty race  
   .                                                        
TAFC    8 TODD PATON                         5.844  246.10* 
TAFC 1177 TIM SLAGLE                         5.973  239.55  
   Todd Paton makes sure the other contenders know he is    
   here as he retains the number one spot.                  
      single                                                
TAFC    9 FRANK MANZO                        5.916  215.15  
   Frank got very close to the top end wall and backed      
   off the throttle and finds hiimself in position 3        

Alcohol Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday 1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 TODD PATON TAFC 8 5.820 225.96 Fri1 2 BOB NEWBERRY TAFC 5 5.850 250.00 Fri1 3 FRANK MANZO TAFC 9 5.871 246.23 Fri1 4 TONY BARTONE TAFC 1 5.918 241.09 Fri2 5 FRAN MONAGHAN JR. TAFC 15 5.941 238.15 Fri1 6 TIM SLAGLE TAFC 1177 5.973 239.55 Fri2 7 MICHAEL SIMPSON TAFC 2605 6.022 240.19 Fri1 8 PHIL BURKART TAFC 13 6.054 241.93 Fri1 9 MICK STEELE TAFC 2380 6.104 227.56 Fri1 10 MONTY TODD TAFC 222 6.120 227.79 Fri1 11 JOHN LAWSON TAFC 33 6.228 235.10 Fri2 12 TONY CARLISLE TAFC 278 6.773 176.60 Fri2

Saturday-Session 1 - Alcohol Funny Car    -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
                                                            
Number    Driver                             E.T.   Speed   
TAFC    9 FRANK MANZO                        5.848  244.96* 
TAFC    5 BOB NEWBERRY                       5.906  245.63  
   No improvement from either driver in a nice, clean       
   race.                                                    
TAFC 1177 TIM SLAGLE                         5.967  240.19* 
TAFC  222 MONTY TODD                         6.078  227.21  
   Slagle drives out of some tire shake, Monty picks up     
   one position                                             
TAFC 2605 MICHAEL SIMPSON                    6.168  233.46  
TAFC   13 PHIL BURKART                       6.017  243.70  
   Burkhart and Simpson changed positions on this, the      
   final qualifying session of FMFC                         
TAFC 2380 MICK STEELE                        6.127  226.24* 
TAFC    8 TODD PATON                         9.682   88.56  
   Todd Paton had severe tire shake and shut it off at      
   660 feet but he's still qualified number one for now     
TAFC   15 FRAN MONAGHAN JR.   0.375          5.846  242.26  
TAFC    1 TONY BARTONE        0.541          5.901  240.32  
   Bartone wins the Winston Invitational on Monaghan's      
   red light.                                               

Alcohol Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday 1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 TODD PATON TAFC 8 5.820 225.96 Fri1 2 FRAN MONAGHAN JR. TAFC 15 5.846 242.26 Sat1 3 FRANK MANZO TAFC 9 5.848 244.96 Sat1 4 BOB NEWBERRY TAFC 5 5.850 250.00 Fri1 5 TONY BARTONE TAFC 1 5.901 240.32 Sat1 6 TIM SLAGLE TAFC 1177 5.967 240.19 Sat1 7 PHIL BURKART TAFC 13 6.017 243.70 Sat1 8 MICHAEL SIMPSON TAFC 2605 6.022 240.19 Fri1 9 MONTY TODD TAFC 222 6.078 227.21 Sat1 10 MICK STEELE TAFC 2380 6.104 227.56 Fri1 11 JOHN LAWSON TAFC 33 6.228 235.10 Fri2 12 TONY CARLISLE TAFC 278 6.773 176.60 Fri

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