Atlanta Nationals Sunday report (T/F)

Only one round of anything was run on Sunday, the first round of T/F. Rain caused the race to be delayed until Monday. Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F...

Only one round of anything was run on Sunday, the first round of T/F. Rain caused the race to be delayed until Monday.

Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first-
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed  
T/F  457  MICHAEL BROTHERTON  0.519          4.934  280.72W
T/F    9  TOMMY JOHNSON, JR.  0.492          7.376  110.48 
   Brotherton wins and blows the engine at the finish. TJ  
   spins the tires after spilling fuel on the burn out.    
T/F    1  SCOTT KALITTA       0.502          4.910  272.97W
T/F 7050  BLAINE JOHNSON      0.480          4.980  293.35 
   Johnson drops cylinders all the way down the track.     
   Scott takes it after losing the engine in the lights.   
T/F   91  LARRY DIXON         0.496          4.891  298.11W
T/F    5  JOE AMATO           0.501          4.952  298.11 
   Dixon has the better light but Amato gives him a run    
   for his money.                                          
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.462          4.908  297.61W
T/F   23  JIM HEAD            0.516          5.111  220.10 
   Cory seemed to have clutch problems before the burnout  
   but takes the win.  Head was alternate for Pat Dakin.   
T/F  499  EDDIE HILL          0.489          9.207  100.72 
T/F    8  PAT AUSTIN          0.479          5.103  300.10W
   Hill smokes the tires at about the 330 and Austin       
   just drives on by.                                      
T/F  769  RON CAPPS           0.525          5.153  250.48W
T/F    4  CONNIE KALITTA      0.480          7.568   88.86 
   Kalitta's parachute came out at mid-track. Capps loses  
   the motor in his first round win.                       
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.565          4.890  298.40W
T/F   21  LORI JOHNS          0.616          4.948  291.82 
   Lori accidentaly deep stages and has a horrible light.  
   Dunn takes it. Good runs by both cars.                  
T/F   10  SHELLY ANDERSON     0.490          5.084  277.86 
T/F    6  KENNY BERNSTEIN     0.442          5.092  265.95W
   Bernstein fireballs at the end of the track, blows a    
   tire, and still wins.                                   

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