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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 11 DOUG HERBERT 0.976 4.906 298.60 T/F 422 VICKY FANNING N/A N/A Vicky left WAY before the tree activated. . T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.587 4.879 264.00* T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.527 11.723 68.60 Cory lost traction at about 60' out. . T/F 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.488 5.169 204.08* single Tony shut it off at about the 1000' mark. The Peek Bros. car doesn't have the Labac logo on it... single T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.509 5.865 157.04 Kenny had sparks shooting out the back of the car at just past 330'. T/F 18 CRISTEN POWELL 0.546 4.862 286.89* T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.524 8.895 80.55 Shelley boils the hides at about 200'. A smooth run for Cristen. T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.518 4.791 306.01* T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.515 12.647 82.03 Joe went up in smoke immediately. A smooth run for Jim. . T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 0.537 8.360 93.06* T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.515 9.551 87.74 Eddie's engine fireballs at about 300' out. Larry hazes the tires at about the same place. T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.522 4.947 290.04 T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.504 4.758 306.33 A strong run for Mike. Good runs by both cars. . T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.532 4.659 310.02* single Now THAT was a pretty run! .

Saturday-Session 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.508 6.584 104.98 T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.542 4.868 295.85 Mike came as close to blowing over without to doing so as I've ever seen. Jim fireballs the motor at halftrack T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.508 4.650 308.43* T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 0.518 6.756 116.32 Eddie pulls the front up at 60', and again at 300', decides to shut it off. T/F 422 VICKY FANNING 0.837 5.755 228.65 T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.518 4.758 309.38 Vicki waited for the tree this time. :-) . T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.589 7.526 105.01 T/F 11 DOUG HERBERT 0.557 4.860 303.64 Cory had severe tire shake at about 330 feet out. . T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.488 5.451 176.19 T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.619 5.172 198.32 Kenny started dropping cylinders at half track. Bob lost the engine at about 1000'. T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.608 11.370 74.25 T/F 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.435 4.998 235.60 Shelly hazes the tires about 100' out. Tony was dropping cylinders at the 1000' mark. T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.551 4.562 317.01* T/F 18 CRISTEN POWELL 0.531 4.935 264.93 Joe makes an amazing pass! Both cars lift the front at the start. T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.534 4.686 315.78* single A very good pass for Larry. .

Saturday-Session 2 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.522 4.702 313.37 T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.536 4.646 316.01 Good runs by both cars. . T/F 11 DOUG HERBERT 0.534 4.854 299.00* T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 13.611 71.31 Kenny was up in smoke right away. . T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.531 4.721 298.40* T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.615 9.439 76.40 Shelly smokes'em about 100 feet out. . T/F 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.492 4.799 297.22 T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.522 4.745 313.47 Both drivers lift the front at 60', with Joe bringing it up a couple more times. Good runs by both cars. T/F 18 CRISTEN POWELL 0.517 4.800 257.06 T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.522 4.710 294.21 Good runs by both cars. . T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.495 4.707 310.77 T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.508 4.688 301.30 Good runs by both cars. . T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 0.484 4.676 301.50* single A very nice pass for Eddie. .

Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday 1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme Presented by Team Close Call Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 JOE AMATO T/F 6 4.562 317.01 Sat1 2 CORY McCLENATHAN T/F 3 4.646 316.01 Sat2 3 GARY SCELZI T/F 5 4.650 308.43 Sat1 4 EDDIE HILL T/F 10 4.676 301.50 Sat2 5 LARRY DIXON T/F 4 4.686 315.78 Sat1 6 SCOTT KALITTA T/F 2 4.702 313.37 Sat2 7 JIM HEAD T/F 888 4.707 310.77 Sat2 8 BOB VANDERGRIFF T/F 12 4.721 298.40 Sat2 9 MIKE DUNN T/F 7 4.758 306.33 Fri1 10 TONY SCHUMACHER T/F 356 4.799 297.22 Sat2 11 CRISTEN POWELL T/F 18 4.800 257.06 Sat2 12 DOUG HERBERT T/F 11 4.854 299.00 Sat2 13 KENNY BERNSTEIN T/F 1 5.451 176.19 Sat1 14 VICKY FANNING T/F 422 5.755 228.65 Sat1 15 SHELLY ANDERSON T/F 8 8.895 80.55 Fri1

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