Bristol: Final eliminations postponed until Monday

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Persistent rain forced NHRA officials to postpone the final eliminations Sunday of the fourth annual O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. The 16-car elimination rounds for Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock...

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Persistent rain forced NHRA officials to postpone the final eliminations Sunday of the fourth annual O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

The 16-car elimination rounds for Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock will start at 10 a.m. Monday, weather permitting.

Tony Schumacher has three wins so far this season in the U.S. Army dragster and will start the race in the No. 1 qualifying position after he ran 4.523 seconds at 327.66 mph to pace the Top Fuel category.

Whit Bazemore holds the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car after he went 4.770 at 321.27 in the Matco Tools Dodge Stratus.

Greg Anderson qualified first in Pro Stock for the 11th consecutive race, going 6.790 at 202.52 in his Vegas General Construction Pontiac Grand Am, setting both track records.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Whit Bazemore , Tony Schumacher , Greg Anderson