Columbus Federal-Mogul All Stars

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup 1997 Federal-Mogul Sportsman All-Stars By Matt Davis FM/D & FM/FC Practice Session ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup 1997 Federal-Mogul Sportsman All-Stars By Matt Davis FM/D & FM/FC Practice Session (left lane first) FEDERAL-MOGUL DRAGSTER Bob Bears Jr 5.886 237.27 Randy Parks 5.833 242.71 Mark Taliaferro 5.809 236.65 Cliff Bozzelli 5.835 234.55 Rick Santos 5.775 241.93 Darrell Russell 5.734 241.48 FEDERAL-MOGUL FUNNY CAR Tony Bartone 26.823 15.31 Frank Manzo 7.568 112.65 Todd Simpson 6.254 226.92 Doug Gordon 6.064 234.61 Vern Moats 8.327 107.62 With the sun working on the two-year old track surface, warm tempertures, high dew points and crew chiefs wondering what kind of teeth the track has, the test session had a little bit of everything from skating to tire-spin. Choosing not to take advantage of the session was Division 3 FM/FC represenative John Powell

1997 Federal-Mogul Sportsman All Stars

Federal-Mogul Dragster Round 1 Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 3 DARRELL RUSSELL .456 5.677 244.23W 11 CLIFF BOZZELLI .485 5.735 240.32 TAD 51 MARK TALIAFERRO .471 5.642 243.11W TAD 72 RICH SANTOS .483 5.657 245.49 Taliaferro goes wire-to-wire TAD 511 RANDY PARKS .511 5.652 248.27W TAD 418 BOB BEARS .418 5.947 239.04 Parks is lucky he had the top end power as Bears drilled him on the lights.

1997 Federal-Mogul Sportsman All Stars Super Gas Round 1 (9.90) Frank Kohuteck .429 9.925 146.62 Todd Hoerner .435 9.911 150.55W Kyle Seipel .434 9.949 133.37W Clarence Woodham .421 9.989 ???.?? Shane Gay .446 9.662 157.45 John Vineyard .426 9.896 151.51W John Pahl .511 10.163 145.89W Rod Fuller .427 10.123 121.83 S/ST Round 1 (10.90) Brett Waldron .557 10.900 126.28W P.J. Walter .530 10.898 115.39 Rudy Matthews .535 10.991 122.96W Jimmy Fuller .538 11.005 130.00 Glenn Snow .625 10.886 123.11 John Schenone .569 10.912 119.34W Rich Pica .561 10.997 132.60 Jim Cappiello .451 10.971 115.72W Competition Eliminator Round 1 Craig Eaton (8.57) .475 8.112 166.88 Buddy Nicken (9.11) .607 8.590 154.32W Gary Chomiski (9.66) .510 9.237 146.15 Bo Nickens (8.17) .553 7.688 170.68W Sal Biondo (9.51) .515 9.067 143.70 Randy Dianiels (8.97) .569 8.444 157.59W Jerry Arnold (9.21) .556 9.492 104.55W single

Federal-Mogul Sportsman All Stars Competition Eliminator Semi Finals Randy Daniels (8.95) .551 8.494 155.95W Buddy Nickens (9.04) .579 8.921 124.46 Jerry Arnold (9.21) .560 8.735 149.08 Bo Nickens (8.17) .534 7.707 170.84W Super Gas Semi Finals T Hoerner .476 9.882 J Vineyard .434 9.896W R. Fuller .412 9.922W K. Seipel .440 9.924 Super Street Semi Finals J. Cappiello .535 10.945W J. Schenone .559 10.927 B. Waldron .534 10.885 R. Matthews .526 10.900W

Federal-Mogul All Stars Federal-Mogul Dragster Semi Finals Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 4 RANDY PARKS 0.464 5.698 245.56W single A single to the finals for the Rydin/Fluke team. .937 60-foot time TAD 51 MARK TALIAFERRO 0.475 5.755 239.42 TAD 3 DARRELL RUSSELL 0.425 5.725 242.98W Russell takes the starting line advantage and keeps it to the finish.

Federal-Mogul Sportsman All Stars Super Street Final Jim Cappiello .531 10.898 127.58 Rudy Matthews .522 10.908 129.77W

Super Gas Final Vineyard .437 9.916 146.98 Rod Fuller .419 9.916 140.36W

Federal-Mogul Dragster Final Randy Parks .473 5.645 346.84W Darrell Russell .433 5.692 243.04 Parks' solidifies the Divison 3 repeat as the Federal-Mogul All Star division champio

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Series NHRA
Drivers Tony Bartone , Randy Daniels , Rick Santos , Frank Manzo , Sal Biondo , Vern Moats , Doug Gordon , Rod Fuller , Todd Hoerner , Todd Simpson , John Powell