Columbus Finals (T/F)

Saturday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Jackie & John Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed ...

Saturday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Jackie & John Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 399 CONNIE KALITTA 0.460 4.884 277.09W T/F 220 BOB VANDERGRIFF, JR 0.437 4.913 285.80 Vandergriff was leading but Kalitta came back mid-track and took the win. T/F 4 MIKE DUNN 0.494 7.240 109.67 T/F 303 PAT DAKIN 0.485 4.840 294.11W Dakin left first by just a little bit and Dunn smoked the tires at about the 330' mark. T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.497 4.944 271.73W T/F 10 JOE AMATO 0.474 5.471 191.36 First round Sarver has ever won in Top Fuel. Amato does an AWESOME wheel stand off the line but drives out T/F 223 MIKE SMITH No show T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.702 5.846 153.06W Smith left before the tree was activated and Bernstein broke a rear-end at the 1000' mark. T/F 23 JIM HEAD 0.546 11.356 93.00 T/F 1 SCOTT KALITTA 0.483 4.753 308.00W Head smokes the tires off the line and Kalitta has a "mild" run. (Is it the start of anothe STREAK?) T/F 6 EDDIE HILL 0.451 4.860 294.59 T/F 2 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.508 4.766 308.32W Nice side-by-side run. Hill drove the car off the track and onto the highway. T/F 9 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.434 4.902 302.92 T/F 3 LARRY DIXON 0.452 4.805 286.71W . T/F 738 RANCE McDANIEL 0.536 6.039 1.72 T/F 5 BLAINE JOHNSON 0.492 4.826 295.08W Beautiful run for Blaine. McDaniel left late and smoked the tires at the 1/8th mile mark.

Saturday-Round 2 - Top Fuel               -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Jackie & John     
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.509          9.040   85.17  
T/F    3  LARRY DIXON         0.474          4.994  278.98W 
   Sarver blows the tires off on the line.  Dixon makes it  
   into the Semi's.                                         
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.501          4.977  290.41  
T/F    5  BLAINE JOHNSON      0.473          4.819  294.11W 
   Great clean run for Johnson.  Bernstein drops a          
   cylinder off the line.                                   
T/F  303  PAT DAKIN           0.500         10.958   80.69  
T/F    2  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.484          4.867  288.00W 
   Dakin smokes the tires off the line and Cory takes the   
   win.                                                     
T/F  399  CONNIE KALITTA      0.510          5.026  231.24  
T/F    1  SCOTT KALITTA       0.460          4.910  285.53W 
   Connie drops the motor at the big end and Scott takes    
   the win.                                                 

Saturday-Round 3 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Jackie & John Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 1 SCOTT KALITTA 0.460 5.404 186.56 T/F 2 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.475 4.883 300.40W Nice run for Cory. . T/F 3 LARRY DIXON 0.517 4.935 286.71W T/F 5 BLAINE JOHNSON 0.090 10.285 90.47 Blaine smokes the tires off the line and puts Dixon in the finals with Cory Mac.

Saturday-Round 4 - Top Fuel               -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Jackie & John     
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    3  LARRY DIXON         0.492          4.937  275.98  
T/F    2  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.493          4.817  306.43W 
   Cory was leaking something majorly on the burn out, but  
   it didn't matter, he takes the win anyhow.               

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