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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Matt Davis Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Matt Davis Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 3 DARRELL RUSSELL 0.501 5.741 242.26* TAD 72 RICK SANTOS 0.443 7.827 107.88 . . TAD 4 RANDY PARKS 0.592 5.720 243.44* TAD 51 MARK TALIAFERRO 0.474 5.814 237.71 . . TAD 398 CHRISTOPHR DaKIN 0.783 6.067 193.88* TAD 23 BOB BEARS N/A N/A Bears looses a rubber band on the burnout; Dakin stays lite until the 1/8 mile and drops atleast two cylinders TAD 122 ARTHUR GALLANT 0.616 9.731 84.36 TAD 311 JEFF BOHR 0.477 6.616 179.67 . . TAD 3169 DENNY HUMMEL N/A N/A TAD 34 SHAWN BOWEN 0.521 5.850 216.97 Bowen snakes on down the track while Hummel goes no where when the tree flashes TAD 11 CLIFF BOZZELLI 0.490 5.900 235.47 TAD 721 FRANK PEDREGON 0.417 5.745 241.80 An incredible wheelstand for Pedregon past the 60' mark and he trucks on down through the lights, wow! TAD 3141 DON DeVAULT 0.520 6.003 231.66 TAD 199 DENNIS DRATH 0.485 5.755 239.48 . . TAD 185 MIKE KOSKY 0.498 5.981 240.25 TAD 532 JOHN CASTANZA 0.816 5.920 232.37 Castanza hikes it up pretty good till the 200' mark, then comes close to Kosky after the chutes deploy TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 0.466 5.834 243.77 TAD 110 RICH McPHILLIPS 0.545 5.761 220.53 The other inj-nitro (McPhillips) is two cylinders short through the lights, but still a nice number

Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday    
1997 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Matt Davis        
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 RANDY PARKS          TAD    4   5.720 243.44  Fri1      
  2 DARRELL RUSSELL      TAD    3   5.741 242.26  Fri1      
  3 FRANK PEDREGON       TAD  721   5.745 241.80  Fri1      
  4 DENNIS DRATH         TAD  199   5.755 239.48  Fri1      
  5 RICH McPHILLIPS      TAD  110   5.761 220.53  Fri1      
  6 MARK TALIAFERRO      TAD   51   5.814 237.71  Fri1      
  7 BILL McCORNACK       TAD   25   5.834 243.77  Fri1      
  8 SHAWN BOWEN          TAD   34   5.850 216.97  Fri1      
  9 CLIFF BOZZELLI       TAD   11   5.900 235.47  Fri1      
 10 JOHN CASTANZA        TAD  532   5.920 232.37  Fri1      
 11 MIKE KOSKY           TAD  185   5.981 240.25  Fri1      
 12 DON DeVAULT          TAD 3141   6.003 231.66  Fri1      
 13 CHRISTOPHR DAKIN     TAD  398   6.067 193.88  Fri1      
 14 JEFF BOHR            TAD  311   6.616 179.67  Fri1      
 15 RICK SANTOS          TAD   72   7.827 107.88  Fri1      
 16 ARTHUR GALLANT       TAD  122   9.731  84.36  Fri1      

Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday 1997 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Matt Davis Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 MARK TALIAFERRO TAD 51 5.642 243.11 Sat1 2 RANDY PARKS TAD 4 5.652 248.27 Sat1 3 RICK SANTOS TAD 72 5.657 245.49 Sat1 4 DARRELL RUSSELL TAD 3 5.677 244.23 Sat1 5 FRANK PEDREGON TAD 721 5.724 241.54 Sat1 6 CLIFF BOZZELLI TAD 11 5.733 240.32 Sat1 7 DENNIS DRATH TAD 199 5.740 241.02 Sat1 8 BILL McCORNACK TAD 25 5.747 245.36 Sat1 9 RICH McPHILLIPS TAD 110 5.761 220.53 Fri1 10 SHAWN BOWEN TAD 34 5.766 237.15 Sat1 11 JOHN CASTANZA TAD 532 5.866 219.45 Sat1 12 DON DeVAULT TAD 3141 5.914 242.06 Sat1 13 MIKE KOSKY TAD 185 5.929 241.93 Sat1 14 BOB BEARS TAD 23 5.947 239.04 Sat1 15 ARTHUR GALLANT TAD 122 5.976 202.74 Sat1 16 CHRISTOPHER DAKIN TAD 398 6.067 193.88 Fri1 17 JEFF BOHR TAD 311 6.308 214.08 Sat1 18 DENNY HUMMEL TAD 3169 8.639 99.20 Sat1

Saturday-Session 2 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Matt Davis Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 4 RANDY PARKS 0.464 5.698 245.56* 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 5.725 242.98 Russell takes the starting line advantage and keeps it to the finish TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 0.470 5.893 240.64* TAD 532 JOHN CASTANZA 0.512 6.160 195.10 Fun race here with owner (Castanza) and driver with the Demand Flow team meeting TAD 398 CHRISTOPHER DAKIN 0.505 14.078 69.11 TAD 311 JEFF BOHR 0.566 6.288 215.36 Dakin up in smoke and stays in the bump. Bohr does not qualify. TAD 122 ARTHUR GALLANT 0.630 N/A N/A TAD 110 RICH McPHILLIPS 0.590 5.605 235.23 Gallant gets out off the groove, tags left wall and slides while McPhillips jumps to #1 with inj. nitro TAD 3169 DENNY HUMMEL 0.615 7.012 186.33* TAD 721 FRANK PEDREGON 0.551 9.207 89.80 Hummel doesn't qualify; Pedregon gets out of the throttle after suffering tireshake TAD 3141 DON DeVAULT 0.512 5.801 237.40* TAD 34 SHAWN BOWEN 0.519 5.857 235.10 DeVault moves up in a nice side-by-side race here in the heat of the day on a greasy track TAD 11 CLIFF BOZZELLI 0.478 5.738 238.66 TAD 72 RICK SANTOS 0.487 5.714 241.74 Neither drivers improve, but the track is looking better as the sun lowers and the track cools TAD 185 MIKE KOSKY 0.492 12.440 61.33* TAD 23 BOB BEARS N/A N/A Kosky pops a blower just off the line . TAD 23 BOB BEARS 0.483 5.965 236.65* single Bears drives through tireshake and hugs the centerline .

Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday  
1997 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Matt Davis        
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 RICH McPHILLIPS      TAD  110   5.605 235.23   Sat2     
  2 MARK TALIAFERRO      TAD   51   5.642 243.11   Sat1     
  3 RANDY PARKS          TAD    4   5.652 248.27   Sat1     
  4 RICK SANTOS          TAD   72   5.657 245.49   Sat1     
  5 DARRELL RUSSELL      TAD    3   5.677 244.23   Sat1     
  6 FRANK PEDREGON       TAD  721   5.724 241.54   Sat1     
  7 CLIFF BOZZELLI       TAD   11   5.733 240.32   Sat1     
  8 DENNIS DRATH         TAD  199   5.740 241.02   Sat1     
  9 BILL McCORNACK       TAD   25   5.747 245.36   Sat1     
 10 SHAWN BOWEN          TAD   34   5.766 237.15   Sat1     
 11 DON DeVAULT          TAD 3141   5.801 237.40   Sat2     
 12 JOHN CASTANZA        TAD  532   5.866 219.45   Sat1     
 13 MIKE KOSKY           TAD  185   5.929 241.93   Sat1     
 14 BOB BEARS            TAD   23   5.947 239.04   Sat1     
 15 ARTHUR GALLANT       TAD  122   5.976 202.74   Sat1     
 16 CHRISTOPHER DAKIN    TAD  398   6.067 193.88  Fri1      
 17 JEFF BOHR            TAD  311   6.288 215.36   Sat2     
 18 DENNY HUMMEL         TAD 3169   7.012 186.33   Sat

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