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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 7057 WALT FULLER 0.560 10.490 81.61* F/C 620 MITCH MCDOWELL 0.569 5.510 267.93 Walt was shaking the tires about 100 feet out. . F/C 7 DEL WORSHAM 0.543 12.081 49.44 F/C 4 AL HOFMANN 0.518 8.646 95.68 Both cars were up in smoke about 300 feet out. . F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.520 6.083 155.97* F/C 10 GARY DENSHAM 0.605 9.094 95.92 Both cars were having traction problems. . F/C 700 RANDY ANDERSON 0.532 5.269 275.56* F/C 28 RON CAPPS 0.547 14.109 74.60 Ron was up in smoke immediately. . F/C 6 MARK OSWALD 9.545 88.42 F/C 209 WHIT BAZEMORE 5.498 252.24* . . F/C 305 DEAN SKUZA 0.515 5.515 220.53* F/C 520 TOM HOOVER N/A N/A Tom was pulled back from the line. . F/C 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.525 7.538 115.50 F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.542 5.658 239.17 Chuck smokes'em about 200 feet out. Tim had to do some pedalling himself. F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.581 5.221 275.39* F/C 8 KENJI OKAZAKI 5.411 258.49 John was dropping cylinders at the top end. . single F/C 2 TONY PEDREGON 0.498 5.371 274.89 There was a little smoke out the back of Tony's car at the traps.

Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday           
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JOHN FORCE           F/C    1   5.221 275.39  Fri1      
  2 RANDY ANDERSON       F/C  700   5.269 275.56  Fri1      
  3 TONY PEDREGON        F/C    2   5.371 274.89  Fri1      
  4 KENJI OKAZAKI        F/C    8   5.411 258.49  Fri1      
  5 WHIT BAZEMORE        F/C  209   5.498 252.24  Fri1      
  6 MITCH MCDOWELL       F/C  620   5.510 267.93  Fri1      
  7 DEAN SKUZA           F/C  305   5.515 220.53  Fri1      
  8 TIM WILKERSON        F/C  347   5.658 239.17  Fri1      
  9 CRUZ PEDREGON        F/C    3   6.083 155.97  Fri1      
 10 CHUCK ETCHELLS       F/C    5   7.538 115.50  Fri1      
 11 AL HOFMANN           F/C    4   8.646  95.68  Fri1      
 12 GARY DENSHAM         F/C   10   9.094  95.92  Fri1      
 13 MARK OSWALD          F/C    6   9.545  88.42  Fri1      
 14 WALT FULLER          F/C 7057  10.490  81.61  Fri1      
 15 DEL WORSHAM          F/C    7  12.081  49.44  Fri1      
 16 RON CAPPS            F/C   28  14.109  74.60  Fri1      
Friday-Session 2 - Funny Car              -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C   10  GARY DENSHAM        0.643          5.509  255.68* 
F/C  555  LEN SEROKA          1.150          6.588  170.39  
   Len stagged crooked, was moving all over.                
   .                                                        
F/C   28  RON CAPPS           0.529         14.243   76.06* 
F/C    7  DEL WORSHAM         0.514         16.086   64.10  
   Both cars boil the hides on the launch.                  
   .                                                        
F/C  209  WHIT BAZEMORE       0.512          5.619  196.37* 
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.512          6.449  144.90  
   Both drivers had to pedal the cars toward the end of     
   the track.                                               
F/C  520  TOM HOOVER          0.555          5.289  275.90* 
F/C  700  RANDY ANDERSON      0.508          6.141  152.51  
   Both cars drift toward the center line, Randy lifts at   
   about 1000'.                                             
F/C  347  TIM WILKERSON       0.555          5.439  222.55* 
F/C  433  JIM BLAKE           0.517         11.971   77.88  
   Jim had severe tire shake almost immediately.            
   .                                                        
F/C    8  KENJI OKAZAKI       0.512          9.477   89.02  
F/C    6  MARK OSWALD         0.592          6.410  154.69  
   Mark was having trouble staying hooked up. Kenji moved   
   toward the center about 800' out, and shut it off.       
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON       0.521          5.186  280.98* 
F/C  305  DEAN SKUZA          0.584          5.242  287.72  
   A smooth pass for both drivers.                          
   .                                                        
F/C  620  MITCH MCDOWELL      0.513          5.442  260.64  
F/C    5  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.519          5.332  272.89  
   Mitch lost traction just past half track, pedalled it    
   through. A decent pass for Chuck.                        
F/C  442  DON  SOSENKA        0.566          6.156  242.78  
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.500          5.516  254.16  
   Sosenka's car wasn't firing on all cylinders at the      
   launch. Force broke loose at the top end.                
F/C    4  AL HOFMANN          0.789          5.973  170.42* 
F/C  589  KEITH JACKSON       0.518         10.098   86.00  
   Keith had tire shake just after the launch. Al lost      
   traction past half track, pedalling didn't help much.    
      single                                                
F/C 7057  WALT FULLER         0.713         10.058   80.94  
   Walt had handling problems at 300' out, had to shut it   
   off.                                                     
Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday           
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 TONY PEDREGON        F/C    2   5.186 280.98  Fri2      
  2 JOHN FORCE           F/C    1   5.221 275.39  Fri1      
  3 DEAN SKUZA           F/C  305   5.242 287.72  Fri2      
  4 RANDY ANDERSON       F/C  700   5.269 275.56  Fri1      
  5 TOM HOOVER           F/C  520   5.289 275.90  Fri2      
  6 CHUCK ETCHELLS       F/C    5   5.332 272.89  Fri2      
  7 KENJI OKAZAKI        F/C    8   5.411 258.49  Fri1      
  8 TIM WILKERSON        F/C  347   5.439 222.55  Fri2      
  9 MITCH MCDOWELL       F/C  620   5.442 260.64  Fri2      
 10 WHIT BAZEMORE        F/C  209   5.498 252.24  Fri1      
 11 GARY DENSHAM         F/C   10   5.509 255.68  Fri2      
 12 AL HOFMANN           F/C    4   5.973 170.42  Fri2      
 13 CRUZ PEDREGON        F/C    3   6.083 155.97  Fri1      
 14 DON SOSENKA          F/C  442   6.156 242.78  Fri2      
 15 MARK OSWALD          F/C    6   6.410 154.69  Fri2      
 16 LEN SEROKA           F/C  555   6.588 170.39  Fri2      
 17 WALT FULLER          F/C 7057  10.058  80.94  Fri2      
 18 KEITH JACKSON        F/C  589  10.098  86.00  Fri2      
 19 JIM BLAKE            F/C  433  11.971  77.88  Fri2      
 20 DEL WORSHAM          F/C    7  12.081  49.44  Fri1      
 21 RON CAPPS            F/C   28  14.109  74.60  Fri1      
Saturday-Session 1 - Funny Car            -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.540          5.261  272.56* 
F/C  520  TOM HOOVER          0.581          5.378  268.57  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
F/C  700  RANDY ANDERSON      0.534          6.678  130.43  
F/C  347  TIM WILKERSON       0.564          5.478  255.75  
   Randy got loose at mid track, nearly crosses the center  
   line. Tim was dropping cylinders at the finish.          
F/C  433  JIM BLAKE           0.433          6.280  212.41  
F/C    8  KENJI OKAZAKI       0.560          5.420  263.23  
   Jim shook the tires about 100 feet out.  Kenji hazed'em  
   at about 1000' out.                                      
F/C    6  MARK OSWALD         0.707          6.583  153.00  
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON                      5.252  283.46  
   Mark was up in smoke at about 200'. A good pass for      
   Tony.                                                    
F/C  305  DEAN SKUZA          0.524          5.324  278.89* 
F/C  620  MITCH MCDOWELL      0.533          8.632  102.58  
   Mitch lost traction about 200 feet out.                  
   .                                                        
F/C    5  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.524          5.369  281.51* 
F/C    4  AL HOFMANN          0.513          6.570  145.56  
   Al smokes'em at 300', pedals it, fishtails to about the  
   1000' mark.                                              
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.541          5.245  285.71* 
F/C   10  GARY DENSHAM        0.597          6.180  163.57  
   Gary was up in smoke at half track.  A smooth run for    
   John.                                                    
F/C  589  KEITH JACKSON       0.545          6.073  169.20  
F/C   28  RON CAPPS           0.391          5.481  250.20  
   Keith has some tire shake. Ron's engine lets go at       
   1000'.                                                   
F/C 7057  WALT FULLER         0.541          9.893   83.96  
F/C  209  WHIT BAZEMORE       0.563          5.366  262.82  
   Walt smokes'em at about 200 feet out. Whit hazes the     
   tires through the traps.                                 
F/C  555  LEN SEROKA          0.958         10.767   81.23* 
      single                                                
   Len was up in smoke about 100 feet out.                  
   .                                                        
F/C    7  DEL WORSHAM         0.644          9.509   90.26* 
      single                                                
   Del loses traction at about 200', heads for the center,  
   shuts it off.                                            
Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday         
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 TONY PEDREGON        F/C    2   5.186 280.98  Fri2      
  2 JOHN FORCE           F/C    1   5.221 275.39  Fri1      
  3 DEAN SKUZA           F/C  305   5.242 287.72  Fri2      
  4 CRUZ PEDREGON        F/C    3   5.261 272.56   Sat1     
  5 RANDY ANDERSON       F/C  700   5.269 275.56  Fri1      
  6 TOM HOOVER           F/C  520   5.289 275.90  Fri2      
  7 CHUCK ETCHELLS       F/C    5   5.332 272.89  Fri2      
  8 WHIT BAZEMORE        F/C  209   5.366 262.62   Sat1     
  9 KENJI OKAZAKI        F/C    8   5.411 258.69  Fri1      
 10 TIM WILKERSON        F/C  347   5.439 222.55  Fri2      
 11 MITCH MCDOWELL       F/C  620   5.442 260.64  Fri2      
 12 RON CAPPS            F/C   28   5.481 250.20   Sat1     
 13 GARY DENSHAM         F/C   10   5.509 255.68  Fri2      
 14 AL HOFMANN           F/C    4   5.973 170.42  Fri2      
 15 KEITH JACKSON        F/C  589   6.073 169.20   Sat1     
 16 DON SOSENKA          F/C  442   6.156 242.78  Fri2      
 17 JIM BLAKE            F/C  433   6.280 212.41   Sat1     
 18 MARK OSWALD          F/C    6   6.410 154.69  Fri2      
 19 LEN SEROKA           F/C  555   6.588 170.39  Fri2      
 20 DEL WORSHAM          F/C    7   9.509  90.26   Sat1     
 21 WALT FULLER          F/C 7057   9.893  83.96   Sat1     
Saturday-Session 2 - Funny Car            -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON       0.510          5.257  278.98* 
F/C  433  JIM BLAKE           0.541         16.547   69.96  
   Jim had severe tire shake on the launch.                 
   .                                                        
F/C  620  MITCH MCDOWELL      0.575          6.429  146.89  
F/C    6  MARK OSWALD         0.577          5.276  287.90  
   Mitch loses the blower belt at 1000'.  Mark makes it     
   into the show.                                           
F/C  442  DON  SOSENKA        0.623          6.085  236.59  
F/C  305  DEAN SKUZA          0.503          5.322  251.11  
   John got out of shape, headed for the center line at     
   about 900 feet out.                                      
F/C    4  AL HOFMANN          0.558          9.297   89.60  
F/C    5  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.545          5.309  288.00  
   Al was up in smoke about 300 feet out.                   
   .                                                        
F/C   10  GARY DENSHAM        0.538          5.213  292.20* 
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.538          5.238  286.71  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
F/C   28  RON CAPPS           0.543          5.430  278.37* 
F/C  589  KEITH JACKSON       0.520         12.495   66.96  
   Keith shut it down at about 330' out.                    
   .                                                        
F/C  209  WHIT BAZEMORE       0.533          5.136  301.10* 
F/C  555  LEN SEROKA          1.113          6.606  197.15  
   Len had handling problems early. Whit jumps all the way  
   to the top of the heap.                                  
F/C  520  TOM HOOVER          0.600          5.285  286.07* 
F/C    7  DEL WORSHAM         0.639          6.024  180.54  
   Del was losing cylinders at half track.  A nice run for  
   Tom.                                                     
F/C  347  TIM WILKERSON       0.530         11.310   68.76  
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.510          5.843  174.14  
   Tim smokes'em at about 300 feet out. Cruz had a good     
   run going, but backed off before the finish.             
F/C    8  KENJI OKAZAKI       0.513          5.335  250.83  
F/C  700  RANDY ANDERSON      0.573          5.227  276.24  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday         
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 WHIT BAZEMORE        F/C  209   5.136 301.10   Sat2     
  2 TONY PEDREGON        F/C    2   5.186 280.98  Fri2      
  3 GARY DENSHAM         F/C   10   5.213 292.20   Sat2     
  4 JOHN FORCE           F/C    1   5.221 275.39  Fri1      
  5 RANDY ANDERSON       F/C  700   5.227 276.24   Sat2     
  6 DEAN SKUZA           F/C  305   5.242 287.72  Fri2      
  7 CRUZ PEDREGON        F/C    3   5.261 272.56   Sat1     
  8 MARK OSWALD          F/C    6   5.276 287.90   Sat2     
  9 TOM HOOVER           F/C  520   5.285 286.07   Sat2     
 10 CHUCK ETCHELLS       F/C    5   5.309 288.00   Sat2     
 11 KENJI OKAZAKI        F/C    8   5.335 250.83   Sat2     
 12 RON CAPPS            F/C   28   5.430 278.37   Sat2     
 13 TIM WILKERSON        F/C  347   5.439 222.55  Fri2      
 14 MITCH MCDOWELL       F/C  620   5.442 260.64  Fri2      
 15 AL HOFMANN           F/C    4   5.973 170.42  Fri2      
 16 DEL WORSHAM          F/C    7   6.024 180.54   Sat2     
 17 KEITH JACKSON        F/C  589   6.073 169.20   Sat1     
 18 DON SOSENKA          F/C  442   6.085 236.59   Sat2     
 19 JIM BLAKE            F/C  433   6.280 212.41   Sat1     
 20 LEN SEROKA           F/C  555   6.588 170.39  Fri2      
 21 WALT FULLER          F/C 7057   9.893  83.96   Sat1     

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