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

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Thursday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 534 GERALD GOSSMAN 0.495 6.288 218.87 TAD 51 MARK TALIAFERRO 0.534 5.940 232.43 . . TAD 54 DAVID WELLS 0.540 5.949 233.28 TAD 7000 DARRYL HITCHMAN 0.486 5.958 233.88 Wells moves toward the center at half track. . TAD 1737 MICHAEL BARTONE 0.492 6.150 226.92 TAD 539 TIM BAXTER 0.398 5.947 237.78 . . TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 0.520 6.027 232.13* TAD 551 BRUCE BOWLER 0.570 8.780 115.53 . . TAD 5 JAY PAYNE 0.469 5.843 240.64* single A nice pass for Jay. . TAD 532 JOHN COSTANZA N/A N/A * single John left before the tree was activated. .

Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 1, Thursday  
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JAY PAYNE            TAD    5   5.843 240.64 Thu1       
  2 MARK TALIAFERRO      TAD   51   5.940 232.43 Thu1       
  3 TIM BAXTER           TAD  539   5.947 237.78 Thu1       
  4 DAVID WELLS          TAD   54   5.949 233.28 Thu1       
  5 DARRYL HITCHMAN      TAD 7000   5.958 233.88 Thu1       
  6 BILL McCORNACK       TAD   25   6.027 232.13 Thu1       
  7 MICHAEL BARTONE      TAD 1737   6.150 226.92 Thu1       
  8 GERALD GOSSMAN       TAD  534   6.288 218.87 Thu1       
  9 BRUCE BOWLER         TAD  551   8.780 115.53 Thu1       
Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster       -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAD   25  BILL McCORNACK      0.510          6.013  232.07  
TAD  401  LAWREN JONES        0.591          6.402  220.69  
   Lawren's engine went away at about half track, oiling    
   down the track.                                          
TAD 1737  MICHAEL BARTONE     0.475          6.046  227.67  
TAD 7000  DARRYL HITCHMAN     0.508          5.990  230.82  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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TAD  534  GERALD GOSSMAN      0.619          6.142  224.55* 
TAD  551  BRUCE BOWLER        0.580          9.701   99.14  
   Bruce lost power about 100 feet out.                     
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TAD    5  JAY PAYNE           0.493          6.017  232.55  
TAD  539  TIM BAXTER          0.441          5.979  235.54  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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TAD  507  MELANIE TROXEL      0.610          6.091  217.44  
TAD   51  MARK TALIAFERRO     0.508          5.916  234.13  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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TAD   54  DAVID WELLS         0.475          5.910  234.19* 
      single                                                
   A smooth run for David.                                  
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TAD  532  JOHN COSTANZA       1.609          6.395  216.81  
      single                                                
   John lost a cylinder on each bank.                       
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      single                                                
TAD  505  KENT NUCKOLS        0.687          6.075  224.94  
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Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday    
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JAY PAYNE            TAD    5   5.843 240.64 Thu1       
  2 DAVID WELLS          TAD   54   5.910 234.19  Fri1      
  3 MARK TALIAFERRO      TAD   51   5.916 234.13  Fri1      
  4 TIM BAXTER           TAD  539   5.947 237.78 Thu1       
  5 DARRYL HITCHMAN      TAD 7000   5.958 233.88 Thu1       
  6 BILL McCORNACK       TAD   25   6.013 232.07  Fri1      
  7 MICHAEL BARTONE      TAD 1737   6.046 227.67  Fri1      
  8 KENT NUCKOLS         TAD  505   6.075 224.94  Fri1      
  9 MELANIE TROXEL       TAD  507   6.091 217.44  Fri1      
 10 GERALD GOSSMAN       TAD  534   6.142 224.55  Fri1      
 11 JOHN COSTANZA        TAD  532   6.395 216.81  Fri1      
 12 LAWREN JONES         TAD  401   6.402 220.69  Fri1      
 13 BRUCE BOWLER         TAD  551   8.780 115.53 Thu1       
Friday-Session 2 - Alcohol Dragster       -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAD  539  TIM BAXTER          0.467          5.894  238.15* 
TAD  532  JOHN COSTANZA       0.586          6.550  202.11  
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TAD 7000  DARRYL HITCHMAN     0.464          5.931  233.40  
TAD    5  JAY PAYNE           0.448          5.850  240.44  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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TAD   51  MARK TALIAFERRO     0.524          9.331   85.99  
TAD  534  GERALD GOSSMAN      0.439          6.141   N/A    
   Mark lost fluid at 300', got loose.                      
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TAD  505  KENT NUCKOLS        0.677          6.212  221.34  
TAD 1737  MICHAEL BARTONE     0.540          5.906  233.64  
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TAD  401  LAWREN JONES        0.530          6.260  224.04  
TAD   54  DAVID WELLS         0.498          5.889  235.29  
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      single                                                
TAD  507  MELANIE TROXEL      0.624          5.981  234.55  
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      single                                                
TAD   25  BILL McCORNACK      0.570          5.917  239.36  
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Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday    
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JAY PAYNE            TAD    5   5.843 240.64 Thu1       
  2 DAVID WELLS          TAD   54   5.889 235.29  Fri2      
  3 TIM BAXTER           TAD  539   5.894 238.15  Fri2      
  4 MICHAEL BARTONE      TAD 1737   5.906 233.64  Fri2      
  5 MARK TALIAFERRO      TAD   51   5.916 234.13  Fri1      
  6 BILL McCORNACK       TAD   25   5.917 239.36  Fri2      
  7 DARRYL HITCHMAN      TAD 7000   5.931 233.40  Fri2      
  8 MELANIE TROXEL       TAD  507   5.981 234.55  Fri2      
  9 KENT NUCKOLS         TAD  505   6.075 224.94  Fri1      
 10 GERALD GOSSMAN       TAD  534   6.141  N/A    Fri2      
 11 LAWREN JONES         TAD  401   6.260 224.04  Fri2      
 12 JOHN COSTANZA        TAD  532   6.395 216.81  Fri1      
 13 BRUCE BOWLER         TAD  551   8.780 115.53 Thu1       
Sunday-Round 2 - Alcohol Dragster         -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAD   25  BILL McCORNACK      0.405          5.919  239.42W 
TAD  539  TIM BAXTER          0.429          5.911  238.41  
   The front came up a little on bill at th launch, but     
   he set it down for the win.                              
TAD   51  MARK TALIAFERRO     0.503          5.899  236.03W 
TAD 1737  MICHAEL BARTONE     0.445          5.972  233.03  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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TAD   54  DAVID WELLS         0.536          5.936  234.25  
      single                                                
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TAD    5  JAY PAYNE           0.520          5.818  240.12W 
TAD 7000  DARRYL HITCHMAN     0.455         11.938   82.58  
   Darryl shook the tires are leaving the line, and backed  
   off of the throttle.                                     

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