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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mopar Parts Nationals by Stephen/Pam Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mopar Parts Nationals by Stephen/Pam Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.506 6.137 146.00 T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.480 4.798 309.81W Dunn goes up in smoke about 100 feet out after lifting off the pad. Real nice strong run for Sarver T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 0.529 4.926 219.19 T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.472 4.709 290.69W Cory had the holeshot advantage though Eddie was close behind. Cory advances with an MOV of 274! T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.516 5.076 198.80W T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.482 5.235 181.96 Shelly has a HUGE engine explosion! The engine is GONE! AND she wins the race! But can she return after this?? T/F 18 CRISTEN POWELL 0.526 4.742 287.63W T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.479 4.813 298.01 Can we say UPSET!!!! KB lost a cylinder right off the line and Powell just nipped him on the finish line T/F 11 DOUG HERBERT 0.534 4.992 289.66W T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.480 7.462 101.24 INCREDIBLE!!! Amato goes up in smoke and Herbert powers ahead for the victory! Another UPSET! UNBELIEVABLE! T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.459 9.286 100.67 T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.491 4.616 311.95W Head goes in to a BIG wheelstand right off the line. Dixon runs a career best ET and speed to advance! T/F 747 RHONDA HARTMAN 0.532 14.929 75.70 T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.496 4.689 308.11W AH! We were looking for another upset, but...Rhonda goes up in smoke immediately. Nice run for Scott T/F 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.480 14.346 80.54 T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.509 4.601 308.64W Schumacher goes up in smoke immediateley. Nice run for Scelzi to advance. A career best ET for Scelzi Sunday-Round 2 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mopar Parts Nationals by Stephen/Pam Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 11 DOUG HERBERT 0.620 15.206 67.43 T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.488 4.731 307.69W Herbert deepstages and goes up in smoke immediateley. Nice strong run for Sarver T/F 18 CRISTEN POWELL 0.546 4.764 279.24W T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.490 5.291 196.03 Cory dropped cylinders and lost power. Christen hurts the engine in a smoke and fire show but wins! UPSET!! T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.606 4.618 N/A T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.464 4.692 294.21W Problems for Shelley right off the line and another engine problem in the lites.Scott has problems but wins T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.499 5.180 192.80 T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.493 4.843 276.49W Something breaks on Dixon's car. Scelzi destroys an engine but wins and will face Powell who has lane choic

Sunday-Round 3 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Parts Nationals by Stephen/Pam              
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.523          5.580  193.79  
T/F   18  CRISTEN POWELL      0.552          4.785  288.27W 
   Scelzi lifts, gets out of shape and goes up in smoke.    
   Powell made a nice clean run to advance to the finals!   
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.455          5.156  301.30W 
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.163         13.206   78.27  
   Kalitta red lites BIG TIME!!! Sarver back-pedals and     
   recovers to take the win to face Powell in the finals!!  
Sunday-Round 4 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Parts Nationals by Stephen/Pam              
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.507          5.818  154.63  
T/F   18  CRISTEN POWELL      0.526          4.849  239.61W 
   CHRISTEN POWELL TAKES HER 1ST WIN!!! Sarver had to       
   back-pedal clicked off. This HAS BEEN THE UPSET NATS!!

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