Gatornationals results (F/C)

Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe Brake Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C ...

Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe Brake Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 520 TOM HOOVER 0.559 6.044 163.01 F/C 750 DEL WORSHAM 0.498 5.190 289.66W Worsham hazes the tires at 660 feet. Hoover has a pretty nice run. F/C 9 GARY DENSHAM 0.533 5.210 290.32 F/C 4 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.552 5.186 294.50W Good strong run for both cars. Etchells will be back in round 2. F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.496 5.636 200.57 F/C 2 AL HOFMANN 0.522 5.135 295.66W Bolger hazes the tires at 100 feet. Nice run by Hofmann. F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.520 5.140 275.14 F/C 749 RICHARD HARTMAN 0.478 5.118 281.77W Wilkerson lost a cylinder at 1000 feet. Richard Proceeds to round 2. F/C 888 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.498 8.858 96.64 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.521 5.077 301.81W Kenji was all over his side of the track and had a small fire at the end of the track. He's ok. F/C 330 MARK OSWALD 0.499 5.325 282.57W F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.484 6.599 147.03 Tony had a little to much clutch and smoked the tires at 330 feet. F/C 222 PAUL SMITH 0.482 5.235 274.39W F/C 6 DEAN SKUZA 0.521 5.813 188.00 Skuza loses cylinders on both sides of the engine. Paul Smith goes into round 2. F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.515 5.215 268.89W F/C 23 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.546 5.842 195.48 Whit Bazemore dropped a couple of cylinders to give Cruz the first round win and ticket to the second round

Sunday-Round 2 - Funny Car                -Left lane first-
1996 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe Brake            
                                                           
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed  
F/C  222  PAUL SMITH          0.560          5.177  285.53 
F/C    4  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.544          5.152  295.46W
   Good run by both cars.  Etchell advances.               
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F/C  750  DEL WORSHAM         0.489          5.415  215.67W
F/C  749  RICHARD HARTMAN     0.509          5.541  221.02 
   Hartman was all over the track giving Worsham the win   
   and the chance to race in round 3.                      
F/C  330  MARK OSWALD         0.502          5.226  278.98 
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.509          5.121  295.56W
   So, what else is new?                                   
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F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.787          5.144  297.02W
F/C    2  AL HOFMANN                            No show    
   Hofman left before the staging lights were lit.  Cruz   
   advances.  Well, that's drag racing.                    

Sunday-Round 3 - Funny Car                -Left lane first-
1996 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe Brake            
                                                           
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed  
F/C  750  DEL WORSHAM         0.473          5.321  229.12 
F/C    4  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.531          5.075  305.18W
   Impressive speed from Etchells takes him into the       
   final round.                                            
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.463          5.082  300.70W
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.514          5.137  301.30 
   It will be Force and Etchells in the Finals of          
   Funny car at the Gatornationals.                        

Sunday-Round 4 - Funny Car                -Left lane first-
1996 NHRA MAC Tools Gatornationals by Joe Brake            
                                                           
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed  
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.506          4.999  301.40W
F/C    4  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.511          5.232  302.01 
   Force wins a night-time side-by side 300 mph run to     
   claim his fifth Gatornationals win in a row.            

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Series NHRA
Drivers Whit Bazemore , Paul Smith
Teams HART