Houston Alcohol Funny Car

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and @Speed reporters Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Matco Tools Nationals by Glenn & Theresa Number ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and @Speed reporters Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Matco Tools Nationals by Glenn & Theresa Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAFC 44 TATE BRANCH 0.550 6.168 236.03* TAFC 455 JIMMY JONES 0.594 9.198 90.53 . . TAFC 1 TONY BARTONE 0.621 5.845 249.30* TAFC 757 LARRY MINER 0.383 6.000 245.76 . . TAFC 71 JOHN WEAVER 0.480 5.835 245.36* TAFC 13 PHIL BURKART 0.565 6.331 233.46 . . TAFC 327 CHUCK CHEESEMAN 0.550 5.994 240.51* TAFC 656 PAT AUSTIN 0.525 5.985 241.74 . . TAFC 5 BOB NEWBERRY 0.576 5.779 250.90* TAFC 6 TODD SIMPSON 0.491 6.149 232.19 . . TAFC 710 LOU GASPARRELLI 0.492 5.767 249.44* TAFC 498EKENNY SAYERS 0.575 6.260 218.49 . . TAFC 8 TODD PATON 0.475 5.796 247.66* single . .

Friday-Session 2 - Alcohol Funny Car      -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Matco Tools Nationals by Glenn & Theresa          
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAFC  656 PAT AUSTIN          0.466          5.744  249.51* 
TAFC    5 BOB NEWBERRY        0.481         12.369   66.95  
                                                            
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TAFC  757 LARRY MINER         0.490          5.938  244.96* 
TAFC    1 TONY BARTONE        0.562         14.908   53.70  
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TAFC    6 TODD SIMPSON        0.503          5.933  241.67  
TAFC  710 LOU GASPARRELLI     0.616          5.814  245.96  
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TAFC  455 JIMMY JONES         0.396          6.031  239.04* 
TAFC   44 TATE BRANCH         0.527          6.090  237.90  
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TAFC   13 PHIL BURKART        0.505          6.045  240.12* 
TAFC   71 JOHN WEAVER         0.495          9.720   93.10  
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TAFC  498EKENNY SAYERS        0.603          6.866  148.63* 
      single                                                
   crossed the center line                                  
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Saturday-Session 1 - Alcohol Funny Car    -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Matco Tools Nationals by Glenn & Theresa          
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAFC    8 TODD PATON          0.523         10.262   80.73  
TAFC  498EKENNY SAYERS        0.398          6.096  236.96  
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TAFC  327 CHUCK CHEESEMAN     0.555         11.951   70.69* 
TAFC  757 LARRY MINER         0.071         15.243   73.59  
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TAFC    1 TONY BARTONE        0.551          5.852  250.34* 
TAFC  455 JIMMY JONES         0.195          8.504  102.75  
   Right lane up in smoke                                   
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TAFC   44 TATE BRANCH         0.471          5.978  138.34* 
TAFC   13 PHIL BURKART        0.467          6.027  227.38  
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TAFC  710 LOU GASPARRELLI     0.558          9.846   86.84  
TAFC    6 TODD SIMPSON        0.538          6.771  153.32  
   shakey run for both cars.                                
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TAFC   71 JOHN WEAVER         0.593          5.898  242.71* 
      single                                                
   no improvement for him on this one                       
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TAFC    5 BOB NEWBERRY        0.563         11.494   73.00* 
      single                                                
   tire shake shut him down early.                          
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Alcohol Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday 1997 NHRA Matco Tools Nationals by Glenn & Theresa Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 PAT AUSTIN TAFC 656 5.744 249.51 Fri2 2 LOU GASPARRELLI TAFC 710 5.767 249.44 Fri1 3 BOB NEWBERRY TAFC 5 5.779 250.90 Fri1 4 TODD PATON TAFC 8 5.796 247.66 Fri1 5 JOHN WEAVER TAFC 71 5.835 245.36 Fri1 6 TONY BARTONE TAFC 1 5.845 249.30 Fri1 7 TODD SIMPSON TAFC 6 5.933 241.67 Fri2 8 LARRY MINER TAFC 757 5.938 244.96 Fri2 9 TATE BRANCH TAFC 44 5.978 138.34 Sat1 10 CHUCK CHEESEMAN TAFC 327 5.994 240.51 Fri1 11 PHIL BURKART TAFC 13 6.027 227.38 Sat1 12 JIMMY JONES TAFC 455 6.031 239.04 Fri2 13 KENNY SAYERS TAFC 498E 6.096 236.96 Sat1

Saturday-Round 1 - Alcohol Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Matco Tools Nationals by Glenn & Theresa Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAFC 6 TODD SIMPSON 0.525 6.167 238.15 TAFC 757 No show . . TAFC 1 TONY BARTONE 0.426 5.935 244.49W TAFC 44 TATE BRANCH 0.432 6.094 238.28 . . TAFC 71 JOHN WEAVER 0.527 5.904 239.36W TAFC 327 CHUCK CHEESEMAN 0.488 5.975 242.45 . . TAFC 8 TODD PATON 0.559 5.926 243.44 TAFC 13 PHIL BURKART 0.408 5.912 242.71W Good runs by both cars. . . TAFC 710 LOU GASPARRELLI 0.480 5.943 246.37W TAFC 498EKENNY SAYERS 0.594 6.162 235.17 Good runs by both cars. . TAFC 5 BOB NEWBERRY 0.491 5.852 246.44W TAFC 455 JIMMY JONES 0.465 6.082 234.25 . . TAFC 656 PAT AUSTIN 0.478 5.773 247.93W single . .

Monday-Round 2 - Alcohol Funny Car        -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Matco Tools Nationals by Glenn & Theresa          
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAFC  710 LOU GASPARRELLI     0.526          5.786  248.61  
      single                                                
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TAFC   71 JOHN WEAVER         0.483          6.039  233.64  
TAFC   13 PHIL BURKART        0.462          5.716  249.58W 
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TAFC    5 BOB NEWBERRY        0.479          5.752  249.16W 
TAFC    1 TONY BARTONE        0.470          6.001  227.79  
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TAFC  656 PAT AUSTIN          0.510          5.705  247.93W 
TAFC    6 TODD SIMPSON        0.472          5.996  194.21  
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Monday-Round 3 - Alcohol Funny Car        -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Matco Tools Nationals by Glenn & Theresa          
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAFC    5 BOB NEWBERRY        0.530          5.671  251.81W 
TAFC  710 LOU GASPARRELLI     0.432          9.040   96.99  
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TAFC  656 PAT AUSTIN          0.467          5.751  248.48W 
TAFC   13 PHIL BURKART        0.471          5.808  247.45  
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Monday-Round 4 - Alcohol Funny Car        -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Matco Tools Nationals by Glenn & Theresa          
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAFC    5 BOB NEWBERRY        0.455          5.695  252.45W 
TAFC  656 PAT AUSTIN          0.423          5.830  247.86  
   Right lane shook the tires                               
 

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