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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Monday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA U.S. Nationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Monday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA U.S. Nationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 337 PAUL ROMINE 0.471 4.903 N/A T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.489 4.814 296.15W Romine goes up in smoke off the line and Head fireballs the engine at the 1/8th but still takes the win. T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.436 4.746 307.90W T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.500 4.709 316.01 Vandergriff welded Bernstein on the tree and took the win. MOV was .027 T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 0.737 7.879 292.87 T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.510 6.460 142.38W Hill was asleep on the line. Sarver went up in smoke. T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.498 4.941 N/A T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.499 4.778 312.50W Kalitta hazes the tires just barely at mid-track and Cory just drives on by. T/F 303 PAT DAKIN 0.375 12.278 77.61 T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.492 4.610 318.24W Dakin leaves with the red light showing and Amato runs what is now the NEW national record for speed. T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.510 4.693 302.82 T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.472 4.637 310.02W Scelzi was ahead all the way down the track. MOV on that run was .094. T/F 747 RHONDA HARTMAN 0.541 5.217 257.95W T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.493 5.955 200.44 Dixon smokes the tires and Hartman takes the win. . T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.483 7.073 114.69 T/F 18 CRISTEN POWELL 0.469 4.743 294.11W Dunn smokes the tires about 330' out and Cristen just goes on down the track.

Monday-Round 2 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA U.S. Nationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 0.518 14.963 49.51 T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.480 4.684 313.37W Hill has massive tire shake and has to click the car off. T/F 747 RHONDA HARTMAN 0.507 4.866 301.00W T/F 18 CRISTEN POWELL 0.511 7.215 115.35 Hartman takes the upset win in a historical US Nats run. T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.571 4.746 30.70W T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.470 11.511 82.38 Vandergriff takes the win as Scelzi has the car every way but straight. T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.514 4.815 295.95W T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.506 5.295 265.33 The obvious favorite isn't today. Amato goes up in smoke about 300' out.

Monday-Round 3 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA U.S. Nationals by Jackie Lovins 5:02pm Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.470 4.802 299.40W T/F 747 RHONDA HARTMAN 0.495 11.951 70.06 Head takes the win but roasts an engine in the lights. Hartman blows the tires off the car at the 60' mark. T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.477 4.774 300.20W T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.481 6.764 116.41 Cory has won 19 rounds of racing as of that run. He's won every round of racing since Denver.

Monday-Round 4 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA U.S. Nationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.467 5.333 258.91 T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.470 4.738 300.00W Simply AWESOME for Head. Cory smoked the tires mid- track and Head just drove right on around him.

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