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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Saturday-Round 2 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pennzoil Nationals by Stephen Jones Number ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Saturday-Round 2 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pennzoil Nationals by Stephen Jones Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.479 5.018 241.09W T/F 337 PAUL ROMINE 0.471 5.382 247.45 Romine lifts, recovers, hazes the tires and blows engine near the finish line. Dunn advances! T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.524 6.376 129.62 T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.506 4.884 243.63W Sarver looses a blower belt at about the 1/2 track and looses power. The Jerzeez shirt guy advances! T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.536 4.691 308.00 T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.440 4.683 307.37W TERRIFIC Drag Race! Scelzi drills KB on the line. KB has a little smoke from dropped cylinders near top end T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.467 6.461 128.79 T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.490 4.995 271.49W Scott blows the engine in a fireball at half track. So-so run for Cory with a less than stellar ET and MPH

Saturday-Round 3 - Top Fuel               -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Pennzoil Nationals by Stephen Jones               
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.489          4.716  303.43W 
T/F   12  BOB VANDERGRIFF     0.481          5.003  293.63  
   Vandergriff gets out of shape knocking out the "cones"!  
   Nice run for Cory...his 1st final round this season!     
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.478          8.663   76.52  
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.487          4.662  304.77W 
   Dunn gets out of shape and goes up in smoke. Low ET of   
   the event for Scelzi at a 4.662. Alan J does it again!   
                                                            
Saturday-Round 4 - Top Fuel               -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Pennzoil Nationals by Stephen Jones               
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.490          5.175  204.17  
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.473          4.737  282.48W 
   It's all over in Top Fuel as Scelzi takes his 3rd win    
   this season and a commanding lead in the points race! 

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