Sonoma TF Eliminations

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 739 SPIKE GORR 0.487 9.578 70.10W T/F 10 EDDIE HILL No show Spike shut it off about 100 feet out. Eddie was unable to repair his car following yesterday's crash. T/F 709 BOB REEHL 0.519 5.971 230.47 T/F 711 DAVE PROMNITZ 0.647 5.806 242.91W Dave smoked the tires at 300 feet out. Bob brought the front up about 3 feet at half track. T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.485 4.849 298.40W T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.254 4.912 296.34 Except for Bob's red light, good runs by both cars. . T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.527 4.779 295.27W T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.576 8.316 87.26 Shelly hazes the tires on the launch. . T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.496 4.681 309.91W T/F 757 DAVID GRUBNIC 0.511 5.918 164.14 David had traction problems at half track. Gary puts down a very smooth pass. T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.482 4.867 296.63W T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.528 9.089 85.91 Larry boils the hides immediately. . T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.496 4.927 289.66W T/F 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.467 4.977 258.54 Good runs by both cars. MOV .021 T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.520 4.809 273.39W Single Bruce Sarver couldn't make the call to the line.

Sunday-Round 2 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme                    
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F  739  SPIKE GORR          0.495          5.195  259.29W 
T/F  711  DAVE PROMNITZ       0.597          6.395  148.46  
   Dave was up in smoke at about 330'. Spike's engine was   
   letting go at about 1000' out.                           
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.491          4.866  297.02W 
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.488          5.593  157.53  
   Mike was out in front until he smoked the tires at half  
   track.                                                   
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.494          4.750  305.49W 
T/F    1  KENNY BERNSTEIN     0.495          5.052  265.40  
   Kenny dropped a cylinder on the launch.                  
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T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.488          5.051  268.57  
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.488          4.801  304.36W 
   Gary smoked the tires at about 330' out.                 
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Sunday-Round 3 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme                    
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.514          4.886  294.21W 
T/F  739  SPIKE GORR          0.511          9.644   52.57  
   Spike was up in smoke at half track.                     
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T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.483          4.925  291.63  
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.515          4.862  299.90W 
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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Sunday-Round 4 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme                    
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.525          4.717  310.77W 
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.503          4.829  302.41  
   Cory's new car has won all 8 elimination passes that     
   he made in it. Good runs by both cars.                   

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