St. Louis FC Qualifying

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Friday-Session 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Friday-Session 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 482 RONNY YOUNG 0.734 5.680 194.42 F/C 312 LARRY GOULD 0.741 5.453 255.24 . . F/C 725 BOBBY BALDWIN 0.547 5.448 244.23* F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.523 5.718 178.67 Baldwin hits the left wall and goes up in flames. He does a great job of driving and comes out okay. F/C 700 RANDY ANDERSON 0.553 17.407 41.66 F/C 209 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.559 5.379 252.24 Bazemore hazes the tires at about half track. Randy loses power right off the starting line. F/C 711 RAY HIGLEY 0.173 5.607 210.57 F/C 305 DEAN SKUZA 0.543 5.425 260.79 Higley almost hits the left wall and peddles it. Skuza loses traction at about half track. F/C 6 MARK OSWALD 6.715 137.48 F/C 10 GARY DENSHAM 0.593 5.449 269.62 . . F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.528 6.332 191.20 F/C 2 TONY PEDREGON 0.506 5.409 267.53 Force loses traction at about halftrack. . F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.535 6.168 160.34 F/C 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.562 5.273 282.13 Wilkerson loses traction at about halftrack. . F/C 433 JIM BLAKE 0.554 5.380 266.35 F/C 28 RON CAPPS 0.539 5.345 275.98 Good runs by both cars. . F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.813 11.836 67.55* single . .

Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 CHUCK ETCHELLS F/C 5 5.273 282.13 Fri1 2 RON CAPPS F/C 28 5.345 275.98 Fri1 3 WHIT BAZEMORE F/C 209 5.379 252.24 Fri1 4 JIM BLAKE F/C 433 5.380 266.35 Fri1 5 TONY PEDREGON F/C 2 5.409 267.53 Fri1 6 DEAN SKUZA F/C 305 5.425 260.79 Fri1 7 BOBBY BALDWIN F/C 725 5.448 244.23 Fri1 8 GARY DENSHAM F/C 10 5.449 269.62 Fri1 9 LARRY GOULD F/C 312 5.453 255.24 Fri1 10 RAY HIGLEY F/C 711 5.607 210.57 Fri1 11 RONNY YOUNG F/C 482 5.680 194.42 Fri1 12 CRUZ PEDREGON F/C 3 5.718 178.67 Fri1 13 TIM WILKERSON F/C 347 6.168 160.34 Fri1 14 JOHN FORCE F/C 1 6.332 191.20 Fri1 15 MARK OSWALD F/C 6 6.715 137.48 Fri1 16 GARY BOLGER F/C 395 11.836 67.55 Fri1 17 RANDY ANDERSON F/C 700 17.407 41.66 Fri1

Friday-Session 2 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 8 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.507 9.507 89.76* F/C 720 CORY LEE 0.614 10.800 69.79 . . F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.507 5.258 283.28 F/C 700 RANDY ANDERSON 0.539 5.119 292.96 Good runs by both cars. Randy takes the top spot for now. F/C 209 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.613 5.226 275.73* F/C 711 RAY HIGLEY 0.661 13.688 70.93 Higley takes a right turn right off the line, hits the wall and sends the photographers running away. F/C 305 DEAN SKUZA 0.509 5.209 286.89* F/C 6 MARK OSWALD 0.564 6.605 145.81 Oswald moves towards the center line and has to pedal it. F/C 10 GARY DENSHAM 0.601 5.222 284.18 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.522 5.175 287.44 Force makes a good run to get in at #2 so far. . F/C 2 TONY PEDREGON 0.525 5.263 267.53* F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.497 16.321 62.42 Tony improves to #7. Wilkerson goes up in smoke right off the starting line. F/C 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.541 5.196 285.35* F/C 433 JIM BLAKE 0.518 13.243 65.36 Etchells makes a good run to move to #3. . F/C 28 RON CAPPS 0.588 5.241 280.63* F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.576 20.710 35.59 Bolger goes up in smoke right off the line. . F/C 520 TOM HOOVER 0.585 5.209 287.44* F/C 7 DEL WORSHAM 0.560 9.738 87.20 . . Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David Rowe Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 RANDY ANDERSON F/C 700 5.119 292.96 Fri2 2 JOHN FORCE F/C 1 5.175 287.44 Fri2 3 CHUCK ETCHELLS F/C 5 5.196 285.35 Fri2 4 TOM HOOVER F/C 520 5.209 287.44 Fri2 5 DEAN SKUZA F/C 305 5.209 286.89 Fri2 6 GARY DENSHAM F/C 10 5.222 284.18 Fri2 7 WHIT BAZEMORE F/C 209 5.226 275.73 Fri2 8 RON CAPPS F/C 28 5.241 280.63 Fri2 9 CRUZ PEDREGON F/C 3 5.258 283.28 Fri2 10 TONY PEDREGON F/C 2 5.263 267.53 Fri2 11 JIM BLAKE F/C 433 5.380 266.35 Fri1 12 BOBBY BALDWIN F/C 725 5.448 244.23 Fri1 13 LARRY GOULD F/C 312 5.453 255.24 Fri1 14 RAY HIGLEY F/C 711 5.607 210.57 Fri1 15 RONNY YOUNG F/C 482 5.680 194.42 Fri1 16 TIM WILKERSON F/C 347 6.168 160.34 Fri1 17 MARK OSWALD F/C 6 6.605 145.81 Fri2 18 KENJI OKAZAKI F/C 8 9.507 89.76 Fri2 19 DEL WORSHAM F/C 7 9.738 87.20 Fri2 20 CORY LEE F/C 720 10.800 69.79 Fri2 21 GARY BOLGER F/C 395 11.836 67.55 Fri1

Saturday-Session 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 711 RAY HIGLEY 0.614 14.498 72.44 F/C 305 DEAN SKUZA 0.567 5.398 274.05 Higley makes a wicked move to the right and has to shut down. Skuza doesn't improve. F/C 6 MARK OSWALD 0.573 5.286 274.05* F/C 10 GARY DENSHAM 0.605 10.762 76.37 Densham shuts down about 100 feet out. Oswald moves to No. 11. F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.566 5.442 206.09 F/C 2 TONY PEDREGON 0.501 5.215 272.72 Force and Tony both do a long burnout to the crowds delight. Tony improves a little. F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.547 5.457 260.86 F/C 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.564 5.280 274.80 Both cars haze the tires at about 800 feet out. . F/C 433 JIM BLAKE 0.517 5.409 257.80* F/C 28 RON CAPPS 0.610 5.326 266.03 Blake has fire coming out as he crosses the finish line . F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.628 5.702 220.37* F/C 312 LARRY GOULD 0.926 10.527 75.53 Gould goes up in smoke at about 100 feet out and shuts down. F/C 7 DEL WORSHAM 0.571 5.716 175.64 F/C 520 TOM HOOVER 0.537 5.557 201.92 Both cars lose traction. . F/C 482 RONNY YOUNG 0.851 5.544 220.21 F/C 8 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.523 5.373 267.06 . . F/C 700 RANDY ANDERSON 0.540 5.320 231.89 F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.503 5.338 269.62 Both cars haze the tires at about half track. . single F/C 209 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.558 5.870 177.83 Whit shuts it off at about the 1000 foot mark. .

Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 RANDY ANDERSON F/C 700 5.119 292.96 Fri2 2 JOHN FORCE F/C 1 5.175 287.44 Fri2 3 CHUCK ETCHELLS F/C 5 5.196 285.35 Fri2 4 TOM HOOVER F/C 520 5.209 287.44 Fri2 5 DEAN SKUZA F/C 305 5.209 286.89 Fri2 6 TONY PEDREGON F/C 2 5.215 272.72 Sat1 7 GARY DENSHAM F/C 10 5.222 284.18 Fri2 8 WHIT BAZEMORE F/C 209 5.226 275.73 Fri2 9 RON CAPPS F/C 28 5.241 280.63 Fri2 10 CRUZ PEDREGON F/C 3 5.258 283.28 Fri2 11 MARK OSWALD F/C 6 5.286 274.05 Sat1 12 KENJI OKAZAKI F/C 8 5.373 267.06 Sat1 13 JIM BLAKE F/C 433 5.380 266.35 Fri1 14 LARRY GOULD F/C 312 5.453 255.24 Fri1 15 TIM WILKERSON F/C 347 5.457 260.86 Sat1 16 RONNY YOUNG F/C 482 5.544 220.21 Sat1 17 RAY HIGLEY F/C 711 5.607 210.57 Fri1 18 GARY BOLGER F/C 395 5.702 220.37 Sat1 19 DEL WORSHAM F/C 7 5.716 175.64 Sat1 20 CORY LEE F/C 720 10.800 69.79 Fri2 21 BOBBY BALDWIN F/C 725 DQ

Saturday-Session 2 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.528 5.398 285.35 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.542 5.169 283.82 Force improves but not enough to take #1. . F/C 28 RON CAPPS 0.526 5.192 254.38* F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.501 5.548 215.05 . F/C 222 PAUL SMITH 0.570 5.367 251.46* F/C 433 JIM BLAKE N/A N/A Smith gets in and puts Wilkerson on the bump. . F/C 8 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.515 5.332 255.82* F/C 433 JIM BLAKE 0.493 6.839 132.46 Blake gets out of shape and crosses the center line. . F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.515 5.179 290.22* F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.605 5.583 262.77 Cruz is in at No. 3. Bolger doesn't make the field. . F/C 209 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.600 9.366 93.46 F/C 7 DEL WORSHAM 0.589 5.323 275.98 Worsham gets in on this run and bumps out Wilkerson. This is the first race this year Wilkerson hasn't F/C 305 DEAN SKUZA 0.518 5.261 288.36* F/C 482 RONNY YOUNG 0.595 5.437 224.60 . . F/C 2 TONY PEDREGON 0.507 6.012 159.26 F/C 720 CORY LEE 0.592 5.358 265.48 Cory runs a 5.35 to get in at No. 14. Tony gets way out of shape. single F/C 700 RANDY ANDERSON 0.538 5.258 285.35 . . single F/C 711 RAY HIGLEY 0.903 15.192 61.46 Higley clicks it off at the 60 foot mark. . single F/C 6 MARK OSWALD 0.647 5.294 274.80 . . Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday 1997 NHRA Craftsman Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 RANDY ANDERSON F/C 700 5.119 292.96 Fri2 2 JOHN FORCE F/C 1 5.169 283.82 Sat2 3 CRUZ PEDREGON F/C 3 5.179 290.22 Sat2 4 RON CAPPS F/C 28 5.192 254.38 Sat2 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS F/C 5 5.196 285.35 Fri2 6 TOM HOOVER F/C 520 5.209 287.44 Fri2 7 DEAN SKUZA F/C 305 5.209 286.89 Fri2 8 TONY PEDREGON F/C 2 5.215 272.72 Sat1 9 GARY DENSHAM F/C 10 5.222 284.18 Fri2 10 WHIT BAZEMORE F/C 209 5.226 275.73 Fri2 11 MARK OSWALD F/C 6 5.286 274.05 Sat1 12 DEL WORSHAM F/C 7 5.323 275.98 Sat2 13 KENJI OKAZAKI F/C 8 5.332 255.82 Sat2 14 CORY LEE F/C 720 5.358 265.48 Sat2 15 PAUL SMITH F/C 222 5.367 251.46 Sat2 16 JIM BLAKE F/C 433 5.380 266.35 Fri1 17 RONNY YOUNG F/C 482 5.437 224.60 Sat2 18 BOBBY BALDWIN F/C 725 5.448 244.23 Fri1 19 LARRY GOULD F/C 312 5.453 255.24 Fri1 20 TIM WILKERSON F/C 347 5.457 260.86 Sat1 21 GARY BOLGER F/C 395 5.583 262.77 Sat2 22 RAY HIGLEY F/C 711 5.607 210.57 Fri1

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