Topeka FMD Qualifying

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Saturday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by Bob & David Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Saturday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by Bob & David Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed single TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 0.485 5.598 251.32 Good runs by both cars. . single TAD 486 JAY MEYER 6.140 177.16 Jay oils down the top end of the track. . TAD 333 MIKE BAUER 0.000 0.00 TAD 524 SCOTT HARTLEY 0.477 15.717 53.92 Mike kept on going on the burnout. Scott was up in smoke immediately. TAD 7000 DARRYL HITCHMAN 0.496 5.752 244.29 TAD 5 JAY PAYNE 0.476 5.667 242.13 Good runs by both cars. . TAD 418 GENE SNOW 0.545 5.780 230.06* TAD 3169 DENNY HUMMEL 0.580 6.005 228.71 A smooth run by both. . TAD 703 KEN ZEAL 0.484 5.691 212.21* TAD 517 GARY COOPER 0.683 5.829 233.94 Good runs by both cars. . TAD 43 JAMES THOMPSON, JR. 0.515 5.685 245.29* TAD 539 TIM BAXTER 0.387 17.116 66.34 Tim deep staged, red lighted, and wasup in smoke on the launch. TAD 412 BILLY BYBEE 0.225 5.925 237.52* TAD 452 SHELLY HOWARD 0.582 10.728 77.33 Shelly got out of shape about 100 feet out, had to shut it down. TAD 1 BOBBY TAYLOR 0.479 5.537 251.67* TAD 74 DARREN NICHOLSON 0.517 5.730 243.11 Good runs by both cars. . TAD 3 DARRELL RUSSELL 0.485 7.979 112.82 TAD 721 FRANK PEDREGON 0.466 5.676 245.70 Darrell lost the blower belt at about 330' out. A bit of tire shake for Frank, but he still has a nice run. single TAD 421 BILL HYNES 0.508 5.739 250.00 Jay had severe tire shake right off the line. . TAD 534 GERALD GOSSMAN 0.736 7.023 186.48 TAD 54 DAVID WELLS 0.449 5.731 243.24 Gerald's car just wasn't running right. . TAD 22 MICHAEL GUNDERSON 0.457 5.693 246.23* TAD 325 JEFF WILSON 0.520 5.652 246.57 Good runs by both cars. . TAD 528 MARK KINSER 0.503 5.949 237.46* TAD 574 DOUG DOUCETTE 0.633 8.486 121.08 Doug has tire shake about 100 feet out. . TAD 572 BOB McCOSH 0.521 7.427 116.91* single Bob brought the front up, and headed toward the wall after he brought it down. single TAD 7303 BROOKS BROWN 0.626 6.057 231.06 . . single TAD 532 JOHN COSTANZA 0.642 5.785 240.96 Not bad for his first run in the class. Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday 1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by Bob & David Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 BOBBY TAYLOR TAD 1 5.537 251.67 Sat1 2 BILL McCORNACK TAD 25 5.598 251.32 Sat1 3 MICHAEL GUNDERSON TAD 22 5.639 246.23 Sat1 4 JEFF WILSON TAD 325 5.652 246.57 Sat1 5 JAY PAYNE TAD 5 5.667 242.13 Sat1 6 FRANK PEDREGON TAD 721 5.676 245.70 Sat1 7 JAMES THOMPSON, JR. TAD 43 5.685 245.29 Sat1 8 KEN ZEAL TAD 703 5.691 212.21 Sat1 9 DARREN NICHOLSON TAD 74 5.730 243.11 Sat1 10 DAVID WELLS TAD 54 5.731 243.24 Sat1 11 BILL HYNES TAD 421 5.739 250.00 Sat1 12 DARRYL HITCHMAN TAD 7000 5.752 244.29 Sat1 13 GENE SNOW TAD 418 5.780 230.06 Sat1 14 JOHN COSTANZA TAD 532 5.785 240.96 Sat1 15 GARY COOPER TAD 517 5.829 233.94 Sat1 16 BILLY BYBEE TAD 412 5.925 237.52 Sat1 17 MARK KINSER TAD 528 5.949 237.46 Sat1 18 DENNY HUMMEL TAD 3169 6.005 228.71 Sat1 19 BROOKS BROWN TAD 7303 6.057 231.06 Sat1 20 JAY MEYER TAD 486 6.140 177.16 Sat1 21 GERALD GOSSMAN TAD 534 7.023 186.48 Sat1 22 BOB McCOSH TAD 572 7.427 116.91 Sat1 23 DARRELL RUSSELL TAD 3 7.979 112.82 Sat1 24 DOUG DOUCETTE TAD 574 8.486 121.08 Sat1 25 SHELLY HOWARD TAD 452 10.728 77.33 Sat1 26 SCOTT HARTLEY TAD 524 15.717 53.92 Sat1 27 TIM BAXTER TAD 539 17.116 66.34 Sat1

Saturday-Session 2 - Alcohol Dragster     -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by Bob & David             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAD 7303  BROOKS BROWN        0.511          5.921  225.73  
TAD  572  BOB McCOSH          0.648          5.715  246.57  
   Brooks qualified and got bumped on the same pass. ;-)    
   .                                                        
TAD  539  TIM BAXTER          0.408          6.322  160.85  
TAD  412  BILLY BYBEE         0.566          5.764  241.61  
   Tim crossed the center line, coming VERY close to        
   hitting Billy near the finish.                           
TAD  517  GARY COOPER         0.585          6.122  220.80* 
TAD   22  MICHAEL GUNDERSON   0.489         10.776   74.96  
   .                                                        
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TAD   74  DARREN NICHOLSON    0.476          5.775  241.87* 
TAD  534  GERALD GOSSMAN      0.475          5.913  237.78  
   Smooth runs by both cars.                                
   .                                                        
TAD    5  JAY PAYNE           0.450          5.674  243.57* 
TAD   25  BILL McCORNACK      0.542          5.699  248.00  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
TAD  452  SHELLY HOWARD       0.721          5.781  243.70* 
TAD  418  GENE SNOW           0.579          6.366  140.62  
   Gene's chute deploy's at half track.                     
   .                                                        
TAD 3169  DENNY HUMMEL        0.702          6.326  223.10  
TAD  333  MIKE BAUER          0.558          6.396  196.50  
   No apparent problems...                                  
   .                                                        
TAD  325  JEFF WILSON         0.485          6.774  141.30  
TAD    1  BOBBY TAYLOR        0.470          5.571  251.11  
   Jeff drifted toward the center line at mid-track and     
   had to back it off.                                      
TAD  421  BILL HYNES          0.418          5.716  250.48* 
TAD  703  KEN ZEAL            0.539          5.710  202.70  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
TAD  532  JOHN COSTANZA       0.645          5.876  239.29  
TAD 7000  DARRYL HITCHMAN     0.528          5.729  244.69  
   John was skating the rear around some, at about 330'     
   out.                                                     
TAD  721  FRANK PEDREGON      0.504          5.707  244.23* 
TAD    3  DARRELL RUSSELL     0.514          8.438  104.08  
   Darrell shut it off just before half track.              
   .                                                        
TAD  524  SCOTT HARTLEY       0.513          5.972  206.70  
TAD   43  JAMES THOMPSON, JR. 0.472          5.798  243.11  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
TAD  574  DOUG DOUCETTE       0.699          6.052  201.07* 
TAD  528  MARK KINSER         0.558          9.350   83.11  
   Mark shut it of just before half track.                  
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TAD   54  DAVID WELLS         0.632         12.510   60.41  
TAD  486  JAY MEYER           0.493          5.937  239.17  
   David had severe tire shake right after the launch.      
                                                           
Alcohol Dragster Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday  
1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by Bob & David             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 BOBBY TAYLOR         TAD    1   5.537 251.67   Sat1     
  2 BILL McCORNACK       TAD   25   5.598 251.32   Sat1     
  3 MICHAEL GUNDERSON    TAD   22   5.639 246.23   Sat1     
  4 JEFF WILSON          TAD  325   5.652 246.57   Sat1     
  5 JAY PAYNE            TAD    5   5.667 242.13   Sat1     
  6 FRANK PEDREGON       TAD  721   5.676 245.70   Sat1     
  7 JAMES THOMPSON, JR.  TAD   43   5.685 245.29   Sat1     
  8 KEN ZEAL             TAD  703   5.691 212.21   Sat1     
  9 BOB McCOSH           TAD  572   5.715 246.57   Sat2     
 10 BILL HYNES           TAD  421   5.716 250.48   Sat2     
 11 DARRYL HITCHMAN      TAD 7000   5.729 244.69   Sat2     
 12 DARREN NICHOLSON     TAD   74   5.730 243.11   Sat1     
 13 DAVID WELLS          TAD   54   5.731 243.24   Sat1     
 14 BILLY BYBEE          TAD  412   5.764 241.61   Sat2     
 15 GENE SNOW            TAD  418   5.780 230.06   Sat1     
 16 SHELLY HOWARD        TAD  452   5.781 243.70   Sat2     
 17 JOHN COSTANZA        TAD  532   5.785 240.96   Sat1     
 18 GARY COOPER          TAD  517   5.829 233.94   Sat1     
 19 GERALD GOSSMAN       TAD  534   5.913 237.78   Sat2     
 20 BROOKS BROWN         TAD 7303   5.921 225.73   Sat2     
 21 JAY MEYER            TAD  486   5.937 239.17   Sat2     
 22 MARK KINSER          TAD  528   5.949 237.46   Sat1     
 23 SCOTT HARTLEY        TAD  524   5.972 206.70   Sat2     
 24 DENNY HUMMEL         TAD 3169   6.005 228.71   Sat1     
 25 DOUG DOUCETTE        TAD  574   6.052 201.07   Sat2     
 26 TIM BAXTER           TAD  539   6.322 160.85   Sat2     
 27 MIKE BAUER           TAD  333   6.396 196.50   Sat2     
 28 DARRELL RUSSELL      TAD    3   7.979 112.82   Sat1

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