Winternationals finals (F/C)

Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Winternationals by Michael Cerruti Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed ...

Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Winternationals by Michael Cerruti Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 9 GARY DENSHAM 0.542 6.533 143.76 F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.506 5.081 296.05W Loose run for Cruz drops cylinders at about 1000' stays with it for the win. F/C 520 TOM HOOVER No show F/C 23 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.523 5.129 296.93W Good run for a single on race day. . F/C 749 RICHARD HARTMAN 0.560 5.041 297.42W F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.544 5.111 300.50 career best for Hartman. Good drag race!! . F/C 791 MARK SIEVERS 0.522 5.461 267.30 F/C 2 AL HOFMANN 0.539 5.061 305.18W Good run for Hoffman. Sievers has a bad fire at the top end. Hoffman clips Sievers on the turn off road. F/C 4 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.520 5.324 252.17 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.494 5.123 296.24W Good run for Force. Etchells shuts down near 1000'. . F/C 750 DEL WORSHAM 0.550 5.938 188.52W F/C 701 WYATT RADKE 0.577 6.015 158.33 Both cars dropping cylinder Radke looses a blower belt at the top end. No horsepower. F/C 8 GARY CLAPSHAW 0.570 5.111 292.11W F/C 330 MARK OSWALD 0.516 5.287 270.92 Clapshaw uses all of his lane driving to the win. . F/C 724 DALE PULDE 0.514 5.233 276.24W F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.511 5.245 284.53 Good runs by both cars. .

Sunday-Round 2 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Winternationals by Michael Cerruti                
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C   23  WHIT BAZEMORE       0.521          5.289  265.48  
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.475          5.114  297.61W 
   Good run for Force.  Bazemore will only get better.      
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F/C    8  GARY CLAPSHAW       0.525          5.231  245.09W 
F/C  749  RICHARD HARTMAN     0.492          6.813  130.35  
   Good run for Gary who is talking about retiring.         
   Hartman blows a burst panel.                             
F/C  724  DALE PULDE          0.520          5.365  241.74  
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.481          5.120  299.10W 
   Good run for Cruz.                                       
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F/C  750  DEL WORSHAM         0.515          5.214  288.18  
F/C    2  AL HOFMANN          0.534          5.138  294.88W 
   Good run for Hoffman.  Worsham had to lift when he       
   drifted towards the center line.   

Sunday-Round 3 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Winternationals by Michael Cerruti                
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    8  GARY CLAPSHAW       0.554          5.169  289.85  
F/C    2  AL HOFMANN          0.508          5.160  250.20W 
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F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.514         13.060   75.19  
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.467          5.252  298.30W 
   Cruz blew the tires off before 60 feet.  Force smokes    
   the tires but back peddles to the win.    

Sunday-Round 4 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Winternationals by Michael Cerruti                
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.401          5.401  228.94  
F/C    2  AL HOFMANN          0.496          5.054  302.72W 
   Force has to lift when the car got out of the grove.     
   around 1000'. Excellent run by Hoffman.                  

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