Winternationals finals (T/F)

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

Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Winternationals by Michael Cerruti Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 4 MIKE DUNN 0.461 5.923 151.43W T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.472 7.537 157.95 Bruce Sarver up in smoke early, Mike Dunn kicked the . rods out in a ball of fire on the way to the win. T/F 8 TOMMY JOHNSON JR. 0.453 5.024 289.57W T/F 769 RON CAPPS 0.519 10.110 82.66 Good run for Tommy, Ron up in smoke early got a little. . T/F 7 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.472 11.550 81.09 T/F 399 CONNIE KALITTA 0.502 4.853 296.93W Bernstein up in smoke after about 60 feet. Kenny changed lanes at the last moment. Good idea???? T/F 709 BOB REEHL 0.568 8.098 100.99 T/F 5 BLAINE JOHNSON 0.476 6.546 200.57W Both drivers did a good job on tire smoking run. Bob finally had to lift. Track's a little hotter today. T/F 220 BOB VANDERGRIFF, JR 0.430 11.880 80.87 T/F 10 JOE AMATO 0.456 4.980 282.13W Amato stays with a tire smoker to a first round win. . T/F 23 JIM HEAD 0.688 8.419 100.08 T/F 2 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.474 4.862 303.03W Head as the first Alternate goes up in smoke at 330'. Good solid performance for Cory. T/F 3 LARRY DIXON 0.435 4.756 300.10W T/F 6 EDDIE HILL 0.482 13.330 65.29 Good run for the sophomore. Low ET of the round so far Eddie up in smoke at 100 feet. T/F 9 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.549 N/A N/A T/F 1 SCOTT KALITTA 0.728 4.782 303.74W Shelly Anderson up in smoke sideways cross c/l recovers to save the car. Good run for Scott once he got going.

Sunday-Round 2 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Winternationals by Michael Cerruti                
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    5  BLAINE JOHNSON      0.480          4.809  301.20W 
T/F    4  MIKE DUNN           0.468          5.051  229.88  
   Happy times for Blaine Johnson.  Mike Dunn hurts the     
   motor at about 1000'.                                    
T/F    8  TOMMY JOHNSON JR.   0.482          4.872  302.31W 
T/F   10  JOE AMATO           0.483         10.910   89.11  
   Good run for Tommy. Amato blows the tires off on the     
   launch.                                                  
T/F    3  LARRY DIXON         0.468          4.774  304.25W 
T/F    2  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.484          4.850  303.43  
   Larry does a good job handling a fish tailing rear end.  
   Good drag race both cars over 300 mph.                   
T/F    1  SCOTT KALITTA       0.473         10.780   80.70  
T/F  399  CONNIE KALITTA      0.519          5.275  192.02W 
   Scott smokes the tires near 100'.  Connie on a good run  
   when the motor let go in a fire ball.    

Sunday-Round 3 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Winternationals by Michael Cerruti                
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    3  LARRY DIXON         0.480          4.799  295.66  
T/F    5  BLAINE JOHNSON      0.469          4.749  303.54W 
   Great Drag Race!!!!                                      
   .                                                        
T/F    8  TOMMY JOHNSON JR.   0.497          4.924  294.11  
T/F  399  CONNIE KALITTA      0.485          4.889  285.62W 
   Good runs by both cars.  Good drag race.   
              
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Sunday-Round 4 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Winternationals by Michael Cerruti                
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F  399  CONNIE KALITTA      0.517          4.821  297.32  
T/F    5  BLAINE JOHNSON      0.490          4.736  299.70W 
   Good runs by both cars.  Connie up in a fire ball at .   
   the top end.  Blaine returns to the winners circle.      

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