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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup. Friday-Session 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana Number ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup. Friday-Session 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana Number Driver E.T. Speed F/C 222 PAUL SMITH 5.332 249.51* F/C 720 CORY LEE 9.351 89.62 right lane redlights and then smokes the tires..Paul shuts off early F/C 10 GARY DENSHAM 9.454 91.91 F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 6.146 151.28 Wilkerson gets a little loose but Densham isn't there either F/C 170 JEFF AREND 11.845 71.23 F/C 700 RANDY ANDERSON 5.911 158.73 Jeff smokes the tires right off the line and Randyd smoked his at the top end F/C 305 DEAN SKUZA 5.396 261.17* F/C 2 TONY PEDREGON 8.481 207.27 Tony smoked 'em bad. Dean stayed with it even though he smoked his tires at thetop end F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 5.368 218.34* F/C 7 DEL WORSHAM 6.075 156.49 good run started until Cruz smoked at the top..Del just didn't have it F/C 28 RON CAPPS 7.064 200.26 F/C 217 FREDDIE NEELY 5.542 236.46 Ron smoked tires all the way and then caught fire. Freddie had a good run F/C 8 KENJI OKAZAKI 5.266 274.97* F/C 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS 5.397 251.53 both cars stayed together almost to the top then both lost traction and smoked F/C 209 WHIT BAZEMORE 5.374 256.19* F/C 6 MARK OSWALD 5.465 231.66 Whit's tires turned loose at the top and Oswald made a move toward the center line F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 5.166 278.98* F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 5.511 234.37 John is number one at this point

Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday           
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JOHN FORCE           F/C    1   5.166 278.98  Fri1      
  2 KENJI OKAZAKI        F/C    8   5.266 274.97  Fri1      
  3 PAUL SMITH           F/C  222   5.332 249.51  Fri1      
  4 CRUZ PEDREGON        F/C    3   5.368 218.34  Fri1      
  5 WHIT BAZEMORE        F/C  209   5.374 256.19  Fri1      
  6 DEAN SKUZA           F/C  305   5.396 261.17  Fri1      
  7 CHUCK ETCHELLS       F/C    5   5.397 251.53  Fri1      
  8 MARK OSWALD          F/C    6   5.465 231.66  Fri1      
  9 GARY BOLGER          F/C  395   5.511 234.37  Fri1      
 10 FREDDIE NEELY        F/C  217   5.542 236.46  Fri1      
 11 RANDY ANDERSON       F/C  700   5.911 158.73  Fri1      
 12 DEL WORSHAM          F/C    7   6.075 156.49  Fri1      
 13 TIM WILKERSON        F/C  347   6.146 151.28  Fri1      
 14 RON CAPPS            F/C   28   7.064 200.26  Fri1      
 15 TONY PEDREGON        F/C    2   8.481 207.27  Fri1      
 16 CORY LEE             F/C  720   9.351  89.62  Fri1      
 17 GARY DENSHAM         F/C   10   9.454  91.91  Fri1      
 18 JEFF AREND           F/C  170  11.845  71.23  Fri1      
Friday-Session 2 - Funny Car              -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
                                                            
Number    Driver                             E.T.   Speed   
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON                      5.098  297.61* 
F/C  170  JEFF AREND                         5.356  276.58  
   Tony is number one ..Jeff moves to number 5              
   good run for both cars!                                  
F/C    7  DEL WORSHAM                        5.198  283.82* 
F/C  305  DEAN SKUZA                         5.262  269.86  
   Skuza gets near the wall..Del has a great run            
   .                                                        
F/C  217  FREDDIE NEELY                       N/A    N/A    
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON                      5.393  207.08  
   Neely blew his engine right off the line. Cruz had a     
   great run going up to half-track and then ran out of cr  
F/C    5  CHUCK ETCHELLS                     5.182  298.50* 
F/C   28  RON CAPPS                          9.493   86.14  
   Ron loses his engine about 100 feet out.  Chuck has to   
   do some good driving to keep his car in line             
F/C    6  MARK OSWALD                        5.125  298.11* 
F/C    8  KENJI OKAZAKI                       N/A    N/A    
   Kenji is shut down and pulled  back. Mark has a great    
   run...Kenji left "stuff" on the track                    
F/C  395  GARY BOLGER                       10.641   73.04* 
F/C  209  WHIT BAZEMORE                     12.677   73.69  
   both cars blew about 100 feet out.                       
   .                                                        
F/C  720  CORY LEE                           6.879  120.82* 
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE                         6.957  129.08  
   Cory gets to go home and say he beat John!  *grin        
   .                                                        
F/C  347  TIM WILKERSON                     16.852   64.63  
F/C  222  PAUL SMITH                        11.233   76.25  
   Tim loses his engine first but Paul wasn't far behind    
   losing his...turtle race to the finish line              
F/C  700  RANDY ANDERSON                     5.619  248.20  
F/C   10  GARY DENSHAM                       5.377  284.18  
   Randy has to pedal and Gary drives past him to take the  
   number 12 spot                                           
Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday           
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 TONY PEDREGON        F/C    2   5.098 297.61  Fri2      
  2 MARK OSWALD          F/C    6   5.125 298.11  Fri2      
  3 JOHN FORCE           F/C    1   5.166 278.98  Fri1      
  4 CHUCK ETCHELLS       F/C    5   5.182 298.50  Fri2      
  5 DEL WORSHAM          F/C    7   5.198 283.82  Fri2      
  6 DEAN SKUZA           F/C  305   5.262 269.86  Fri2      
  7 KENJI OKAZAKI        F/C    8   5.266 274.97  Fri1      
  8 PAUL SMITH           F/C  222   5.332 249.51  Fri1      
  9 JEFF AREND           F/C  170   5.356 276.58  Fri2      
 10 CRUZ PEDREGON        F/C    3   5.368 218.34  Fri1      
 11 WHIT BAZEMORE        F/C  209   5.374 256.19  Fri1      
 12 GARY DENSHAM         F/C   10   5.377 284.18  Fri2      
 13 GARY BOLGER          F/C  395   5.511 234.37  Fri1      
 14 FREDDIE NEELY        F/C  217   5.542 236.46  Fri1      
 15 RANDY ANDERSON       F/C  700   5.619 248.20  Fri2      
 16 TIM WILKERSON        F/C  347   6.146 151.28  Fri1      
 17 CORY LEE             F/C  720   6.879 120.82  Fri2      
 18 RON CAPPS            F/C   28   7.064 200.26  Fri1
Saturday-Session 1 - Funny Car            -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
                                                            
Number    Driver                             E.T.   Speed   
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON                      9.234   90.89  
F/C    5  CHUCK ETCHELLS                     5.119  297.02  
   Cruz smoked his tires about 100 feet out.  Chuck did     
   a great job                                              
F/C   28  RON CAPPS                          5.501  275.65* 
F/C    6  MARK OSWALD                       11.018   74.88  
   Capps was laboring and Oswald  just didn't have what     
   it takes..still..both are qualified                      
F/C    8  KENJI OKAZAKI                      5.239  290.04* 
F/C  395  GARY BOLGER                        5.286  286.62  
   Good runs by both cars.  go Kenji!                       
   .                                                        
F/C  209  WHIT BAZEMORE                      5.463  233.70* 
F/C  720  CORY LEE                           5.371  229.65  
   Cory has a big redlight and then a small fire            
   that is quickly put out. Whit is in but no improvement   
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE                         5.154  295.56* 
F/C  347  TIM WILKERSON                     16.833   61.15  
   Force has a so-so run and Tim is still unqualified       
   Tim broke about 100 feet out.                            
F/C  222  PAUL SMITH                         5.337  276.41* 
F/C  700  RANDY ANDERSON                     5.619  248.20  
   Paul had a poor start, Randy came toward the centerline  
   then Paul scraped the rail after the finish line         
F/C   10  GARY DENSHAM                       6.698  129.57  
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON                      5.121  287.53  
   Tony retains his number one position                     
   .                                                        
F/C  170  JEFF AREND                         5.418  282.39  
F/C  217  FREDDIE NEELY                      5.093  292.49  
   GO FREEDIE! Takes the number one spot!                   
   .                                                        
F/C  305  DEAN SKUZA                         5.179  285.44* 
      single                                                
   Dean moves up a little to number 6th                               
                                              
Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday         
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 FREDDIE NEELY        F/C  217   5.093 292.49   Sat1     
  2 TONY PEDREGON        F/C    2   5.098 297.61  Fri2      
  3 CHUCK ETCHELLS       F/C    5   5.119 297.02   Sat1     
  4 MARK OSWALD          F/C    6   5.125 298.11  Fri2      
  5 JOHN FORCE           F/C    1   5.154 295.56   Sat1     
  6 DEAN SKUZA           F/C  305   5.179 285.44   Sat1     
  7 DEL WORSHAM          F/C    7   5.198 283.82  Fri2      
  8 KENJI OKAZAKI        F/C    8   5.239 290.04   Sat1     
  9 GARY BOLGER          F/C  395   5.286 286.62   Sat1     
 10 PAUL SMITH           F/C  222   5.332 249.51  Fri1      
 11 JEFF AREND           F/C  170   5.356 276.58  Fri2      
 12 CRUZ PEDREGON        F/C    3   5.368 218.34  Fri1      
 13 CORY LEE             F/C  720   5.371 229.65   Sat1     
 14 WHIT BAZEMORE        F/C  209   5.374 256.19  Fri1      
 15 GARY DENSHAM         F/C   10   5.377 284.18  Fri2      
 16 RON CAPPS            F/C   28   5.501 275.65   Sat1     
 17 RANDY ANDERSON       F/C  700   5.619 248.20   Sat1     
 18 TIM WILKERSON        F/C  347   6.146 151.28  Fri1      
Saturday-Session 2 - Funny Car            -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Diana                   
                                                            
Number    Driver                             E.T.   Speed   
F/C  347  TIM WILKERSON                      5.198  293.06* 
F/C    8  KENJI OKAZAKI                      8.023  103.78  
   An ugly run into the field but it worked for the         
   number 7 position for Tim. Kenji shuts off at half-trak  
F/C  700  RANDY ANDERSON                     5.116  300.80* 
F/C  209  WHIT BAZEMORE                      5.324  259.89  
   Randy comes from outside to number 3 as Whit loses       
   the motor through the lights                             
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON                      5.168  265.33  
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE                         4.997  298.21  
   John takes the number one position with this run.        
   .                                                        
F/C    7  DEL WORSHAM                        5.268  267.22  
F/C   10  GARY DENSHAM                       5.090  298.21  
   Densham comes from not qualified to the numebr two       
   position and Del takes Number 10 position for now.       
F/C    6  MARK OSWALD                        5.231  291.07* 
F/C  170  JEFF AREND                         5.090  219.19  
   Arend crossed the center line through the finish line    
   cones.                                                   
      single                                                
F/C  305  DEAN SKUZA                         5.205  277.17  
   Dean stays in the number 8 position, Bolger didn't       
   stage                                                    
      single                                                
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON                      5.103  293.73  
   Cruz moves from 16th to number 5 position with a         
   strong, straight run.                                    
      single                                                
F/C   28  RON CAPPS                          5.231  294.50  
   Ron moves from outside (18) to number 12. The field is   
   set with Paul Smith at 16 with 5.332                     
Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday         
1997 NHRA Fram Southern Nationals by Joe and Diana          
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JOHN FORCE           F/C    1   4.997 298.21   Sat2     
  2 GARY DENSHAM         F/C   10   5.090 298.21   Sat2     
  3 FREDDIE NEELY        F/C  217   5.093 292.49   Sat1     
  4 TONY PEDREGON        F/C    2   5.098 297.61   Sat2     
  5 CRUZ PEDREGON        F/C    3   5.103 293.73   Sat2     
  6 RANDY ANDERSON       F/C  700   5.116 300.80   Sat2     
  7 CHUCK ETCHELLS       F/C    5   5.119 297.02   Sat2     
  8 MARK OSWALD          F/C    6   5.125 298.11  Fri2      
  9 DEAN SKUZA           F/C  305   5.179 285.44   Sat2     
 10 TIM WILKERSON        F/C  347   5.198 293.06   Sat2     
 11 DEL WORSHAM          F/C    7   5.198 283.82  Fri2      
 12 RON CAPPS            F/C   28   5.231 294.50   Sat2     
 13 KENJI OKAZAKI        F/C    8   5.239 290.04   Sat2     
 14 GARY BOLGER          F/C  395   5.286 286.62   Sat1     
 15 WHIT BAZEMORE        F/C  209   5.324 259.89   Sat2     
 16 PAUL SMITH           F/C  222   5.332 249.51  Fri1      
 17 JEFF AREND           F/C  170   5.356 276.58  Fri2      
 18 CORY LEE             F/C  720   5.371 229.65   Sat2

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