Atlanta finals (T/F)

Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F ...

Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 6 EDDIE HILL 0.507 5.108 263.77W T/F 303 PAT DAKIN 0.459 13.260 80.77 Dakin up in smoke at the start. Hill oils the track from 300 feet to the shutdown area. T/F 3 LARRY DIXON 0.472 5.032 284.90W T/F 8 TOMMY JOHNSON JR. 0.466 5.382 227.50 Nice runs for both cars and Dixon continues into round 2. Johnson was the third alternate. T/F 2 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.490 4.873 303.03W T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.525 5.056 256.41 Cory advances with a beautiful, clean run. . T/F 411 ANDY WOODS 0.483 8.947 94.11 T/F 399 CONNIE KALITTA 0.510 5.059 239.68W A rough week ends for Andy Woods and Conrad goes back to the pits to prepare for Round Number 2 T/F 5 BLAINE JOHNSON 0.435 4.779 298.30W T/F 711 DAVE PROMNITZ 0.533 5.306 256.55 Terrific run for Blaine while Promnitz grenades the engine at 1000 feet. Johnson advances once again. T/F 1 SCOTT KALITTA 0.477 4.912 298.70 T/F 4 MIKE DUNN 0.470 4.830 278.81W The first upset of the day when Mike Dunn drove into the second round over Scott Kalitta. T/F 220 BOB VANDERGRIFF, JR 0.499 5.144 264.86 T/F 23 JIM HEAD 0.528 5.091 269.13W Tire haze from both cars and a bit of smoke from Head's car ended with Jim Head upsetting Vandergriff. T/F 9 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.552 6.043 226.24W T/F 738 RANCE McDANIEL 0.493 9.876 84.88 Shelly wins the back-peddling event of the weekend and runs back to the pits to prepare for Round 2.

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Sunday-Round 2 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 23 JIM HEAD 0.522 8.011 99.72 T/F 9 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.478 5.103 278.29W Shelly ran the entire race on 7 cylinders and still advances into Round Three over Jim Head. T/F 2 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.480 4.901 284.27W T/F 399 CONNIE KALITTA 0.518 4.882 293.35 Cory won this round with a hole-shot over Conrad. Both cars ran wonderfully. T/F 4 MIKE DUNN 0.501 4.879 268.17W T/F 6 EDDIE HILL 0.551 10.149 67.36 Mike Dunn wastes an engine to drive his way into Round Three over Eddie Hill. T/F 5 BLAINE JOHNSON 0.475 4.856 296.15 T/F 3 LARRY DIXON 0.466 4.782 299.00 Both cars sang all the way to the finish line but Larry Dixon continues into the Semi-finals.

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Sunday-Round 3 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 9 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.517 5.102 259.74 T/F 4 MIKE DUNN 0.463 4.798 296.73W Shelly loses a couple of cylinders down the track and Mike Dunn prepares for the Final Round. T/F 2 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.481 5.473 160.19 T/F 3 LARRY DIXON 0.477 4.855 291.73W Cory lost power at 1000 feet and Dixon passed him to give him the round. Dixon vs. Dunn in the final round.

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Sunday-Round 4 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Fram Nationals by Joe and Gerald Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 3 LARRY DIXON 0.487 6.043 232.73W T/F 4 MIKE DUNN 0.472 6.494 141.26 Dixon rode a wheelie 800 feet, stayed on it and drove by a flaming Mike Dunn to win the 1996 Fram Nationals.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Larry Dixon , Mike Dunn , Scott Kalitta