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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Saturday-Round 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Saturday-Round 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 574 DOUG DOUCETTE 0.538 6.006 219.24 TAD 54 DAVID WELLS 0.479 5.790 236.77W No problems for either car. . TAD 1 BOBBY TAYLOR 0.466 5.626 251.74W TAD 404 GREG ROBERTS 0.477 5.748 240.38 Good runs by both cars. . TAD 7 BILL REICHERT 0.459 5.686 242.13W TAD 524 SCOTT HARTLEY 0.484 5.991 206.89 Scott was having traction problems early. . TAD 3 DARRELL RUSSELL 0.448 8.220 107.99 TAD 333 MIKE BAUER 0.661 6.855 211.61W Darrell lifted the front about 4 feet into the air, rode it for about 150', and slammed it down. TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 0.544 6.401 153.63W TAD 308 DAVE HEDGES 0.392 6.344 203.34 Bill slowed considerably after half track, he tripped the half track traps at 184.12 mph. TAD 22 MICHAEL GUNDERSON 0.445 5.657 245.29W TAD 7000 DARRYL HITCHMAN 0.437 5.983 227.21 Good runs by both cars. . TAD 5 JAY PAYNE 0.585 5.555 253.52W TAD 504 ZIGGY ZIVKOVICH 0.544 10.100 144.57 Ziggy headed toward the wall right away, had to back off. A great pass for Jay.

Sunday-Round 2 - Alcohol Dragster         -Left lane first-
1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme              
                                                           
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed  
TAD    1  BOBBY TAYLOR        0.448          5.502  254.74W
TAD   25  BILL McCORNACK      0.517          5.793  213.92 
   Bill lifted the front on the launch.                    
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TAD    7  BILL REICHERT       0.486          5.703  241.48W
TAD  333  MIKE BAUER          0.590          6.608  170.13 
   Mike was slow getting off of the pad.                   
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TAD   22  MICHAEL GUNDERSON   0.497          5.687  247.11W
TAD   54  DAVID WELLS         0.411          6.335  223.32 
   David had trouble keeping the front wheels down during  
   the 1st 300'.                                           
TAD    5  JAY PAYNE           0.454          5.557  252.95W
      single                                               
   A smooth pass for Jay.                                  
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Sunday-Round 3 - Alcohol Dragster         -Left lane first-
1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme              
                                                           
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed  
TAD    1  BOBBY TAYLOR        0.447          5.537  253.44W
TAD   22  MICHAEL GUNDERSON   0.447          8.901   94.43 
   Michael carried a wheelie for about 200', then shut it  
   down.                                                   
TAD    5  JAY PAYNE           0.466          5.562  252.80W
TAD    7  BILL REICHERT       0.483          5.747  238.91 
   Bill got real close to the center line at about 500'    
   out.                                                    
Sunday-Round 4 - Alcohol Dragster         -Left lane first-
1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme              
                                                           
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed  
TAD    1  BOBBY TAYLOR        0.415          5.512  254.16W
TAD    5  JAY PAYNE           0.453          5.588  251.18 
   Bobby won from box to wire. Good runs by both cars.     
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