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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Saturday-Round 1 - Alcohol Funny Car -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 Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAFC 555 KEVIN RICHARDSON 0.555 6.146 223.93 TAFC 562 KRIS HOOL 0.451 6.118 223.65W . . TAFC 511 LYNN ENGELS 0.479 6.461 215.05 TAFC 569 SAM BLUE 0.489 6.073 238.79W . . TAFC 3016 LARRY BAKKE 0.502 7.162 141.66 TAFC 2 VERN MOATS 0.495 5.878 249.03W Larry clicked it off at about 1000' out. . TAFC 365 BOBBY MARTIN 0.534 8.056 116.41 TAFC 7 JOHN POWELL 0.537 6.172 234.86W Smoke started coming out of Bobby's engine at half track. TAFC 53 JIM FARNSWORTH 0.492 6.484 194.30 TAFC 8 TODD PATON 0.482 6.036 239.74W . . TAFC 518 BRUCE CARLSON 0.280 6.886 189.87 TAFC 5031 JOHNNY GRAY 0.515 5.864 244.43W I think Bruce eased off some when he saw the red light. . TAFC 3 CY CHESTERMAN 0.475 5.761 251.39W single A nice pass for Vern. . Sunday-Round 2 - Alcohol Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAFC 8 TODD PATON 0.390 5.862 238.79 TAFC 569 SAM BLUE 0.522 6.031 209.79W Sam had traction problems at about 100 feet out, but it didn't matter with Todd's red light. TAFC 2 VERN MOATS 0.526 6.308 224.94 TAFC 7 JOHN POWELL 0.495 6.078 237.34W Vern hazes the tires on the launch, and it sets him back too much to catch John. TAFC 5031 JOHNNY GRAY 0.566 5.870 244.23W single A smooth run for Johnny. . TAFC 3 CY CHESTERMAN 0.461 5.724 253.95W TAFC 562 KRIS HOOL 0.533 6.117 211.71 Kris's car was bouncing a little bit at the 330' mark. .

Sunday-Round 3 - Alcohol Funny Car        -Left lane first-
1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme              
                                                           
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed  
TAFC 5031 JOHNNY GRAY         0.500          7.122  128.93 
TAFC  569 SAM BLUE            0.503          6.032  226.70W
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TAFC    3 CY CHESTERMAN       0.377         10.170   78.74 
TAFC    7 JOHN POWELL         0.525          5.836  243.37W
   Cy got off the throttle at about 300 feet out.          
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Sunday-Round 4 - Alcohol Funny Car        -Left lane first-
1997 NHRA Champion Auto Nationals by Bob Orme              
                                                           
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed  
TAFC  569 SAM BLUE            0.464          5.938  241.22W
TAFC    7 JOHN POWELL         0.546          5.935  240.12 
   A great drag race! Sam Blue wins his 1st NHRA national  
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