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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Sunday-Round 1 - Pro Stock Bike -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Sunday-Round 1 - Pro Stock Bike -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed P/SB 541 C.J. SMITH 0.440 7.772 172.57W P/SB 538 GREG UNDERDAHL 0.452 9.042 106.05 Smith takes the win as Underdahl has mechanical problems at the 1/8th mile. P/SB 310 JOE DeSANTIS 0.422 7.668 173.07 P/SB 3 MATT HINES 0.417 7.483 175.37W Hines takes the win with a great leave and perfect finish. P/SB 10 GENO SCALI 0.478 7.589 171.72 P/SB 9 STEVE JOHNSON 0.464 7.516 173.87W Great run for Johnson. . P/SB 133 PAUL GAST No show P/SB 2 JOHN MYERS 0.443 7.432 175.84W Gast can't make the call as Myers takes the single. . P/SB 5 HECTOR ARANA 0.437 7.656 175.23 P/SB 1 DAVID SCHULTZ 0.547 7.519 177.69W Arana is ahead at the 1/8th, but Schultz just drives right around him. P/SB 13 RON AYERS 0.454 7.620 170.87 P/SB 7 ANGELLE SEELING 0.439 7.505 178.28W . . P/SB 409 GARY TONGLET 0.429 7.562 174.41 P/SB 4 JOHN SMITH 0.434 7.551 175.13W . . P/SB 156 JOSEPH BARTONE 0.452 7.630 168.98 P/SB 172 STEPHANIE REAVES 0.429 7.541 177.90W Sunday-Round 2 - Pro Stock Bike -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Springnationals by Jackie Lovins Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed P/SB 172 STEPHANIE REAVES 0.415 7.575 172.77 P/SB 2 JOHN MYERS 0.465 7.476 174.41W Reaves has the holeshot but Myers has the power. . P/SB 541 C.J. SMITH 0.014 8.126 131.34 P/SB 1 DAVID SCHULTZ 1.009 7.476 N/A W CJ took a shot at the tree and left to early. . P/SB 4 JOHN SMITH 0.437 7.513 178.32 P/SB 3 MATT HINES 0.432 7.386 180.43W There was speculation that the track was slick. Obviously Matt Hines doesn't seem to think so!! P/SB 9 STEVE JOHNSON 0.418 7.557 174.04 P/SB 7 ANGELLE SEELING 0.432 7.460 177.58W That's Angelle's best run of the weekend. Sunday-Round 3 - Pro Stock Bike -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Matt Davis Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed P/SB 2 JOHN MYERS 0.433 7.467 173.34W P/SB 7 ANGELLE SEELING 0.432 7.589 174.08 I predict a Star bike in the final and I'm correct as both leave almost dead even, but Myers with the power P/SB 1 DAVID SCHULTZ 0.420 7.498 178.78 P/SB 3 MATT HINES 0.436 7.432 179.24W Hines gets lane choice for the final which is important though he drops off from his earlier run.

Sunday-Round 4 - Pro Stock Bike           -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Pontiac Excitement Nationals by Matt Davis        
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
P/SB    2 JOHN MYERS          0.394          7.472  173.87  
P/SB    3 MATT HINES          0.453          7.443  177.40W 
   Myers had to cut a light and he cut too deep, win to     
   Vance & Hines                                     

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