Dallas FC Eliminations

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 10 GARY DENSHAM 0.518 5.132 270.59 F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.496 4.989 309.17W Great run by Cruz. Densham goes up in flames at the finish. F/C 7 DEL WORSHAM 0.522 5.588 203.06 F/C 700 RANDY ANDERSON 0.499 5.164 291.35W Worsham smokes tires twice. Anderson loses a cylinder F/C 28 RON CAPPS 0.452 6.097 155.60 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.511 5.020 294.31W Capps gets out of the groove and has to lift. . F/C 720 CORY LEE 0.143 6.285 150.52 F/C 6 MARK OSWALD 0.479 5.157 194.00W Lee redlights then loses a blower. . F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.506 5.732 186.79 F/C 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.523 5.070 302.31W . F/C 8 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.461 5.387 219.08 F/C 2 TONY PEDREGON 0.424 5.064 301.91W Tony deep stages and gets the holeshot. Kenji loses power near the end. F/C 209 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.500 5.154 290.51W F/C 4 AL HOFMANN 0.489 5.189 297.81 Hoffman gets the holeshot but whit catches him by the 60 foot mark. F/C 305 DEAN SKUZA 0.469 5.085 300.50 F/C 711 RAY HIGLEY 0.492 5.017 276.75W Skuza gets the holeshot but Higley powers by for lane choice over Force.

Sunday-Round 2 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe   
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C  209  WHIT BAZEMORE       0.433          6.555  172.38  
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.500          5.211  255.53W 
   Whit deep stages and gets the holeshot but loses         
   traction at about halftrack.                             
F/C    6  MARK OSWALD         0.568          5.095  301.40W 
F/C    5  CHUCK ETCHELLS                        No show     
   Etchells has to shut off after the burnout. Oswald gets  
   the free pass.                                           
F/C  700  RANDY ANDERSON      0.516          5.082  279.41W 
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON       0.461          5.142  304.46  
   Tony gets the holeshot but can't hold off Anderson.      
   .                                                        
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.499          5.033  310.16W 
F/C  711  RAY HIGLEY          0.687           N/A    N/A    
   Higley's body flies off the chassis. He continues down   
   the track and hits Force's car and knocks off the body.  
junday-Round 3 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe   
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.536          5.152  281.60  
F/C  700  RANDY ANDERSON      0.509          5.125  303.54W 
   Cruz skates all over the track. Randy moves into the     
   finals.                                                  
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.475          5.109  300.50W 
F/C    6  MARK OSWALD         0.506          8.815   93.78  
   Oswald goes up in smoke at about 100 ft. Force has lane  
   choice over Anderson.                      

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