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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -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 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 503 TOMMY JOHNSON, JR. 0.471 7.012 112.98 T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.512 4.720 292.87W TJ throws a blower belt. Shelly looked good all the way down the track. T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.498 4.673 303.03W T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 0.523 9.484 77.08 Eddie goes up in smoke. Vandergriff makes a strong run but may have lost an engine. T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.482 8.030 89.49 T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.502 5.115 226.81W Dunn goes up in smoke. Sarvers engine goes away at the end. T/F 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.466 6.942 117.46 T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.512 4.667 303.23W Schumacher goes up in smoke. The left lane isn't holding. T/F 757 DAVID GRUBNIC 0.503 6.338 132.86 T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.483 4.666 313.69W Grubnic up in smoke. Dont bet on the left lane. Dixon changes lanes for the next run. T/F 405 DOUG FOXWORTH 0.075 4.942 295.66 T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.785 4.769 305.60W Foxworth takes a gamble and loses. . T/F 747 RHONDA HARTMAN 0.497 4.795 294.95 T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.480 4.688 310.13W Good runs for both drivers. The left lane seems to be getting better. T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.391 4.796 306.85 T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.501 4.701 301.40W Kenny is a little too quick. Both cars make good runs. Sunday-Round 2 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.471 4.675 311.09W T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.484 4.695 309.38 Great drag race. MOV was .033 by Scelzi. . T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.502 5.405 178.14 T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.488 4.814 306.01W Vandergriff has problems and lost power at about 1000 feet. T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.489 4.725 295.17 T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.482 4.679 210.88W Another great race. Both cars ran clean all the way down the track. T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.524 11.960 106.73 T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.513 4.647 313.80W Shelly leaves but shuts off due to no oil pressure. Sunday-Round 3 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.521 4.775 296.54W T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.493 4.963 295.85 Cory jumps out in front but the tires shake and he has to peddle it once. T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.458 6.849 227.84 T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.491 6.265 226.07W Both cars go up in smoke. They both keep peddling the cars. Scelzi blows the engine at the end.

Sunday-Round 4 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe   
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.509          4.638  316.01W 
T/F    4  LARRY DIXON         0.465          4.806  307.58  
   Joe runs a big number for a MOV of .124 to win the       
   Inaugural Lonestar Nationals.               

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