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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Friday-Session 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 Friday-Session 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 703 TIM GIBSON 0.507 10.223 83.50* T/F 757 DAVID GRUBNIC N/A N/A . Grubnic shuts it off before the burnout. . T/F 739 SPIKE GORR 0.488 12.370 70.64* T/F DOUG FOXWORTH 0.000 0.00 . Gorr shakes the tires and has to shut down. . T/F 503 TOMMY JOHNSON, JR. 0.501 4.938 294.88* T/F 405 DOUG FOXWORTH 0.520 5.108 278.98 . Good run for T.J. . T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.527 4.937 287.53* T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.489 5.153 267.85 . Head makes a good run to edge past T.J. . Dixon loses traction and shuts off early. T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.574 N/A N/A * T/F 747 RHONDA HARTMAN 0.559 10.693 74.89 . Scelzi explodes off the line. Hartman loses power . 330 ft. T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.552 5.485 173.37* T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.488 4.712 312.39 . Great run by Scott. . T/F 11 DOUG HERBERT 0.606 9.504 90.24* T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.050 10.594 89.53 . Amato pulls the wheels and unloads the chassis . when he comes down. T/F 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.441 6.725 121.58* T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.324 5.384 183.56 . Vandergriff does a giant wheelstand and finally . lets out at about half track. T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.545 4.777 310.13* T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.476 7.738 101.64 . Good run by Shelly. Dunn loses power at half . track. T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.523 8.368 94.42* T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.523 4.798 306.43 . . single T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 0.550 4.731 303.84 . Eddie carries the wheels to half track and makes . his quickest and fastest run of the year.

Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday            
1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 SCOTT KALITTA        T/F    2   4.712 312.39  Fri1      
  2 EDDIE HILL           T/F   10   4.731 303.84  Fri1      
  3 SHELLY ANDERSON      T/F    8   4.777 310.13  Fri1      
  4 BRUCE SARVER         T/F   17   4.798 306.43  Fri1      
  5 JIM HEAD             T/F  888   4.937 287.53  Fri1      
  6 TOMMY JOHNSON, JR.   T/F  503   4.938 294.88  Fri1      
  7 DOUG FOXWORTH        T/F  405   5.108 278.98  Fri1      
  8 LARRY DIXON          T/F    4   5.153 267.85  Fri1      
  9 BOB VANDERGRIFF      T/F   12   5.384 183.56  Fri1      
 10 CORY McCLENATHAN     T/F    3   5.485 173.37  Fri1      
 11 TONY SCHUMACHER      T/F  356   6.725 121.58  Fri1      
 12 MIKE DUNN            T/F    7   7.738 101.64  Fri1      
 13 KENNY BERNSTEIN      T/F    1   8.368  94.42  Fri1      
 14 DOUG HERBERT         T/F   11   9.504  90.24  Fri1      
 15 TIM GIBSON           T/F  703  10.223  83.50  Fri1      
 16 JOE AMATO            T/F    6  10.594  89.53  Fri1      
 17 RHONDA HARTMAN       T/F  747  10.693  74.89  Fri1      
 18 SPIKE GORR           T/F  739  12.370  70.64  Fri1      
Friday-Session 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    4  LARRY DIXON         0.469          4.650  310.45* 
T/F  503  TOMMY JOHNSON, JR.  0.513          7.846  100.87  
   .      Dixon does a wheelstand, the right front wing     
   .      falls off at the end and he almost loses it.      
T/F  747  RHONDA HARTMAN      0.609          5.231  224.77* 
T/F  888  JIM HEAD            0.541         10.722   79.64  
   .                                                        
   .                                                        
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.487          9.207   73.62* 
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.484          4.773  304.87  
   .      Scott pulls the wheels about 6 ft. off the ground 
   .      and destroys the front end.                       
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.516          5.844  196.54* 
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.547          9.142   82.81  
   .      Joe goes up in smoke but peddles it through.      
   .                                                        
T/F   12  BOB VANDERGRIFF     0.544         11.132   81.24* 
T/F   11  DOUG HERBERT        0.582          5.071  289.38  
   .                                                        
   .                                                        
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.481          4.867  244.16D 
T/F  356  TONY SCHUMACHER     0.491          5.131  205.05  
   .      Dunn crosses the center line and is DQ'd.         
   .                                                        
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.560          8.835   82.53* 
T/F    8  SHELLY ANDERSON     0.564          4.719  294.59  
   .                                                        
   .                                                        
T/F   10  EDDIE HILL          0.499         14.948   60.04* 
T/F    1  KENNY BERNSTEIN     0.489          4.930  293.15  
   .      Kenny has to peddle it once but still makes a     
   .      good run.                                         
T/F  757  DAVID GRUBNIC       0.625          4.903  264.47* 
T/F  739  SPIKE GORR          0.512         11.558   68.15  
   .                                                        
   .                                                        
T/F  405  DOUG FOXWORTH       0.516          5.126  292.68* 
      single                                                
  
Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday            
1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 LARRY DIXON          T/F    4   4.650 310.45  Fri2      
  2 SCOTT KALITTA        T/F    2   4.712 312.39  Fri1      
  3 SHELLY ANDERSON      T/F    8   4.719 294.59  Fri2      
  4 EDDIE HILL           T/F   10   4.731 303.84  Fri1      
  5 GARY SCELZI          T/F    5   4.773 304.87  Fri2      
  6 BRUCE SARVER         T/F   17   4.798 306.43  Fri1      
  7 DAVID GRUBNIC        T/F  757   4.903 264.47  Fri2      
  8 KENNY BERNSTEIN      T/F    1   4.930 293.15  Fri2      
  9 JIM HEAD             T/F  888   4.937 287.53  Fri2      
 10 TOMMY JOHNSON, JR    T/F  503   4.938 294.88  Fri1      
 11 DOUG HERBERT     .   T/F   11   5.071 289.38  Fri2      
 12 DOUG FOXWORTH        T/F  405   5.108 278.38  Fri1      
 13 TONY SCHUMACHER      T/F  356   5.131 205.05  Fri2      
 14 RHONDA HARTMAN       T/F  747   5.231 224.77  Fri2      
 15 BOB VANDERGRIFF      T/F   12   5.384 183.56  Fri1      
 16 CORY McCLENATHAN     T/F    3   5.485 173.37  Fri1      
 17 JOE AMATA            T/F    6   5.844 196.54  Fri2      
 18 MIKE DUNN            T/F    7   7.738 101.64  Fri1      
 19 TIM GIBSON           T/F  703  10.223  83.50  Fri1      
 20 SPIKE GORR           T/F  739  11.558  68.15  Fri2      
Saturday-Session 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    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.532          4.680  300.70* 
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.460         12.402   78.70  
   .      Cory has to peddle it once to keep the wheels     
   .      down but still makes a good run.                  
T/F   11  DOUG HERBERT        0.607          6.150  138.84* 
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.545          4.592  316.56  
   .      Joe sets the track record on this run             
   .                                                        
T/F  356  TONY SCHUMACHER     0.468          4.876  260.86* 
T/F   12  BOB VANDERGRIFF     0.606          4.778  303.23  
   .      Schumacher loses an engine at 1000'.              
   .                                                        
T/F    8  SHELLY ANDERSON     0.566          7.892  115.81* 
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.500          4.773  284.99  
   .      Shelly goes up in smoke. Dunn makes a clean run.  
   .                                                        
T/F    1  KENNY BERNSTEIN     0.473          6.337  134.83* 
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.523          4.707  307.27  
   .      Kenny bangs the blower. Sarver runs his first     
   .      300 ever to get in at #4.                         
T/F  703  TIM GIBSON          0.464         31.847   60.09* 
T/F   10  EDDIE HILL          0.539          9.294   97.32  
   .      Gibson goes up in smoke. Eddie shakes the tires.  
   .                                                        
T/F  739  SPIKE GORR          0.476         15.142   66.45* 
T/F  757  DAVID GRUBNIC       0.699          4.931  274.55  
   .      Gorr goes up in smoke. No improvement for Grubnic.
   .                                                        
T/F  503  TOMMY JOHNSON, JR.  0.532          4.726  302.52* 
T/F  405  DOUG FOXWORTH       0.516          4.902  298.01  
   .      Foxworths best run ever gets him in at #13.       
   .      This is TJ's best run of the year.                
T/F  888  JIM HEAD            0.549          4.993  277.94* 
T/F    4  LARRY DIXON         0.468          4.762  285.80  
   .      Dixon doesn't improve. Head loses an engine at    
   .      the finish.                                       
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.501          4.703  310.55* 
T/F  747  RHONDA HARTMAN      0.559          4.921  282.57  
   .      Scelzi moves to #4. Hartman was losing cylinders  
   .      all the way down the track.                       
Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday          
1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JOE AMATO            T/F    6   4.592 316.56   Sat1     
  2 LARRY DIXON          T/F    4   4.650 310.45  Fri2      
  3 CORY McCLENATHAN     T/F    3   4.680 300.70   Sat1     
  4 GARY SCELZI          T/F    5   4.703 310.55   Sat1     
  5 BRUCE SARVER         T/F   17   4.707 307.27   Sat1     
  6 SCOTT KALITTA        T/F    2   4.712 312.39  Fri1      
  7 SHELLY ANDERSON      T/F    8   4.719 294.59  Fri2      
  8 TOMMY JOHNSON, JR.   T/F  503   4.726 302.52   Sat1     
  9 EDDIE HILL           T/F   10   4.731 303.84  Fri1      
 10 MIKE DUNN            T/F    7   4.773 284.99   Sat1     
 11 BOB VANDERGRIFF      T/F   12   4.778 303.23   Sat1     
 12 TONY SCHUMACHER      T/F  356   4.876 260.86   Sat1     
 13 DOUG FOXWORTH        T/F  405   4.902 298.01   Sat1     
 14 DAVID GRUBNIC        T/F  757   4.903 264.47  Fri2      
 15 RHONDA HARTMAN       T/F  747   4.921 282.57   Sat1     
 16 KENNY BERNSTEIN      T/F    1   4.930 293.15  Fri2      
 17 JIM HEAD             T/F  888   4.937 287.53  Fri1      
 18 DOUG HERBERT         T/F   11   5.071 289.38  Fri2      
 19 TIM GIBSON           T/F  703  10.223  83.50  Fri1      
 20 SPIKE GORR           T/F  739  11.558  68.15  Fri2      
Saturday-Session 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   12  BOB VANDERGRIFF     0.514          4.718  304.67* 
T/F    8  SHELLY ANDERSON     0.544          4.917  288.64  
   .                                                        
   .                                                        
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.479          9.879   86.26* 
T/F    1  KENNY BERNSTEIN     0.472          4.782  309.70  
                                                            
                                                            
      single                                                
T/F  422  VICKY FANNING       0.569          6.047  174.21  
   .Yes, it looks like a cow.It also ran like one.          
   .                                                        
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.569          4.890  299.80* 
T/F  703  TIM GIBSON          0.483         16.128   46.13  
   Sarver shuts it off early. Gibson goes up in smoke.      
   .                                                        
T/F   10  EDDIE HILL          0.538          4.984  249.23* 
T/F  739  SPIKE GORR          0.640          4.987  277.17  
   Spike improves but not enough.                           
   .                                                        
T/F  757  DAVID GRUBNIC       0.537          5.351  195.95* 
T/F  503  TOMMY JOHNSON, JR.  0.497          4.812  300.70  
   .                                                        
   .                                                        
      single                                                
T/F  888  JIM HEAD            0.690          4.941  301.70  
   .Head loses traction and fails to make the show.         
   .                                                        
T/F    4  LARRY DIXON         0.492          4.734  303.74* 
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.521          4.760  286.16  
   .                                                        
   .                                                        
T/F  747  RHONDA HARTMAN      0.637          4.803  300.30* 
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.533          4.761  281.33  
   .Rhonda runs her career best ET and speed to get in at   
   .#13.                                                    
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.490          4.695  310.98* 
T/F   11  DOUG HERBERT        0.584          5.007  269.94  
   .Scott moves to #4.Herbert fails to qualify.             
   .                                                        
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.495          4.974  273.97* 
T/F  356  TONY SCHUMACHER     0.437          4.877  291.54  
  
Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday          
1997 NHRA Chief Auto Parts Nationals by David & Tina Rowe   
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 JOE AMATO            T/F    6   4.592 316.56   Sat1     
  2 LARRY DIXON          T/F    4   4.650 310.45  Fri2      
  3 CORY McCLENATHAN     T/F    3   4.680 300.70   Sat1     
  4 SCOTT KALITTA        T/F    2   4.695 310.98   Sat2     
  5 GARY SCELZI          T/F    5   4.703 310.55   Sat1     
  6 BRUCE SARVER         T/F   17   4.707 307.27   Sat1     
  7 BOB VANDERGRIFF      T/F   12   4.718 304.67   Sat2     
  8 SHELLY ANDERSON      T/F    8   4.719 294.59  Fri2      
  9 TOMMY JOHNSON, JR.   T/F  503   4.726 302.52   Sat1     
 10 EDDIE HILL           T/F   10   4.731 303.84  Fri1      
 11 MIKE DUNN            T/F    7   4.773 284.99   Sat1     
 12 KENNY BERNSTEIN      T/F    1   4.782 309.70   Sat2     
 13 RHONDA HARTMAN       T/F  747   4.803 300.30   Sat2     
 14 TONY SCHUMACHER      T/F  356   4.876 260.86   Sat1     
 15 DOUG FOXWORTH        T/F  405   4.902 298.01   Sat1     
 16 DAVID GRUBNIC        T/F  757   4.903 264.47  Fri2      
 17 JIM HEAD             T/F  888   4.937 287.53  Fri1      
 18 SPIKE GORR           T/F  739   4.987 277.17   Sat2     
 19 DOUG HERBERT         T/F   11   5.007 269.94   Sat2     
 20 VICKY FANNING        T/F  422   6.047 174.21   Sat2     
 21 TIM GIBSON           T/F  703  10.223  83.50  Fri1

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