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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.558 5.078 285.35 T/F 18 CRISTEN POWELL 0.522 4.941 285.08 Bruce skated toward the center line. A nice run for Cristen. T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.520 4.985 289.48* T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.493 7.116 118.46 Larry smokes'em about 330' out. A smooth run for Shelly . T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.482 5.505 232.01 T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 5.183 4.861 295.46 Kenny was up in smoke at about 300', pedals it. Eddie goes straight down the middle of his lane. T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.536 4.810 299.60* single A smooth pass by Cory. . T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.521 4.874 279.76* T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.501 4.999 277.17 Both cars got a little loose at about 1000'. . T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.540 4.987 275.14 T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.520 4.871 296.05 Bob was dropping cylinders through the traps. . T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.487 4.955 230.67* T/F 888 JIM HEAD 0.519 4.983 276.41 Mike's engine started spitting flames at about 1000'. . single T/F 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.444 4.979 280.63 A smooth pass for Tony. .

Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday            
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 CORY McCLENATHAN     T/F    3   4.810 299.60  Fri1      
  2 EDDIE HILL           T/F   10   4.861 295.46  Fri1      
  3 SCOTT KALITTA        T/F    2   4.871 296.05  Fri1      
  4 GARY SCELZI          T/F    5   4.874 279.76  Fri1      
  5 CRISTEN POWELL       T/F   18   4.941 285.08  Fri1      
  6 MIKE DUNN            T/F    7   4.955 230.67  Fri1      
  7 TONY SCHUMACHER      T/F  356   4.979 280.63  Fri1      
  8 JIM HEAD             T/F  888   4.983 276.41  Fri1      
  9 SHELLY ANDERSON      T/F    8   4.985 289.48  Fri1      
 10 BOB VANDERGRIFF      T/F   12   4.987 275.14  Fri1      
 11 JOE AMATO            T/F    6   4.999 277.17  Fri1      
 12 BRUCE SARVER         T/F   17   5.078 285.35  Fri1      
 13 KENNY BERNSTEIN      T/F    1   5.505 232.01  Fri1      
 14 LARRY DIXON          T/F    4   7.116 118.46  Fri1      
Friday-Session 2 - Top Fuel               -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    4  LARRY DIXON         0.501          4.871  275.56* 
T/F  505  MIKE RANNEY         0.557          9.154   89.33  
   Mike has traction problems about 100 feet out.  Larry    
   fireballs the engine through the finish.                 
T/F   10  EDDIE HILL          0.603          4.800  301.70* 
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.518          4.813  298.40  
   Good runs by both cars.  Eddie's run is the 1st over     
   300 mph for the weekend.                                 
T/F   11  DOUG HERBERT        0.539           N/A    N/A    
T/F    8  SHELLY ANDERSON     0.503          4.935  258.47  
   Doug crossed the center near half track. Shelly's        
   engine was spitting parts toward the end.                
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.489          9.526   86.54  
T/F    1  KENNY BERNSTEIN     0.474          4.967  273.97  
   Joe was spitting parts immediately. Kenny hazed the      
   tires just before the finish.                            
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.516          8.212   90.68  
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.505          4.788  297.61  
   Scott stared losing the engine at about 330'. A good     
   run for Cory.                                            
T/F  888  JIM HEAD            0.487          9.972   82.06  
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.529          9.059   89.85  
   Severe tire shake for both cars about 200 feet out.      
   .                                                        
T/F  356  TONY SCHUMACHER     0.472          4.931  282.13* 
T/F   12  BOB VANDERGRIFF     0.515         10.243   76.00  
   Bob shut it off about 300 feet out.                      
   .                                                        
T/F  739  SPIKE GORR          0.454          7.376  105.72* 
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.488          9.061   76.91  
   Spike has a brief fireball, and Mike shuts it down,      
   both just before half track.                             
T/F  502  GLEN MIKRES         0.636          5.335  212.21* 
T/F  721  GARY RITTER                         N/A    N/A    
   Gary popped the chute when trying to back up from the    
   burnout.                                                 
T/F   18  CRISTEN POWELL      0.693          4.806  288.09* 
T/F  422  VICKY FANNING       0.137          5.948  240.57  
   A very nice run for Cristen.                             
   .                                                        
Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 2, Friday            
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 CORY McCLENATHAN     T/F    3   4.788 297.61  Fri2      
  2 EDDIE HILL           T/F   10   4.800 301.70  Fri2      
  3 CRISTEN POWELL       T/F   18   4.806 288.09  Fri2      
  4 BRUCE SARVER         T/F   17   4.813 298.40  Fri2      
  5 SCOTT KALITTA        T/F    2   4.871 296.05  Fri1      
  6 LARRY DIXON          T/F    4   4.871 275.56  Fri2      
  7 GARY SCELZI          T/F    5   4.874 279.76  Fri1      
  8 TONY SCHUMACHER      T/F  356   4.931 282.13  Fri2      
  9 SHELLY ANDERSON      T/F    8   4.935 258.47  Fri2      
 10 MIKE DUNN            T/F    7   4.955 230.67  Fri1      
 11 KENNY BERNSTEIN      T/F    1   4.967 273.97  Fri2      
 12 JIM HEAD             T/F  888   4.983 276.41  Fri1      
 13 BOB VANDERGRIFF      T/F   12   4.987 275.14  Fri1      
 14 JOE AMATO            T/F    6   4.999 277.17  Fri1      
 15 GLEN MIKRES          T/F  502   5.335 212.21  Fri2      
 16 VICKY FANNING        T/F  422   5.948 240.57  Fri2      
 17 SPIKE GORR           T/F  739   7.376 105.72  Fri2      
 18 MIKE RANNEY          T/F  505   9.154  89.33  Fri2      
Saturday-Session 1 - Top Fuel             -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    8  SHELLY ANDERSON     0.609          4.927  296.34  
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.525          4.779  295.95  
   A little tire smoke at 1000' for Joe, but he still has   
   a very good run.                                         
T/F    1  KENNY BERNSTEIN     0.481          4.973  287.17  
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.518          4.851  289.29  
   Kenny smokes the tires at half track.                    
   .                                                        
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.487          4.731  306.01* 
T/F  888  JIM HEAD            0.530          5.076  265.40  
   There was a puff of smoke out of Jim's engine at half    
   track. A VERY nice run for Cory.                         
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.526          4.909  267.77* 
T/F  356  TONY SCHUMACHER     0.481          5.076  255.68  
   Gary was up in smoke and Tony's motor let go, both at    
   half track.                                              
T/F   12  BOB VANDERGRIFF     0.630          9.206   78.63  
T/F   18  CRISTEN POWELL      0.534          4.940  272.94  
   Bob had severe tire shake right away, started to get     
   sideways about 330' out.                                 
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.501          5.413  182.14* 
T/F    4  LARRY DIXON         0.514          5.560  158.25  
   Mike hazes the tires at half track. Larry had the chute  
   out at about 1000 feet out.                              
T/F  721  GARY RITTER                         N/A    N/A    
T/F   10  EDDIE HILL          0.517          4.903  283.10  
   Gary can't seem to get out of reverse after backing up   
   from the burnout, pops the chute again.                  
T/F  422  VICKY FANNING       1.242          6.272  165.80  
T/F   11  DOUG HERBERT        0.711          5.092  272.80  
   Doug blows something at the top end. Doug's 5.0 knocks   
   Vicki out of the show.                                   
T/F  505  MIKE RANNEY         0.583         10.704   73.41* 
      single                                                
   Mike shook the tires for the 1st 100', and shut it off.  
   .                                                        
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.572          4.923  295.76* 
      single                                                
   No apparent problems.                                    
   .                                                        
Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 1, Saturday          
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 CORY McCLENATHAN     T/F    3   4.731 306.01   Sat1     
  2 JOE AMATO            T/F    6   4.779 295.95   Sat1     
  3 EDDIE HILL           T/F   10   4.800 301.70  Fri2      
  4 CRISTEN POWELL       T/F   18   4.806 288.09  Fri2      
  5 BRUCE SARVER         T/F   17   4.813 298.40  Fri2      
  6 SCOTT KALITTA        T/F    2   4.851 289.29   Sat1     
  7 LARRY DIXON          T/F    4   4.871 275.56  Fri2      
  8 GARY SCELZI          T/F    5   4.874 279.76  Fri1      
  9 SHELLY ANDERSON      T/F    8   4.927 296.34   Sat1     
 10 TONY SCHUMACHER      T/F  356   4.931 282.13  Fri2      
 11 MIKE DUNN            T/F    7   4.955 230.67  Fri1      
 12 KENNY BERNSTEIN      T/F    1   4.967 273.97  Fri2      
 13 JIM HEAD             T/F  888   4.983 276.41  Fri1      
 14 BOB VANDERGRIFF      T/F   12   4.987 275.14  Fri1      
 15 DOUG HERBERT         T/F   11   5.092 272.80   Sat1     
 16 GLEN MIKRES          T/F  502   5.335 212.21  Fri2      
 17 VICKY FANNING        T/F  422   5.948 240.57  Fri2      
 18 SPIKE GORR           T/F  739   7.376 105.72  Fri2      
 19 MIKE RANNEY          T/F  505   9.154  89.33  Fri2      
Saturday-Session 2 - Top Fuel             -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F  356  TONY SCHUMACHER     0.486          8.984   92.40  
T/F    3  CORY McCLENATHAN    0.498          7.388  103.24  
   Tony lost the blower belt at about 200'. Cory hazed the  
   tires at half track.                                     
T/F  739  SPIKE GORR          0.506          5.303  255.46* 
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.518          8.004  100.43  
   Gary smoked tires about 300 feet out.                    
   .                                                        
T/F  502  GLENN MIKRES                        N/A    N/A  * 
T/F   12  BOB VANDERGRIFF     0.616          5.616  176.05  
   Glenn broke on the burnout. Bob was dropping cylinders   
   at half track and shut it off.                           
T/F   18  CRISTEN POWELL      0.502          4.918  274.64* 
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.510         11.668   71.53  
   Mike was up in smoke at 60'. Cristen got a little        
   squirrely at the top end.                                
T/F    4  LARRY DIXON         0.508          9.570   86.20  
T/F  721  GARY RITTER         0.597          6.864  138.07  
   Larry was spitting parts at about 400'. Gary had engine  
   problems just past half track.                           
T/F   10  EDDIE HILL          0.519          4.840  287.81* 
T/F  422  VICKY FANNING       0.781          5.965  237.59  
   No apparent problems on Vicky's car. A nice run for      
   Eddie.                                                   
T/F   11  DOUG HERBERT        0.557          8.440   96.77* 
T/F  505  MIKE RANNEY         0.525          5.526  253.52  
   Doug shook the tires immediately.                        
   .                                                        
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.503          4.770  300.20* 
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.538          9.409   83.73  
   Bruce was up in smoke about 200 feet out. A very smooth  
   pass for Joe.                                            
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.496         10.463   74.54  
T/F    8  SHELLY ANDERSON     0.518          8.738  101.61  
   Both cars smoke'em about 300 feet out.                   
   .                                                        
T/F  888  JIM HEAD            0.492          4.844  295.76* 
T/F    1  KENNY BERNSTEIN     0.488          5.015  294.88  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
Top Fuel Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday          
1997 NHRA Mopar Mile HIgh Nationals by Bob Orme             
Pos Name                 Number     E.T.  Speed  When       
  1 CORY McCLENATHAN     T/F    3   4.731 306.01   Sat1     
  2 JOE AMATO            T/F    6   4.770 300.20   Sat2     
  3 EDDIE HILL           T/F   10   4.800 301.70  Fri2      
  4 CRISTEN POWELL       T/F   18   4.806 288.09  Fri2      
  5 BRUCE SARVER         T/F   17   4.813 298.40  Fri2      
  6 JIM HEAD             T/F  888   4.844 295.76   Sat2     
  7 SCOTT KALITTA        T/F    2   4.851 289.29   Sat1     
  8 LARRY DIXON          T/F    4   4.871 275.56  Fri2      
  9 GARY SCELZI          T/F    5   4.874 279.76  Fri1      
 10 SHELLY ANDERSON      T/F    8   4.927 296.34   Sat1     
 11 TONY SCHUMACHER      T/F  356   4.931 282.13  Fri2      
 12 MIKE DUNN            T/F    7   4.955 230.67  Fri1      
 13 KENNY BERNSTEIN      T/F    1   4.967 273.97  Fri2      
 14 BOB VANDERGRIFF      T/F   12   4.987 275.14  Fri1      
 15 DOUG HERBERT         T/F   11   5.092 272.80   Sat1     
 16 SPIKE GORR           T/F  739   5.303 255.46   Sat2     
 17 GLEN MIKRES          T/F  502   5.335 212.21  Fri2      
 18 MIKE RANNEY          T/F  505   5.526 253.52   Sat2     
 19 VICKY FANNING        T/F  422   5.948 240.57  Fri2      
 20 GARY RITTER          T/F  721   6.864 138.07   Sat2     

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