Memphis finals (F/C)

Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 Pennzoil Nationals by David Rowe & Larry King Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed ...

Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 Pennzoil Nationals by David Rowe & Larry King Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 4 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.548 5.306 291.45 F/C 330 MARK OSWALD 0.498 5.349 247.86W Both cars backpeddle and Oswald wins with holeshot. . F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.532 5.143 299.10W F/C 433 JIM BLAKE 0.010 N/A N/A . F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.521 5.203 299.60W F/C 482 RONNY YOUNG 0.531 10.171 78.65 Force makes good run. Young gets out of shape and crosses center line. F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.474 5.272 288.18W F/C 6 DEAN SKUZA 0.478 9.127 94.54 Skuza shuts down at half track. . F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.559 5.201 284.53W F/C 9 GARY DENSHAM 0.519 5.357 278.72 Densham a gamble on right lane and loses. . F/C 23 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.515 7.374 122.53 F/C 888 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.436 5.202 272.72W Kenji takes the win but loses the motor at the end. . F/C 2 AL HOFMANN 0.516 8.733 87.31 F/C 520 TOM HOOVER 0.495 7.261 125.54W Both cars go up in smoke. Hoover stays with and pulls off the upset. F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.531 9.289 91.74 F/C 222 PAUL SMITH 0.524 5.309 280.11W Bolger goes up in smoke and gives Smith the win. .

Sunday-Round 2 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1996 Pennzoil Nationals by David Rowe & Larry King          
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    3  CRUZ PEDREGON       0.520          5.242  293.25W 
F/C  520  TOM HOOVER          0.552          8.932   95.79  
   Hoover smokes the tires about 100 feet out.              
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F/C  347  TIM WILKERSON       0.541          8.233  101.44  
F/C  330  MARK OSWALD         0.476          5.755  201.47W 
   Both cars smoke the tires but Oswald stays with it and   
   wins. Wilkerson gets way out of shape.                   
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.484          5.226  299.60W 
F/C  222  PAUL SMITH          0.511          5.320  271.08  
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F/C  702  TONY PEDREGON       0.525          6.318  153.84W 
F/C  888  KENJI OKAZAKI       0.100           N/A    N/A    
   Kenji doesnt make it back for this round. Tony smokes    
   the tires and backs out.                                 

Sunday-Round 3 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 Pennzoil Nationals by David Rowe & Larry King Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.514 5.328 288.73 F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.478 5.294 288.83W . . F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.503 5.218 298.40W F/C 330 MARK OSWALD 0.500 5.984 165.50 Oswald hits the bump and breaks loose. Force vs Tony in the final.

Sunday-Round 4 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 Pennzoil Nationals by David Rowe & Larry King Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.500 5.300 296.54W F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.510 5.550 265.40 Force takes the win. Tony gets a little loose at half . Track. Great PR for Castrol.

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