Phoenix qualifying (F/C)

Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday 1996 NHRA Atsco Nationals by Cerruti & Orme Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 JOHN FORCE F/C 1 5.048 301.40 Fri2 ...

Funny Car Qualifying List After Session 2, Saturday 1996 NHRA Atsco Nationals by Cerruti & Orme Pos Name Number E.T. Speed When 1 JOHN FORCE F/C 1 5.048 301.40 Fri2 2 CHUCK ETCHELLS F/C 4 5.054 299.60 Sat1 3 RICHARD HARTMAN F/C 749 5.158 293.82 Sat2 4 CRUZ PEDREGON F/C 3 5.171 236.65 Fri1 5 TONY PEDREGON F/C 702 5.172 297.52 Sat1 6 WHIT BAZEMORE F/C 23 5.177 290.69 Fri1 7 PAUL SMITH F/C 222 5.186 281.60 Sat1 8 DALE PULDE F/C 724 5.209 282.39 Sat1 9 MARK OSWALD F/C 330 5.234 286.07 Sat2 10 CHUCK BEAL F/C 714 5.267 253.52 Fri2 11 AL HOFMANN F/C 2 5.287 289.01 Sat1 12 DEAN SKUZA F/C 6 5.288 274.13 Fri1 13 KENJI OKAZAKI F/C 888 5.317 284.00 Fri2 14 GARY BOLGER F/C 395 5.331 284.27 Sat1 15 JIM EPLER F/C 10 5.360 276.41 Fri1 16 TOM HOOVER F/C 520 5.425 232.91 Fri1 17 DEL WORSHAM F/C 750 5.467 222.55 Sat1 18 GREG DAEBELLIEHN F/C 776 5.522 237.71 Sat2 19 GARY DENSHAM F/C 9 5.555 221.23 Fri1 20 PAULA MARTIN F/C 787 5.673 273.30 Sat1 21 JACK WYATT F/C 506 5.705 261.24 Sat1

Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Atsco Nationals by Cerruti & Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 6 DEAN SKUZA 0.494 5.241 280.54 F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.483 5.141 296.54W Good run for Tony. Skuza gets out of the grove and gets very close to the wall. F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.505 5.244 283.55W F/C 749 RICHARD HARTMAN 0.518 7.463 118.12 Hartman smokes the tires and has to shut off early. . F/C 520 TOM HOOVER 0.495 10.760 82.16 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.497 5.120 295.46W Force lifts the front end a little high and has to back down, but drives around a troubled Hoover. F/C 10 JIM EPLER 0.483 12.140 74.54 F/C 4 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.527 5.126 295.27W Epler deep stages has problems and shuts down early. Good run for Etchells, keeps pace with Force. F/C 888 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.487 5.387 245.56W F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.191 12.340 69.52 Cruz slips on the start and red lights. Holy Cow Batman saves the blower for next time. F/C 2 AL HOFMANN 0.571 10.440 82.84 F/C 23 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.515 5.208 273.22W Hoffman loses traction about 330' out and loses control of the car and recovers. F/C 9 GARY DENSHAM 0.506 12.350 62.27 F/C 714 CHUCK BEAL 0.567 5.450 217.60W Beal dropping cylinders drifts close to the center. line. F/C 330 MARK OSWALD 0.516 5.241 278.89W F/C 724 DALE PULDE 0.479 5.717 184.99 Oswald has to drive around a troubled Pulde. .

Sunday-Round 2 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1996 NHRA Atsco Nationals by Cerruti & Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 395 GARY BOLGER 0.498 9.377 87.31 F/C 23 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.501 5.313 265.40W Bolger has trouble past the 330' marker. Bazemore hurts the motor at the top end. F/C 714 CHUCK BEAL No show F/C 4 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.568 5.365 290.69W Beal has trouble with the gear box after the burnout. Etchells spares the parts and shuts off early. F/C 330 MARK OSWALD 0.511 5.210 287.53 F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.483 5.109 258.39W Force stays with a tough run. Oswald has to backpeddle . F/C 888 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.467 6.004 171.55W F/C 702 TONY PEDREGON 0.502 8.042 125.10 Tony up in smoke early. .

Sunday-Round 3 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Atsco Nationals by Cerruti & Orme                 
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    4  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.522          5.416  289.85W 
F/C   23  WHIT BAZEMORE       0.489          7.613  111.04  
   Etchells back peddles, Bazemore fishtails a couple       
   times, and recovers without doing much damage.           
F/C  888  KENJI OKAZAKI       0.469          7.721  121.40  
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.488          5.140  293.54W 
   Kenji Leaves on Force but the candles go out on the      
   Mooneyes car about half track.                           

Sunday-Round 4 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1996 NHRA Atsco Nationals by Cerruti & Orme                 
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    4  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.505          5.755  186.48  
F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.467          5.196  295.85W 
   Etchells has to peddle it twice.  Second time the car    
   went a little sideways and had to lift. Good 4 John      

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