Richmond FMFC Round 1

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Saturday-Round 1 - Alcohol Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Virgina Nationals by Joe & Stephen Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Saturday-Round 1 - Alcohol Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Virgina Nationals by Joe & Stephen Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed single TAFC 1 TONY BARTONE 0.481 5.729 248.89W Great lap for Bartone's team on a single with only 15 cars in the field. TAFC 243 DONNA DUNCAN 0.552 10.459 50.88 TAFC 9 FRANK MANZO 0.455 5.832 249.30W Duncan has trouble and shuts it down, Manzo makes a real nice pass and moves to Sunday's rounds. TAFC 204 BOBBY MARTINDALE No show TAFC 1177 TIM SLAGLE 0.535 5.804 247.18W Nice pass by Slagle - better than qualifying. Bobby makes the burnout and keeps going - driving to the end. TAFC 765 BERNIE HARRINGTON 0.519 6.065 237.15 TAFC 7 JOHN POWELL 0.426 5.805 245.63W Bernie deep stages and has a lousy light, Powell leads from start to finish on a good pass. TAFC 1030 JIM SICKLES 0.546 5.847 246.03W TAFC 283 BUTCH KERNODLE 0.311 5.987 235.54 Sickles picks up a ton over his qualifying time as Kernodle redlights away the win. TAFC 296 BUNNY BURKETT 0.517 8.432 103.48 TAFC 5 BOB NEWBERRY 0.505 5.869 247.72W Bunny gets out of the groove and gets over the center line. Bob makes an "ok" pass but won't get lane choice TAFC 226 MELINDA GREEN 0.569 6.159 230.00W TAFC 15 FRAN MONAGHAN JR. 0.494 11.371 71.02 Franny bangs the motor at 600' and Melinda cruises to a win. A bit of oil from Franny's car - clean-up time. TAFC 327 CHUCK CHEESEMAN 0.493 6.107 231.42W TAFC 201 SCOTT WEISS 0.388 5.963 242.58 Cheeseman still doesn't have the car figured out but he gets to the next round when Weiss redlights.

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