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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver ...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Sunday-Round 1 - Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed F/C 28 RON CAPPS 0.503 5.185 282.39W F/C 700 RANDY ANDERSON 0.547 7.701 106.50 Randy was up in smoke at about 300'. . F/C 8 KENJI OKAZAKI 0.487 6.970 220.96W F/C 10 GARY DENSHAM 0.535 8.868 109.06 Gary smoked'em on the launch, Kenji did same at 100'. Kenji won the pedaling contest. F/C 2 TONY PEDREGON 0.457 5.211 294.02W F/C 520 TOM HOOVER 0.530 5.167 284.90 A very good drag race. Tony wins with the hole shot. . F/C 5 CHUCK ETCHELLS 0.517 5.104 302.41W F/C 620 MITCH MCDOWELL 0.500 5.378 285.26 Good runs by both cars. Chuck just drove away from Mitch. F/C 347 TIM WILKERSON 0.573 5.275 277.60W F/C 4 AL HOFMANN 0.500 8.772 93.83 Al was up in smoke about 100 feet out. Tim chattered the tires a little at half track. F/C 7 DEL WORSHAM 0.496 8.637 95.10 F/C 305 DEAN SKUZA 0.474 5.285 290.97W Del lost traction at about 300 feet out. . F/C 1 JOHN FORCE 0.505 5.152 300.30W F/C 3 CRUZ PEDREGON 0.433 5.307 290.22 Good runs by both cars. . F/C 6 MARK OSWALD 0.528 5.146 300.00 F/C 209 WHIT BAZEMORE 0.523 5.144 299.10W A very good drag race, MOV .007 .

Sunday-Round 2 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme                    
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    5  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.524          5.160  296.44W 
F/C  347  TIM WILKERSON       0.502          8.869   86.62  
   Tim was up in smoke about 200 feet out.                  
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F/C  305  DEAN SKUZA          0.497          5.544  209.54  
F/C    8  KENJI OKAZAKI       0.491          5.283  277.69W 
   Dean started dropping cylinders at half track. Kenji     
   was smoking the tires through the traps.                 
F/C  209  WHIT BAZEMORE       0.508          5.236  288.64  
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON       0.477          5.225  292.58W 
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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F/C    1  JOHN FORCE          0.493          5.214  294.31  
F/C   28  RON CAPPS           0.469          5.215  285.89W 
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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Sunday-Round 3 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme                    
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C    5  CHUCK ETCHELLS      0.518          5.145  299.00  
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON       0.461          5.171  291.73W 
   This is the second hole shot round win for Tony today.   
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F/C   28  RON CAPPS           0.478          5.158  290.32W 
F/C    8  KENJI OKAZAKI       0.493          5.308  268.17  
   Good runs by both cars.  Ron will have lane choice over  
   Tony Pedregon in the final round.                        
Sunday-Round 4 - Funny Car                -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme                    
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
F/C   28  RON CAPPS           0.486          5.205  280.72W 
F/C    2  TONY PEDREGON       0.507          7.827  105.46  
   Ron Capps takes his 2nd event title of this season.      
   Tony smokes the tires at about 330' out                  

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Drivers Tony Pedregon , Ron Capps