Sonoma FMD Eliminations

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

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Sunday-Round 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 532 JOHN COSTANZA 0.585 7.369 185.22 TAD 721 FRANK PEDREGON 0.510 6.282 234.00W . . TAD 74 DARREN NICHOLSON 0.456 5.949 240.77W TAD 9 TIFFANI HYLAND 0.411 7.563 131.17 . . TAD 657 MIKE AUSTIN 0.471 5.611 249.65W TAD 64 DALE CARLSON 0.482 5.743 244.43 Good runs by both cars. . TAD 1 BOBBY TAYLOR 0.483 11.585 63.97W TAD 692 JOHN SHOEMAKER No show John broke at the line. Bobby burped it off of the pad, and shut it down. TAD 72 RICK SANTOS 0.412 5.546 253.30W TAD 25 BILL McCORNACK 0.483 11.474 65.57 Bill shut it off at about 200'. . TAD 5 JAY PAYNE 0.554 7.837 117.46 TAD 750 NORM HILL 0.661 6.321 160.34W Jay was up in smoke at the 330' mark. . TAD 703 KEN ZEAL 0.442 5.681 236.59W TAD 712 LARRY MIERSCH 0.427 5.961 231.71 Good runs by both cars. . TAD 701 CHESS BUSHEY 0.537 5.448 253.09W TAD 733 GARY ANDERSON 0.493 5.804 227.73 A terrific pass by Chess, only .005 seconds short of the class record.

Sunday-Round 2 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed TAD 703 KEN ZEAL No show TAD 74 DARREN NICHOLSON 0.300 6.027 201.65W Ken left before the tree was activated. . TAD 657 MIKE AUSTIN 0.599 5.948 245.23W TAD 750 NORM HILL 0.622 5.927 239.04 Mike takes a .002 MOV win with the quicker reaction. . TAD 72 RICK SANTOS 0.444 5.864 232.19 TAD 1 BOBBY TAYLOR 0.471 5.609 252.24W Good runs by both cars. . TAD 701 CHESS BUSHEY 0.524 5.533 245.36W TAD 721 FRANK PEDREGON 0.487 5.726 244.69 Good runs by both cars. .

Sunday-Round 3 - Alcohol Dragster         -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme                    
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAD  657  MIKE AUSTIN         0.477          5.786  244.63W 
TAD   74  DARREN NICHOLSON    0.485          5.849  239.29  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
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TAD  701  CHESS BUSHEY        0.539          5.587  244.49W 
TAD    1  BOBBY TAYLOR        0.466          5.679  247.32  
   Very good runs by both cars.                             
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Sunday-Round 4 - Alcohol Dragster         -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Autolite Nationals by Bob Orme                    
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
TAD  701  CHESS BUSHEY        0.522          5.618  237.21W 
TAD  657  MIKE AUSTIN         0.450          5.747  245.16  
   Chess Bushey takes the Autolite Nationals FMD Title.     
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