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>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by David & Bob Number Driver...

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB and Newsgroup Sunday-Round 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by David & Bob Number Driver R/T E.T. Speed T/F 747 RHONDA HARTMAN 0.473 4.902 281.25W T/F 356 TONY SCHUMACHER 0.466 6.094 141.82 Rhonda pulls the wheels for about 60 feet and starts losing cylinders near the end.Tony's throttle link breaks T/F 10 EDDIE HILL 0.500 4.751 307.79 T/F 17 BRUCE SARVER 0.505 4.725 312.50W Good runs by both cars. . T/F 4 LARRY DIXON 0.504 4.939 264.70 T/F 2 SCOTT KALITTA 0.478 4.806 293.15W Dixon smokes the tires at half track and loses the engine soon after. T/F 503 TOMMY JOHNSON, JR. 0.484 4.766 301.00W T/F 3 CORY McCLENATHAN 0.508 4.935 241.09 Cory loses a cylinder at about half track. . T/F 11 DOUG HERBERT 0.543 4.977 295.27 T/F 6 JOE AMATO 0.519 4.730 294.59W . . T/F 12 BOB VANDERGRIFF 0.477 5.023 277.34 T/F 5 GARY SCELZI 0.495 4.707 308.32W Vandergriff starts dropping cylinders at about half track. T/F 757 DAVID GRUBNIC 0.550 9.710 84.00 T/F 1 KENNY BERNSTEIN 0.483 4.690 308.95W Grubnic goes up in smoke at about 60 feet. . T/F 8 SHELLY ANDERSON 0.514 4.979 283.46 T/F 7 MIKE DUNN 0.503 4.747 298.30W Shelly lost traction at 100 ft, peddled but couldn't catch Dunn.

Sunday-Round 2 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by David & Bob             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F  747  RHONDA HARTMAN      0.489          9.346   80.65  
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.472          4.691  309.49W 
   Rhonda hazes the tires at about 300 ft and clicks it     
   off.                                                     
T/F  503  TOMMY JOHNSON, JR.  0.492          4.796  294.40  
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.489          4.764  307.06W 
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
T/F    7  MIKE DUNN           0.491          4.968  239.04  
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.494          4.791  303.13W 
   Scelzi smokes the tires at about 100 feet but recovers   
   and drives around Dunn as Dunn's engine goes away.       
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.460          4.675  309.38W 
T/F    1  KENNY BERNSTEIN     0.552          4.713  302.11  
   Kenny dropped cylinders right at the end. Great race.    
                                                           
Sunday-Round 3 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by David & Bob             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.488          4.725  305.49W 
T/F   17  BRUCE SARVER        0.482          4.828  302.01  
   Good runs by both cars.                                  
   .                                                        
T/F    6  JOE AMATO           0.480          4.865  280.28  
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.469          4.663  312.82W 
   Amato pulls the wheels for about 200 feet. The wheels    
   came down and unloaded the rear end.                     
Sunday-Round 4 - Top Fuel                 -Left lane first- 
1997 NHRA Western Auto Nationals by David & Bob             
                                                            
Number    Driver               R/T           E.T.   Speed   
T/F    5  GARY SCELZI         0.489          4.740  303.23  
T/F    2  SCOTT KALITTA       0.557          4.646  315.23W 
   This is Scott's 4th consectutive victory at this event.  
   His last event victory was at this event last year.     

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