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|11:00 a.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 63 degrees, relative humidity 29 percent, barometer 29.15 inches, adjusted altitude 1,460 feet, track temperature 85 degrees.
There are still three drivers in contention for the 2012 Top Fuel championship. They will have to go at least one rounds before the title is decided and it may go all the way to the final round. We will briefly spell out the scenarios for each when they come up for this first round.
Torrence is 5-2 against Vandergriff at prior events, 4-2 in round one.
Torrence was up in smoke immediately and Vandergriff made a full pass under power. That ,moves Vandergriff from ninth to eighth in the points, leapfrogging Torrence in the points standings.