Search for in
Sun, 18 Sep 2005, 04:11 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Jim Samuel

MOHNTON, Pa. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 21st annual Toyo Tires NHRA Nationals:

    3 Frank Manzo                             5 Bob Newberry                 
E4   ****WINNER****  0.024  5.592 259.01                     0.087 10.643  80.54
 Prior rounds:
E3    (B Gibson    ) 0.074  5.577 258.86      (D Ray       ) 0.130  5.619 256.65
E2    (S Harker    ) 0.044  5.680 256.45      (M Billington) 0.084  5.622 255.48
E1    (D Beers     ) 0.069  5.636 256.36      (R Zavarella ) 0.127  5.677 254.81
 Qualified:             #2  5.651 255.73                        #1  5.644 254.95
4:04 p.m. - Weather conditions: air temperature 85 degrees, relative humidity 36 percent, barometer 29.92 inches, adjusted altitude 1,937 feet, track temperature 102 degrees.

Manzo has 15 wins and three losses in final round competition against Newberry. He has 26 wins and three losses in his previous 29 final round appearances.

Newberry shook the tires as soon as he launched and shut it down by the time he reached the 330-foot marker. Manzo took his car down the groove for his second quickest ET of the weekend and the top speed of all TAFC cars here at Maple Grove. Something must have been wrong with Newberry's car because after he ran, the crews went out to clean the track.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink

NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Aug 28- INDY - Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Fan Fest on Monument Circle Aug. 31
Aug 28- BRAINERD - Through the Lens of Gary Nastase
Aug 26- INDY - First Career Countdown to the Championship Spot on the Line for Top Fuel's Leah
Aug 26- Johnson Jr. Quickest During Thursday Testing for Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals
Aug 25- Steve Reyes My Favorite Fifty- Part I
Aug 25- Crampton Quickest During Wednesday Testing for Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals
Aug 24- INDY - Fact Sheet
Aug 24- INDY - Morgan Lucas Knows Importance of Winning Prestigious Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals
Aug 24- Summit Racing to Open Fourth Super Store and Distribution Center
Aug 24- Fan Vote and Lottery to Decide Last Two Spots in Traxxas Nitro Shootout at Indianapolis

Copyright ©2016 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035