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Sun, 18 Sep 2005, 04:55 PM

Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





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

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Tony Schumacher                        91 Larry Dixon                  
E4   ****WINNER****  0.051  4.498 323.74                     0.061  4.575 322.11
 Prior rounds:
E3    (M Lucas     ) 0.077  4.515 325.92      (D Herbert   ) 0.066  4.540 326.08
E2    (D Grubnic   ) 0.055  4.510 324.44      (D Kalitta   ) 0.094  4.552 323.97
E1    (S Weis      ) 0.093  4.479 323.12      (T Zizzo     ) 0.055  4.521 330.23
 Qualified:             #1  4.477 323.35                        #2  4.538 323.43
Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 34 percent, barometer 29.92 inches, adjusted altitude 1,779 feet, track temperature 102 degrees.

Dixon holds a 23 to 16 advantage in head to head match ups while Schumacher holds a 5 to 4 advantage in final round match ups. This is a rematch of the INDY final where Dixon won. Schumacher is out the gate first and never looked back to take the win light. Schumacher increases his points lead 100 over Dixon who moved into second place today. Schumacher was great all day running low ET every round today.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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