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Sun, 2 Oct 2005, 05:39 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





JOLIET, Ill. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, Fifth annual Ameriquest Mortgage NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    8 Tony Pedregon                          28 Ron Capps                    
E4                   0.073  7.369 138.50     ****WINNER****  0.075  4.760 327.82
 Prior rounds:
E3    (G Scelzi    ) 0.065  4.770 319.90      (J Force     ) 0.060  4.784 328.30
E2    (E Medlen    ) 0.089  4.829 318.32      (C Pedregon  ) 0.071  4.796 324.20
E1    (T Bartone   ) 0.106  4.809 322.50      (R Hight     ) 0.076  4.751 328.54
 Qualified:             #2  4.680 320.36                        #8  4.732 329.02
Weather conditions: air temperature 77 degrees, relative humidity 57 percent, barometer 29.88 inches, adjusted altitude 1,549 feet, track temperature 91 degrees.

They leave the line together and Pedregon is up in smoke as soon as he hits the throttle. Capps with a great looking pass to take the win. Capps moves moves up to third place just two points behind Force and 45 points behind points leader and teammate Gary Scelzi.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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