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Sun, 23 Oct 2005, 07:39 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





LAS VEGAS - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, Fifth annual ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   28 Ron Capps                               3 Gary Scelzi                  
E4   ****WINNER****  0.071  4.780 325.69                     0.042  4.819 324.51
 Prior rounds:
E3    (T Bartone   ) 0.099  4.820 323.50      (D Worsham   ) 0.112  4.851 324.67
E2    (M Ashley    ) 0.093  4.821 324.05      (E Medlen    ) 0.072  4.834 324.59
E1    (T Wilkerson ) 0.076  4.793 328.14      (G Densham   ) 0.143  4.823 322.11
 Qualified:             #2  4.754 326.71                        #1  4.746 325.45
Weather conditions: air temperature 78 degrees, relative humidity 26 percent, barometer 28.25 inches, adjusted altitude 3,381 feet, track temperature 98 degrees.

These two matched up earlier this year in the Sonoma final and Scelzi won that one. He holds a five to four in head to head match ups. Scelzi is out of the gate first and this is a great drag race. Ron Capps' incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.003), 330 ft(0.012), 660ft(0.010), 1,000ft(0.009). MOV: 0.0103 seconds (approximately 5 feet). Capps with the win is now just two points behind Scelzi and Force is 28 points behind Scelzi as we go into the final race of the year.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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