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Sun, 29 Oct 2006, 08:11 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





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

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  711 Jack Beckman                          503 Tommy Johnson Jr.            
E4   ****WINNER****  0.070  4.783 327.19                     0.046  5.704 244.47
 Prior rounds:
E3    (T Bartone   ) 0.099  4.803 324.05      (E Medlen    ) 0.085  4.810 322.04
E2    (D Worsham   ) 0.097  4.825 322.88      (J Force     ) 0.082  4.809 320.89
E1    (G Densham   ) 0.088  4.793 324.90      (P Burkart Jr) 0.083  4.813 323.66
 Qualified:             #4  4.720 330.39                        #7  4.739 323.97
5:00 p.m. Johnson is facing his 13th different final round opponent. His last win came in Brainerd this year.This is only Beckman's fourth start in a Funny Car, where he has four round wins.

Johnson leaves first and starts to pull away. He strikes the tires about 150 feet out, pedals two or thre times, but Beckman had already pulled away.

Congratulations to Beckman in only his fourth career Funny Car start.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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