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Sun, 23 Sep 2007, 06:12 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





ENNIS, Texas - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 22nd annual O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    5 Tony Pedregon                          10 Cruz Pedregon                
E4   ****WINNER****  0.067  5.010 254.86                     0.044  6.882 131.31
 Prior rounds:
E3    (J Force     ) 0.111  4.867 307.72      (A Force     ) 0.123  4.961 310.41
E2    (T Johnson Jr) 0.033  4.991 303.91      (T Wilkerson ) 0.085  4.877 317.57
E1    (J Beckman   ) 0.009  5.040 277.03      (G Scelzi    ) 0.046  4.819 318.32
 Qualified:            #10  4.866 295.72                        #8  4.860 317.34
5:03 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 48 percent, barometer 29.33 inches, adjusted altitude 2,422 feet, track temperature 114 degrees.

If Tony Pedregon wins this round he will take over the points lead in the countdown.

Cruz leaves first but Tony drives by quickly. Cruz gets about 300 feet out and strikes thee tires and lifts. Tony starts drifting out of the groove, making a move to the right and nealry crossing the center-line about 100 feet out before backing off the throttle.

Tony now leads the points Hight in second, Beckman in third and John Force in fourth.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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