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Sun, 4 Nov 2007, 06:04 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Round 3 Eliminations
By Darryl Jackman





POMONA, Calif. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 43nd annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Brian Hough                             2 Jay Payne                    
E3                   0.036  5.761 254.81     ****WINNER****  0.160  5.630 259.06
 Prior rounds:
E2    (S O'Bannon  ) 0.030  5.767 253.04      (C Thompson  ) 0.051  5.643 258.22
E1    (D Gordon    ) 0.042  5.682 252.99      (R August Jr ) 0.069  5.681 257.48
 Qualified:            #10  5.676 252.85                        #6  5.656 258.02
2:55 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 45 percent, barometer 28.95 inches, adjusted altitude 2,350 feet, track temperature 94 degrees.

We're about to set the final round pairing for Alcohol Funny car. After thinking his light in Comp was poor he finds a way to make a race really close! Jay Payne's MOV: 0.0076 seconds (approximately 3 feet). Payne to a well deserved final round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 7306 Jeff Carroll                          237 Von Smith                    
E3                   0.074  6.279 250.23     ****WINNER****  0.031  5.570 258.67
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Rupert    ) 0.016  5.635 254.66      (S Bellemeur ) 0.020  5.612 257.63
E1    (B Williamson) 0.032  5.674 251.95      (K Kraus     ) 0.071  5.754 252.71
 Qualified:             #4  5.641 249.03                        #1  5.585 257.83
Carroll was up in smoke at the hit. He pedaled but no one was going to catch Smith on this run. Smith earns lane choice over Payne by almost two tenths!

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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