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Sun, 28 Sep 2003, 05:37 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, Third annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  156 Phil Burkart                            2 Tony Pedregon
E4                         No Time           ****WINNER****  0.098  4.769 316.52
 Prior rounds:
E3    (G Scelzi    ) 0.067  4.776 319.75      (J Force     ) 0.079  4.797 318.84
E2    (C Lee       ) 0.099  4.773 318.54      (G Densham   ) 0.088  4.996 235.15
E1    (S Cannon    ) 0.125  4.817 320.05      (B Bode      ) 0.090  4.845 312.28
 Qualified:             #8  4.802 318.02                        #6  4.787 320.66
This is Burkart's second career final round and after he does the burnout Rick Stewart (the starter) notices something leaking from the Burkart car and he gives the signal for them to shut it off, so Pedregon will get the single for the win and a 69 point lead over Whit Bazemore.

This is Pedregon's seventh final round this season and he has won them all. He now has 25 wins in 47 final round appearance in his career.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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