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Sun, 14 Nov 2010, 08:46 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





POMONA, Calif. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 46th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  170 Jeff Arend                              9 John Force                   
E4                   0.069  4.109 307.65     ****WINNER****  0.071  4.085 310.41
 Prior rounds:
E3    (B Tasca III ) 0.048  4.183 299.20      (M Troxel    ) 0.051  4.138 306.12
E2    (A Force Hood) 0.077  4.186 299.13      (B Bode      ) 0.093  4.162 304.60
E1    (P Lee       ) 0.166  4.292 284.45      (G Densham   ) 0.092  4.116 307.23
 Qualified:             #9  4.153 294.88                        #2  4.077 305.70
5:37 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 28 percent, barometer 28.85 inches, adjusted altitude 2,638 feet, track temperature 81 degrees.

Force is 11 - 2 against Arend in prior events and this is the first time they have faced each other in a final round.

This was a great final round. Arend left first, but only by a couple thousandths. Force had the better car, but Arend was never far behind and neither car faltered, the header flames tall and steady. John Force's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.002), 330 ft(0.005), 660ft(0.017). MOV: 0.0221 seconds (approximately 10 feet). Force puts together back-to-back wins to close out the season and cap his 15th championship.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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