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Sun, 21 Oct 2012, 18:20 PM

Nostalgia Funny Car Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Nostalgia Funny Car at the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series, California Hot Rod Reunion XXI:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 6800 Gary Eickman                          700 Steven Densham               
E3                   0.196  5.908 244.78     ****WINNER****  0.088  5.764 247.25
 Prior rounds:
E2    (K Krabill   ) 0.119  5.815 245.81      (R Rogers    ) 0.109  5.759 244.92
E1    (D Horan Jr  ) 0.146  5.873 241.80      (J Smith     ) 0.116  5.803 242.63
 Qualified:            #14  5.939 242.36                        #7  5.834 244.25
3:02 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 84 degrees, relative humidity 28 percent, barometer 29.17 inches, adjusted altitude 2,727 feet.

It's Densham with all of the numbers to take the easy win. He runs 204.91 at half track and runs his best pass of the weekend.

Eickman was late off the line and then slows a little from his earlier times.

Gary Eickman's incremental times: 60ft-1.064 sec., 330ft-2.640, 660ft-3.907/194.83 mph, 1,000ft-4.991.
Steven Densham's incremental times: 60ft-0.987 sec., 330ft-2.562, 660ft-3.797/204.91 mph, 1,000ft-4.859.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 3111 Chad Head                             394 Mike Lewis                   
E3                   0.073  7.389 235.51     ****WINNER****  0.153  6.796 213.03
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Young     ) 0.112  5.685 251.16      (R Konno     ) 0.165  5.777 240.68
E1    (J Day       ) 0.085  5.731 250.55      (W Martin    ) 0.195  5.805 242.89
 Qualified:             #1  5.760 250.37                        #4  5.820 243.15
Head gets a big starting line advantage, but the AJPE motor is too strong for the track and the tires are quickly up in smoke. He pumps it several times and tries to chase down a slowing Lewis, but runs out of track. The blower then goes bang in the lights to seal his doom.

Lewis gets lucky and will give up lane choice to Densham in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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