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Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 20:14 PM

Funny Car Qualifying Notes, Session #2
By Rick Green





JUPITER, Fla. - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Funny Car at the NHRA, Pro Winter Warmup listing lane, driver name, elapsed time/top speed this round, position in order following run, best prior elapsed time/speed, and position in order prior to run:
Left Lane: Bob Tasca III Runs 4.109/312.71, Now #9; Best prior run: 4.073/315.42, Was #6
Right Lane: Ron Capps Runs 10.273/76.02, Now #6; Best prior run: 4.075/316.52, Was #7

Capps is up in smoke right at the hit. Tasca with a nice a pass, straight down the groove, but doesn't improve on his earlier time.

Left Lane: Del Worsham Runs 8.563/91.68, Now #5; Best prior run: 4.067/311.34, Was #5
Right Lane: Alexis DeJoria Runs 4.102/301.60, Now #8; Best prior run: 4.081/308.21, Was #7

Worsham is up in smoke early and clicks it off. DeJoria with a real nice pass, but will not improve on her earlier time.

Left Lane: Johnny Gray Runs 9.709/78.34, Now #4; Best prior run: 4.066/311.92, Was #4
Right Lane: Jack Beckman Runs 4.085/311.99, Now #9; Best prior run: 4.160/307.16, Was #10

Gray is up in smoke and clicks it off. Beckman with the quickest pass of this round and improves on his earlier time from today. Jack Beckman's incremental times: 60ft-0.903 sec., 330ft-2.326, 660ft-3.298/264.39 mph.

Left Lane: Chad Head Runs 4.074/313.51, Now #3; Best prior run: 4.061/313.15, Was #3
Right Lane: Matt Hagan Runs 9.602/76.73, Now #2; Best prior run: 4.060/312.21, Was #2

Hagan is up in smoke right at the hit and clicks it off. Head with a great looking pass until on the top end when the car gets out of the groove and close to the wall, he does a great job driving it. Chad Head's incremental times: 60ft-0.893 sec., 330ft-2.328, 660ft-3.297/265.01 mph.

Left Lane: Courtney Force Runs 4.018/322.73, Now #1; Best prior run: 7.505/76.25, Was #11
Right Lane: Robert Hight Runs 4.021/318.24, Now #2; Best prior run: 4.048/315.56, Was #1

What drag race here between the Force cars...They are both straight down the groove with the header flames shooting high over the roof. Courtney Force's incremental times: 60ft-0.909 sec., 330ft-2.315, 660ft-3.259/271.90 mph.
Robert Hight's incremental times: 60ft-0.897 sec., 330ft-2.310, 660ft-3.256/273.66 mph.

Left Lane: John Force Runs 4.053/308.35, Now #3; Best prior run: 7.895/87.41, Was #12

Force with a great pass, to go to the number three spot right behind his teammates...John Force's incremental times: 60ft-0.903 sec., 330ft-2.312, 660ft-3.269/267.91 mph.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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