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Sun, 10 Mar 2013, 20:21 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 2013, 55th Annual March Meet:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 6006 Mark Sanders                          792 Roger Garten                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.148  5.858 238.09                     0.149  5.873 245.94
 Prior rounds:
E2    (R Capps     ) 0.188  5.863 238.55      (D Worsham   ) 0.152  5.804 244.21
E1    (D Horan     ) 0.155  5.765 251.53      (S Densham   ) 0.172  5.975 245.72
 Qualified:            #10  5.884 249.12                       #14  5.975 245.09
4:57 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 76 degrees, relative humidity 34 percent, barometer 29.53 inches, adjusted altitude 1,794 feet, track temperature 102 degrees.

They leave just 0.001 difference in RT's and Sanders takes the lead all the way to the finish line, as the finish just 0.015 in ET


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 3111 Chad Head                             666 Tim Boychuk                  
E3                  -0.077 15.016  55.53     ****WINNER****  0.392 12.809  65.00
 Prior rounds:
E2    (J Hale      ) 0.081  5.709 254.18      (J Rupert    ) 0.126  5.859 239.06
E1    (W Martin    ) 0.104  5.752 253.09      (R Overholser) 0.154  5.753 252.43
 Qualified:             #4  5.792 252.66                        #8  5.852 240.25
Head double pumps at the green and gives the easy win to Boychuk. I couldn't tell if Boychuk had problems or just clicked it early when he saw the red light.

Sanders will have lane choice in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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