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Sun, 10 Mar 2013, 22:49 PM

Nostalgia Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By David Gerard





BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Nostalgia Top Fuel 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
  724 Denver Schutz                         380 Jim Young                    
E4                   0.116  5.703 242.15     ****WINNER****  0.087  5.651 269.08
 Prior rounds:
E3    (R White     ) 0.090  5.692 243.94                     0.137  8.008  97.58
E2    (R Williamson) 0.120  5.654 254.86      (J Murphy    ) 0.098  5.689 266.11
E1    (T Bartone   ) 0.097  5.715 246.30      (A Sorokin   ) 0.073  5.656 264.44
 Qualified:             #2  5.736 255.24                        #1  5.687 245.18
7:38 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 66 degrees, relative humidity 44 percent, barometer 29.54 inches, adjusted altitude 1,139 feet, track temperature 74 degrees.

The final in NTF comes down to the number one and number two qualifiers, as it should. It's full dark now and header flames can now be seen.

Young's fueler jumps off the line first and is in fronts until right at the 330, where Schutz just gets ahead briefly. He pulls back out in front and slowly increases his lead to the finish line. Take a look at the big speed. That's big power!

Jim Young's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(0.008), 330 ft(-0.001), 660ft(0.010), 1,000ft(0.032). MOV: 0.0812 seconds (approximately 29 feet).

Denver Schutz's incremental times: 60ft-0.997 sec., 330ft-2.584, 660ft-3.801/206.04 mph, 1,000ft-4.819.
Jim Young's incremental times: 60ft-1.018 sec., 330ft-2.614, 660ft-3.820/208.91 mph, 1,000ft-4.816.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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