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Sun, 17 Mar 2013, 15:37 PM

Top Fuel Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 44th annual Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
  255 Clay Millican                          22 Doug Kalitta                 
E3   ****WINNER****  0.046  3.818 323.27                     0.067  4.125 243.33
 Prior rounds:
E2    (K alBalooshi) 0.044  3.835 321.42      (B Bernstein ) 0.074  3.791 319.45
E1    (B Force     ) 0.102  3.809 320.58      (L Pruett    ) 0.096  3.801 325.53
 Qualified:             #4  3.812 323.27                        #1  3.779 326.32
Weather conditions: air temperature 74 degrees, relative humidity 39 percent, barometer 29.83 inches, adjusted altitude 1,613 feet, track temperature 92 degrees.

Millican is out of the gate first and never trailed for the win...Kalitta started hazing the tires just past half track. Millican is going to his fifth final round.


 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    3 Spencer Massey                          1 Antron Brown                 
E3                   0.044  3.799 325.92     ****WINNER****  0.040  3.777 320.74
 Prior rounds:
E2    (S Langdon   ) 0.059  3.802 323.27      (S Torrence  ) 0.048  3.771 326.48
E1    (D Grubnic   ) 0.051  3.797 323.04      (L Dixon     ) 0.046  3.782 321.81
 Qualified:             #6  3.821 322.65                        #2  3.787 324.20
Massey and Brown have each won 10 times against the other in prior events. Brown is out of the gat first and never trailed for the win by 0.0262 seconds (approximately 13 feet). Brown will have lane choice over Millican in the final...this is Brown's 43rd Top final.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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