SAN ANTONIO - Results of round 1 eliminations in Amsoil Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car at the 2013 Nitro Jam Series, IHRA San Antonio Nitro Jam presented by CarSafe & Good Vibrations Motorsports Day One:
Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed 6006 Mark Sanders 496 John Hale E1 ****WINNER**** 0.162 5.914 243.90 0.108 6.166 235.11Mr. Explosive destroyed his car last year and his son worked all Winter to get this car ready to run. He did a great job, Sanders finishing as the runner-up at the March Meet.
Hale was first off the line, but Sanders caught him before the 330-foot marker and never looked back.
Mark Sanders' incremental times: 60ft-1.014 sec., 330ft-2.643, 660ft-3.915/193.63 mph,
Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed 3 Greg Jacobsmeyer 114 Peter Gallen E1 0.161 6.174 233.40 ****WINNER**** 0.073 5.800 250.98Gallen had the best light of the four drivers, and the best run to go with it, so he will have lane choice against Sanders in the championship round.
Greg Jacobsmeyer's incremental times: 60ft-1.054 sec., 330ft-2.752, 660ft-4.094/185.57 mph,
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