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Sun, 28 Apr 2013, 17:02 PM

Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





BAYTOWN, Texas - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 26th annual O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Shawn Langdon                           8 Bob Vandergriff              
E4                   0.057  8.485  74.90     ****WINNER****  0.048  3.904 316.38
 Prior rounds:
E3    (K alBalooshi) 0.049  3.973 284.99      (M Lucas     ) 0.055  4.056 275.11
E2    (T McMillen  ) 0.072  4.280 259.66      (L Dixon     ) 0.108  3.924 308.35
E1    (T Schumacher) 0.060  3.846 319.98      (A Brown     ) 0.050  4.181 260.71
 Qualified:             #3  3.794 323.19                       #13  3.893 313.95
Weather conditions: air temperature 81 degrees, relative humidity 51 percent, barometer 29.90 inches, adjusted altitude 2,215 feet, track temperature 114 degrees.

Langdon is 6 - 0 against Vandergriff in prior events and this is the first time they have faced each other in a final round. Vandergriff with the starting line advantage and never trailed as Langdon is up in smoke as soon as he hits the throttle. Vandergriff with his quickest pass of the day for his third National event win.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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