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Sat, 11 May 2013, 16:38 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





COMMERCE, Ga. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 33rd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
 2814 Matt Hagan                              6 Johnny Gray                  
E4                   0.042  4.160 309.49     ****WINNER****  0.059  4.077 314.17
 Prior rounds:
E3    (T Wilkerson ) 0.044  4.106 311.05      (C Pedregon  ) 0.046  4.088 311.34
E2    (J Force     ) 0.065  4.104 309.56      (R Capps     ) 0.086  4.090 307.51
E1    (T Pedregon  ) 0.068  4.663 280.02      (R Hight     ) 0.083  4.137 309.27
 Qualified:             #1  4.067 312.86                       #10  4.128 309.56
4:30 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 80 degrees, relative humidity 53 percent, barometer 29.13 inches, adjusted altitude 3,075 feet, track temperature 104 degrees.

Gray is 5 - 1 against Hagan in prior events and Gray is 1 - 0 against Hagan in prior final rounds.

Hagan is 1-1 this year in final rounds, 6-11 for his career.

Gray is 1-0 this year in final rounds, 4-12 in his career.

Hagan gets off the line first and stays out in front for the first 330 feet. Gray powers around him at that point and slowly pulls away for the win with the quickest pass of the day.

Johnny Gray's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.012), 330 ft(0.081), 660ft(0.056). MOV: 0.0660 seconds (approximately 30 feet).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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