Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA PDRA Drag News Photos
Sun, 30 Jun 2013, 15:24 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Round 3 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





JOLIET, Ill. - Results of round 3 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 16th annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    2 Tony Bartone                            4 Annie Whiteley               
E3                   0.093  5.682 261.27     ****WINNER****  0.093  5.604 256.06
 Prior rounds:
E2    (A Bohl      ) 0.070  5.556 263.00      (C Simonton  ) 0.045  5.606 256.60
E1    (L Dobbs     ) 0.124  5.546 262.13      (K Hool      ) 0.125  5.567 257.97
 Qualified:             #1  5.568 263.41                        #5  5.607 257.48
2:16 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 81 degrees, relative humidity 47 percent, barometer 29.18 inches, adjusted altitude 2,940 feet, track temperature 110 degrees.

Bartone is 1 - 0 against Whiteley in prior events.

They come off the line together, Whiteley starts to pull away and pulls away for the win.



 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   10 Shane Westerfield                     301 Fred Hagen                   
E3                   0.035 10.602  82.61     ****WINNER****  0.099  5.538 260.56
 Prior rounds:
E2    (D Pomponio  ) 0.044  5.593 256.60      (T Veney     ) 0.113  5.521 260.61
E1    (K Newburgh  ) 0.040  5.661 256.41      (W Butler    ) 0.110  5.533 260.66
 Qualified:             #2  5.579 257.28                        #3  5.585 260.61
Westerfied rattles the tires early and has to back off the throttle. Hagen goes right down the groove and takes the win.

Hagen will have lane choice over Whiteley in the final round.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Mar 30- Chosen Payments Named Preferred Credit Card Processor of NHRA
Mar 30- LAS VEGAS 1 - Greg Anderson Focused on More Vegas Success at Denso Spark Plugs NHRA
Mar 28- LAS VEGAS 1 - Clay Millican Remains Confident First Win Coming Approaching Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals
Mar 27- Enders Voted into K&N Horsepower Challenge at Las Vegas
Mar 27- Toyota Extends Sponsorship as Official Car of NHRA
Mar 27- GAINESVILLE - Through the Lens of Gary Nastase
Mar 24- Tickets are Now On Sale for the Fastest Race in Texas
Mar 24- NHRA Highlights Sonoma Raceway 2017 Drag Racing Schedule
Mar 24- Bristol Motor Speedway/Dragway Executive Jeff Byrd Inducted into International Drag Racing Hall of Fame
Mar 24- HOUSTON - Event Preview

Copyright ©2017 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035