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Sun, 30 Jun 2013, 17:16 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





JOLIET, Ill. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in 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
    9 John Force                           2814 Matt Hagan                   
E4                   0.064  4.113 304.80     ****WINNER****  0.079  4.065 315.34
 Prior rounds:
E3    (R Capps     ) 0.073  4.097 314.46      (B Tasca III ) 0.063  4.104 309.63
E2    (D Worsham   ) 0.063  4.095 314.97      (J Beckman   ) 0.095  4.105 310.70
E1    (T Pedregon  ) 0.049  4.075 314.68      (J Gray      ) 0.063  4.080 314.83
 Qualified:             #5  4.010 310.77                        #6  4.040 317.19
4:10 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 44 percent, barometer 29.20 inches, adjusted altitude 3,114 feet, track temperature 109 degrees.

This is Force's 219th career final round and his third consecutive final. He has 138 career wins, one this year.

This is Hagan's 20th final round, four this year. He has seven career wins, two this year.

Force is 8 - 6 against Hagan in prior events and Force is 2 - 1 against Hagan in prior final rounds.

Force gets off the line first but Hagan drove around him before they reached the sixty foot mark. He starts moving ahead and stays out in front through the rest of the run. Hagan gets the win, the eighth of his career.

Matt Hagan's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(0.007), 330 ft(0.006), 660ft(0.014). MOV: 0.0333 seconds (approximately 15 feet).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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