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Sun, 30 Jun 2013, 17:28 PM

Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





JOLIET, Ill. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel 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 Schumacher                       255 Clay Millican                
E4   ****WINNER****  0.065  3.930 269.29                     0.071  4.094 171.77
 Prior rounds:
E3    (A Brown     ) 0.074  3.804 324.28      (T McMillen  ) 0.079  3.858 317.94
E2    (K Balooshi  ) 0.080  3.805 322.19      (D Kalitta   ) 0.079  3.853 318.62
E1    (D Grubnic   ) 0.054  3.896 308.07      (L Pruett    ) 0.074  3.826 316.52
 Qualified:             #2  3.738 324.12                        #4  3.750 323.81
Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 44 percent, barometer 29.20 inches, adjusted altitude 3,114 feet, track temperature 109 degrees.

Schumacher is 20 - 2 against Millican in prior events and Schumacher is 1 - 0 against Millican in prior final rounds. Schumacher with the starting line advantage and then Millican had the lead at 330 feet and then started to haze the tires just before half track. Schumacher's engine then let go with a huge explosion, but still gets the win. Schumacher collects his third win of the season and his 72nd career win. The word from the top end is there is oil in Schumacher's lane and that will cost him 10 points. this is the third time this year the DSR teams have doubled up at an event and the 37th time since 2003 and the Tony has been apart of 21 of those double up wins.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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