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Sun, 07 Jul 2013, 16:20 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   28 Ron Capps                               6 Johnny Gray                  
E4                   0.067  4.103 314.09     ****WINNER****  0.061  4.103 314.02
 Prior rounds:
E3    (C Force     ) 0.080  4.093 311.56      (J Beckman   ) 0.065  4.121 310.34
E2    (M Hagan     ) 0.067  4.072 314.90      (C Head      ) 0.086  4.191 254.23
E1    (J Arend     ) 0.099  4.072 309.13      (A DeJoria   ) 0.089  4.047 314.97
 Qualified:             #3  4.040 316.82                        #4  4.061 312.64
4:14 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 57 percent, barometer 29.10 inches, adjusted altitude 3,275 feet.

Gray is 3-0 in final rounds this year. He has six career wins.

This is Capps third final this year and 80th for his career. he has 39 career wins, one this year.

Gray gets a slight advantage off the line and he needed every bit of it. They were glued together all the way through the run, the advantage was never more than the final gap, and Gray hangs on for the win.

Johnny Gray's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(0.005), 330 ft(-0.002), 660ft(0.004). MOV: 0.0064 seconds (approximately 3 feet).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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