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Sun, 07 Jul 2013, 16:26 PM

Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel 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
   22 Doug Kalitta                           99 Khalid alBalooshi            
E4                   0.073  4.215 268.54     ****WINNER****  0.075  3.935 271.30
 Prior rounds:
E3    (S Langdon   ) 0.041  3.808 323.12      (C Millican  ) 0.090  3.842 320.97
E2    (S Massey    ) 0.062  3.807 326.40      (C Karamesine) 0.115  3.811 320.89
E1    (T Buff      ) 0.111  3.828 323.74      (A Brown     ) 0.075  4.150 257.53
 Qualified:             #1  3.767 327.74                       #10  3.820 321.50
Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 57 percent, barometer 29.10 inches, adjusted altitude 3,275 feet.

Kalitta and alBalooshi have each won 2 times against the other in prior events and this is the first time they have faced each other in a final round. They leave together with Kalitta having the slight starting line advantage, but then his started to smoke the tires and pedaled it a couple times, but could get it to hook up and the engine let go. alBalooshi was on a nice pass until right in the lights when it started mixing up cylinders, but he was able to hold on for the win. This is alBalooshi's first win this season and the second of his career.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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