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Sun, 07 Jul 2013, 16:46 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Dave Rowe





NORWALK, Ohio - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Alcohol 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
  147 Fred Tigges                             7 Kris Hool                    
E4                   0.015  8.590 107.53     ****WINNER****  0.093  5.658 256.84
 Prior rounds:
E3    (P Noakes    ) 0.975 11.529  98.90      (F Manzo     ) 0.020  5.614 257.43
E2    (L Van Hauen ) 0.038  5.656 256.60      (D Pomponio  ) 0.096  5.624 257.97
E1    (C Foster    ) 0.192  6.213 174.87      (J Bojec     ) 0.075  5.643 257.63
 Qualified:             #9  5.692 255.29                        #3  5.621 258.17
4:42 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 57 percent, barometer 29.10 inches, adjusted altitude 3,275 feet.

Tigges is 1 - 0 against Hool in prior events and this is the first time they have faced each other in a final round.

Tigges gets a huge holeshot, starts rattling the tires, then clicks it off about 400 feet out. Hool goes right down the groove and takes the win, the second of his career..

Kris Hool's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(-0.110), 330 ft(0.119), 660ft(0.767), 1,000ft(1.742). MOV: 2.8543 seconds (more than 100 feet).

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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