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Sun, 01 Sep 2013, 16:35 PM

Funny Car Final, Round 3 Eliminations
By Rick Green





BROWNSBURG, Ind. - Results of final, round 3 eliminations in Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, Second annual NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout for Funny Car:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Cruz Pedregon                           1 Jack Beckman                 
E3                   0.075  4.066 308.35     ****WINNER****  0.052  4.086 310.77
 Prior rounds:
E2    (T Wilkerson ) 0.050  4.124 306.12      (C Force     ) 0.092  4.082 310.55
E1    (J Force     ) 0.027  4.068 309.06      (R Capps     ) 0.071  4.062 310.20
 Qualified:             #4  0.004   NS                          #7  0.007   NS  
Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 67 percent, barometer 28.86 inches, adjusted altitude 3,696 feet, track temperature 108 degrees.

Beckman is out of the gate first and never trailed for the hole shot win. Beckman engine let go right in the lights with a big explosion sending the back half of the body high into the air. Jack Beckman's incremental margins (negative if behind): 60ft(0.009), 330 ft(0.005), 660ft(-0.003). MOV: 0.0037 seconds (approximately 20 inches). Beckman will collect the big $100,000 check from Traxxas.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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