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Mon, 02 Sep 2013, 17:56 PM

Top Fuel Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Larry Sullivan





BROWNSBURG, Ind. - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Fuel at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 59th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    4 Shawn Langdon                         475 Steve Torrence               
E4   ****WINNER****  0.052  3.818 320.97                     0.053  3.907 309.63
 Prior rounds:
E3    (D Kalitta   ) 0.046  3.822 318.99      (K alBalooshi) 0.061  3.870 318.02
E2    (T McMillen  ) 0.059  3.847 320.28      (B Torrence  ) 0.082 10.025  69.91
E1    (P Dakin     ) 0.065  3.785 324.44      (T Johnson Jr) 0.057  3.775 328.38
 Qualified:             #5  3.821 322.34                        #3  3.815 325.61
5:02 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 82 degrees, relative humidity 50 percent, barometer 28.93 inches, adjusted altitude 3,384 feet, track temperature 110 degrees.

Langdon has been in 12 prior final rounds, with 5 wins. Torrence has been in 6 finals, with 4 wins. Both TF finalists have won Indy before, Torrence in TAD in 2005 and Langdon in Super Gas in 2010. The winner will become the 25th driver to win Top Fuel at Indy. The last time these two met in a final round was yesterday, in the Traxxas Nitro Shootout, Langdon the winner. Torrence is 6 - 5 against Langdon in prior events and Torrence is 1 - 0 against Langdon in prior national event final rounds (not including shootouts).

They were just a thousandth apart leaving the starting line, but Torrence kept the candles lit all the way to the stripe while Torrence's car was not on all eight from half-track on.

Shawn Langdon's incremental margins: 60ft(0.009), 330 ft(0.015), 660ft(0.057). MOV: 0.0901 seconds (approximately 41 feet).

That's Langdon's sixth national event win, fifth this season, in 13 final rounds and he goes into the Countdown seeded first.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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