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Sat, 07 Sep 2013, 14:55 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Qualifying Notes, Session #2
By David Gerard





EARLVILLE, Iowa - Notes from round 2 qualifying in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division, event at Tri-State Raceway listing lane, driver name, elapsed time/top speed this round, position in order following run, best prior elapsed time/speed, and position in order prior to run:
Left Lane: Billy Davis Runs 6.080/203.98, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.615/166.15, Was #5

1:25 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 60 percent, barometer 28.86 inches, adjusted altitude 29 feet, track temperature 115 degrees.

Kirk Williams is number one at 5.793 and the field is not filled, no bump spot.

Strong full pass for Davis this time and he moves off the bottom spot to the new #2 on a good looking single.

Billy Davis' incremental times: 60ft-0.976 sec., 330ft-2.611, 660ft-3.925/188.04 mph, 1,000ft-5.044.


Left Lane: Lance Van Hauen Runs 5.955/234.37, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.398/170.13, Was #5
Right Lane: Dave Allison Runs 6.755/145.13, Now #5; Best prior run: 6.276/182.06, Was #4

It's Hausen's turn to get close to the wall this time. He has a strong leave and then starts moving towards the guard rail after the 660 lights.He stays after it and moves up to the new #2 spot.

Allison is straight this time, but slows down track to get pushed down one spot to #5.

Lance Van Hauen's incremental times: 60ft-0.975 sec., 330ft-2.586, 660ft-3.872/191.19 mph, 1,000ft-4.993.

Left Lane: Kirk Williams Runs 5.793/248.84, Now #1; Best prior run: 5.793/249.86, Was #1
Right Lane: Wayne Butler Runs 5.825/246.89, Now #2; Best prior run: 6.128/187.63, Was #4

Williams runs an identical ET to session one and slows just a little to stay number one on a great looking pass.

Butler moves back up to the number two spot with one session to go on a clean pass.

Kirk Williams' incremental times: 60ft-0.987 sec., 330ft-2.568, 660ft-3.820/196.99 mph, 1,000ft-4.888.
Wayne Butler's incremental times: 60ft-0.983 sec., 330ft-2.589, 660ft-3.840/197.36 mph, 1,000ft-4.915.

1:32 p.m. Field not filled, no bump spot.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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