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Sun, 08 Sep 2013, 17:26 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Final, Round 3 Eliminations
By David Gerard





EARLVILLE, Iowa - Results of final, round 3 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division, event at Tri-State Raceway:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
   51 Kirk Williams                         556 Lance Van Hauen              
E3   ****WINNER****  0.052  5.738 249.35                     0.089  8.587 135.78
 Prior rounds:
E2    (W Butler    ) 0.045  5.776 248.66                     0.141  7.963 157.36
E1                   1.061 15.467   NS        (B Davis     ) 0.090  5.797 244.52
 Qualified:             #1  5.793 249.86                        #5  5.955 234.37
4:16 p.m. Weather conditions: air temperature 78 degrees, relative humidity 66 percent, barometer 28.86 inches, adjusted altitude 2,887 feet.

Williams qualified at the top of the ladder and Van Hauen at the bottom. They meet in the final round.

William is away first and never headed from start to finish on his best run of the weekend. He is the Top Alcohol Funny Car Champion.

Van Hauen had a good leave and then had the back end wash out near the 330 lights and drive towards the center line. He lifts and cranks the wheel hard to stay in his lane, but Williams is long gone. He gives it up as a lost cause.

Kirk Williams' incremental times: 60ft-0.955 sec., 330ft-2.523, 660ft-3.769/197.91 mph, 1,000ft-4.834.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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