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Sun, 27 Oct 2013, 19:03 PM

Top Alcohol Funny Car Final, Round 4 Eliminations
By Rick Green





LAS VEGAS - Results of final, round 4 eliminations in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, 13th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals:

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT-----ET---Speed-----Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET---Speed
    1 Frank Manzo                          7238 Bret Williamson              
E4   ****WINNER****  0.092  5.632 259.66                     0.097  8.463 127.49
 Prior rounds:
E3    (T Bartone   ) 0.047  5.621 259.76      (J Payne     ) 0.115  6.393 246.84
E2    (S Gasparrell) 0.031  5.589 262.03      (V Smith     ) 0.040  5.688 253.04
E1    (H Wernhart  ) 0.049  5.531 263.20      (A Whiteley  ) 0.066  5.736 251.06
 Qualified:             #2  5.570 260.86                       #16  5.698 251.16
Weather conditions: air temperature 83 degrees, relative humidity 21 percent, barometer 27.59 inches, adjusted altitude 4,705 feet, track temperature 107 degrees.

Manzo is 3 - 1 against Williamson in prior events and this is the first time they have faced each other in a final round. Williamson is going to his first final round since the WinterNattionsls in 2001 a span of 40 races. Manzo with a slight starting line advantage and never trailed as Williamson was up in smoke as soon as he hit the throttle. Manzo wins his 103rd National event in Top Alcohol Funny Car and 104 total National event wins.

Timing data courtesy of CompuLink




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